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Sea Isle City Special Events

Sea Isle City festivals and events are plentiful throughout the year. If you are looking for things to do in Sea Isle City, or wish to know what’s going on in Sea Isle City, you’ve come to the right place. If you’ve come here looking for festivals and events in Strathmere or Townsends Inlet, you were brought here on purpose. Sea Isle shares its island home with Strathmere and Townsends Inlet so all festivals and events held in Sea Isle are in very close proximity to Strathmere and Townsends Inlet. At the time of this posting, there were no festivals and events in Strathmere and Townsends Inlet scheduled, but we will be updating this page as more information is known.


Full Moon Beach Yoga
Thursday, June 24, 2021 – 8:00pm to 9:00pm
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle

Enjoy a beautiful, peaceful yoga experience as the full moon rises. Advance registration required – reserve your spot at

7th Annual Sea Isle City Stomps Cancer 5k and Family Walk
Saturday, June 26, 2021 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Registration takes place at Oar House Pub, 318 42nd Place

This family-fun event will raise funds to provide Unexpected Amazingness to local Families with cancer. Our goal is to keep everyone active and safe while still celebrating all of our amazing Families! Take this opportunity to get outside and take a run/walk with your friends & family (at a safe distance of course!) For those not comfortable or able to participate in in-person events, for the summer of 2021 you may participate virtually between June 26 through July 4 to help raise funds at a location and time convenient for you. Check out their website for more information at


Fourth of July Fireworks
Sunday, July 4, 2021 9:00 pm
Fireworks will be launched from 50th Street beach but will be viewable on all beaches

Sea Isle City is the perfect place to celebrate our Nation’s Independence.  Wrap up the day with a colorful fireworks display.

For Pete’s Sake Cornhole Tournament
Friday, July 9th, 2021 3:30 pm Check-in, 4:00 pm start
Excursion Park, Sea Isle City, NJ

Maryanne Pastry Shoppe is hosting this fundraising tournament in memory of their late family member, Peter R. Bossow, Jr., a SIC lifeguard, in support of the many families that FPS has helped over the years. This tournament will help raise funds for the FPS Travel and Staycation Respite from Cancer program and is a Round Robin format that guarantees every team will play four games.  The bracket is then ranked after the round robin by record and points, and a single elimination playoff bracket is made with the top eight teams. All registrants will receive a coupon for a free donut and coffee at the bakery to thank them for their participation in the event. Rain date: July 23, 2021.

Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City
Saturday, July 24, 2021 Registration begins at 7:00 am, Race Starts at 8:30 am
Excursion Park, Sea Isle

The Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City will take place on Saturday, July 24, 2021. The Sandy Sprint is hosted by the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation in an effort to spread the word about our mission and raise funds to advance research.

Full Moon Beach Yoga
Thursday, July 24, 2021 – 8:00pm to 9:00pm
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle

Enjoy a beautiful, peaceful yoga experience as the full moon rises. Advance registration required – reserve your spot at


National Night Out
Tuesday, August 3, 2021 – 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
JFK Boulevard & the Promenade

National Night Out is an annual event that takes place across the country on the first Tuesday in August. The purpose of the event is to enhance the relationship between law enforcement and the community it’s sworn to protect and serve. Sea Isle will have family-friendly activities and displays on hand to bring the community together with its first responders.

Food Truck Weekend
Friday, August 27, 2021 – 12:00pm to Saturday, August 28, 2021 – 8:00pm
Kix McNutley’s, 6400 Landis Avenue

This two-day festival will feature award-winning food trucks from across serving different styles of cuisines.  The event will also feature crafters, live music, family entertainment, great drinks and more. Rain or Shine.

Sea Isle City Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, August 28, 2021 to Sunday, August 29, 2020
Island wide

Enjoy special shopping discounts as you browse through the island’s many shops and boutiques.


Pose for Peace Beach Yoga
Monday, September 6, 2021 – 7:30am to 8:30am
JKF Boulevard Beach

This class will be held in the shape of a peace sign and donations will be accepted for the National Epilepsy Foundation. No fee to participate in the class but advance registration is required at

Fall Family Festival
Saturday September 18, 2021 – 9:00am to 4:00pm
JFK Boulevard & the Promenade

Fall Family Festival is Sea Isle’s most popular autumn festival, featuring two-days of family-friendly activities and entertainment. The festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade.  The Fall Family Festival Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park, located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, where a tempting selection of local delicacies and traditional festival-fare will be on sale.  At Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities including free amusement rides from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Jitney Service will be available on Saturday starting at 9:00 am.  Free parking is available throughout the city. In case of rain, most activities will be cancelled but the Seaside Craft Market and Food Court are rain or shine.

Fall Family Festival Antique Auto Show & Parade
Sunday September 19, 2020 – 9:00am to 1:30pm
Promenade, between 29th Street and JFK Boulevard

The Fall Family Festival weekend will include an Antique Auto Show along the Promenade. History-buffs and auto-enthusiasts will flock to display and admire scores of vintage vehicles while enjoying live music by The Snake Brothers Band. At 1:00 pm, trophies will be presented to the winners of the Antique Auto Show. At 1:30, the vehicles will parade through town, bringing this year’s Skimmer Festival to a spectacular close.

Fall Family Festival Historical Trolley Tours
Sunday September 19, 2020 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and the Promenade

Free Guided Historical Trolley Tours will be offered every half-hour in front of Excursion Park.The tours will be led by members of the Sea Isle City Historical Society, who will point-out notable landmarks and explain how Sea Isle has grown over the years.


Sea Isle City Italian Festival
Saturday, October 2, 2021 – 11:00am to 6:00pm
Kix McNutley’s, 120-63rd Street

Festival-goers will enjoy an Italian Vendors Market with craft and specialty merchandise, delicious Italian delicacies and plenty of live entertainment.

Beach Cleanup
Saturday, October 23, 2021 – 10:00am to 12:00pm
JFK Boulevard & Promenade

Volunteers are needed to help the Sea Isle City Environmental Commission with its bi-annual beach cleanup. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags and gloves before they set out to scour the beaches for trash and debris.

Trunk or Treat
Sunday, October 31, 2021
Marina Parking Lot, 42nd Place & Bay

Kids can participate in a safe trick-or-treat experience where residents, businesses and organizations will decorate their cars and distribute candy. A prize will be awarded to the “Best Decorated Vehicle”.


Sea Isle City Girls Weekend
Friday, November 19, 2021 to Sunday, November 21, 2021
Island Wide

The Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization will host their annual Spring Girls Weekend, with special offers at retailers, salon and fitness services, restaurants, lodging and other businesses throughout town.  Girls Weekend will also feature wine tastings, live entertainment, dancing and more. 

Sea Isle City Shop Small Weekend
Friday, November 26, 2021 to Sunday, November 28, 2021
Participating Businesses Town-wide

Celebrate Sea Isle’s unique Small Businesses and get some holiday shopping done during Sea Isle’s Shop Small Weekend. Throughout town, businesses will offer deals, discounts and hospitalities as you stroll from store to store to kick off the holiday season.


Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 4, 2021 – 11:00am to 2:00pm
Historical Museum, 4800 Central Avenue

The Historical Society welcomes guests of all ages to come check out the museum and enjoy light refreshments.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Friday, December 31, 2021 8:00 pm
JFK Boulevard Beach

Close out the year with a spectacular Fireworks display on the beach.

For more information about Sea Isle, click on the links below:

About Sea Isle City

Sea Isle City History

Sea Isle City Beach Information

Sea Isle City Attractions

Free Weekly Events in Sea Isle City

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