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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, you’ve come to the right place. If you’re looking for festivals and events in Strathmere or Townsends Inlet, you were brought to this page 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. Here is the lineup of events for 2022.


All Americana Family Fun Night
Monday, July 4, 2022, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle

This festival features a night of patriotic family fun, followed by fireworks on the beach.

Sea Isle City Fireworks
Monday, July 4, 2022 9:00pm to 9:15pm
50th Street Beach, Sea Isle City

Sea Isle’s Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place at 9:00 p.m., launched from an ocean barge near the 50th Street beach.

Maryanne Pastry’s Cornhole for Cancer
Friday, July 8, 2022 3:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

Maryanne Pastry Shoppe is hosting this fundraising tournament for the organization, For Pete’s Sake, in memory of their late family member, Peter R. Bossow, Jr., a SIC lifeguard. This tournament 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. Both team members MUST be registered at the same time with a team name at time of registration, to be received by noon on July 6th. Can’t make the tournament? Make a donation to the For Pete’s Sake organization in honor or memory of a loved one.

Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan
Monday, July 11, 2022 4:00 pm
Dealy Field, Sea Isle

The 2022 Community Caravan will once again operate as a traveling pep rally featuring Flyers Alumni, the Flyers Ice Team and Gritty. Fans attending this summer’s Caravan events will also have the chance to get their hands on a lineup of exclusive Flyers themed giveaways.

Fashion Show
Tuesday, July 12, 2022 – 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

Calling all Fashionistas! Excursion Park will transform into a runway on July 12, 7-9pm to showcase the styles from Sea Isle City businesses. The show will highlight some of the season’s best looks that are available in store.

Full Moon Yoga
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 – 8:00pm to 9:00pm
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle

Come celebrate the full moon with beach yoga. Advanced registration is required at

Carnival By the Sea
Friday, July 22, 2022 – 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

Come one come all! Come have a ball! Come check out the inaugural Carnival By The Sea. Enjoy a live Magic Act on stage with Chazz Barber, try your hand at some Carnival games, bounce in the Bounce House, get pictures with characters and so much more!

Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City 5k and Family Walk
Saturday, July 23, 2022 – 8:30am to 10:30am
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle CityThe 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.

Santa Visit in July
Monday, July 25, 2022 – 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

Come meet the big man himself dressed in his summer attire! Get a picture and stay and have some fun.


National Night Out (Sea Isle)
Tuesday August 2, 2022 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue

Please join the Sea Isle City First Responders for a night of interaction, food and fun activities, where you will get to meet and speak one with the brave men and women who work in various Sea Isle City First Responder roles.  We are excited to host this very worthy event and look forward to meeting with all of the People we serve.  Please bring your whole family out and enjoy some time with us.

Full Moon Yoga
Friday, August 12, 2022 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle City

Enjoy yoga on the beach under a full moon.

Sea Isle City Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, August 27, 2022 – 12:00am to Sunday, August 28, 2022 – 11:45pm
Participating Businesses Town-wide

As the beach season winds down, savvy shoppers can take advantage of end-of-summer discounts on apparel, accessories, and home décor during the Sea Isle City Sidewalk Sale on Aug. 27 and 28. The Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization invites you to shop, dine, explore and more as you treat yourself to some retail therapy.


Pose for Peace Beach Yoga
Monday, September 5, 2022 -7:30 am to 8:45 am
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle

Come and enjoy a peaceful experience doing yoga on the beach.

Patriot Day: September 11 Remembered
Sunday September 11, 2022 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle

Ceremony honors the lives lost on 9/11.

Fall Family Festival
Saturday September 17, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sea Isle 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.  Also, the popular 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.  Meanwhile, inside Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities.  We will once again have free amusement rides.

Fall Family Festival Antique Auto Show and Parade
Sunday, September 18, 2022 – 9:00am to 1:30pm
Sea Isle Promenade

Fall Family Festival will continue on Sunday with 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. Then, each of the vehicles entered in the auto show will parade through town, bringing this year’s Skimmer Festival to a spectacular close.


Italian Heritage Festival and Parade
Saturday, October 1, 2022 – 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Kix McNutley’s, 120 63rd Street, Sea Isle City

Celebrate Italian heritage with this festival and parade (parade is at 2:00 pm).

Sea Isle City Beach Cleanup
Saturday, October 8, 2022 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
JFK Boulevard & Promenade, Sea Isle City

Help clean the Sea Isle City beaches to help our beach and sea creatures enjoy a safe, healthy off-season

Sea Isle City Halloween Parade and Dance Party
Friday, October 21, 2022 7:00pm
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue

The parade will feature live music, strolling entertainers, floats, local organizations and many well-costumed participants. The route is 44th and Landis to 39th and Landis.  The Halloween Awards Ceremony and Family Dance Party will take place at the Excursion Park Band Shell immediately after the parade. The dance party will keep your “spirits” high and delight families with seasonal music and popular dance favorites.

Harvest Classic
Saturday, October 22, 2022 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Raindate: October 23)
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle

This new event will feature harvest and fall-related activities. More details to be announced.


Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Thursday November 11, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue

Local officials will gather with representatives from VFW Post 1963 and other members of the community to honor all of our nation’s military veterans. The ceremony will feature the laying of wreaths at the base of the park’s Memorial Fountain and many words of praise for the men and women who served our nation in uniform.

Fall Girls Weekend
Friday November 18, 2022 to Sunday, November 20, 2022
Participating Businesses Town-wide

Shop for the holidays, get some amazing deals and kick-off the season in Sea Isle City.

Holiday Parade and Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 25, 2022 6:00pm
31st Street to Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue

Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Kick-off the Holiday Season with a Holiday Parade. The parade will begin at 31st street and central avenue to 84th street, 84th street to Landis and then Landis to JFK Boulevard. Fire engines, costumed characters and Saint Nick on a holiday float will highlight the parade.  Then immediately following a tree lighting ceremony and other festivities will happen at Excursion Park.


Brunch with Santa
Sunday December 11, 2022 11:00 am
VFW Post 1963, 301 JFK Boulevard, Sea Isle City

Enjoy brunch with the jolly old elf himself.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks
Saturday December 31, 2022 8:00 pm
JFK Boulevard Beach, Sea Isle

Join us for a spectacular Fireworks display on the beach.

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