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Stone Harbor Special Events

Stone Harbor Special Events are held annually from March – December, which is also true for its island neighbor, Avalon. If you’re looking for things to do in Stone Harbor and Avalon, you’ve come to the right place. Here is the 2022 events calendar for Seven Mile Island.


Stone Harbor’s Fourth of July Celebration
July 4, 2022 9:00 am – 12:00 noon
Stone Harbor Recreation Field

Stone Harbor Recreation celebrates the 4th of July with a day of fun events, including a Sand Sculpting Contest, Candy Scrabble, races and so much more!

Stone Harbor’s Fireworks Celebration
Monday July 4, 2022 9:00 pm
Stone Harbor beaches

Enjoy a fireworks show to celebrate our nation’s independence. Fireworks can be seen from anywhere on the beach.

Crabulous Crab Day…with a Turtle Twist!
Friday July 15, 2022 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor

The Wetlands Institute is giving its annual Crabulous Crab Day a makeover, mashing together two classics for something new! For 2022, we’re excited to announce Crabulous Crab Day… with a Turtle Twist! Enjoy a day filled with crab and turtle-themed activities, plus special appearances by Scute, the ‘Tute Terrapin! Earn Krabby Dollars to redeem for prizes, visit the aquarium and animal touch tanks, try the crabbing tournament, create arts and crafts and much more!

21st Annual Blueberry Festival
July 17, 2022 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Our Savior Lutheran Church, 9212 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor

Join Our Savior Lutheran Church for the 21st Annual Blueberry Festival! Enjoy live music and some delicious desserts with all donations to benefit the Parish Nurse Ministry.

Wetlands Institute Summer Celebration
Saturday July 23, 2022 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Icona Avalon, 7849 Dune Drive Avalon

Join us in person at ICONA Avalon for an evening of music, delicious food and drink, and live and silent auctions. Or log in to our silent auction from the comfort of your own home and bid on awesome experiences, original art, fine dining, and more! Either way, you’ll be supporting The Wetlands Institute’s mission and helping ensure that we can continue our critical research, conservation, and education efforts for the next 50 years and beyond. To purchase tickets for Summer Celebration, visit or  text Wetlands2022 to 76278. If you can’t take part in the celebration, you can still support our work by donating to the Institute.

Wine Bottle Succulent Workshop at The Reeds
Friday July 29, 2022 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor

Learn how to create beautiful wine bottle succulent arrangements in this fun experiential workshop. Information will be shared about best practices for succulent care and maintenance, sun requirements, and watering. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the event. Save your spot here:

Stone Harbor Food Truck Festival
Saturday July 30, 2022 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
81st Street and the Bay, Stone Harbor

It’s the best way to enjoy the Festival of Lights! The Borough of Stone Harbor is hosting the second annual Food Truck Festival for those who do not have access to a bayfront home to watch this spectacle of lights. A variety of food trucks will be on location, along with a wine and beer garden.

Stone Harbor Festival of Lights Boat Parade
Saturday July 30, 2022 8:00 pm
Stone Harbor Yacht Club

Join this year’s annual parade of boats with the fun theme, “TV Sitcoms.” Deck your boats and docks (and yourself) to represent your favorite sitcom and enjoy an evening on the back bays of Stone Harbor. Boats will line up at the Yacht Club of Stone Harbor and begin parading to basins throughout Stone Harbor. All dock and boat participants are invited to join the YCSH after-party.


Tour Through Time Fundraiser
August 24, 2022 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor

The Reeds will be hosting the Fifth Annual Tour Through Time Fundraiser to raise funds to support the mission of further development of Stone Harbor Museum’s historical archives and educational activities. There will be live entertainment, an open bar, passed and stationed hors d’oeuvres and much more. Call 609.796.7022 to purchase your tickets. All proceeds will benefit the Stone Harbor Museum


Savor September Beer, Wine and Food Festival
Sunday September 24, 2022 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
96th Street Shopping District, Stone Harbor

Savor the fall weather and a beautiful day enjoying food, wine, and beer. Enjoy local wineries and breweries, live music, art displays, food vendors, and more at this popular annual event.


Antique and Vintage Car Show
October 8, 2022 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
96th Street and 2nd Avenue

Enjoy seeing antique and vintage cars at this show.


Island Holiday Weekend
November 25, 2022 – November 26, 2022
Various times and locations around Stone Harbor

Enjoy holiday-themed, family fun activities, live music, refreshments and more as you shop, dine and get ready for the holidays!

For more information on things to do, click on the links below:

Free Weekly Events in Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor Attractions

Avalon Festivals and Events

Wildwood Festivals and Events

Cape May Festivals and Events

Sea Isle City Festivals and Events

Ocean City Festivals and Events

To learn more about Stone Harbor, click on the links below:

About Stone Harbor

Stone Harbor History

Stone Harbor Beach Information

Where to Eat in Stone Harbor

Where to Stay in Stone Harbor

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