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Wildwood Special Events

If you’re looking to find out what is going on in Wildwood, check out our listing of Wildwood Special Events for 2022. Wildwood is host to year-round events, including festivals, concerts, food and drink events, theme weekends, craft shows, holiday events and more.


Independence Day Family Parade
Monday, July 4, 2022 9:00 am
Check-in is at 9th and Atlantic Avenues, North Wildwood

Registration for this parade takes place from 8:15 am – 8:45 am. The parade begins at 9:00 am at 9th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds north to 1st and Surf Avenues. No rain date. Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes wagons, strollers, scooters and low speed vehicles in red, white and blue theme.

Patriotic Pooch Parade
Monday, July 4, 2022 9:00 am
Check-in is at Bill Henfey Park, North Wildwood

Check in for Pooch Parade at Bill Henfey Park from 8:00 am until 8:45 am. The Pooch Parade will join up with the Family parade at 8th & Atlantic Avenues and will proceed north to 1st & Surf Avenues. No rain date. Pooches can be registered the day of the parade. All ages are welcome to participate in the parade

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
Monday, July 4, 2022 10:00 pm
Wildwood Boardwalk

Celebrate Independence Day on the Wildwoods Boardwalk with a July th Fireworks Spectacular. This special fireworks show is synchronized to patriotic music playing over the Wildwoods Boardwalk sound system. Launched from Pine Avenue & the Beach, the fireworks are visible from anywhere on the Boardwalk.

NJ State BBQ Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival
Friday July 8, 2022 4:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Saturday July 9, 2022 10:00 am – 11:00 pm; Sunday July 10, 2022 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood

Experience the BEST in Barbeque and Blues at this exciting three-day festival featuring live cooking demonstrations, incredible food and top regional and national blues acts on the main stage.

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Friday, July 8, 2022 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest

Grab your buckets and shovels and get ready to create works of art in the sand! This amateur and semi-pro sand sculpting contest is hosted by professional world-renowned sand sculptor Matt Long, a former cast member of the Travel Channel’s SandMasters, and “Can You Dig It!” Sand Tools. Free to all participants and spectators. Fun activities featured at this year’s festival include live music, beach games, and family entertainment.  Sculptures will be judged on creativity, execution, composition and overall presentation, and prizes will be awarded to the top three winners in each division. Rain or shine.

Sidewalk Chalk Competition
Saturday July 9, 2022 9:00 am
Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Avenues, North Wildwood

Sidewalk chalk drawing competition begins at 9 a.m. Judging takes place at 10:45 a.m. and awards presentation at 11:00 a.m. You can register the day of the event. Winners will be announced on Facebook.

Crest Food Trucks Night
Sunday, July 10, 2022 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Centennial Park, Wildwood Crest

Check out the Crest Food Truck Night on July 10, 2022! Join us for award-winning food trucks and live entertainment.

Anglesea Night Market and Food Truck Fest
July 14, 2022 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Wildwood Entertainment District

Enjoy some of the best food from the region and everything North Wildwood has to offer! The event will feature award-winning food trucks, gourmet food vendors, high end crafters, live music, art and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District.

New Jersey Jeep Beach Invasion
Friday July 15 – Sunday July 17, 2022
Wildwood Beach

The Summer Wildwood event Jeep Invasion is the largest gathering of Jeeps in the Northeast with 2500 Jeeps in attendance, and over 100 of the industries top vendors. The entire event takes place on the beach. All Jeeps, and vendors are parked on the beach for this three day event, there is even a beach obstacle course run by Rausch Creek Off Road Park. The event is family friendly and has become a yearly vacation for many of our participants and vendors! All Jeeps must be pre-registered to park on the beach, there is no day of registration, however spectator admission is free.

Boogie Board Races
Saturday, July 16, 2022 9:00 am
15th Avenue and the beach in North Wildwood

Annual wave riding competition. Registration begins at 9:00 am, contest begins at 10:00 am. Prizes will be awarded for Most Creative, Longest and Best Overall Ride in different age categories. Must bring your own boogie board.

Sun and Sand Police & Fire Survivors 5K Run/1 Mile Walk
Saturday July 16, 2022 8:00 am
Greater Wildwood Elks Lodge, 1st & Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood

Fundraising 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk benefits the survivors of police/fire who died in the line of duty. ALL ARE WELCOME! Start time is 8:00 a.m. at the. Registration is $30 for the 5K and $25 for the 1 Mile Walk. Register online. The first 300 participants receive t-shirts and awards will be presented to winners.

Wildwood Beach Patrol & 21 Down Day at the Beach
Sunday July 18, 2022 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lincoln Avenue at the Beach, Wildwood

Wildwood Beach Patrol proudly hosts the Annual Beach Day with 21 Down.The central meeting area will be at Lincoln Avenue and the beach in front of Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters, at the 20-foot guard tower dubbed “Tower X.” 21 Down is a non-profit, Down Syndrome awareness group serving families, educators and healthcare professionals of Atlantic and Cape May Counties. The Beach Day incorporates safe, guarded ocean play time for the children and families of 21 Down, as well as opportunities for interaction and educational opportunities with seasoned lifeguards as they discuss beach safety with attendees. Short breaks for lifeguard style relay races, lunch, cold beverages and ice cream are also provided as beach safety is reinforced. The Wildwood Beach Patrol, with the support of local community businesses, strives to create great Wildwood memories for these children and their families with the Beach Day event.

North Wildwood Christmas in July with Santa Claus
Saturday July 23, 2022 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
North Wildwood Beach

The lifeguards of the North Wildwood Beach Patrol will host a visit from Santa Claus along the North Wildwood Beach. He will make stops along the way for family photos and will have live holiday music and candy canes for all. Everyone is encouraged to decorate their beach space and wear festive holiday attire to welcome Santa.

Wildwood Crest Christmas in July Festival & Boat Parade
Saturday July 23, 2022 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunset Lake along New Jersey Avenue from Stanton to Miami avenues

The Borough of Wildwood Crest will host the 4th Annual Christmas in July Festival. Celebrate the Christmas season in the summertime with this family-oriented festival along Sunset lake. Live music with Jamison Celtic Rock (holiday-themed songs along with pop, rock and Irish), food, children and family activities. FREE photos with Santa! The festival will end with a boat parade in Sunset Lake. The event will also include a house-decorating contest for bayfront homes in the Sunset Lake area, with prizes going to the winners. Those interested in registering a boat or kayak for the parade or in participating in the house-decorating contest should email Maria at Registration for both the boat parade and the house-decorating contest is free. Prizes will be awarded to all participants in the boat parade, with grand prizes to the best-decorated boats, kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Prizes will also be awarded to the winners of the house-decorating contest.

Wildwood’s Christmas in July Golf & Cart Parade
July 23, 2022 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Boardwalk and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

Enjoy this inaugural Christmas in July Golf Cart parade, then head over to Fox Park to get a jump on your holiday shopping. Craft and food vendors will be set up until 6:00 pm. Registration is free.

Crest Food Trucks Night
Sunday July 24, 2022 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Centennial Park, Wildwood Crest

Join us for award-winning food trucks and live entertainment!

The Wildwoods Loves Waddlers Contest
July 26, 2022 Registration at 9:00 am, Waddle begins at 9:30 am
Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood

A fun event for infants and toddlers (up to 2 years old) to show off their speedy crawling or “waddling” technique on the day before the official Wildwoods Baby Parade. The contest is free. The first 40 entries will receive a sand bucket filled with fun prizes and one winner in each category will receive a special grand prize of passes to Morey’s Piers. Waddlers are encouraged to also participate in the official Wildwoods Baby Parade (a tradition since 1909!) the next day at 6:00 pm.

Wildwoods Baby Parade
July 27, 2022 Registration begins at 4:30 pm – 5:15 pm; lineup at 5:30 pm and parade at 6:00 pm
Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood

A Wildwoods tradition since 1909! Judging occurs while participants are lined up. Line-up begins at 5:30 pm. Parade steps off at 6:00 pm and proceeds 10 blocks north on boardwalk to Cedar Avenue where we will turn left and announce the winners & present awards at the boardwalk extension across from Morey’s Piers Mariners Landing. FREE to register online or in-person the day of (online registration link coming soon). Paid parking at the convention center’s daily rate.

Anglesea Night Market and Food Truck Fest
Thursday July 28, 2022 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Wildwood Entertainment District

Enjoy some of the best food from the region, gourmet food vendors, high end crafters, live music, art and all of the excitement at this special event in North Wildwood.

Ultimate Beach Frisbee Tournament
Saturday July 30, 2022 9:30 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday July 31, 2022 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
On the beach from Oak Avenue to Rio Grande Avenue, Wildwood

It’s the largest beach Frisbee tournament in the world celebrating 30 years in 2022, featuring more than 500 teams from all over the globe! The tournament is a 4-on-4 team competition for players of all skill levels, ages 18 and over. Free to spectators.


National Night Out (North Wildwood)
Tuesday August 2, 2022 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Bill Henfey Park, 8th & Central Avenues in North Wildwood

This yearly event offers an ideal opportunity to build neighborhood unity and strengthen police-community partnerships in a continuing effort to build a better City and safer America. City departments will set up displays around the block, representing police, fire, public works, beach patrol and recreation. Enjoy a FREE barbeque, games, various activities for children, hourly giveaways, and more. A movie will begin at dusk. Sponsored by the City of North Wildwood Police Department.

National Night Out (Wildwood Crest)
Tuesday August 2, 2022 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Centennial Park, fern Road and Ocean Avenue

The Borough of Wildwood Crest Police Department will host a fun-filled evening of free activities for the entire family as part of the National Night Out campaign. Festivities will include DJ entertainment, food, games, prizes, giveaways and more for the entire family. Moon bounces, a face painter and a dunk tank will be included in the fun. Representatives from the Wildwood Crest Police Department, Fire Department, Ambulance Corps, Beach Patrol and Recreation Department, as well as a handful of Cape May County agencies, will all partake in the event. Emergency vehicles from a variety of departments from both Wildwood Crest and Cape May County will line the Centennial Park area.

Back to School Warehouse Clothing Sale
August 4 – 14, 2022 9:00 am – 9:00 pm daily (sale closes at 5:00 pm on August 14)
Wildwoods Convention Center

Save up to 80% on tees, hoodies, jeans, shorts, swimwear, footwear, pants, sweaters, dresses, skirts, outerwear, accessories and so much more! Free admission, all major credit cards accepted and all sales are final.

Anglesea Night Market and Food Truck Fest
Thursday August 11, 2022 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
North Wildwood Entertainment District

Enjoy some of the best food from the region and everything North Wildwood has to offer! The event will feature award-winning food trucks, gourmet food vendors, high end crafters, live music, art and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District.

Spanish Music & Food Festival
August 12 – 13, 2022
On the beach in Wildwood between West Spencer and West Spicer Avenues, Wildwood

The 2nd Annual Spanish Food & Music Festival on the Wildwood beach will be the largest Spanish music Festival this summer! Musical entertainment on Saturday features Jerry Rivera (Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award Nominee), La India (Latin Grammy Award Winner), Grupo Mania (Latin Grammy Award Nominee), and Judy Torres. The main concert will take place on Saturday on the beach between Mariners Pier and Adventure Pier.

Boardwalk Craft Show Aug. 13-14
Saturday August 13, 2022 9:00 am – 5:00pm; Sunday August 14, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wildwood Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue

This event features all handmade products and is rain or shine .

48th Annual North Wildwood Flea Market
Sunday August 14, 2022 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
JFK Boulevard from 2nd to 13th Avenues, North Wildwood

Come shop a variety of vendors at this annual flea market event.


26th Annual Air Fest at NASW
September 2, 2022 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, Cape May

Please join us for the 26th Annual Air fest at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum.

Slammedenuff NJ Car Show
Saturday, September 3, 2022 and Sunday, September 4, 2022, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Wildwoods Convention Center

Car Show will feature over 250 customized road legal air suspension cars from the mid-1990’s to brand new. Admission is $45 for adults for both days or $25 for one day; children under 12 are free.

Ed’s Funcade World Championship Skeeball Tournament
Saturday, September 3, 2022 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Ed’s Funcade, 3700 Boardwalk at Lincoln Avenue in Wildwood

Ed’s Funcade will feature a World Championship Skeeball Tournament.

Labor Day Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday September 3, 2022 9:00 am – 5:00 pm; Sunday September 4, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Wildwood Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue

Enjoy browsing through handcrafted items and finding unique items.

New Year’s in North Wildwood
Saturday September 10, 2022 3:00 pm
Olde NJ Avenue, North Wildwood

Featuring Philadelphia Mummers Brigade and String Band Show on Olde NJ Ave, North Wildwood.

Morey’s Piers Doggie Dash and Splash
Saturday September 10, 2022
3501 Boardwalk, Morey’s Piers
, Wildwood

Run, splash, and wag with your pup in this beachside event. Pick a 5k or a mile fun run then enjoy our doggie after party! Race begins at 10:00 am. Participants start and finish is on the beach next to Raging Waters water park. You and your pup will be running, walking, or strolling on the beach. This is a fun and relaxed 5K or 1-mile run/walk. Doggie Dash participants will get complimentary admission to our puppy pool party in Raging Waters Water Park directly following at 10:30 am. This is an exclusive time slot ONLY available to Doggie Dash participants.

Greg DiAntonio Reggae Fest
Sunday, September 11, 2022 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Uries’s Waterfront Restaurant in Wildwood

Celebrate the life of Greg DiAntonio with this Reggae Fest featuring live entertainment, auction, raffles, door prizes, food stations and more. Advance ticket purchases are $50 and tickets at the door are $55. Proceeds benefit Wildwood Catholic High School and the Greg DiAntonio Memorial Fund. 

North Wildwood September 11th Commemoration
Sunday September 11, 2022 8:40 am
15th Street Fire Station, 15th & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood

Commemoration of the 9/11 tragedies.

Wildwood Crest 9/11 Memorial Service
Sunday September 11, 2022 5:30 pm
New Jersey Avenue at Miami Avenue, Wildwood Crest

Service to honor and remember those who perished in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001

Wildwood September 11th Remembrance Ceremony
Sunday September 11, 2022 10:30 am
Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

This event is a solemn September 11, 2001 Remembrance Ceremony. Organized by the Wildwood Business Improvement District for the past several years, the ceremony will honor and remember our fellow Americans who were killed on that tragic day, as well as the first responders who have died over the past 21 years due to 9/11 related illnesses. The ceremony will include 9/11 First Responders, representatives from the City of Wildwood Fire and Police Departments, as well as local religious and civic leaders. In addition to the speakers, The City of Wildwood Fire Department will present “Ringing of the Bell” and ”Presenting of the Colors” by the City of Wildwood Honor Guard. Everyone is encouraged to attend and remember so that tragic day is never forgotten.

Wildwoods Restaurant Week
Sunday September 11, 2022 – Thursday September 15, 2022
Various restaurants

Wildwoods Restaurant Week is back! Enjoy a four course dinner for $40. Visit to see list of participating restaurants.

‘Boots at the Beach’ Country Music Festival
Friday September 16, 2022 12:00 noon – 10:00 pm – Sunday September 18, 2022 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
North Wildwood Entertainment District along Olde New Jersey Avenue

Festival features live country music, merchandise vendors selling everything country, dancing, crafts and food. Admission to the festival is free.

Fall Classic Car Show
September 23, 2022 – September 25, 2022
Downtown Wildwood on Pacific Avenue

Enjoy this annual Fall Classic Car Show featuring cool cars.

Irish Fall Festival
Friday September 23, 2022 – Sunday September 25, 2022, 8:00 am – 7:00 pm daily
Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs, North Wildwood

The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrates Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors. Bus service available throughout the event dates.  Other festivities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, 5K run and 1-mile walk, pipe exhibition, food court, beer garden and Catholic Mass.  The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood.

Wildwood Crest Seafarers Celebration
Saturday September 24, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest

Family-oriented festival takes place at Sunset Lake along New Jersey Avenue from Rambler Road to Miami Avenue. Enjoy a massive street festival featuring scores of craft and food vendors, children’s entertainment, live music and more! At 7:30 p.m. the event moves to Centennial Park for live music, culminating with a spectacular beachfront fireworks show at 9:00 pm.

Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday September 30, 2022 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Saturday October 1, 2022 12:00 noon – 11:00 pm
Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood

Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at the 16th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival. Come experience an ‘Olde World’ family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games, and continuous FREE live entertainment. A spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Friday night live entertainment features Vito Picone & The Elegants (“Little Star”) and Saturday night entertainment features Tommy C., The Voice of Tribute, as well as Lou Christie. Admission to the festival is free.


Wildwood Crest Fall Borough – Wide Yard Sale
Saturday October 1, 2022 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Various locations around Wildwood Crest

Browse over 200 sale locations throughout Wildwood Crest at the Borough-Wide Yard Sale. Maps will be available at by September 29th. Residents and visitors are reminded to obey all traffic laws as they travel through town on the day of the event. The Borough-Wide Yard Sale is sponsored by the Wildwood Crest Department of Public Works.

The Wildwoods Food & Music Festival
Sunday October 9, 2022 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Byrne Plaza along Pacific Avenue between Oak and Schellenger Avenues

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents a Food and Music Street Fair featuring a full day of fantastic food options, music, shopping and more. The festival will include live music, delicious food, messy pie-eating contests, craft vendors and much more. The festival will provide fun for the kids with a “Kids Korner,” open from 12:00 noon – 5:00 pm, featuring games, pumpkin painting, and inflatable bounce houses. The festival is free to attend.

Wildwoods ‘50s ‘60s & ‘70s Weekend
Friday October 14 – Saturday October 15, 2022
Various times and locations around Wildwood

This event features a ’50s Dance Party featuring The Cameos at the Wildwoods Convention Center on Friday night from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. Tickets are $16 plus tax per person. A FREE street fair will take place on Saturday from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm featuring classic cars, food and craft vendors, and live entertainment. Saturday night’s concert in the Wildwoods Convention Center begins at 7:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm) featuring music from the 1950’s, 1960’s and 1970’s. Saturday night musical entertainment showcases The Vogues, Tommy James & The Shondells, The Voice of Tribute starring Tommy C (as the voice of Frankie Valli, Lou Christie, Bobby Darren and Frank Sinatra), and Nathaniel Cullors as Young Michael Jackson. Tickets are on sale now at the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce (3306 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood) and TicketMaster. Additional ticket sales will be at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office the weekend of the event. For more information, call 609.729.4000

Drinks & Drag Queen Halloween Show
Friday October 21, 2022 7:00 pm
Wildwoods Convention Center

October can be a SCARY FUN… Join us for a hilarious, entertaining, and wicked good time at the Wildwoods Convention Center!! Full Scale Variety Drag Show with 6 of our favorite Drag Queens and Hosted by the fabulous Astala Vista. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in your favorite costume – Prizes will be awarded. Show begins at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.  WARNING ***Adult show, adult language, adult content*** For more information or tickets call 609.729.400

Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House
Saturday October 29, 2022 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Elks Lodge, 109 West 1st Avenue, North Wildwood

Trick-or-treaters walk through a “haunted house” and receive treats. This event is free.


Christmas in North Wildwood
Friday November 25, 2022 4:00 pm – Sunday November 27, 2022 12:00 noon
Olde New Jersey Avenue, & 100 block of East 17th Avenue, North Wildwood

Enjoy outdoor firepits, hot chocolate, festive lights, decorations, and music while enjoying the holidays in North Wildwood.

Family Holiday Beach Bonfire
Friday November 25, 2022 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
2nd & Surf Avenues, North Wildwood

Enjoy family fun including music and free photo ops with Santa and other winter wonderland characters! Food available for purchase. Donation: $10 adults, $2 children 12 & under. Hosted by North Wildwood Volunteer Fire Company #1. Rain date November 26.

Wildwoods Outdoor Holiday Shopping Village/Small Business Saturday
Saturday November 26, 2022 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Byrne Plaza & Downtown Wildwood

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents the 2nd Annual Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village… a completely outdoor shopping experience. Experience Small Business Saturday like never before. Local small business vendors will be on hand for you to purchase the perfect holiday gift! Local artisans, jewelry, specialty shops, handcrafted items, holiday decorations, baked goods, boutique shops, gifts, holiday entertainment & music, raffle & more. This event will also serve as a gift drop location for The Lynch Who Stole Christmas From The GrYnch Program.


Wildwood Crest Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 1, 2022, 6:00 pm
Sunset Lake at Atlanta and New Jersey Avenues in Wildwood Crest

Tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Christmas season in the borough. Live music, light refreshments, visit from Santa Claus and more. Rain/inclement weather date 12/2.

North Wildwood Tree Lighting
Friday December 2, 2022 4:30 pm
1st and Central Avenues, North Wildwood

Festive ceremony will take place at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard. Christmas tree lighting event includes music, refreshments, free tour of lighthouse and Santa Claus. Free admission.

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade
Friday December 2, 2022 5:00 pm registration; 6:30 pm parade begins
North Wildwood Recreation Center, 10th and Central Avenues, North Wildwood

Parade lines up along Central Avenue and proceeds along Central Avenue to Pacific, to Spicer, where it will turn and proceed to Byrne Plaza. Awards will be announced for floats and decorated business lighting contest at approximately 7:30 pm in Byrne Plaza. (Rain date 12/4 line-up at 4:00 pm, step off at 5:00 pm.)

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Downtown Wildwood Christmas in the Plaza
Friday December 2, 2022 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Saturday December 3, 2022 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Byrne Plaza, Downtown Wildwood

Enjoy free carnival rides, vendors and live music by the John Walter Band.

Wildwood Business Improvement District Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday December 2, 2022 8:00 pm
Byrne Plaza, Downtown Wildwood

Come join us for the annual tree lighting ceremony.

Family Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, December 10, 2022, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wildwoods Convention Center

Enjoy a family-friendly event at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring free admission to holiday-themed crafters and movies, photos with Santa, choir performances, children’s craft making table, face painting, a magician, dance performances and much more.

Wildwood’s Winter Wonderland at Holly Beach Park
Friday December 9 – Saturday December 17, 2022
123 E. Andrews Avenue, Wildwood

Enjoy Wildwood’s very own Winter Wonderland at Holly Beach Park. On December 9th and 10th and December 16th and 17th, the light show will run every twenty minutes from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Bring the family and enjoy the light show with complimentary hot chocolate and popcorn. From Sunday, December 11th through Saturday December 17th the light show will display nightly from 6:30 pm-7:00 pm. Lights and decorations will be on display until January 15th. For more information call 609.522.5837

Wildwood Crest Holiday Lights Walk
Monday December 19, 2022 5:30 pm
Sunset Lake, Wildwood Crest

The Borough of Wildwood Crest Mayor’s Wellness Campaign and the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department are sponsoring a community Holiday Lights Walk. Walkers will meet at the corner of Rambler Road and New Jersey Avenue and will take an approximately 30-minute walk along Sunset Lake and the surrounding neighborhood to view the various holiday and Christmas light displays. The walk will be led by Wildwood Crest Mayor’s Wellness Campaign coordinator Laura Farrall. The Holiday Lights Walk is free but registration is encouraged. Those interested are asked to send an email to Walkers should wear warm clothes and bring a flashlight. All participants will receive a small holiday gift. Rain/inclement weather date for the event is Tuesday, December 20, at 5:30 pm.