Monday, August 13, 2012

City of Wildwood Partners with GWTIDA and GWHMA to Produce Car and Truck Shows


The City of Wildwood is pleased to announce that it has partnered with the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) and the Greater Wildwood Hotel & Motel Association (GWHMA) to produce the Wildwood NJ Boardwalk Classic Car Show and Auction and the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races.

The Wildwood NJ Boardwalk Classic Car Show and Auction will take place Thursday, September 20 through Saturday, September 22; and the Beach Monster Mash Truck Races will take place Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30. These events bring thousands of visitors to the Wildwoods each year and are among the most anticipated events of the tourism season.

"I'm very happy to be able to team up with GWTIDA and the Hotel & Motel Association to deliver these very popular events," said Mayor Troiano. "The City of Wildwood appreciates the cooperation of all those involved with the planning process. We pooled our resources to make sure that these shows will go on as planned."

“The last thing we want to do is disappoint our visitors and fans of these events,” said John Siciliano, Executive Director of GWTIDA. “With the full commitment of the Greater Wildwood Hotel & Motel Association taking the lead on producing the events and with the full support of the City of Wildwood, we’re ensuring the annual Boardwalk Classic Car Show and Beach Monster Mash Truck Races take place as scheduled for our visitors to enjoy.”

For information regarding these events please contact the Greater Wildwood Hotel & Motel Association at, call 800-786-4546or 609-522-4546,or email

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.


About the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority

The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) was formed in 1993 to consolidate the tourism economy of its three founding municipalities: Wildwood, Wildwood Crest and North Wildwood. The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions. In 2010, the Wildwoods Doo Wop Architecture was named “One of the Top Ten Architectural Wonders in America” by The Wildwoods were also named among Smarter Travel’s Ten Best Beach Towns in America in 2010, as well as one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks” for the second year in a row. In 2009, the Wildwoods were selected as one of’s “50 Authentic American Experiences.” The Wildwoods made the list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor in 2012. In addition, the Wildwoods were also voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest. The Wildwoods were also named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Top Ten New Jersey Beaches public survey, sponsored by the New Jersey Marine Sciences Consortium. Wildwoods’ beaches were also named “Best Beach for Family Vacations,” “Best Beach for Tourism,” “Best Beach for Events,” “Best Beach for Eco-Tourism” and “Best Beach for Day Trips” in the same surveys. The Tourism Authority operates the Wildwoods Convention Center and acts as the island’s destination marketing organization overseeing the development, research, planning, marketing, advertising, promotion, public and media relations encompassing the tourism, meeting and convention industry in the Wildwoods. Additionally, the Authority funds, assists with and hosts more than 180 annual special events to enhance the visitor experience and extend the tourism season, including the Thunder On The Sand Race Series, Family Nights On The Boardwalk, Friday Night Fireworks, the New Jersey State Barbeque Championships and Anglesea Blues Festival, Classic Car Shows, the International Kite Festival, Irish and Italian Festivals and the National Marbles Tournament, among others. For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 1-800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site,


  1. Motorcross !!!!.we are a huge part of these fall events too!!! Dont forget about us!!!!