Wednesday, August 1, 2012

EVENT RESCHEDULED: Wildwoods' 103rd Baby Parade Rescheduled to tomorrow (Thursday, August 2)

The 103rd Wildwoods Baby Parade, originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday, August 1, has been postponed due to inclement weather and rescheduled to Thursday, August 2 at 6 p.m.

Registration will take place from 4:30 p.m.-5:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 2 at the Wildwoods Convention Center, located at Burk Avenue and the Boardwalk in Wildwood, and line-up will commence on the boardwalk just outside the Convention Center at 5:30 p.m.

The parade will step off promptly at 6 p.m. and proceed north on the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk to 16th Street in North Wildwood – where awards and prizes will be given.

Admission to and participation in the baby parade is FREE.

For additional information, please contact Tracey DuFault of the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce at 609-729-4000 or by email at

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,

No comments:

Post a Comment