Thursday, January 17, 2013

Weekend Preview: Polar Bear Plunge, Parties, and more...

Polar Bear Plunge Weekend is here!

Every year, the event seems to get bigger and bigger. While the Plunge itself will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday (on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center), there are a number of festivities planned around it.

Here's a look at the weekend ahead...

(We'll keep a running list here, so if you know of any additional parties/special events scheduled, please let us know. Drop us a line at


Friday, January 18th

Beef & Brrrrr Benefit for the Plunge

This event will kick off the weekend, running from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Bolero Resort (3320 Atlantic Avenue).

Admission is a $20 donation to Special Olympics NJ, which will include a beef buffet, drink specials, door prizes, and live auction.

Live entertainment by Stellar Mojo.


Saturday, January 19th

Polar Bear Plunge Pre-Game

Cattle 'n Clover (3817 Pacific Ave.) will host a "Pre-Game" event starting at 9 a.m.

Specials include a complimentary breakfast buffet and $6 drink specials, with $2 from every drink to be donated to the Fraternal Order of Police.

Live entertainment by Johnny's Cousin Steve!


The big event!

Check-in will take place from 10 a.m. – noon inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby. Immediately following the Plunge at 1 p.m., participants can enjoy a free lunch. All pre-registration and after-plunge activities will take place in the Wildwoods Convention Center.

The Polar Bear Plunge is FREE for spectators. Plungers are required to raise $100 each or $1,000 per 10-person team, in pledges to participate in the event. Early registration can be completed online by visiting Additional registration and donations will be accepted on-site the day of the event.

Post-Plunge After Party

The party returns to the Bolero, with Bigg Romeo performing from 7 - 11 p.m.!

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