Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday, June 28th


The Grand Opening of the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will take place on Saturday, June 28 with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 10 a.m., that will also include the unveiling of the new iconic 2014 DO WW Magnet designs.

In celebration of Opening Day, the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market Committee will be giving away DO WW Magnets and Tote Bags to carry all your Farmers Market purchases.

The Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will take place every Saturday, through Labor Day, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the corner of Pacific and Schellenger Avenues.

Each week, there will be family entertainment and 98.7 The Coast will be broadcasting live from the field of 20 vendor booths that will be offering the freshest farm goods, baked goods, seafood, meats, cheeses, wine, prepared foods and drinks, specialty foods and more.

Vendors include Busy Bees Honey, Crab Cake Hotline, Nummytown Farms, City2Shore Gourmet (vinegar, oils, salts, focaccia, mozeralla), SereniTEA, Gaiss’ Market, Fruitwood Farms, Whirly Pig (pork sandwiches), Balic Winery, Harry & Bean Coffee, S&S Kitchens (baked goods & gluten free items), JM Ferrucci Farm, Rick’s Seafood (Fresh Seafood), Gourmet Creations (dry herbs), Duffinetti’s Restaurant, On a Roll Street Food Truck (breakfast & lunch sandwiches) and Windy Acres (plants, herbs, flats, hanging baskets & combo pots) and more.

Walk, ride your bike or drive your car. There will be something for everyone and plenty of parking available in the municipal parking lot between Schellenger and Oak Avenues, directly behind the Downtown Wildwoods Farmers Market.

The Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) and the City of Wildwood are sponsoring the Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market with the support from the Greater Wildwood Tourism Improvement & Development Authority (GWTIDA).

For additional information about Downtown Wildwoods Farmers Market visit www.DoWildwood.com.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com 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 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 Beach Monster Mash Truck Races, 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.

The Wildwoods have won numerous travel and tourism awards, heralding the resort for its beaches, boardwalk and attractions. The Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by FamilyVacationCritic.com in 2014, 2013 and 2012; and the Wildwoods’ Morey’s Amusement Piers were named in 2014 among the Top 10 Piers by Coastal Living Magazine.  In 2013 the Wildwoods were also recognized as one of the Most Awesome Boardwalks in America by BudgetTravel.com; as the Favorite Shore Town by Delaware County Daily Times readers; as the Favorite Beach and Boardwalk by NJ.com readers; the Top Family-Friendly Beach Town by NerdWallet.com; and as One of America’s Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns by families voting in FamilyFun magazine. They were also named “Best Beaches in New Jersey” in the 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2008 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 Wildwoods were named #1 Boardwalk in the nation by FamilyVacationCritic.com in 2012; and Smarter Travel also named the Wildwoods Boardwalk, one of “Americas Best Boardwalks.” The 2012 list of “15 Destinations on the Rise” for TripAdvisor included the Wildwoods, and Home.com voted the Wildwoods one of “Americas Top 10 Scenic Seasides of the Summer.” In addition, the Wildwoods were voted “Best Town” in the 2009 and 2011 PHL-17 Philly Hot List, Jersey Shore Edition contest; and were one of Sherman’s Travel’s “Top Ten American Boardwalks” for two years in a row.

For more information about the Wildwoods, contact the GWTIDA at 800-WW-By-Sea (800-992-9732) or visit its web site, www.WildwoodsNJ.com

1 comment:

  1. great news! can't wait to come down and see the news things this year ! Congrats and keep up the improvements ! we love it !!