Friday, May 1, 2015

WILD WEEKEND: Battle of the Bands, Capt. Kidd Pirate Day, Boardwalk Bunk-Down

WHOA... it's May!

When the heck did that happen?

Here we are, three weeks (!) away from the start of Memorial Day Weekend. The weather's been a bit erratic lately, typical of April,  but the weekend's looking good and (mostly) sunny with temps climbing into the 60s and possibly low-70s on Sunday.

Here's what's goin' down this weekend in the Wildwoods...


Events Overview

* Tournament of Bands Indoor Championships  (Friday - Sunday)
* Captain Kidd Pirate Day  (Saturday)
* Morey's Piers Boardwalk Bunk-Down  (Saturday)

Morey's Piers - Hours of Operation

Mariner's Landing (Boardwalk & Schellenger Ave)
Friday: 6 pm - 10 pm
Saturday: Noon - 10 pm
Sunday: Noon - 5 pm

* Surfside Pier (26th & Boardwalk) opens for the season next Saturday, May 9!


Tournament of the Bands Indoor Championships

Wildwoods Convention Center. All-Chapter Atlantic Coast Championship featuring performers ranging from middle school through college level encompassing marching bands, indoor guard, majorette, percussion and dance teams, as well as jazz bands from NJ, PA, NY, DE, MD, IN and WV. Thurs: 10 am - 11:30 pm; Fri: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm; Sat: 7 am - 12:30 am; Sun: 8 am - 6 pm. Admission fee.

For more information call 609.849.8553 or visit for a detailed schedule of events.

Captain Kidd Pirate Day

Pirate costume parade begins on 26th & the Boardwalk at 11 a.m.

Treasure hunt to follow at 19th & beach, North Wildwood for children ages 12 and under.

Prizes include cash, bikes, weekend stays, gift cards and more. To register for the parade ONLY, call 609.522.2955.

Registration not necessary to participate in the treasure hunt on the beach.

Check out for more info.

Morey's Piers Boardwalk Bunk-Down


Set up camp on Adventure Pier, then enjoy the rides on Mariner’s Pier all day Saturday. When you’ve had your fill of amusements, head back to Adventure Pier, grab your beach chair or blanket and settle in for a movie, with complimentary popcorn, under the Great White Roller Coaster. Rain or shine.

For more info or to register, call 609.522.3900 x1195 or visit

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