Thursday, May 12, 2016

Wildwood to host “Celebrate America” Weekend with Mega Country Concert on July 4th

Upcoming Events and Boardwalk Entertainment Co 
bring mega country star for concert weekend!


Plans to create a large beach concert and charitable weekend July 4th have been finalized!

Entertainment and event companies Boardwalk Entertainment Co and will present The Celebrate America Weekend that will kick off July 1st with a night festival and conclude on Monday, July 4th with a beach concert expecting to draw 40,000+ plus concertgoers with the fireworks that night.

On Tuesday May 17th, a press conference will be held in Wildwood, NJ to announce all details, including the performing artists.

“We are proud to team up with Boardwalk Entertainment Co to produce this fantastic July 4th concert. We have booked a major legendary country music star that will surely please the crowds this holiday. Our goals include benefiting the local veterans as well as boosting the local economy,” said owner of, Dennis Gaudenzi.

A large part of this event is the support of veterans. A portion of the sales will be donated back to Operation First Response, The Wildwood American Legion, The Wildwood Vietnam Vets, and the Michael Strange Foundation. Additionally, throughout the weekend, there will be seminars regarding Veteran issues such as homelessness and suicide. Veterans will be granted half priced admission for the Friday and Saturday events, and will have opportunities to visit local attractions at a discount.

“The Fourth of July holiday is always a great time to be in the city of Wildwood,” said Commissioner Pete Byron. “This city is home to one of America’s best beaches. This year we will be hosting a spectacular range of entertainment that is sure to wow everyone.”

The weekend will kick off with a unique festival on Friday night. Saturday and Sunday will be filled with even more music and charity focused events, while July 4th will showcase a mega country music artist. The concert on July 4th will begin at 2:00 PM, and the headliner will perform beginning at 8:00 PM. A break for fireworks will be included. With the legendary country performer taking the stage, the expected attendance is 40,000+ people.

“The goal for Boardwalk Entertainment Co is to provide entertainment for all audiences that is both memorable and affordable. We strive to create something that is like none other in the area. The Celebrate America Weekend will really showcase what our company and our partner has to offer the local communities. In addition to partnering with, we have selected Townsquare Media and Cat Country 107.3 as our media partner. These partnerships will create a great layout for the success of this event. We are eager and excited to have this opportunity, and look forward to l making this Fourth of July a memorable one,” said owner, Amanda Thomas.

A press conference will be held on Tuesday May 17th at 9:30 AM on Lincoln Ave beach, Wildwood. The name of the headlining country performer as well as details on the entire weekend of festivities will be announced. The press conference will be broadcast live on the Cat Country 107.3 Morning Show with Joe Kelly.

The press conference is open to the public and to the media.

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