Friday, June 23, 2017

Fourth of July Weekend Events Schedule


Fourth of July Weekend in the Wildwoods will be filled with live entertainment and events – many of them FREE to attend – and a fireworks spectacular unlike any other at the Jersey Shore!

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show

Friday-Sunday, June 30 – July 2
The Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show will also take place all weekend long inside the Wildwoods Convention Center’s Starlight Ballroom and is FREE to attend. Presented by RK Sports Promotions, the expo will feature more than 125 tables of the hottest collectibles including old and new sports cards, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, Legos, Funko Pops, dolls and much more. Plus on Saturday, meet former wrestling superstar King Kong Bundy from Noon to 3:00 pm. Expo hours are Friday, June 30 from 3-9 p.m., Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., and Sunday, July 2 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information call 732-422-9365 or visit for a detailed schedule of events.

Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market

Saturday, July 1 (and every Saturday all summer)
The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will be open on Saturday, July 1 from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. and every Saturday all summer long. The market features fresh produce, baked goods, specialty foods, plants, local honey, handmade soaps, local wine, craft beer and much more. The market is located at 3501 Pacific Avenue, on the corner of Schellenger and Pacific Avenues in Wildwood. There will also be live music, family entertainment and a live broadcast from 98.7 The Coast every week. FREE parking is available behind the market - enter on Schellenger or Oak Avenue. For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit

FREE Wildwood Crest Summer Concert Music Series

Saturday, July 1 
The FREE Wildwood Crest Summer Concert Music Series takes place Saturday night, July 1, at 7:30 p.m. featuring dance and party hits by the Legacy Band, at the Centennial Park Amphitheater located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. All ages are welcome, just bring a blanket or beach chair and enjoy FREE live music for the entire family. For more information, call 609-523-0202 or visit

FREE North Wildwood Concerts Under the Stars Music Series

Saturday, July 1
The FREE North Wildwood Concerts Under the Stars Music Series also takes place Saturday night, July 1, at 8 p.m. featuring Shirley Alston Reeves at the Lou Booth Amphitheatre, 2nd and Ocean Avenues in North Wildwood. For more information, call 609-522-7722 or visit

Foam ’n Glow EDM Dance Party

Saturday, July 1
On Saturday, July 1, the Foam 'n Glow EDM Dance Party returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center’s Oceanfront Arena leading fans on a journey of unimaginable atmospheres and unforgettable emotions. This concert revolution has swept the world of electronic dance music, blurring the line between fantasy and reality, with state of the art visual effects, ground shaking bass, and world class DJs featuring PNB Rock, Shaun Frank, Riggi & Piros, Corbin Kelly and more. This "World's Largest Foam Party" is open to those 16 years of age and older. General admission ticket prices start at $35. Doors open at 6 p.m.; party takes place from 7 p.m. until midnight. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 800-745-3000, or visit

Fourth of July Boardwalk Craft Show

Saturday-Monday, July 1-3
The Fourth of July Boardwalk Craft Show will be held all weekend from Saturday, July 1 to Monday, July 3 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily on the boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products will be sold in tents along the boardwalk. For more information call 609-522-0378, 609-522-0198 or visit

FREE Fox Park Amphitheater Concert Series

Sunday, July 2
The FREE Fox Park Amphitheater Concert Series will take place Sunday night, July 2, at 7:30 p.m. featuring a Salute to the Stars and Stripes by Linda Gentile at Burk and Ocean Avenues in Wildwood. Be sure to bring a blanket or beach chair and enjoy FREE live music for the entire family. For more information call 609-522-2444 or visit

Independence Day Parade & Patriotic Pooch Parade

Tuesday, July 4
The Independence Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds north to 1st and Surf Avenues and features bicycles decorated in a patriotic red, white and blue theme. The Patriotic Pooch Parade will join the march through the Wildwoods at 8th and Atlantic Avenues. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets dressed in patriotic garb alongside the decorated bicycles. Prizes will be awarded for the best bikes decorated with a red, white and blue theme, along with prizes for the best dressed pooches. To register, call 609-522-2955.The event is FREE to attend.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

Tuesday, July 4
Also on July 4, the Wildwoods will present a July 4th spectacular fireworks show extravaganza beginning at 10 p.m. Originating from the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, this incredible Fourth of July pyrotechnics display will be sure to awe and amaze, and is visible from almost anywhere on the island. For additional information, call 609-729-9000 or visit

The Wildwoods are the place to be this Fourth of July Weekend for fun, entertainment and lots of FREE events for the whole family!

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

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