Thursday, June 8, 2017

WILD Weekend: The Race of Gentlemen, Beer Fest, New Year's in North Wildwood (Mummers) and More...

The events calendar is heating up as we head into the heart of June!

Here's a look at what's happening in the Wildwoods this weekend...

  • American Legion Convention
  • New Year's in North Wildwood
  • The Race of Gentlemen
  • Wildwood Beer Fest
  • Rodeo at the Beach ~ NEW!
  • Slammedenuff NJ Car Show ~ NEW!
American Legion Convention & Parade

The convention of the New Jersey State American Legion culminates with the annual parade on Saturday, June 10 at 2 p.m., beginning at 18th & Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood.

For more information, call 609-695-5418 or visit

The Race of Gentlemen

Vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycle (pre-1947) drag races on the beach!

Over 100 drivers will compete in exhibition-style beach race at the water's edge between Schellenger and Spicer Avenues in Wildwood.

Friday will feature “The Night of the Troglodytes,” a rollicking chopper party set around the area where the weekend’s race vehicles are on display for the delight of the crowd.

Beach racing takes place on Saturday and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (though exact times may vary due to the tides). Saturday will also feature a bonfire and beach party at night, while Sunday's events will include an awards ceremony.

Full weekend passes are available for purchase online and at the door. Single day tickets will only be available for purchase at the door.

For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

New Year's in North Wildwood

The top Mummers Brigades AND Mummers String Bands from the New Year's Day Parade in Philadelphia will strut along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood, starting at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 10.

The party begins on Friday night with the Fancy Brigade Pub Crawl through local pubs in the North Wildwood Entertainment District.

Event is FREE to the public!

For more info, call 609-374-0562 or visit

Wildwood Beer Fest

Now in its 3rd year, Wildwood Beer Fest is a beer tasting event that celebrates the art of locally brewed craft beer. Located in Fox Park, between E. Burk and E. Montgomery Avenues, the festival will be equally exciting for the brew aficionado and novice alike.

A ticket into the event grants you access to 100+ brews, a commemorative tasting cup, live tunes, delicious food, craft vendors and special exhibits. Beer sampling is unlimited with your ticket, food and merchandise is available for purchase.

Entrance will only be permitted to ticket holders 21 or older with a valid ID, no exceptions will be allowed.

The festival will be broken up into two separate sessions. A ticket allows entrance into a specific timed session – festivalgoers are only permitted to attend one session. The two sessions will be held on Saturday June 10th from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. and again from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Designated Driver tickets will be available for purchase at the gate for $5 each with a valid ID.

For more info, call 609-729-8870 or visit

Rodeo at the Beach ~ NEW!

The rodeo comes to the Wildwoods on Sunday, June 11 in this first-time event.

The action will take place at Fox Park, on Ocean Avenue across the Wildwoods Convention Center, from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. This family-fun rodeo includes a Professional Bull Riding Show, a Beer Garden, games, food, vendors and live music.

Spectator fee is $30 for adults and $15 for children, with all kids under 10 admitted FREE of charge.

For more information, call 609-287-3044.

Slammedenuff NJ Car Show ~ NEW!

This new show will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center on Sunday, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., featuring over 250 customized road legal air suspension cars from the mid-1990's to "brand new."

Admission fee will be charged at the door.

For more info, visit

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