Saturday, August 5, 2017

Today in the Wildwoods - Saturday, August 5, 2017

Below is a quick rundown of events and activities in the Wildwoods today...

Morey's Piers Hours

Ocean Oasis Water Park: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Raging Waters Water Park: 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Surfside Pier: noon to midnight
Mariner's Pier: noon to midnight
Adventure Pier: 2 p.m. to midnight

Today's Events

"Battle at the Beach" Grappling Tournament
Today and tomorrow, the Wildwoods Convention Center hosts mixed martial arts fighting competition with contestants of all ages from the tri-state area. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days, with today featuring adult and teen divisions and Sunday hosting youth divisions only. Tickets are $15 at the door; children 7 and under are admitted FREE. For more information, call 860-295-0403 or visit

Beatlemania Again Live in Concert ~ NEW!
Tickets remain for this Beatles history-themed spectacular, which chronologically traces the band's career from 1964 to 1969 live on stage at the Wildwoods Convention Center. The show features over 30 of the Beatles' greatest hits and includes three amazing costume changes. Doors open at 6 p.m., show begins at 7 p.m. Tickets range from General Admission at $15 to VIP Seating at only $35, and are available through Ticketmaster, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office. For more info, visit

Boardwalk Craft Show
Vendors selling all-handmade products will line the Boardwalk all weekend long at Rio Grande Avenue (near the Wildwoods Sign); today, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Rain or shine event. For more info, call 609-522-0198 or visit

Concerts Under the Stars Series
North Wildwood's FREE outdoor concert continues at the Lou Booth Amphitheater (2nd & Ocean) this evening with Chicago 9 (Chicago Tribute Band) at 8 p.m. The concert will be held, rain or shine. For more info, call 609-522-7722 or 800-882-7787, or visit

Cure at the Shore
The Beach Patrols of the Wildwoods and the Susan G. Komen® Central and South Jersey come together for “Cure at the Shore.” Lifeguards of the Wildwoods will wear the pink “Cure at the Shore” t-shirt and the same t-shirt will be available to the public for a $10 donation to the Susan G. Komen® Central and South Jersey. 100 percent of the profits will go to Susan G. Komen fight against breast cancer. Cure at the Shore t-shirts are available at the North Wildwood Shirt Shop located at 1707 New Jersey Avenue. For more info call 609-522-8258. To order your Cure at the Shore t-shirt or to donate now, visit

Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market
Open every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., the Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market features a host of vendors selling farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, homemade baked goods, honey, wine nuts, soaps and much more. Live music from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., strolling childrens' entertainment and a live broadcast from 98.7 The Coast every week. FREE parking is available. For more info, call 609-523-1601 or visit

Morey's Piers "A Close Walk" Christian Youth Event
Youth groups and families are invited to join us for a weekend of camping on the beach. Live Christian music and worship services. Entrance fee for participants. 609-522-3900 x1195 or

NJ State Crab Festival
It's "crabby fun for everyone" as the NJ Crab Festival returns, featuring bushels of blue claw crabs, a beer garden, vendors, continuous live entertainment, kids' activities and more. The block party-style event takes place from 11 a.m. until 10 p.m. in front of the Ice House Restaurant at 4415 Park Boulevard. Admission is FREE, cost is pay-as-you-go. For more information, call 609-522-0033 or visit

Wildwood Beach Patrol Pier to Pier Challenge
Event featues a one-mile apex open swim. Begins at Lincoln Avenue Beach at 6:30 p.m. Race details and online registration are available at

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Tonight's FREE outdoor all-ages show features Desert Highway (Eagles tribute)! The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road & Ocean Avenue. For more info, call 609-523-0202 or check out

Wildwood Talent Showcase
Dancers perform nightly (weeknights) on the Schellenger Beach Stage, Schellenger Avenue & Boardwalk at 7 p.m. FREE event. For more information, call 413-454-4523.

Coming Up...

Sunday, August 6

* "Battle at the Beach" Grappling Tournament
* Boardwalk Craft Show
* Cure at the Shore
* Fox Park Amphitheater Concert Series
* Wildwood Talent Showcase
* Yoga at the Beach

Monday, August 7

* Cape Atlantic Irish Pipe Brigade Parade
* National Lighthouse Day
* Wildwood Talent Showcase
* Yoga on the Beach

Tuesday, August 8

* Boardwalk Parade
* Doo Wop Back to the '50s Neon Night Tours
* Downtown Wildwood FREE Movie Night
* Trivia Night at Flow House
* Wildwood Talent Showcase

Wednesday, August 9

* Duffy String Band Boardwalk Parade
* Kids Karaoke & FREE Movie
* Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
* Wildwood Talent Showcase
* Yoga on the Beach

Thursday, August 10

* Anglesea Night Market
* Concerts Under the Stars
* Doo Wop Back to the '50s Neon Night Tours
* Philadelphia Mummers Parade
* Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations
* Wildwood Talent Showcase

Friday, August 11

* Baseball on the Beach
* FREE Movies on the Beach
* Friday Night Fireworks on the Beach
* Wildwood Talent Showcase
* Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash
* Yoga on the Beach

Saturday, August 12

* Annual SOCS Survivors of Cancer Fundraiser
* Baseball on the Beach
* Concerts Under the Stars Series
* Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market
* Jus Nice Sneaker Convention
* Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
* Wildwood Talent Showcase
* Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash

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