Tuckerton Seaport Easter Egg Hunt. Easter Egg Hunt begins at 11am. Children 6 months to 12 years old invited to participate. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos
Greater Wildwood Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt. On the beach at Lincoln Avenue, Wildwood. Noon. Children ages 1-12 are invited to dig for eggs buried in the sand. Each egg contains a toy and a golden egg is worth a bigger prize
Easter Fashion Stroll. In front of the Music Pier. Come dressed in your Easter's best to stroll in our Fashion Promenade and meet the Easter Bunny. Judging begins at 1:00pm.
Mud Hen Race Series. Combining world class running with world class beer (Mud Hen Brewery)! Kids race and 5K on Friday, 5-miler and 10-miler on Saturday.
Doo Dah Parade. Welcome Spring with this comedy parade complete with over 300 basset hounds. 12 noon on Asbury Ave. from 6th St–12th St and then up to the Boardwalk ending at the Music Pier. Pieasco follows parade – mass pie in the face extravaganza.
Apr 17-Apr 19
Exit 0 International Jazz Festival. The music and energy can be heard and felt everywhere - on the streets in the form of New Orleans-style second line parades, in the clubs and restaurants bursting at the seams with excitement, and on the 2 main stages of the Festival with international touring artists throwing down at what has become one of the most respected and creative jazz festivals in the country.
New Jersey Renaissance Faire. Travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance. Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.
NJ Marathon and Half Marathon. Run in the shadows of the shore’s iconic music joints, retrace the footsteps of Springsteen, and cruise past the endless beach towns of Ocean Grove, Allenhurst, Deal, Monmouth Beach, Loch Arbour, and Long Branch.
Spring Block Party. 9am-5pm from 5th-14th Sts. on Asbury Ave. Over 350 crafters, food vendors, music and more
7th Jersey Shore Biz Fest. Jersey Shore's largest business and consumer expo. FREE to attend! 5-8pm at the Jumping Brook Country Club. Join almost 100 exhibitors and network with 500 guests to promote our local economy.
Sip Into Spring Festival. Enjoy the lovely grounds of the Physick Estate transformed by vendors and crafters into an outdoor marketplace. Celebrate the season of rebirth and new growth the day before Mother’s Day! Be inspired by gardening and nature activities and demonstrations, and enjoy music, festival food, wine, beer, and spirits.
Captain Kidd Pirate Day. Pirate costume parade begins on 26th & the Boardwalk at 11am. Treasure hunt to follow at 19th & Beach, for children ages 12 and under
May 15-May 16
Jersey Shore Festival. Free-admission event on the beach, boardwalk, and in select bars and venues in Seaside Heights, with over 150 live performances from artists from all over the country and the world. BMX and Skate Shows, Motocross Shows, Free Monster Truck Rides, Food Trucks, the Vendor Village, and much more
May 16-May 17
Pour Into Summer Wine Festival. “Sip, Savor & Celebrate” at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 12 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday at Byrne Plaza in Downtown Wildwood. Come wine down with 8 of New Jersey’s best wineries as they kick off the summer season in style!
May 15-May 17
Belmar Seafood Festival. One of the largest seafood festivals in the nation. Great seafood, crafters, and live entertainment. Pyano Plaza Parking Lot Between 8th and 10th.
Toms River Food Truck & Music Festival. 11am-7pm. Food! Beer! Music! Fun! New Jersey foodies, eat your hearts out! It’s a fun filled family day! 20 Gourmet Food Trucks, beer & sangria garden, vendors, kids activities.
Ocean City Triathlon/Duathlon. 1/4 mile Pool Swim, 2M Run/16M Bike/2M Run. Plus a kids course 1/8 mile swim, 1m run/8m bike/1m run. Pool Swim start 6am-8am. Run/Bike/Run starts 9am.
May 16-May 17
May Fest. Historic Smithville host's over 100 juried crafters, an international food court, music, kids’ activities, non-profit organizations and much more!
Seaport Craft Show. 10am-4pm in Huddy Park. Delightful collections of various handmade crafts from more than 50 crafters and artisans
Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert. Centennial Park, Fern Rd. & Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest. Featuring Kevin Miller’s “Smashed” (80’s/90’s rock) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair.
May 22-May 25
Wildwoods International Kite Festival. On the Beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. America's largest kite festival, featuring world-renowned kite builders and competitors, kite making workshops and exhibits, indoors competition and childrens activities. Events begin on Friday night at 9 pm with an Illuminated night kite fly.
Arts and Crafts by the Sea. 11am-7pm, on the Boardwalk between Dupont Ave and Grant Ave. Annual event features over 70 artists and crafters, shopping day with the sights and sounds of the Jersey Shore in the background.
Wildwood Airshow. The awe-inspiring aerobatics, precision movements of military demos, and historic military aircraft will dazzle local patriots and fun-loving family vacationers alike. The Wildwood Airshow will feature a myriad of aviators from around the world including the U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo, Scott Francis Airshows – MXS High Performance Aircraft, United States Operations Command Parachute team “the Para-Commandos”, Bill Stein Edge 540 Airshow, and many more
Wildwood Beer Fest. Celebrate the art of locally brewed craft beer, in Fox Park. 100+ brews, live tunes, delicious food and craft vendors. Sessions 12-4pm, 6-10pm.
Jun 13-Jun 14
Point Pleasant Beach
Point Pleasant Beach Offshore Grand Prix. Offshore powerboat racing along the Pt Pleasant Beach down to Bay Head. Events in town throughout the weekend, boats displayed on Saturday, with main races on Sunday from 12pm.
Cape May Hops Festival. Celebrate the beginning of summer at the Physick Estate, with a day devoted to regional and local crafts beers, great food, local wine, live music, crafts and collectibles and kids activities. 10am-6pm.
Crest Food Truck & Movie Night. Held along Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest from Nashville Avenue to Miami Road. Join us from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. for award-winning food trucks and a movie showing at the lake (movie begins at 7 p.m.)
Jun 20-Jun 21
Sea Isle City
Skimmer Festival. The festival includes a seaside craft market with 300 vendors, food court, live music, amusement rides and children's activities on Saturday. Antique auto show and parade on Sunday
Jun 19-Jun 21
Barefoot Country Music Fest. Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest! This 3-day event will host over 30 of country music’s biggest stars and up-and-comers on multiple stages on the beach at Lincoln Avenue between the famous Morey’s Piers. Headliners will feature Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton and Dan & Shay, along with Billy Currington, Jimmy Allen, Colt Ford, High Valley, Filmore, Trace Adkins and LANCO.
Jun 27-Jun 27
Beachstock. The Planet's Biggest Beach Party. Live Bands, dancing, food court, beer garden, vendors, Kid's stage with games, shows, music, treasure hunts, tow at water demonstrations, paddle boarding, free surf clinic, volleyball, FREE movie on the beach at 8:30 pm. No beach tags required at event!
Jun 26-Jun 28
New Jersey Jeep Beach Invasion. Wildwoods Beach at Rio Grande Avenue. The largest all Jeep show in theNortheast on the beach in Wildwood! Jeeps, vendors, beach obstacle course and tons of fun for the entire family
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