Beloved summer Shore festivals like North Wildwood’s NJ State Barbecue Championship and Ocean City’s Night in Venice boat parade were cancelled this year, but there are still plenty of things to do by the beach.
On Tuesday nights, kick back and enjoy a free movie screening at Byrne Plaza, at Oak and Pacific Avenue in Wildwood. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or beach chair.
On Fridays at dusk, head to Excursion Park, at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue in Sea Isle City, for a free family-friendly movie. Bring a blanket or chairs.
Sway to the sounds of local singers each week during these free boardwalk concerts, offered Saturdays and Mondays from 7–9 pm.
Aug 1: October Rose, at the Carteret Avenue Stage
Aug 3: October Rose, at the Franklin Avenue Stage
Aug 8: Rock and Roll Chorus, at the Carteret Avenue Stage
Aug 10: Jukebox Legends, at the Franklin Avenue Stage
Aug 15: Shoreshot, at the Carteret Avenue Stage
Aug 17: Sky’s the Limit, at the Franklin Avenue Stage
Aug 22: Billy Wilkins, at the Carteret Avenue Stage
Aug 24: Billy Wilkins, at the Franklin Avenue Stage
Aug 29: Rock and Roll Chorus, at the Carteret Avenue Stage
Aug 31: Nostalgix, at the Franklin Avenue Stage
Pier Village stores will offer deals during the end-of-summer sidewalk sale, Aug 28–30 from 11 am–8 pm daily, though store hours may vary.
On the first three weekends in August, shop at vendor booths on the boardwalk, just south of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Booths will be open from 9 am–5 pm.
Jersey’s southern-most Shore town offers many walking and trolley tours. New this year is the Painted Ladies, Porches & More! Walking Tour. You’ll learn about Cape May architecture and history on these docent-led outdoor walks offered Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 am. The 45-minute tours cost $10–$15 and run through September 6. Comfortable shoes are recommended; masks are required.Click here to leave a comment