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Wildwood Crest

Events & Festivals - May 2018 to October 2018

Wildwood Crest Recreation Calendar

Annual Borough Wide Yard Sale
May 5th 2018
Nearly 200 yard sale locations throughout borough. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps featuring sale locations available at borough hall, Crest Pier and many area businesses two days prior to event. Rain date: Sunday, May 7. Info: 609-522-7446

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23rd Annual Scoop Taylor Summer Slam AAU girls basketball tournament
Jun 15th 2018 - Jun 17th 2018
County-wide, weekend-long event played locally at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, Ocean Avenue and Heather Road, and Wildwood Crest Memorial School, New Jersey and St. Louis avenues. Hundreds of AAU girls basketball teams ages 10 and under through 17 and under from throughout the region competing. For additional information, click here!

17th Annual Battle on the Boardwalk AAU boys basketball tournament
Jun 23rd 2018 - Jun 24th 2018
County-wide, weekend-long event played locally at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, Ocean Avenue and Heather Road, and Wildwood Crest Memorial School, New Jersey and St. Louis avenues. Approximately 100 AAU boys basketball teams ages 10 and under through 17 and under from throughout the region competing. For additional information, click here!

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jun 27th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Fuse Box, performing classic and progressive rock. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jun 30th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Soul'd Again, featuring soul, funk and olides. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.


Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 4th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with the Roundhouse Band, performing pop, rock and dance hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.


Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Jul 5th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7:30 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.


Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Weekend Concert-RESCHEDULED!
Jul 6th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. FREE outdoor concert with the Chatterband, performing pop, rock and dance hits. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. Info: 609-523-0202.
(Note: This show was originally scheduled for Sunday, May 27, but was postponed by rain.)


Cape May County Lifeguard Championships
Jul 6th 2018 | 6:30 PM
On the beach at Rambler Road. 6:30 p.m. Beach patrols from Cape May County compete in various rowing, swimming and running competitions that showcase beach lifeguarding skills. Hosted by the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol. FREE. Info: 609-522-3825 or click here!

6th Annual Wildwood Crest Amateur Sand Sculpting Festival
Jul 7th 2018 | 9:00 AM
Wildwood Crest Beach at Heather Road, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Amateur sand sculpting contest hosted by Can You Dig It sand sculpting. Live music on the beach wth Twelve:01 and more. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 7th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Parrotbeach, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 11th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Sass Faction, featuring classic and progressive rock. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Jul 12th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7:30 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 14th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Big Bleu, featuring rock, pop, dance and oldies. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 18th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Billy D Light, performing classic rock. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Jul 19th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7:30 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 21st 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with the Legacy Band, performing pop, dance and rock hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Christmas In July Festival, Sunset Lake
Jul 22nd 2018 | 6:00 PM
New Jersey Avenue from Atlanta Avenue to Louisville Road. 6-9 pm. FREE Christmas-themed entertainment for the entire family. Live music (including Christmas tunes) by the Mango Men, visit from Santa Claus, free family photos and more. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 25th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Dead Reckoning, a Grateful Dead tribute band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.


Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Jul 26th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Entertainment TBA. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Jul 28th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion featuring Don't Call Me Francis, featuring pop, dance and party hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Mobile Food Truck Night at Sunset Lake
Jul 29th 2018 | 4:00 PM
First annual food truck festival that includes gourmet food trucks from the tri-state area, along with crafters, family entertainment and live music. 4 to 9 pm. FREE admission. Info: 609-318-4504 or www.crestsunsetfest.com.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 1st 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Street Life Serenade, a Billy Joel tribute band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Aug 2nd 2018 | 7:00 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Run, Crest Beach Pier
Aug 4th 2018 | 8:30 AM
Heather Road and Ocean Avenue. 8:30 a.m. 5K out-and-back beach run, along with one-mile fun run/walk, beginning and ending at the foot of the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier. All pre-registered participants receive long-sleeve T-shirt. Post-race party at Crest Pier Recreation Center. Registration fee required. Packet pickup for pre-registered runners 6-8 pm Friday, Aug. 3, at Crest Pier. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 4th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Flowers For Taco, a dance/party/rock band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

National Night Out, Centennial Park
Aug 7th 2018 | 5:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 5:30-8:30 pm. FREE live music and family entertainment hosted by the Wildwood Crest Police Department as part of National Night Out festivities. Info: 609-522-2456.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 8th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Kicking Sunrise, featuring alternative rock/pop. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Aug 9th 2018 | 7:00 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 11th 2018
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with 2U and Almost Journey, performing a set apiece of the greatest hits of U2 and Journey. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 15th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with the Mango Men, featuring summer-themed party music. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Aug 16th 2018 | 7:00 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 18th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Kevin Miller's Smashed, featuring '80s and '90s rock hits. Miller is the former lead drummer for national rock at Fuel. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 22nd 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Beat Tells, a Beatles tribute band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebration, Sunset Lake
Aug 23rd 2018 | 7:00 PM
Atlanta and New Jersey avenues. 7 p.m. Family entertainment at sunset overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Live music, children’s activities and more. Schedule TBA. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 25th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with Stellar Mojo, performing pop, dance, rock and funk hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Aug 29th 2018 | 7:30 PM
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion with the Star Bnd, performing oldies, Doo Wop and pop hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Sep 1st 2018
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Entertainment TBA. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Sep 8th 2018
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Entertainment TBA. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Patriot’s Day Memorial Service
Sep 11th 2018
New Jersey Avenue at Miami Avenue. 5:30 p.m. Service to honor and remember those who perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Info: 609-522-5176.

Firefighters’ Weekend Craft Show
Sep 14th 2018 - Sep 15th 2018
Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue Gazebo-by-the-Sea area. Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Crafters of all kinds. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Sep 15th 2018
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Entertainment TBA. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Annual Seafarers Celebration, Sunset Lake & Centennial Park
Sep 22nd 2018
New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road and Miami Avenue. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dozens of crafters and food vendors, family entertainment, live music, children’s activities and much more overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake. Event concludes with live music at Centennial Park at 7:30 p.m. followed by a spectacular beachfront fireworks show at 9 p.m. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202.

Crest Best 10 Miler, 5 Miler and Kids Race
Oct 5th 2018 - Oct 7th 2018
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