Do The Shore: September 25 to October 1
Middle Township Restaurant Week
Continues Wednesday, Sept. 25 through to Friday, Sept. 27
Rio Grande and Cape May Court House
Middle Township’s annual Restaurant Week returns to Rio Grande and Cape May Court House from Sunday, Sept. 22 to Friday, Sept. 27. The six-day promotion will feature unique dining options in Middle Township and the surrounding area. Participating restaurants will offer diners discounts on their menus and their own set additions and specials. There will be two ticketed one-night-only food and wine events. For a full-list of participating restaurants and more information, visit middletownshiprestaurantweek.com.
Second Annual MudHen Brewing Co. Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 29
MudHen Brewing Co., 127 W. Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood
MudHen Brewing Co. will extend the season and host the Second Annual MudHen Oktoberfest! Enjoy live music, activities, lawn games and Oktoberfest menu items, as well as a special MarzHen Festbier served with an authentic commemorative MudHen Oktoberfest Beer Stein. For more information, visit www.MudHenBrew.com.
Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest
Friday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 29 at 12 p.m.
Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
Join us for Oktoberfest, that ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels, and bratwurst! Mariner’s Pier will be open for Oktoberfest from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Raise a glass and tap a toe as bands play throughout the night Friday and Saturday on the main stage from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 609-522-3700 or visit www.MoreysPiers.com.
Olde Time Italian Festival
Friday, Sept. 27 at 5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 28 at 12 p.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue, Wildwood
Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery avenues in Wildwood on Friday from 5 to 11 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 11 p.m. Come experience an ‘Olde World’ family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games and continuous FREE live entertainment. A spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. Admission to the festival is FREE!
Monsters on the Beach: Monster Truck Festival
Friday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 & Sunday, Sept. 29 at 1 p.m.
Wildwoods Beach, 4101 Boardwalk
The thrill and exhilaration of monster truck racing comes to the Wildwoods' award-winning beaches! The Monster Truck Show will feature the country's biggest trucks squaring off on a custom beach race course. Friday night features a FREE Monster Mash, a family-friendly monster truck block party, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday features races at 1-7 p.m., including exciting intermission entertainment. Sunday features a final deciding race at 1 p.m., after which the 2019 "BEAST OF THE BEACH" will be named. For more information, ticket prices and to purchase tickets, visit www.WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com.
Cape May Oktoberfest
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 9 a.m.
Along Carpenter Lane, Cape May
Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition of Oktoberfest in Cape May! The festival will be located on Carpenter Lane between Ocean & Perry and continue down Jackson Street to Beach Ave. as it is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Visit the Beer Gardens and Food Courts browse the artisans tables selling crafts, antiques and collectibles. Admission is FREE! Rain date is Sunday, Sept. 29. For more information, visit www.capemaychamber.com.
North American Sea Glass Festival
Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk
NASGA is a nonprofit organization positively supporting sea glass collectors and the sea glass community with festivals, information, educational opportunities, commercial membership and more. The primary goal of NASGA is to establish a community of informed collectors and sellers of sea glass that are educated on the characteristics and significance of genuine sea glass. Festival will be held inside the Oceanfront Arena at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring merchandise vendors with sea glass from around the world. Saturday hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, visit www.SeaGlassAssociation.org.
Sea Isle City Harborfest
Saturday, Sept. 28 at 11 a.m.
Marina Park, 42nd Place & the Bay, Sea Isle City
This bay-side festival celebrates Sea Isle’s fishing and nautical history on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Festival-goers will enjoy delicious seafood, live music, a clam eating contest, crafts and specialty vendors. Harborfest will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit www.seaislechamber.com.