1. Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally
Thursday, September 8 to Sunday, September 11 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, and Oak & Atlantic Aves., Wildwood
For many, it’s a yearly pilgrimage; for some, it’s a first time excursion; for all involved, it’s one of the most exciting and fun weekends of the year. The Wildwoods Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally, the largest free motorcycle rally in the northeast, is set for Thursday, September 8 through Sunday, September 11, featuring free live entertainment, motorcycle vendors, food and merchandise vendors and great events all weekend long. Vendor areas are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, and are located in the Wildwoods Convention Center parking lots at Burk and Ocean Avenues as well as Oak and Atlantic Avenues in Wildwood. For more information, a detailed up-to-date event schedule or to register for the Custom Boardwalk Bike Show, please visit www.RoarToTheShoreOnline.com or call (609) 729-8870.
2. Waves and Wheels Festival
Friday, September 9 and Saturday, September 10
Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood
Waves and Wheels Festival is a new family-friendly event that will be held along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood on Friday, September 9 from 3-9 p.m. and on Saturday, September 10 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The festival is dedicated to all outdoor activities at the Jersey Shore – on the ocean, in the sand and over the land! Food trucks, refreshments, Reggae and modern surf rock bands will be featured all weekend long. Vendors from dozens of surf and skate shops in the area will offer discounted merchandise, as well as vendors featuring activities such as surfing, skateboarding, SUP, kayaking, fishing, biking, running and boating. For more information, visit wavesandwheelsfest.com.
3. The 3rd Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival
Friday, September 9 to Sunday, September 11 at 12 p.m.
Kix McNutley’s, 63rd & Landis Ave., Sea Isle City
The 3rd Annual Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival lineup features a mix of returning trucks and exciting new additions. The returning lineup includes Shore Shake, Kix Lincoln Grill, Zinna’s Bistro, Five Sisters, Eat-A-Pita, Waffle De Lys, Marie’s Seafood, Chick-N-Cone, Luigi’s Ice Cream, Nick’s Roast Beef, Philly Fry and Sum Pig. New trucks for this year include House of Cupcakes, My Four Sons and Empanada Sonata. The voting for best food truck will include local media critics and the people’s vote. The winners from those categories will all be in the running for the Best Overall Food Truck Award. The event will include live music throughout the weekend, crafters, family entertainment and more. The event hours are Friday: 12-8 p.m.; Saturday: 12-8 p.m.; and Sunday: 12-5 p.m. More information on the Sea Isle City Food Truck Festival can be found at www.seaislecityfood.com.
4. Brews By The Bay
Saturday, September 10 at 11:30 a.m.
Cape May Terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May
Hosted by the Delaware Brewers Guild and the Garden State Craft Brewers Guild Beer Festival, Brews By The Bay is a two-state day-long celebration of great craft beer and offers samples from 40+ breweries hailing from New Jersey and Delaware. Begin at the Cape May Terminal starting at 11:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. then hop onto the ferry and head over to the Lewes Terminal where the rest of the event continues, from 4 to 8 p.m. Don’t miss out on this ultimate experience, featuring a souvenir glass included with ticket, amazing eats from food trucks and local restaurants available for purchase, yard games, live music, beautiful views of the Delaware Bay and more. This event is family friendly and dogs are allowed! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit brewsbythebay.ticketleap.com/2016/details.
5. Street Rod Weekend
Saturday, September 10 at 12 p.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk
Street Rod Week features classic cars on display on the Ocean City Boardwalk from noon to 4 p.m. For information, call (609) 399-6111.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at www.dotheshore.com/events.