1. Fall Family Festival
Saturday, September 19 at 9 a.m.
Where: JFK Boulevard & Promenade, Sea Isle City
The festival includes a seaside craft market with 400 vendors, food court, live music, children’s entertainment and a sand sculpting demonstration and contest.
2. Fall Migration Festival
Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Stone Harbor
At The Wetlands Institute, fall is an especially good time to experience the changing of seasons and the spectacle of migration of raptors, warblers, waterfowl, and more. In an effort to spread the word about this incredible time of year, The Wetlands Institute will be hosting a Fall Migration Festival. Visitors of all ages will be able to see, explore, learn, and enjoy! We’ll have guided viewing of migratory birds from the Institute and on Seven Mile Island, and much more! Visit wetlandsinstitute.org/events/fall-migration-festival to purchase tickets.
3. The Gilded Festival
Saturday, September 19 and Sunday, September 20 at 10 a.m.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9, Cape May
Travel across time and culture at The Gilded Festival, a family-friendly Steampunk adventure. Presented by Storykeeper Events, the makers of Philadelphia’s feted Dorian’s Parlor, the Gilded Festival will transform Historic Cold Spring Village into a world of fantasy and science fiction. Two day passes are available for $25 for adults and $20 for children. One day passes are $15 for adults and $12 for children. HCSV members receive a 50% discount on admission. For more information or to purchase tickets online, please visit www.gildedfestival.com.
4. Family Fun Day
Saturday, September 19 at 11 a.m.
Where: The Pavilion, 1105 Route 9, Middle Township
FREE EVENT: Bounce House, Games & Prizes, Face Painting, Sand Art, Pumpkin Decorating, Crafts, Storytelling, & Food
5. Savor September Festival Wine, Beer & Food Festival
Saturday, September 19 at 12 p.m.
Where: Stone Harbor, Downtown 96th Street
The Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be hosting their 4th Annual Savor September Wine, Beer & Food Festival with live entertainment, vendors, kid’s activities, food, beer and wine. For just $10, you can enjoy samples from four local wineries and three local breweries. You can also purchase beer and wine throughout the day from our outdoor bar. There will be tasty eats from many local restaurants – everything from blackened fish tacos to sweet and savory crepes, BBQ and conch fritters.
To see all the ways you can Do The Shore this weekend, visit our events calendar at dotheshore.com/events.