What: a free street fair and a weekend of throwback concerts and dance parties
When: Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14
Where: Fox Park and the Wildwoods Convention Center
Get ready to twist and shout in the Wildwoods as the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents the 19th annual ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s Weekend, Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14 in the Wildwoods. This two-day extravaganza celebrates the iconic era of the 1950s and beyond, while also honoring the pivotal role the Wildwoods played in the birth of Rock ‘n Roll music.
But here’s the exciting news: There are still plenty of fantastic tickets available for this unforgettable event!
The weekend kicks off on Friday night, October 13, inside the Wildwoods Convention Center with a ‘50s Dance Party featuring The Cameos, who will have you dancing the night away to classic oldies. The Dance Party takes place from 6:30-10:30 p.m. and admission is $20 per person.
Saturday, October 14 will feature a full day of outdoor fun and music during the FREE Street Fair at Fox Park, located across from the Wildwoods Convention Center on Ocean Avenue, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Street Fair will include live entertainment throughout the day featuring the great sounds of the ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s with Animal House, Living Proof, and The Deck Band performing; not to mention a variety of vendors offering ‘50s memorabilia, merchandise, many delicious food options, and much more. A classic car show will be held at the Wildwoods Convention Center Circle from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The highlight of the weekend is the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s Concert taking center stage in the Oceanfront Arena at the Wildwoods Convention Center on Saturday, October 14, at 7 p.m. This star-studded musical lineup features live performances by The Temptations Review paying tribute to the legacy of Dennis Edwards with hits like “My Girl,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” and “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.”
Also gracing the stage is The 5th Dimension, known for their classics, “Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In,” “Up, Up and Away,” and “Wedding Bell Blues.” The Miracles featuring Sydney Justin will captivate the audience with their soulful melodies, including “The Tracks of My Tears,” “Shop Around,” and “Tears of a Clown.”
The event is hosted by The Voice of Tribute, starring Tommy C as the voice of Frankie Valli, Lou Christie, Bobby Darren, and Frank Sinatra. Expect Tommy C to sing timeless classics from each of these iconic artists. Doors open at 5 p.m. for the concert and an unforgettable night of music and nostalgia.
For those eager to secure their tickets or gather additional information, stop by the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce at 3306 Pacific Avenue Wildwood, NJ, visit www.Wildwoods.com, or call 609-729-4000. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations. A limited number of tickets will be available at the Wildwoods Convention Center Box Office the weekend of the event.
For additional information about the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s Weekend and a complete list of weekend activities, visit www.Wildwoods.com or call 609-729-4000.