Do The Shore: July 21 – July 27

Do The Shore: Child with ice cream cone

Ocean City Farmers Market

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Every Wednesday the Ocean City Farmers Market on the OC Tabernacle Grounds at 6th & Asbury. Call (609) 399-1412 for more information.

Free Lawn Concerts on the Cape May Green

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Summer Concert Series is back! The line-up for this summer has been secured and we’re excited for concerts to return to the Green! Call (800) 643-3779 for more information.

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series

Saturday, July 21, 2021 7:30 p.m.

Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: (609) 523-0202.

Free Movies Under the Stars: Detective Pikachu

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Every Wednesday night in Sea Isle through September 1st, enjoy a free family movie under the stars! Don’t forget to bring your beach chairs and blankets. Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue in Sea Isle City.

Wacky Wednesday: Christmas in July

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Celebrate the Christmas holiday season in July with a special craft and a visit from Santa while he is in town on vacation. Dress in red and green to participate in our wacky Christmas meets summer fashion show. Contest is free but capacity will be limited based on outdoor gathering restrictions. Open to all ages. Start time: 10:30 a.m. at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

Beachside Science at Surfside Park: Baby Shorebirds

Wednesday, July 21, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to join the Wetlands Institute for Shorebird Babies ‘R Us – The Birds That Rely on the Jersey Shore to Nest. This is a free outdoor event. Surfside Park, 30th & The Beach, Avalon New Jersey 08202.

Market Days in OCNJ

Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Market Days happen Thursdays over the summer from 10am to 1pm on Asbury Avenue. Entertainment, Face Painters, Balloon sculptors & more!  Located in Ocean City on Asbury Ave. Call (609) 399-6111 for more information.

Storytime on the Lawn in Sea Isle

Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, & Fun! All caregivers are invited to register for storytime on the lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chairs and get comfortable at your group’s designated lawn space. Registration is required. Call (609) 263-7301 for more information.

Storytime on the Lawn in Wildwood Crest

Thursday, July 22, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, & Fun! All caregivers are invited to register for storytime on the lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chairs and get comfortable at your group’s designated lawn space. Registration is required. Call (609) 522-0564for more information.

Storytime at the Zoo

Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

All caregivers are invited to register for storytime at the Cape May County Zoo! We’ll meet in the shade by the band stand (near the playground). Please be aware that all storytimes require registration. Participants are encouraged to bring their own chairs or towels to get comfortable. All participants are also invited to bring with them their favorite stuffed animal friend for our closing songs. All storytimes are weather permitting.

North Wildwood Concerts Under the Stars

Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

These free summer concerts feature popular groups like the Fabulous Grease Band, Soul Cruisers and more! Lou Booth Amphitheatre, Second and Ocean Aves in North Wildwood. Call (609) 522-7722 for more information.

Family Nights

Thursday, July 22, 2021, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Entertainment on the boardwalk 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. between 6th Street – 14th Street in Ocean City, NJ.

Free Concerts in the Plaza

Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave. Bring your dancing shoes, as well as a blanket or beach chair. Come early and visit the Downtown Wildwood shops and restaurants. Call (609) 523-1602 for more information.

Wildwood Crest Live Music at Sunset

Thursday, July 22, 2021 7:30 p.m.

Live acoustic music overlooking some of the best sunsets on the East Coast. Sunset Lake Gazebo (Miami and New Jersey). Entertainment TBA. 7:30 pm in July, 7 pm in August. More info: 609-523-0202.

Free Movies on the Beach in Cape May

Thursday, July 22, 2021 8:15 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free movies on the beach are BACK! The featured Movie begins at sundown, at approximately 8:15 PM on Gurney Street Beach (next to Cape May Convention Hall). Bring your beach chairs & blankets to watch.

Acoustic Open Mic Night & XBox Truck

Thursday, July 22, 2021 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Thursday nights are for teens! Join us at Excursion Park in Sea Isle City from 9pm-11pm for music, games and fun. The event features an xbox truck, volleyball and cornhole games, plus you can sign up to sign karaoke up on stage! Call (609) 263-9090 for more information.

Santa’s Stone Harbor Getaway

Thursday, July 22, 2021 – Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Santa & Mrs. Claus can’t wait to get back to their favorite summer beach destination – Stone Harbor! They’ll arrive Thursday at 11am and enjoy a few days visiting our shops & restaurants, hitting the beach & spa, and relaxing! Call (609) 368-6101 for more information.

Aloha Friday: FREE Ukulele Lessons

Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hosted by Ocean Outfitters at Sunrise Park in Wildwood Crest New Jersey. All ages are welcome for FREE ukulele lessons every Friday night this summer! The lessons are geared toward beginners and those who have never picked up a uke before. For more information call (609) 729-7400.

Surfside Live: Elves Gone Wild!

Friday, July 23, 2021 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Families will enjoy an interactive LIVE performance every Friday night, featuring your favorite characters and a DJ Dance Party! Enjoy family fun with a safe activity, DJ, dancing, games, trivia and more. LIVE by the beach!

Surfside Park at 30th & The Beach in Avalon.

Check Out Friday Night Fireworks

Friday, July 23, 2021 10:00 pm – 10:15 pm

Every Friday night throughout the summer beginning at 10 p.m. enjoy a spectacular nighttime display of fireworks exploding to a musical score that is played all along the Boardwalk and is simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Launched from Pine Avenue & the Beach the fireworks are visible from anywhere on the Boardwalk. So pull up a beach chair or just stop in your tracks on the Boardwalk for a few minutes of breathtaking color and lights! Call (609) 523-1602 for more information.

Sip, Shop & Stroll Downtown Wildwood

Friday, July 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

SIP, SHOP & STROLL is back for 3 Friday evenings this summer! This fun event will showcase local artists at Byrne Plaza at 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood for an outdoor evening of art, wine, shopping and music!

Local artists will be displaying and selling their unique creations! 2021 Downtown Wildwood Sip, Shop & Strolls will be held on Fridays from 6 to 9 pm on June 25th, July 23rd and August 27th. Limited seating is available at the Sip, Shop & Strolls so bring your blanket and chairs, pick up a picnic, and spend the night at Byrne Plaza! Call (609) 523-1602 for more information.

Wildwood Farmers Market

Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Farmers Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 29th at 8 am and will be held every Saturday, through Labor Day weekend, from 8 am until 12:30 pm. Extending from Byrne Plaza, at 3400 Pacific Avenue, to 3501 Pacific Avenue, the market will encompass the 3 Pacific Avenue blocks between Oak and Schellenger Avenues, allowing the vendors to be spaced out for plenty of social distancing room.

Free Concert Under the Stars

Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Don’t forget to bring your beach chairs and blankets! Excursion Park at JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue in Sea Isle City.

North Wildwood Concerts Under the Stars

Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

These free summer concerts feature popular groups like the Fabulous Grease Band, Soul Cruisers and more! Lou Booth Amphitheatre, Second and Ocean Aves in North Wildwood. Call (609) 522-7722 for more information.

Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series

Saturday, July 24, 2021 7:30 p.m.

Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: (609) 523-0202.

Free Family Nature Walk

Saturday, July 24, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Friends of Cape May NWR are continuing their fun, free, family-friendly bird walks all summer long at 2-Mile Beach in Wildwood Crest. Look for the Free Bird walk sign where Pacific Avenue turns into Ocean Drive, on the east side of the street. Meet at the 2-Mile Visitor Center Parking Lot (just north of the gate for the former Coast Guard base). Explore this hidden gem of undeveloped barrier island ocean beach, and learn about the amazing birds with loaner binoculars and a spotting scope. Families with children are welcome! Pre-registration is a requirement to be a walk participant. Sign up on Facebook at Friends of Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. Call (609) 513-9349 for more information.

Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City

Saturday, July 24, 2021 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The Sandy Sprint is hosted by the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation in an effort to spread the word about our mission and raise funds to advance research. There is a 5K course as well as a family fun walk on the Promenade in Sea Isle City.

Christmas in July with Santa Claus

Saturday, July 24, 2021 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Santa Claus rides the beach and his helpers will play Christmas music for all of his friends! The fun starts at 1 p.m. along the beach in North Wildwood. Members of the North Wildwood Beach Patrol will join in the fun. FREE! (609) 522-7500 or NorthWildwood.com for more information.

Sunflower Festival

Saturday, July 24, 2021 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Come out to enjoy Misty Meadow’s Sunflower Festival. $10 to enter our u-pick sunflower field. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere, while finding that perfect bouquet and photo. Each entry includes up to 4 stems with each addition stem only $1. There will be live music by John Wood, live blacksmithing demonstrations by Hebrew Hammer, pony rides by Painted Bay Farms, Ludlums Brewery, Grubbin’ Gringos, Herry and Beans and Shark Bait and more. Misty Meadow Farm and Sheep Dairy, 100 Dennisville Petersburg Rd. Petersburg New Jersey 08270.

Watch Home Alone & Dinner Outside for Xmas in July

Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Movie is FREE – Popcorn is FREE. Affordable candy and snacks and bathrooms available.

Full menu and outside seating is available during movie if preferred. First come first serve bases. Movie starts at sunset! (609) 305-4807 for more information.

66th Annual Nights in Venice Boat Parade & Fireworks

Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.609-399-1412

Night in Venice will return to Ocean City for the 66th time at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 24, 2021. Registration is now open to all boat and bayfront home owners who want to participate in this year’s celebration. Call (609) 399-1412 for more information.

Christmas in July Festival & Boat Parade

Saturday, July 24, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the Christmas season in the summertime at this family-oriented festival along Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest. Live music with Jamison Celtic Rock (holiday-themed songs, along with pop, rock, and Irish), food, children’s and family activities, FREE photos with Santa Claus, and more! The event concludes with a boat parade in Sunset Lake. Call (609) 523-0202 for more information.

Hands on History Weekend

Saturday, July 24, 2021 – Sunday, July 25, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun are planned for Historic Cold Spring Village’s ‘Hands-on History’ Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, July 24th-25th, from 11am to 4:00pm. Children will be given a ‘Pastport’ at the start of their Village trip, which can be stamped at the buildings they visit after completing a take-home craft or activity, like writing with a quill pen, carding wool, or churning butter. Pastports can be redeemed at the Country Store for a free treat! Call (609) 898-2300 ext.10 for more information.

Stone Harbor Farmers Market

Sunday, July 25, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sunday summer tradition that features a variety of vendors offering fresh produce, meats, desserts, coffee and more, all locally grown and created in South Jersey. Located at 95th Street Water Tower Plaza in Stone Harbor.

Sundays at Surfside Outdoor Concert Series

Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Bring your beach chairs and enjoy a Sunday night summer concert series! Located at Surfside Park 30th & The Beach Avalon New Jersey.

Avalon Beach Classic Kids Duathlon

Sunday, July 25, 2021 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Avalon Beach Classic Duathlon consists of a 1k run (29th St. to 24th St turn around/water station) on the boardwalk with beach and ocean views! A 5k bike ride is on Avalon Avenue on newly paved roads which are closed to local traffic. The final 1k run is again on the boardwalk and finishes on 29th Street. Tshirt and finishers medals to all participants. Awards 5 deep in male and female age groups (7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-15). Our charity partner is The Helen L. Diller Vacation Home for Blind Children that provides blind and visually impaired children, ages 7-15, an all-expense-paid week of summer camp here in Avalon, NJ. (609) 967-3066 for more information.

Christmas in July at the Cape May Lighthouse

Sunday, July 25, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Join Santa at the Cape May Lighthouse, Cape May Point State Park, along with food, music, vendors and family-friendly activities. Family-friendly activities on the grounds are FREE! Kids climb the Lighthouse for FREE! Call  (609) 884-5404 for more information.

Sunset Lake Food Trucks & Outdoor Movie

Sunday, July 25, 2021 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Held along Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest at Louisville & New Jersey Avenues. Join us from 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. for award-winning food trucks and a movie showing at the lake. Get there early to enjoy delicious selections from gourmet food trucks from the tri-state area before you take your beach chairs or blankets down by the lake.

Wildwood Crest Sunset Celebrations

Monday, July 26, 2021 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Head out to this FREE family event with live music, children’s activities/entertainment, FREE family photos and some of the best sunsets on the East Coast. Held each Monday, July 5 through August 23. The event begins at 7:30 pm in July and at 7 pm in August. Call (609) 523-0202 for more information.

Stone Harbor Storytime at Chelsea Park

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, & Fun! All caregivers are invited to register for storytime on the lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chairs and get comfortable at your group’s designated lawn space. Registration is required. Visit events.cmclibrary.org/events for more information.

Join Outside Library Storytime at Upper Cape Library

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Stories, Songs, Rhymes, & Fun! All caregivers are invited to register for storytime on the lawn. Bring a blanket or beach chairs and get comfortable at your group’s designated lawn space. Registration is required. Call (609) 628-2607 for more information. 2050 Route 631, On the Lawn in Petersburg New Jersey.

Sea Isle City Farmer’s Market

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Shop local! Every Tuesday morning from June 22 through September 7 at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave., visitors and residents are encouraged to browse and shop a variety of local produce and vendors. Guests can grab a cup of coffee and check out more than 30 vendors before hitting the beach, making it the perfect Tuesday morning ritual.

Middle Township Summer Concert Series & Food Trucks

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The events will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 31, except for Aug. 3, when National Night Out festivities will be held at the Goshen Complex. Middle Township expects to expand on the number of food trucks and vendors that took part last summer. July 6 will feature the Sensational Soul Cruisers. Located at Ockie Wisting Recreation Complex, 7 Fulling Mill Road in Rio Grande.

Tuesdays at the Tower: Stone Harbor Concert Series

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Bring your beach chairs and be entertained by a different 90 min performance each week! This is a free event and is open to the public. Hosted by Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce, located at 95th Street Water Tower Plaza in Stone Harbor. Call (609) 368-1210 for more information.

West Cape May Farmers Market

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

By popular demand, the market will once again run a full ten weeks, every Tuesday beginning June 29 through August 31, 2021, between 3:00pm and 7:30pm. The market is located at the West Cape May Municipal Complex at the Backyard Park, 732 Broadway. Call 609-884-1005 x9 for more information.

FREE Family Movie Night Toy Story 2

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:15 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free Family Movie Nights are at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood. The movies start as soon as the sun sets, between 8:00 and 8:30 pm. Come early and visit the Downtown Wildwood shops and restaurants. Have dinner, or order takeout and picnic in the Plaza! Don’t forget ice cream for dessert! Grab your beach chairs and blankets and meet us at Byrne Plaza on Tuesday Night this summer to watch Free Family Movies under the stars! Call (609) 523-1602 for more information.

Surfside Park Beach Movies: Grease

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Bring the whole family out for a free movie on the beach! The movie happens at dusk, 30th Street & the beach.

In the event of inclement weather, the beach movie will be moved to Wednesday night. Avalon, New Jersey.

The Wildwoods Loves Waddler’s Contest

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

A fun event for infants and toddlers (up to 2 years old) to show off their speedy crawling or ‘waddling’ technique on the day before the official Wildwoods Baby Parade! The Baby Waddle takes place at 10:30 a.m. on the grassy circle in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Registration will begin at the circle at 9:30 a.m. Waddle begins at 10:30 a.m. SHARP! Prizes will be awarded and registration is FREE. Waddlers are encouraged to also participate in the official Wildwoods Baby Parade (a tradition since 1909!) the next day at 6 p.m. For more information call (609) 729-4000.

Free Family Fun Night in Sea Isle

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fun for the whole family! Enjoy various family fun weekly through August 30. Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard & Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City.

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