Thursdays On Dune
Thursday, July 5 at 5:30 p.m.
Veterans Plaza, 21st & Dune Drive, Avalon
Thursdays on Dune returns for 2018 with an amazing lineup of family-fun and music from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Kids will enjoy crafts, character appearances, face painting, balloon art, giveaways and more from 5:30 to 7 p.m., followed by a live band from 7 to 8:30 p.m.! This Thursday’s performance is by Jonifin Marvin and the Philly Reggae Band. For more information, visit www.visitavalonnj.com.
Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza
Thursday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 7 at 10 a.m.
Byrne Plaza, Oak & Pacific avenues, Wildwood
Enjoy live music at the Downtown Wildwood Music in the Plaza featuring new musical talent every Thursday and Saturday through Sept. 1. Thursday is the Juliano Brothers from 7:30-9 p.m. and Saturday is the Aquanets from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair. Come early to dine Downtown or pick up take-out to “picnic in the plaza!” FREE admission and FREE parking. Call (609) 523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com for more details.
Little Anthony & the Imperials Perform in Cape May
Thursday, July 5 at 8 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May
On Thursday, July 5, Little Anthony and the Imperials kick off the concert series with an inimitable blend of rhythm and blues, soul, and early rock and roll. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees topped the charts with hits such as “Tears on My Pillow,” “Goin’ Out Of My Head,” “Hurt So Bad” and “Shimmy Shimmy Ko Ko Bop.” For more information and tickets, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com.
Wildwoods Got Talent
Friday, July 6 at 7 p.m.
Fox Park Amphitheater, Burk & Ocean avenues, Wildwood
Wildwoods Got Talent is an all-new weekly event being held at Fox Park Amphitheater every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. in July and August (with the exclusion of Aug. 31). Each week, Wildwoods Got Talent will feature 30 live entertainment acts vying for the top three spots which will move on to compete in the Grand Finale on Aug. 24. For full information or to register, visit www.wildwoodsgottalent.com.
Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Friday, July 6 to Monday, July 9 at 7 p.m.
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St., Cape May
The City of Cape May is excited to again host free evening outdoor concerts in Cape May. Each concert will offer excellent entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere. Friday is the 63rd Army Band (in Convention Hall), Saturday is America’s Sweethearts, Sunday is the Cape May County String Band and Monday is Sweet Adelines. Music in the Park runs through Sept. 15. Concerts are held every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket to comfortably enjoy the entertainment. For more information, visit www.discovercapemaynj.com or call (609) 884-9565.
20th Annual Whale of a Day Family Festival
Saturday, July 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Clubhouse & Town Bank roads, North Cape May
The Property Owners Association of Cape May Beach (Historic Townbank Inc.) announces once again our popular summer festival, ‘Whale of a Day,’ held rain or shine from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This very special multi-block family day features over 120 vendor dealers including many types of food and refreshments, antiques, arts and crafts, a Fun Zone for the kids, live music from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside on the covered deck, a history display and bake sale (get there early!) inside the Clubhouse, our famous 60+ assorted basket raffles and more. For more information, visit www.historictownbank.com.
Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Saturday, July 7 at 9 a.m.
Heather Road Beach, Wildwood Crest
Grab your buckets and shovels and head to the beach at Heather Road in Wildwood Crest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the amateur and semi-pro sand sculpting contest, hosted by professional world-renowned sand sculptor Matt Long and “Can You Dig It”! sand sculpting. FREE to all participants and spectators. Prizes awarded in a variety of categories. Event also includes live music on the beach, magic show, beach games and more. Rain or shine! For more information, call (609) 523-0202 or visit www.wildwoodcrest.org.
Saturday, July 7 and Sunday, July 8 at 10 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., Cape May
Fascinated by the supernatural? Not sure what the odd noise is at night? Visit Historic Cold Spring Village for ‘Paranormal Pursuits’: Spiritualism in the 1800s from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In addition to experiencing the Village’s 27 restored, historic buildings dating from 1691-1912, guests can enjoy various workshops, demonstrations and tours which highlight the study of spiritualism and the paranormal of the 1800s.
Wildwood Cornhole Tournament
Saturday, July 7 at 11 a.m.
Wildwood Beach, between Wildwood & Oak avenues, Wildwood
The bags will fly on the Wildwoods beach during this double elimination tournament. Teams of two will compete in the popular tailgating bean bag toss game. Saturday’s event is $25 registration fee 11 a.m. start time. All ages are eligible to register. Sunday hosts the main event cash prizes. Must be 18 and older. This tournament will start at 10:30 a.m. and costs $45 per team of two if pre-registered or $50 per team day of event. For more information, call (609) 729-8870 or visit www.WildwoodCornhole.com.
Foam N’ Glow “World’s Largest Foam Party”
Saturday, July 7 at 7 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The show concept leads fans on a journey of unimaginable atmospheres and unforgettable emotions. This concert revolution has swept the world of electronic dance music, blurring the line between fantasy and reality. Enjoy state-of-the-art visual effects, ground shaking bass, and World class DJs Justin Caruso, CADE Corbin Kelly and more! For tickets and more information, visit www.foamnglow.com.