Wilbraham Park Rededication Ceremony
Saturday, June 18 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, W Perry St, West Cape May
The ceremony will include a U.S. Coast Guard Color Guard Presentation of the Colors, a ribbon-cutting, a reading of a proclamation announcing Wilbraham Park Day, and a recognition of the Eagle Scout who helped reclaim the northwest corner of the park. Musical entertainment will be provided by the Honeyhawks, starting at 9:30 a.m.
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Auxiliary Convention and Parade
June 15 – 18
Wildwoods Covnention Center
On Saturday, June 18, the convention will conclude with a massive military parade. The parade will start at 1:30 p.m. along Atlantic Avenue, beginning at 25th Avenue in North Wildwood and ending at Andrews Avenue in Wildwood. For more information call 609-393-1929 or visit www.vfwnj.org.
NAACP Juneteenth Festival
Saturday, June 18 at 1 p.m.
MLK Recreation Center, Whitesboro
Come celebrate freedom at this year’s Juneteenth Festival. Food, vendors, games, and speakers will be present, with music by DJ Cree. Potential vendors should contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Create in the Crest Art Festival
Saturday, June 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Centennial Park, Wildwood Crest
This new, free event will feature artists, entrepreneurs, photographers, musicians and other creators demonstrating, teaching, and selling their art. For more information, call 609-523-0202 or visit wildwoodcrest.org.
Skimmer Festival in Sea Isle
June 18, 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
JFK Blvd at Pleasure Ave, Excursion Park, and the Sea Isle Promenade
The festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade. Also, the popular Skimmer Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park, located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, where a tempting selection of local delicacies and traditional festival-fare will be on sale. Meanwhile, inside Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities. We will once again have free amusement rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Barefoot Country Music Festival
June 16 – 19
735 Seashore Rd, Cape May
Barefoot Country Music Fest, Jersey’s Original Country Music Beach Fest, takes place in Wildwood between the famous Morey’s Piers on the beach. BCMF is host to 40+ artists slated for June 16-19, 2022, bringing a unique blend of today’s country headliners, regional stars, up-and-comers and locals favorites performing across five stages.
Cold Spring Village Military Timeline Weekend
June 18, 19
Historic Cold Spring Village will host its annual Military Timeline Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, June 18th and 19th, which will feature encampments, weaponry displays and demonstrations from living history groups depicting various conflicts throughout the centuries.
For Kids: Jen Stewart in Concert
Monday, June 20 at 10 a.m.
39th Street Tennis Building
Who is that lady with the guitar? Why it’s Jen Stewart, ready to share music and songs with kids and their families. Are you ready to sing along with Jen?
National Marbles Tournament
June 20 – 23 from 8 a.m. to noon
Ringer Stadium on the Wildwood Avenue beach
The Wildwoods will host its National Marbles Tournament at Ringer Stadium at Wildwood Avenue and the beach. This year marks the official 99th anniversary for this national competition in the sport of marbles for boys and girls ages 8-14 that have qualified by winning local tournaments throughout the United States. More than 1,200 games of Ringer marbles will be played throughout the tournament. The champions, “King” & “Queen” of marbles, will be crowned on the last day of the tournament
Lower Township Family Fun Night
Thursday, June 23
Mowery Avenue, between Caroline and Bates Avenues, Villas
Music, food trucks, yard games, arts & crafts, and vendors will be at the park starting at 5 p.m. “High Five Swan Dive” will perform live music, and a free screening of “Encanto” will begin at 7:30 p.m.
Cape May LGBTQ+ Pride Parade
Thursday, June 23
Beginning at 5:30 p.m. on June 23, event participants will meet outside of Cape May Convention Hall, and promptly at 6 p.m. will proceed to march down the Promenade to the Cove beach, where the celebration will continue. Attendees are encouraged to come in their fullest self-expression, with rainbow gear, signs, and flags suggested and welcomed.
An after-party, which is open and free to attend, will take place at The Rusty Nail on Beach Avenue as soon as the march and ceremony have concluded, likely around 8 p.m.
Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer
June 25, 26 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wildwood beaches between Spencer and Poplar Avenues
Cape Express Beach Blast Soccer will feature youth and adult soccer teams from all over the East Coast competing in a barefoot soccer tournament. Over 1,000 teams will compete on the sand in the largest sand soccer tournament in the world! Entrance fee for participants. Free to spectators. For more information or to register your team, visit CapeExpress.com.