Do the Shore: June 15 – 24 Events

Kite Festival

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 

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  

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 

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