Do The Shore: March 24 to March 30

The Great Egg Hunt

March 27 and April 3, 2021

The traditional beach event moves up onto the Ocean City boardwalk this year. Participating merchants will invite children up to age 7 to visit stores with their families to collect eggs filled with treats and surprises. The event will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or while supplies last. Flyers will direct families to participating stores. Call 1-800-BEACH-NJ for more information.

Take a “Be Kind” Story Walk

Visit Ocean City Public Library’s StoryWalk ® at Wesley Park (Lake Memorial Park, located at 407 Wesley Ave, OC).  Walk around the park while reading the story “Be Kind” by Pat Zietlow Miller, and illustrated by Jen Hill. The StoryWalk ® will be displayed until April 10th.  For more information call (609)-399-2434.

NJ Polar Pear Plunge

Continues Virtually in 2021

The 15th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Wildwood, sponsored by the New Jersey Fraternal Order of Police (FOP), is organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey in partnership with the City of Wildwood and Wildwoods Convention Center and supported by Wawa. Registration is only $25 and individuals must raise $100 minimum to participate prior to March 27. The event raised over $344,000 in January 2020. To learn more about the annual Polar Bear Plunge in Wildwood visit

The Easter Eggsperience

Sunday, March 28 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

A free, family fun day at The Lighthouse Church! Games, dinner, snacks, crafts, coffee, egg hunts and more. Located at 1248 Route 9 South Cape May Court House. Call (609) 465-6690 for more information.

Easter EggstravaganZoo

April 2, 2021 through April 11, 2021

Join the Easter themed egg hunt at The Cape May County Park and Zoo and learn some animal facts along the way. Also follow the obstacle course in the courtyard for a hopping good time. Adventure through the walking paths behind the zoo to spot the over-sized Easter Eggs hanging from the trees and more. Call (609) 465-5271 for more information and to confirm times.

Woodland Village Easter Egg Hunt

April 3, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.

Join in on the annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Woodland Village on April 3rd at 11:00 a.m.! There will be special prizes in select Easter eggs so be sure to open them up to see if you were one of the lucky winners. This event is free for all ages. Call (609) 624-1350 for more information.

Physick Estate Scavenger Hunt

Continues Through July 31, 2021. Call to Confirm Times.

Have an adventure the whole family will enjoy at the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate! Use our map to explore the grounds and find the answers to questions about the Physick family and life in Victorian times on this educational scavenger hunt. Turn in your answer sheet at the Carriage House Museum Shop and receive a prize! Available daily at the Hill House office or the Carriage House Visitors Center at the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. and at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

Creature Feature and Craft

Continues through May 9, 2021. 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Watch this Virtual Creature Feature online and then pop in for a visit to get up close and personal with a host of live animals including turtles, crabs, mollusks, horseshoe crabs, or the popular animals of Finding Nemo. After the presentation, grab your very own take-and-make craft for home! All virtual presentations are available for viewing on the Aquarium Bytes section of our Virtual Wetlands Experience portal on our website. The Wetlands Institute is located at 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd, Stone Harbor New Jersey 08247.

*Events are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please check with each event organizer before attending.*