Do The Shore: May 12 to May 18

Aerial beach town photo

Washington Street Mall Spring Sidewalk

Thursday, May 13th – Sunday May 16th

From 9am – 7pm check out great savings on clothing, gifts, collectibles & more! Social Distancing and Facemasks required while shopping for the safety of all. For more information visit

Captain Kidd Pirate Day Parade & Treasure Hunt

May 15, 2021 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Don your pirate best and join us in North Wildwood for a Yo Ho Ho good time! FREE Pirate parade at 11 a.m. at 26th and the Boardwalk followed by a treasure hunt at 19th and the beach. The parade and event will start promptly at 11 a.m.  For more information call 609.522.2955 or visit

Be Kind to Your Mind

Saturday, May 22, 2021 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month join Gatsby Events as they host a day full of fun. Adults and children welcome to 7 Fulling Mill Road, Rio Grande, NJ 08242. There will be raffles, prizes, assistance therapy, games, musical chairs, and more. For more information contact or call Gatsby Events at (609) 972-5709.

Pour Into Summer Wine Festival

May 22 and 23, 2021 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Get ready to “Sip. Savor. Celebrate” at the Pour Into Summer Wine Festival taking place May 22 & 23 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm at Byrne Plaza in Wildwood, New Jersey. Come wine down with some of New Jersey’s best wineries as they kick off the summer season in style at the first “Socially Distanced” wine festival for 2021! Guests can read the festival health & safety policy, get tickets and more information on this event by visiting the website at or by going to the newjerseywineandbeerevents Facebook page. Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue, Wildwood, New Jersey. The Pour Into Summer Wine Festival is proudly produced by GPS, Inc.

Gymnastics Championships at the Wildwoods Convention Center 

May 29-30 2021

Talented athletes will compete on the floor, balance beam, uneven bars and vault. The competitions will be choreographed to music and prizes will be awarded to the top finishers. The Convention Center will abide by the New Jersey State Department of Health’s guidance for sports activities mandating temperature checks for all participants, coaches and officials, masking for everyone except during actual competition and safe distancing practices. For additional information regarding the Gymnastics Championships, please call 609-704-9700 or visit For more information on the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.

Go on a “Bug Girl” Story Walk

Continues through May 31, 2021

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 “Bug Girl” by Sophia Spencer. Our StoryWalk ® will be displayed until May 31st.  Everyone who completes and submits this form will be entered for a special family prize! You can also pick up a free bug-themed craft kit to go from the library through May 31st! Call (609) 399-2434 for more information.

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