Do The Shore: May 26 – June 1

Beach memorial Day

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.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival

May 28, 2021 – May 31, 2021 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm *Hours Vary

Festivities begin with a Friday night social via the local kite club and the 9:00pm illuminated night kite fly. Saturday includes the silent and loud auctions (open to all) and Saturday and Sunday include the flying of large inflatable kites, sport kite demo, team flying, as well as family games. Monday features the World Indoor Kite exhibition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. FREE to spectators. Located at 4501 Boardwalk on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Visit or call (732) 822-4884.

Stone Harbor Beach Opening Ceremony & Color Run

Saturday, May 29, 2021 at 9:00am

Join Stone Harbor in officially opening the beach for the summer with a Color Fun Run. This non-timed event is open to all ages, and travels north to 82nd Street and back to 95th Street. Be one of the first 200 people to register to receive a free T-shirt, and the many color stations along the way will help to decorate it! Participants are encouraged to dress up, and prizes will be awarded for the most patriotic costumes. The traditional beach opening ceremony with Stone Harbor Mayor Judith Davies-Dunhour and the Beach Patrol Captain will take place after the race. For more information visit or call (609) 368-1210.

Cape May Kiwanis Yard Sale

Saturday, May 29, 2021 7:00 AM

This Annual Event is sponsored by the KiWomis (spouses of Kiwanians). We kindly ask that you Do Not Drop anything off at our clubhouse. Due torestrictions this will be a modified yard sale. When you come, Wear a Mask, Social Distance, You may bring your own shopping bag and most of all….Find Some Treasures!! The Cape May Kiwanians have been collecting non-perishable foods and personal care items throughout the Fall and Winter. Please feel free to bring a donation to keep this outreach program going. If you have any questions, please call the clubhouse at (609) 884-8888 and leave a message.

Spring Outdoor Market

Saturday, May 29, 2021 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spring Outdoor Market 612 Franklin Street. Everything is made or donated by the people of Church of the Advent. The rain date for the event is May 30 from noon to 4. Please call the church office at 609-884-3065 for more information.

20th Annual Turtle Trot 5K Race/2-Mile Fun Walk

Sunday, May 30, 2021 8:00am

Start your morning with a family-fun run and walk through Stone Harbor! Register for this annual holiday weekend tradition and get a healthy start to the day for a great cause. Proceeds go to The Wetlands Institute’s Diamondback Terrapin Conservation Program. For more information please call (609) 368-6101 or visit

Stone Harbor Farmers Market

Sunday, May 30, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Opening day of this Sunday summer tradition that features a variety of vendors offering fresh produce, meats, desserts, coffee and more, all locally grown and created in South Jersey. Located at 95th Street Water Tower Plaza in Stone Harbor.

Atlantic Brass Band Concert

Sunday, May 30, 2021 7:00 p.m.

Celebrate Memorial Day with this annual free outdoor concert of rousing American music performed by the Atlantic Brass Band at the Rotary Bandstand in Cape May.

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.

Middle Township Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 31, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.

Parade Lineup will be 9:00 am at Memorial Field. There is a Bike Decorating Contest: 3-6yr old, 7-9 year old & 10-12 yr old. Judging begins at 9:20am on Memorial Field. Contestants for both the Bike Contest & The Parade MUST be pre-registered prior to May 27th. The parade will be livestreamed to the Middle Township Facebook page.

Wildwood Memorial Day Parade

Sunday, May 30, 2021 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lineup 6 p.m. Oak and Pacific, route is from Oak and Atlantic to Andrews, Andrews to Ocean, Ocean to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall at Burk and Ocean Avenues, Wildwood. Parade is followed by a candlelight vigil. For more information call 609.522.3613 or visit

Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Concert

Sunday, May 30, 2021 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Kick off summer with a concert featuring ‘The Chatterband’ (dance/party hits) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair to Centennial Park Willdwood Crest. 609.523.0202 or

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