Do The Shore: May 5 to May 11

Gymnastics Championships at the Wildwoods Convention Center 

May 7-9, 2021 and 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.

May Crafts & Collectibles Show

May 8, 2021 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. Located at the Emlen Physick Estate from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Call (609) 884-5404 for more information.

Martin Z. Mollusk Day & Kids Coloring Contest

May 8, 2021 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In Ocean City’s own take on Groundhog Day, the crustacean mascot will seek his shadow on Martin Z. Mollusk Day (Saturday, May 8) to see if summer will come a week early. The fun begins at 11 a.m. on the beach at Ninth Street. This annual tradition includes a coloring contest for kids, entry forms and coloring pages will be distributed at the Primary School and can be picked up at the City Hall Welcome Center (861 Asbury Avenue), the Ocean City Free Public Library (1735 Simpson Ave.) and the Ocean City Music Pier (Boardwalk at Moorlyn Terrace) on weekends.

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

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.

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