Do the Shore: Oct. 13-19


Porsche Boardwalk Reunion

Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Porsches will be displayed from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk from 6th Street to 14th Street. Over 350 Porsches of all models and years between 1954 and 2021 are expected. Free Tech Sessions on Porsche related topics open to all at the Music Pier. Visit Porsche Cherry Hill’s sponsor tent. Enjoy an afternoon of all things Porsche!

John R. Elliott Hero Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run

Sunday, October 17, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
The HERO Fun Run will take place at 10:00 a.m. Hero ceremonies are at 10:30 a.m. The HERO Walk along the Ocean City boardwalk commences at 11 a.m. We raise awareness of the importance of sober designated drivers. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk. For more information visit or call 609-626-3880.

“Howl-O-Ween” Parade

Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:00 p.m.
Hosted by the Humane Society of Ocean City, the first annual “Howl-O-Ween” Parade and dog costume contest is for people and dogs of all ages. Contestants are encouraged to dress themselves and their pooch in zany, fun Halloween costumes in the spirit of the season. HSOC’s “Pet of the Year” will be the event’s Grand Marshal.
Registration begins at 2:00 p.m., at the Sports and Civic Center, located at Sixth Street and the Boardwalk. The For more information call 609-399-6111.

OC Dog Day

Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Leashed dogs will be permitted on the boardwalk between these times. All are welcome and encouraged to bring their favorite furry canine friend. Activities for the day include dog-specific vendors at the Music Pier, photo-op stations on the Boardwalk, and the Humane Society of Ocean City’s “Pet of the Year” Announcement. For more information, call 609-399-6111.

Boo at the ZOO, the “Creepy Jeepy” Contest

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
The Cape May Zoo for their annual Boo at the Zoo event will be featuring tons of fun for the entire family. We will once again have center stage with all of our Jeeps proudly parked on the main lawn area and decorated for Halloween. The best dressed Jeeps will receive a Trophy! Visit for tickets.

Avalon Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, October 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Halloween fun starts early this year with Avalon’s famous Trunk-or-Treat event. Deck out the cars and costumes and enjoy a night of fall fun with family and friends. 30th Street Parking Lot in Avalon.

Avalon Dune Grass Planting

Saturday, October, 23 2021, 8:30 a.m.
Volunteer to assist in planting dune grass and helping to keep the beaches of Avalon safe from storms! Volunteers are asked to meet at Avalon Community Hall for a short demonstration, and a light lunch will be provided after planting. (Rain date Oct. 24)

Halloween Parade & Dance Party

Friday, October 22, 2021 7:00 p.m.
The parade will feature live music, strolling entertainers, floats, local organizations and many well-costumed participants will appear. The Halloween Awards Ceremony and Family Dance Party will take place at the Excursion Park Band Shell immediately after the parade. The dance party will keep your “spirits” high and delight families with seasonal music and popular dance favorites. Call (609) 263-0050 for more information. Located at 45th St. & Landis Ave. to JFK Blvd. Sea Isle City.

North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party

Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The annual family fun event! Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m., event is 5:30 – 7 p.m. Held along Olde NJ Avenue in North Wildwood. Music, Magic, Balloon Twisting and more! Families are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children’s costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood or at City Hall. All vehicles participating in the event must be registered. Parking for visitors will be available in the municipal lot at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues. 609.522.2955 or


Sunday, October 31, 2021 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
We’re inviting residents, businesses and organizations to distribute candy from your trunks or open tail gates. A prize will be awarded to the “Best Decorated” vehicle. Marina Parking Lot 42nd Place & Bay in Sea Isle City. Contact the Recreation Office for more information or to reserve a spot for your vehicle. Call (609) 263-0050 for more information.

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