Do the Shore: Oct. 20-27


Crafts & Collectibles by the Sea

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY – All year long, Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. Crafts & Collectibles by the Sea will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00am – 4:00pm.  For more information visit

Boo at the ZOO, the “Creepy Jeepy” contest

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – 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.

23rd Annual Olde Tyme Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 23⋅10:00am – 5:00pm

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Our 23rd Annual “Olde Tyme Harvest Festival” is scheduled for Saturday October 23, 2021, with the rain date of Sunday October 24, 2021. The event will be held on Mechanic Street in Cape May Court House. This will be a daylong celebration of the old and the new Middle Township. We will be featuring live music, games, rides, food and much more!!!

Bonfire on the beach

Saturday, October 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

NORTH WILDWOOD – The Anglesea Irish Society & Greater Wildwood Jaycees want you to bring a chair and a blanket, and enjoy the 11th Annual Bonfire on the Beach Saturday, October 23rd from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Admission is $10 (Kids under 12 are $2). Musical entertainment will be provided. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. North Wildwood beach, 1st & Surf Ave. Rain date is November 6th.

Avalon Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, October 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

AVALON – 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.

AVALON – 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.

SEA ISLE CITY – 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.

Beach Cleanup

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – Volunteers are needed to help the Sea Isle City Environmental Commission with its bi-annual beach cleanup. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags and gloves before they set out to scour the beaches for trash and debris. Rain date: October 24. Call (609) 263-2081 for more information. JFK Blvd. & Promenade in Sea Isle City.

Dog Day

Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY – Leashed dogs will be permitted on the boardwalk from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. 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.  The fun starts at 9:00 A.M. and goes until 5:00 P.M. For more information call 609-399-6111.

HSOC “Howl-O-Ween” Parade

Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY – 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 & Civic Center located at 6th & Boardwalk. The parade begins at 3:00 P.M. and the procession is from 6th to 14th Street on the Boardwalk. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Halloween Parade

Thursday, October 28, 2021 7:15 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.

OCEAN CITY – Halloween Parade on Asbury Ave. from 6th – 11th Street. Sponsored by the Ocean City Exchange Club. For more information, call 1-800-813-5580 or visit

Greater Wildwood Elks Haunted House

Saturday, October 30, 2021 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

NORTH WILDWOOD – Trick-or-treaters walk through a “haunted house” and receive treats at the Elks Lodge, 109 West 1st Avenue, in North Wildwood from 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Free. For more info, call (609)729-2170.