Do The Shore: October 2 to October 8


Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest
Friday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 6 at 12 p.m.
Mariner’s Pier, 3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Join us for Oktoberfest, that ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels, and bratwurst! Mariner’s Pier will be open for Oktoberfest from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Friday, from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Raise a glass and tap a toe as bands play throughout the night Friday and Saturday on the main stage from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 609-522-3700 or visit


Sea Isle City Italian Festival
Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.
63rd Street & Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City

Come celebrate Sea Isle’s Italian heritage at this annual festival sponsored by Mayor Leonard Desiderio and his family.  The Italian Festival will offer a variety of great food, an Italian Market with craft and specialty vendors, a cannoli eating contest, Cento Food display, and live musical entertainment until 6 p.m. The festival will take place rain or shine. For more information, visit


Wildwoods Food & Music Festival
Saturday, Oct. 5 at 11 a.m.
Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood & Schellenger avenues, Wildwood

The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce will host a free street fair from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Atlantic Avenue between Wildwood and Schellenger avenues in Wildwood. The festival will feature two stages of live music, plus crafters, food vendors, games, a pie-eating contest and much more! A “Kids Korner” with activities including pumpkin painting, hat making, and inflatable bounce houses will take place from noon to 5 p.m. Rain date is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 6. For more information, call 609-729-4000 or visit


Dennisville Day
Saturday, Oct. 5 at 10 a.m.
Dennis Township Museum, 618 Petersburg Road, Dennisville

Dennisville Historic Homeowners Association invites the community to Dennisville Day on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event is fun for the whole family, with hands-on education stations and arts & crafts for kids, vendors, food, and yard sales. There will be special appearances by the Dennis Township Schools Band at 10 a.m., Cape May County Zoo “Zoo to U” program, Wetlands Institute touch tank, Cape May County Library, Dennis Volunteer Fire Company, Historic Cold Spring Village, and the Bayshore Center at Bivalve. For more information, visit or email


Autumn Crafts & Collectibles Show
Saturday, Oct 5 at 10 a.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St, Cape May

The Fall Arts & Crafts Festival will showcase handmade mixed arts and crafts vendors as more than 40 vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties including seasonal decorations, gift items and more. Admission to the show is FREE. For more information, visit show or call (609) 884-5404.


WheatonArts 21st Annual Festival of Fine Arts
Saturday, Oct. 5 & Sunday, Oct. 6 at 10 a.m.
WheatonArts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Road, Millville

WheatonArts and Cultural Center in Millville, NJ is celebrating 21 years of the Festival of Fine Craft on Oct. 5 and 6 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., rain or shine! This event, sponsored by Avalon Flooring and OceanFirst, features the work of 150+ juried contemporary and traditional artists, craft demonstrations, a Beer & Wine Garden, family art activities, a giant glass pumpkin patch, and more! For more information call (856) 825-6800 or (800) 998-4552, or visit


Kindle First Annual Community Oktoberfest
Saturday, Oct. 5 at 12 p.m.
Kindle Auto Plaza, 523 Stone Harbor Boulevard, Middle Township

Kindle Auto Plaza invites the community to celebrate with their first annual Kindle Community Oktoberfest. The entire family is invited to enjoy food, fun, and festivities, Saturday, October 5th from 12-8 PM.  There will be live bands, authentic German oompah music, German dancers, rides and games for the kids, delicious food and drink and of course, beer. For more information about the event, call 609-465-5000, visit, or search for the Kindle Oktoberfest event on Facebook.


Ocean City Jeep Invasion
Saturday, Oct. 5 & Sunday, October 6 at 12 p.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk

New Jersey Jeep Invasion returns to the Ocean City Boardwalk on Oct. 5 & 6! Jeeps will be on display from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a trophies ceremony at Music Pier at 4 p.m. For specific times and updated information, visit or check the NJ Jeep Invasion Facebook page for details.


Stone Harbor’s Bonfire on the Beach
Saturday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.
95th Street Beach, Stone Harbor

Enjoy a cozy evening by the bonfire! Join your friends and neighbors at Stone Harbor’s Annual Bonfire at the Beach on Saturday, October 5 from 5-9:30 p.m., at the 95th Street beach. Everyone is welcome. Please bring your own beach chairs and blankets. For more information, visit or call (609) 368-5102.