Do The Shore: Sept 15 – Sept 21

Ocean City Farmers Market

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Every Wednesday the Ocean City Farmers Market on the OC Tabernacle Grounds at 6th & Asbury. Call (609) 399-1412 for more information.

Beachside Science: Avalon Bird Migration

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to join the Wetlands Institute for “Just Passing Through – Migration at the Avalon Coastline” event. It’s free and outdoors at Surfside Park 30th & The Beach in Avalon.

Fall Sidewalk Sale

Thursday, September 16, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Fall Sidewalk Sale on the Washington Street Mall. The sidewalk sales are famous for great savings on clothing, gifts, collectibles, and more! Be sure to stop by to pick up some great deals from our merchants.

Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest

Friday, September 17, 2021 – Sunday, October 10, 2021

Weekly on Friday , Saturday , Sunday *Hours Vary

Join us for Oktoberfest, that ancient German tradition of merriment, roller coasters, tilt-a-whirls, beer, pretzels and bratwurst! Jumbo’s restaurant will feature a special themed selection of Bavarian pretzels, bratwurst, German potato salad, schnitzel and more. Call (609) 522-3900 for more information.

Boots At The Beach

Friday, September 17, 2021 – Saturday, September 19, 2021

Boots at the Beach is a free outdoor festival for the public to attend. The event includes an open-air concert and vendors for people to choose from. The event is held on Olde New Jersey Avenue in the Entertainment District that allows many options for guests in the areas of beverages, food, and many other entertainment options.

Harvest Brew Fest

Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Savor craft beers at the Physick Estate and celebrate South Jersey during this all-day outdoor festival that spotlights all things local! Enjoy food trucks and regional vendors, local artisans, local craft beers and local musical talent. Free admission and parking. Proceeds benefit the ongoing restoration of Cape May MAC‘s historic sites. Families are welcome. Call (609) 884-5404 for more information.

Summer Send Off

Saturday, September 18, 2021 2:00 p.m.

The day starts with a sand sculpture contest on the beach in front of Cape May Convention Hall. Sculpting begins at 2 PM, judging takes place at 6:30 PM, and winners will be announced at 7:30 PM. Call (609) 884-9565 to register. The party continues with music, food, fun & games (including a dunk tank with the City’s Mayor!) at Convention Hall at 6 PM. Don’t forget to bring your beach chair or blanket for the main event at 8 PM – Movies on the Beach featuring JAWS!! For additional information, visit or call 609-884-9565. 

New Jersey State Fireman’s Parade

Saturday, September 18, 2021 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Firetrucks from around the state will be displayed in the Wildwoods Convention Center parking lots and merchandise vendors can be found across the street at Fox Park. For more information on the convention call 800.852.0137 or visit For more information on the parade or outside vendor opportunities visit

North Wildwood Concerts Under the Stars

Saturday, September 18, 2021 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

These free summer concerts feature popular groups like the Fabulous Grease Band, Soul Cruisers and more! Lou Booth Amphitheatre, Second and Ocean Aves in North Wildwood. Call (609) 522-7722 for more information.

Wildwood Crest Concerts at Centennial Park

Saturday, September 18, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

FREE live music for the entire family at Centennial Park. All ages show. Bring a blanket or beach chair.

Swashbucklers and Sea Dogs!

Saturday, September 18, 2021 11:00am

Did you know that Sept. 19 is International Talk Like a Pirate Day? Pirate Anne Bonny will be at the Avalon Library to learn first-hand about life on the high seas! Audience members will be delighted as they are recruited to learn pirate law, nautical terms, the essential skill of tying knots, geography, and more! This family show is fun for all ages at Avalon Free Library.

An Evening with Jennifer Weiner

Saturday, September 18, 2021 6:00 p.m.

Join the Avalon Library at Surfside Park with #1 New York Times bestselling author, Jennifer Weiner. Weiner’s books have spent over 5 years on the New York Times bestseller list with over 11 million copies in print in 36 countries. Her latest novel, “That Summer” will be on sale at the event.

Sea Isle City Fall Family Festival

Saturday, September 18, 2021 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

The Fall Family Festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade.  Also, the popular Fall Family Festival Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park, located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, where a tempting selection of local delicacies and traditional festival-fare will be on sale.  Meanwhile, inside Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities.  Free amusement rides from 10am to 4pm. Call (609) 263-8687 for more information.

Sea Isle Summer Social Pickleball Tournament

Saturday, September 18, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Visit or call (484) 756-9954 for more information Located at 300 JFK Courts in Sea Isle City, NJ. Play starts at 9:00am and lasts all day until tournaments are finished. Medals will be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. Normal Scoring. Rain Date is September 25.

Antique Auto Show and Parade

Sunday, September 19, 2021 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Fall Family Festival will continue on Sunday with an Antique Auto Show along the Promenade. Call (609) 263-8687 for more information. Located at 29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade in Sea Isle City. History-buffs and auto-enthusiasts will flock to display and admire scores of vintage vehicles while enjoying live music by The Snake Brothers Band. At 1pm, trophies will be presented to the winners of the Antique Auto Show. Then, each of the vehicles entered in the auto show will parade through town, bringing this year’s Skimmer Festival to a spectacular close.

Ocean City Airport Festival

Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Annual festival at the Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Ave. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Features include a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II Planes to Classics and Warbirds. The event will feature a parachute jump from Team Fastrax. For more info, call 609-399-6111.

Ocean City Walk to Defeat ALS

Saturday, September 18, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

This two mile walk raises funds to support patient services and research. Help us take steps towards a cure for ALS! Registration 9:00 A.M., walk start 10:00 A.M.

Boardwalk Aerobatic Airshow

Sunday, September 19, 2021 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

6th – 14th Streets over the ocean. Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations. For more information, call 609-399-6111.