Do The Shore This Memorial Day Weekend: May 25-28

Check out what’s happening this weekend!


Unlocking of the Ocean and Business Persons Plunge
Friday, May 25 at 12 p.m.
Moorlyn Terrace Street Beach, Ocean City
Participants dress in business suits, carry brief cases and march into the ocean to the strains of Pomp and Circumstance to welcome the new season. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.

Unlocking of the Ocean Ceremony
Friday, May 25 at 12 p.m.
Andrews Avenue Beach, Wildwood
It’s time to get your feet sandy! Come join us to officially start the summer season at 12 noon on the Andrews Avenue beach next to the Wildwoods Convention Center. A large, ornate key will be used to ‘unlock’ the ocean, along with tourism and city officials, guest speakers and more than 300 elementary school children will fly their kites in the air. This event is FREE to attend. Please call (609)729-9000 for more information.

Wildwoods International Kite Festival
Friday, May 25 to Monday, May 28
The Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The Wildwoods International Kite Festival will take place on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue and inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. The event begins on Friday at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean media event outside of the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities following include opening of the kite sales tent, a Friday night social via the local kite club and the 9 p.m. illuminated kite fly. Saturday includes the silent and loud auctions (open to all) and Saturday and Sunday include the flying of large inflatable kites, sport kite demo’s, team flying as well as family games. Monday features the World Indoor Kite competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. This event is FREE to spectators. For more information, visit or call (732) 822-4884.

Memorial Day Services
Monday, May 28
Avalon, Cape May, Middle Township, North Wildwood, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor, Upper Township and Wildwood
Visit for a full list of times and locations.

Friday, May 25 at 6 p.m.
The Crab House, 1 Fish Dock Rd., Wildwood Crest

ENTERTAINMENT: Pool Party (2 p.m.), Love Junk (5 p.m.), Split Decision (10 p.m.) and DJ Entertainment (until 3 a.m.)
Saturday, May 26
Flip Flopz Beach Bar & Grill, 106 W. Spruce Ave., North Wildwood

ENTERTAINMENT: The Chatterband
Sunday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, East Fern Road, Wildwood Crest

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