Do The Shore This Weekend: July 12 to July 14


Dance Xplosion National Dance Finals
Now through Saturday, July 13 at 7 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Dance Xplosion National Dance Competition Finals return to the Wildwoods Convention Center July 8-13. Dancers from all over the country will compete for cash and prizes during the six-day event set to feature solos, duets, trios, small groups, large groups, lines and productions, performed by dancers of various skill levels ranging from amateur to experienced. All performances are choreographed to music and are sure to amaze. Competitions will be held 7 a.m.-11 p.m. daily and admission is FREE. For more information, call (516) 781-3400 or visit


7th Annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival
Friday, July 12 at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Beach next to the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road, Wildwood Crest

Come play in the sand at the 7th annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival on Friday, July 12 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Fun activities featured at this year’s festival include horseshoes, cornhole and other games, as well as live music throughout the day. Sculptures will be judged on creativity, execution, composition and overall presentation. Prizes and awards will be presented to the top three winners in each division. Registration for the contest is FREE and will begin at 9 a.m. on Friday, July 12. For additional information, call 609-523-0202 or visit


Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Friday, July 12 to Monday, July 15 at 7 p.m.
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St., Cape May

The City of Cape May is excited to again host free evening outdoor concerts in Cape May. Each concert will offer excellent entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere. July 12, Doctors of Rhythm; July 13, Jack Melton Big Band; July 14, Cape Harmonies; July 15, Maddie Hogan. Concerts are held every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket to enjoy the entertainment comfortably. For more information, visit or call (609) 884-9565.


21st Annual Barbeque Championship & Anglesea Blues Festival
Friday, July 12 at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 13 at 10 a.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 10 a.m.
2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues, North Wildwood

Indulge in mouthwatering ribs, chicken, brisket and pork while enjoying some of the best Blues music at the Jersey Shore during the 21st Annual New Jersey State Barbeque Championship and Anglesea Blues Festival Friday, July 12 through Sunday, July 14. The event will take place at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues in North Wildwood.  The festival takes place Friday, July 12 from 4-11 p.m.; Saturday, July 13 from 10 a.m.-11 p.m.; and Sunday, July 14 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.  Admission is FREE. For additional information, call 609-523-6565 or visit or


10th Annual Wildwood Cornhole Tournament
Saturday, July 13 at 11 a.m. and Sunday, July 14 at 10 a.m.
Beach between Wildwood and Oak Avenues, Wildwood

The popular parking lot game returns to the Wildwoods beach for the 10th Annual Wildwood Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14. Saturday’s tournament will begin at 11 a.m. Registration is $25 per team and all ages are welcome. Sunday’s tournament will begin with a mandatory meeting at 10 a.m. Registration for Sunday is $45 per team ($50 day-of), and all players must be 18 years of age or older to participate. For rules and registration or for more information, visit or call 609-729-8870.


Sea Isle Free Concerts Under The Stars: The Land of Ozz
Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave., Sea Isle

Enjoy live music at Excursion Park on Monday, July 13 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. with a performance by The Land of Ozz, an Ozzy Osbourne Tribute Band. Don’t forget to bring your beach chairs and blankets! For more information, call 609-263-0050 or visit