Check out what’s happening this weekend!
Irish Fall Festival
Thursday, Sept. 20 to Sunday, Sept. 23 at 8 a.m.
Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs
Come join the largest Irish Festival on the East Coast, celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food and craft vendors from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily along Olde New Jersey Avenue and surrounding pubs in North Wildwood. Bus service will be available throughout the event dates. Other festivities include a golf tournament, Irish dance lessons, a 5K run and 1 mile walk, a pipe exhibition, a food court stage and beer garden, and a Catholic Mass. The events conclude with a parade on Surf Avenue from 20th to Spruce and Olde New Jersey avenues, North Wildwood. For more information and a detailed schedule of events, visit www.CMCAOH.com.
25th Annual Boardwalk Classic Car Show
Friday, Sept. 21 to Sunday, Sept. 23
Start your engines and cruise on down to the Wildwoods for one of the most exciting car enthusiast weekends at the Jersey Shore! The Boardwalk Classic Car Show will take place on Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. The weekend will take spectators back in time to experience the craftsmanship and beauty of hundreds of restored classic cars displayed on the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. An awards ceremony will take place inside the Wildwoods Convention Center on Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. where prizes will be awarded to the Top 40 cars and one car will be selected as Best in Show. Admission to the Car Show is FREE to spectators. For more information, call (609) 522-3644 or visit www.WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com.
Saturday, Sept. 22 at 9 a.m.
Sunset Lake and Centennial Park
This massive bayfront street festival will be held at Sunset Lake from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., followed by live music at 7:30 p.m. with Big City and a fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Centennial Park. The festival includes live music, craft vendors, food, family entertainment and children’s activities including a performance by the Vahalla Pirates, magic shows, a live turtle exhibition, interactive games, roving street performers, pie-eating contests, bounce houses, face painting and more. Free admission. Handicapped accessible. For more information, visit www.WildwoodCrest.org.