Events this Week: May 29 – June 5

June is here – summer is just around the corner! Check out North Wildwood’s first-ever city-wide yard sale and find some beach chairs on the cheap, head to Gillian’s Pier for a celebration of Gillian’s Pier, and more this week. If we missed something, email

North Wildwood City Wide Yard Sale

Saturday, June 1 starting at 9 a.m.

The City of North Wildwood will be hosting the first ever City Wide Yard Sale starting at 9:00 a.m. Information including property address and items for sale will be posted online by June 1, so those interested can learn where to go for the sales. If you would like your property to be included in the City Wide Yard Sale click here. For more information call 609.522.6464 or

Avalon – Paul Green Rock Academy Performance 

Friday, May 31 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Surfside Park, 2901 Avalon Ave, Avalon 

Led by master teacher and original founder of School of Rock Paul Green, PGRA is an advanced touring ensemble of young musicians between the ages of 10 and 18, who have been selected for their musical prowess, showmanship, love of performing, and ability to share the stage with professional musicians as they tour the world. 

Avalon Local Author Fair 

Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

School Field, 235 32nd St, Avalon 

Avalon Library celebrates our talented local authors in a one-stop meet and greet with local authors. Find new books to love and purchase signed copies from the authors themselves! This event is free and open to the public. Books will be available by cash purchase at the event. 

Garden Club of Cape May Flower Show 

Saturday, June 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave 

The Garden Club of Cape May presents its biggest event of the year: an annual flower show, where members of the club beautiful flower displays to the public. 

Learn about Fishing in Avalon  

Saturday, June 1 from 2 to 3 p.m.  

Avalon Free Public Library, 235 32nd St, Avalon 

Captain Barrett Francis will discuss local fishing. This lecture will cover when and where to fish, tides, habits, baits, and rigs to make the most of the fishing season in Avalon and surrounding areas. 

Anglesea Day

Monday, June 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

North Wildwood City Hall, 901 Atlantic Avenue, North Wildwood

This event commemorates the anniversary of the founding of the Borough of Anglesea, now known as the City of North Wildwood. Call 609.522.2030 ext. 1400 or visit for more information.

Avalon Garden Club Flower Sale 

Saturday, June 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave 

Come see, and vote on, beautiful flower displays created by members of the Garden Club. Admission is free.  

Ocean City Pride Fest 

Saturday, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Parade at 6th and Boardwalk, activities at Ocean City Civic Center 

The second-annual festival celebrate Pride month. Come for a march on the boardwalk at 9 a.m. and visit the Ocean City Civic Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for family-friendly activities, including live music and balloon animals.  

HOFNOD Fishing Derby  

Sat, June 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  

1 Henkinsifkin Road, Woodbine NJ    

Don’t you want to spend the first Saturday in June fishing at one of the most beautiful south jersey lakes possibly winning FIN-tastic goodies?! Join us for our Annual “Hooked on Fish, Not on Drugs” Fishing Derby on Saturday, June 1st at Lake Nummy! This event’s core message is for kids to get outdoors participating in positive recreational activities.  

Strawberry Festival  

Sat, June 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

Backyard Park, 732 Broadway, West Cape May  

At this annual festival, you’ll find local artisans offering unique pottery, original handmade jewelry, artwork, tee shirts, hats, bags, local honey, woodwork, furniture, photography, birdhouses and feeders, garden art, whimsical art, stained glass art and crafts as well as antiques, collectibles, soaps, shower treats, candles, women’s and children’s clothing, and accessories, baked goods, nuts, jams, and pies. And of course, STRAWBERRIES!  

Cape May Restaurant Week  

Sun, June 2 to Sun, June 9  

Three courses, one price! Cape May Restaurant Week returns in June with fixed-price dining at Cape May’s best restaurants. Menu pricing begins at $38 per person. The list of participating restaurants and menus will be available closer to the event in June. Reservations strongly recommended where available.  

Wonder’s Birthday Bash at Gillian’s Wonderland Pier  

Thurs, June 6 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  

6th Street and the Boardwalk, Ocean City  

Celebrate Wonder Bear’s Birthday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Celebrating 93 years on the Ocean City Boardwalk with fireworks at 9 p.m.