This Weekend: 12/12-12/14

This weekend is full of events hosted in the spirit of and in tribute to our shore holiday culture. Check out some of the must-see action here.

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade
Friday, December 12 at 6 PM
Where: 15 and Central Ave., North Wildwood

Watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself. Registration begins at 5 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center (10th & Central Avenues); lineup begins at 5:30 p.m.; and the parade steps off at 6 p.m. at 15th & Central Avenues then continues South on Central Avenue to Pacific Avenue through Wildwood to Heather Road in Wildwood Crest, then ends at the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Wildwood Convention Center Tree Lighting
Friday, December 12 from 6-7:15 PM
Where: Wildwoods Convention Center 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

The festivities at the Wildwoods Convention Center kick off at 6 p.m. with the opening of the Holiday Shopping Bazaar. The tree lighting ceremony will take place in front of the Convention Center at 7:15 p.m. with the Jaycees Christmas Parade Awards immediately following inside the Convention Center.

Family Holiday Celebration
Friday, December 12 and Saturday, December 13
Where: Wildwoods Convention Center 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Continue a family tradition with an exciting holiday celebration filled with fun for the entire family! Attend the Jaycees Christmas Parade on Friday night at 6:30 p.m., followed by a tree lighting ceremony and parade awards ceremony at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:30 p.m. Bring the family inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby on Saturday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. for FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters, photos with Santa, entertainment and much more!

Bugler’s Holiday starring Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops
Saturday, December 13 from 2-4 PM
Where: Middle Township Performing Arts Center 212 Bayberry Dr., Cape May Court House

Linda Gentille & The Jersey Shore Pops will present Bugler’s Holiday featuring conductor Linda Gentille and the many amazingly talented soloists with the orchestra including the Dynamic Dueling Violins, Ray Deeley, Jacklyn Buckingham, Ron Baker and The Fab Four.

Lower Township Rotary Christmas Parade
Saturday, December 13 at 7 PM
Where: Breakwater and Bayshore Road, North Cape May

Begins at Breakwater and Bayshore Road and continues south on Bayshore to Rosehill Parkway.

Fletcher’s Corner Tuxedos Customer Appreciation Day
Sunday, December 14 from 10-6 PM
Where: Fletcher’s Corner Tuxedos 212 Rt. 47 S., Cape May Court House

Come enjoy Fletcher’s Corner 15th Annual Customer Appreciation Day. There will be wild game treats, a deer jerky contest, and door prizes given out. If wild game is not your taste they also have more popular items such as hot dogs, pulled pork and cupcakes!

14th Annual Concert “The Sounds of Christmas”
Sunday, December 14 at 6:30 PM
Where: The Church of the Assumption 7110 Seaview Ave., Wildwood Crest

BelCanto Lyric Company and Symphony Orchestra will be performing with a medley of traditional Christmas music. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

For more information about these, and other community events, see the Herald’s online calendar.

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