Christmas in North Wildwood
Friday, Nov. 25 to Sunday, Nov. 27
Olde New Jersey Ave, & 100 block of East 17th Ave, North Wildwood
The annual event returns! Enjoy outdoor firepits, hot chocolate, festive lights, decorations, and music while enjoying the holidays in North Wildwood. Times: Friday & Saturday from 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon Nov. 25 – 27, 2022.
Family Holiday Beach Bonfire
Friday, Nov. 25 from 5 to 9 p.m.
2nd & Beach, North Wildwood
Enjoy family fun including music and free photo ops with Santa and other winter wonderland characters! Food available for purchase. Donation: $10 adults, $2 children 12 & under. Hosted by North Wildwood Volunteer Fire Company #1. Rain date Nov. 26
Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village
Saturday, Nov. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Bryne Plaza, 3400 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood
Local small business vendors will be on hand for you to purchase the perfect holiday gift!
Wildwood Crest Tree Lighting Ceremony
Thursday, December 1 at 6 p.m.
Sunset Lake 8000 Bayview Ave, Wildwood Crest
Tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Christmas season in the borough. Live music, light refreshments, visit from Santa Claus and more!
Christmas in the Plaza
Friday, Dec. 2 – Saturday, Dec. 3
Bryne Plaza, 3400 New jersey Ave, Wildwood
Enjoy free carnival rides and vendors at Byrne Plaza. 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday and from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Saturday
North Wildwood Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, Dec. 2 at 4:30 p.m.
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 N. Central Ave, North Wildwood
Christmas tree lighting event includes music, refreshments, free tour of the lighthouse and a visit from Santa Claus!
Wildwood Business District Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.
Bryne Plaza, 3400 New jersey Ave, Wildwood
Join us at Byrne Plaza for the annual tree lighting ceremony!
Wildwoods Christmas Parade
Friday, Dec. 2 at 6:60
Parade starts at 15th and Central Ave, North Wildwood
Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center (10th and Central Avenues). Lineup begins at 5:30 p.m. and the parade starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. with a new route and followed by a Tree Lighting Ceremony & Parade Awards at 7:30 p.m. at Byrne Plaza, Oak & Pacific Avenues, Wildwood, NJ. The rain date is Sunday December 4.
MudHen Holiday Shopping Village
Saturday and Sunday, December 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
MudHen Brewing Co, 127 W Rio Grande Ave, Wildwood
This year we are extending to two days in our brewery parking lot with vendors, s’mores stations, hot cocoa bar and photo ops from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. held in our main parking lot.
Grab a pint or some complementary hot cocoa and browse from a selection of local artisans and vendors. Photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 4 to 8 p.m. on the patio and live music from KY & Johnny in our Biergarten. Donna Cox will be back for face painting, available from 1 to 5 p.m. Caricatures will also be available 2 to 5 p.m.
Holly Beach Park Winter Wonderland
Dec. 9 – Dec. 17
123 E. Andrews Ave, Wildwood
Enjoy Wildwood’s very own Winter Wonderland at Holly Beach Park. The light show will run every half hour from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. on December 9-10 and 16-17. Bring the family and enjoy the light show with complimentary hot chocolate, popcorn, and a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Claus. Light show and decorations will be on display nightly from 6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. until January 13th.
Convention Center Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Dec. 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center
The festivities begin with the Holiday Bazaar featuring family fun, entertainment, pictures with Santa, movies, and crafters. The fun begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends with a tree lighting at 4:30 p.m. at the Wildwoods Convention Center.
Wildwoods Boardwalk Christmas 5k
Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.
Event starts at 10 a.m. – rain or shine – limited to the first 150 participants who are asked to register on-line. Participants are encouraged to dress in festive holiday outfits. The race route will take place on the Wildwoods Boardwalk and will be available closer to the event date. Registration is $30 per person or $20 if you donate a new, unwrapped toy for local children in need of holiday cheer. 609.849.8887 or lynchtoydrive.com/pinch
North Wildwood Family Christmas Celebration
Friday, Dec. 16 and Saturday, Dec. 17
North Wildwood Entertainment District on Old New Jersey Ave.
Come out and enjoy lots of fun family activities, firepits, holiday hayrides and much more! Times to be announced.
Wildwood Crest Holiday Lights Walk
Monday, Dec. 19 at 5:30
Meet at the corner of Rambler Road and New Jersey
Walkers will take an approximately 30-minute walk along Sunset Lake and the surrounding neighborhood to view the various holiday and Christmas light displays. The walk will be led by Wildwood Crest Mayor’s Wellness Campaign coordinator Laura Farrall.