The Wildwoods, NJ – June 17, 2022 – The Fourth of July weekend celebration in the Wildwoods is filled with events and live entertainment – many of them FREE to attend – and a fireworks spectacular unlike any other at the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re visiting the Wildwoods for a long weekend or staying for the whole week, there’s always exciting fun to be had!

Anglesea Night Market and Food Truck Event
Thursday, June 30
Enjoy some of the best food from the region and everything North Wildwood has to offer! The event runs from 5-10 p.m. and will feature award-winning food trucks, gourmet food vendors, high-end crafters, live music, art, and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! For more information call 609-318-4504 or visit www.AngleseaNightMarket.com.

Music in the Plaza
Thursday, June 30
Enjoy a FREE concert from 7:30-9 p.m. at Byrne Plaza, located at 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood. Bring your dancing shoes, as well as a blanket or beach chair. This week’s live entertainment is the “Chicago Nine.” Come early for dinner in one of our many downtown restaurants and stay late to check out the Downtown Wildwood Bars and Ice Cream Parlors! For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com.

Boardwalk Parades
Thursday, June 30 and Monday, July 4
Enjoy the Boardwalk Parades throughout the summer with a variety of strolling musical entertainment. Parades run Monday through Thursday nights beginning at 7:30 p.m. starting at 16th Avenue marching south on the Boardwalk and delighting crowds along the route to its ending location at the Wildwoods Convention Center. On Thursday, June 30, the parade will feature a Philadelphia string band. On Monday, July 4, the parade will feature the Cape Atlantic Irish Pipe Brigade.

Downtown Wildwood Fun Fridays with the Love Affair Band
Friday, July 1
Start your weekend at Byrne Plaza, located at 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood at Fun Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bring your chair and enjoy the FREE entertainment outdoors in Downtown Wildwood! There will be a live band, food and drink vendors, lawn games and more! Friday, July 1’s entertainment is the Love Affair Band. Keep the party going and visit one of our great Downtown Wildwood restaurants and bars afterwards. For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com.

Friday Night Fireworks Spectacular
Friday, July 1
Kick off the weekend every Friday on the Wildwoods Boardwalk with Friday night fireworks at 10 p.m.! The fireworks will be launched from the beach on Pine Avenue and visible from anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! Or bring a blanket or beach chair to the Pine Avenue beach and watch the Fireworks up close explode overhead for a thrilling experience unlike no other. Rain date is Sunday at 10 p.m. For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com.

Fitness in the Plaza
Friday, July 1 and Monday, July 4
Don’t take a vacation from fitness! Work out with us at Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood every weekday this summer from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Join Dion for bootcamp circuit training on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Dion keeps it interesting with games like fitness Monopoly, resistance band Monday and other fun and challenging themes! $10 fee paid to instructor. Parking is always FREE for Byrne Plaza events in the parking lots behind the shops; on the east side of Pacific Avenue, between Oak & Schellenger Avenues, and on the west side of Pacific Avenue, between Oak and Wildwood Avenues.

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3
Collectibles, memorabilia and guest star appearances. Over 100 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Sports cards, old & new, toys, comic books, Starting Line-ups, McFarlane figures, non-sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Beanie Babies, videos, wax boxes, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, Legos, dolls & much more! On Saturday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. special guest Gary Matthews aka “Sarge” of the Philadelphia Phillies will be available for autographs for a fee. Show runs Friday from 3-9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE admission! For more information call 732-422-9365 or visit www.RKSportsPromotions.com for a detailed schedule of events.

Yoga on the Beach
Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 4
Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday during the summer, bring a yoga mat or beach towel and water and join us on the Wildwood beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center at Burk Avenue (look for the yellow and black yoga flag) for yoga classes at 9 a.m. $5 per class. For more information, call 609-636-7184 or email at charlalewis@live.com.

Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market
Saturday, July 2
The Downtown Wildwood Farmer’s Market will take place from 8 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., rain or shine at Byrne Plaza, Oak and Pacific Avenues, Downtown Wildwood, and features farm fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants, homemade baked goods, honey, wine, guacamole, herbs, nuts, organic teas, jams, jellies, jewelry, soaps, handmade non-food items and more! FREE parking is available. Be sure to check out all the great shops and restaurants while you’re Downtown! For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com.

Concerts Under the Stars
Saturday, July 2
Enjoy FREE live entertainment at the Lou Booth Amphitheatre, located at 2nd & Ocean Avenues, in North Wildwood featuring the “Greaseband” at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 609-522-7722 or 800-882-7787 or visit www.NorthWildwood.com.

Wildwood Crest Summer Concert Series
Saturday, July 2
Bring the family for a FREE outdoor concert featuring the band “Roundhouse” at Centennial Park, located Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, in Wildwood Crest at 7:30 p.m. Bring a blanket or beach chair. For more information, call 609-523-0202 or visit www.WildwoodCrest.org.

Boardwalk Craft Show
Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3
The Boardwalk Craft Show takes place right on the Wildwoods Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine, showcasing all handmade products. Hours are Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and Sunday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information, call 609-522-0378, 609-522-0198 or visit www.BoardwalkCrafts.com.

Sunrise on Sunday Veteran Flag Service
Sunday, July 3
A ceremony will take place at sunrise on Sunday, July 3 to raise the casket flag of a Veteran to honor and remember all Veterans, held at the Lou Booth Amphitheater at 2nd and Ocean Avenues in North Wildwood at 5:30 a.m. Arrive 10 minutes before sunrise to participate in a 20 minute tribute and inspirational message at the most beautiful vista on the Jersey Shore. This location offers photo ops galore! The Flag Raising Ceremony is weather permitting as Veteran casket flags are not for all-weather. Cancellations will be posted within a half hour of the scheduled service on the Weekly Schedule page on www.SunriseOnSunday.com

Independence Day Family Parade and Patriotic Pooch Parade
Monday, July 4
On Monday, July 4, the Wildwoods Independence Day Family Parade and the Patriotic Pooch Parade will take place in North Wildwood starting at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues and proceeding north to 1st and Surf Avenues and features bicycles decorated in a patriotic red, white and blue theme. The Patriotic Pooch Parade will join in the march at 8th and Atlantic Avenues through North Wildwood. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets dressed in patriotic garb alongside the decorated bicycles. Prizes will be awarded for the best bikes decorated with a red, white and blue theme, along with prizes for the best dressed pooches. To register, call 609-522-2955. The event is FREE to attend.

Wildwood Crest Summer Concert Series – Special Fourth of July Show
Monday, July 4
Don’t miss this special Fourth of July outdoor concert featuring the band “Don’t Call Me Francis” at Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, in Wildwood Crest starting at 7:30 p.m. FREE fireworks show to follow the concert. Bring a blanket or beach chair. For more information, call 609-523-0202 or visit www.WildwoodCrest.org.

Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular
Monday, July 4
The Wildwoods will present a July 4th Spectacular Fireworks Extravaganza beginning at 10 p.m. Originating from the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, this incredible Fourth of July pyrotechnics display will be sure to awe and amaze and is visible from almost anywhere on the island. Pick your spot right on the beach and watch the fireworks explode directly above you. The fireworks spectacular is sponsored by Coca-Cola and the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority (GWTIDA). For more information, call 609-523-1602 or visit www.DOOWW.com/

The Wildwoods are the place to be this Fourth of July Weekend for fun, entertainment and lots of FREE events for the whole family!
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.

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