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Borough of Wildwood Crest
2012 Borough Activities

 
Borough of Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series          
The Borough of Wildwood Crest Recreation Department will once again present its free summer music series.  See below for details on concert dates and locations or Call (609) 523-0202 for further information. 

2012 Calendar of Events

FEBRUARY

Wednesday, Feb. 22-Sunday, Feb. 26: Grammar School Basketball Island Tournament and Skills Competition
Basketball tournament among grades 5-6 and 7-8 boys and girls grammar school teams from Crest Memorial, Wildwood, Cape Trinity and Margaret Mace held at Crest Pier Recreation Center at Heather Road and Ocean Avenues. Schedule TBA. Spectator fee required. Info: 609-523-0202, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


MAY

Saturday, May 5: Annual Borough Wide Yard Sale
Nearly 200 yard sale locations throughout borough. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Maps featuring sale locations available at borough hall, Crest Pier and many area businesses two days prior to event. Rain date: Sunday, May 6. Info: 609-522-7446, www.wildwoodcrest.org, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com.

Sunday, May 27: Wildwood Crest Summer Kickoff Weekend Concert
Centennial Park , Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . FREE outdoor concert with the Fabulous Greaseband, a longtime, popular band that features all the best rock and roll, party and dance music from the 1950s through today. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org, www.greaseband.com.


JUNE

Friday, June 15-Sunday, June 17: 16th Annual Scoop Taylor Summer Slam AAU girls basketball tournament
County-wide, weekend-long event played locally at the Crest Pier Recreation Center, Ocean Avenue and Heather Road, and Wildwood Crest Memorial School, New Jersey and St. Louis avenues. Hundreds of AAU girls basketball teams ages 10 and under through 17 and under from throughout the region competing. Info: www.tristatetarheels.com.

Saturday, June 23: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Classic rock with Mother’s Worry. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, June 23-Sunday, June 24: 12th Annual Battle on the Boardwalk AAU boys basketball tournament
County-wide, weekend-long event played locally at the Crest Pier Recreation Center , Ocean Avenue and Heather Road, and Wildwood Crest Memorial School, New Jersey and St. Louis avenues. Approximately 100 AAU boys basketball teams ages 10 and under through 17 and under from throughout the region competing. Info: www.sjjazz.org.

Saturday, June 30-Sunday, August 26: Beach Pier Fitness Classes
Wildwood Crest Beach Pier at Heather Road , 8:30 a.m. daily. Various one-hour fitness classes, including Zumba, Yoga, Pilates and more, overlooking the ocean from the scenic beach pier. Cost: $5 per class, or 12 classes for $50. No pre-registration necessary. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Monday, June 25-Friday, July 27: Pier Playmates Day Camp, Session I
Five-week program held 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Crest Pier Recreation Center , Ocean Avenue and Heather Road . Camp open to children entering grades pre-K through 6. Arts and crafts, sports, field trips and other activities. Fee required. Info: 609-523-0202, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, June 30: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Entertainment TBA. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


JULY

Wednesday, July 4: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Music from Broadway with Trisha Rapier and the Barry Levitt Trio. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Friday, July 6: Cape May County Lifeguard Championships
On the beach at Rambler Road . 6 p.m. Beach patrols from Cape May County compete in various rowing, swimming and running competitions that showcase lifeguarding skills. Hosted by the Wildwood Crest Beach Patrol. FREE. Info: 609-522-3825, www.wcbp.org, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com.

Saturday, July 7: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. 2U, the World’s Second Best U2 Show. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, July 11: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Camp Harmonies barbershop quartet. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, July 14: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Summer-themed party music with the Mango Men. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, July 18: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Dance and pop hits from the 1960s through today with the Star Band. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, July 21: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. The hits of Bruce Springsteen with the B Street Band. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, July 25: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Classic rock/pop with Trick Trenza. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, July 28: Wildwood Crest Beach Baggo Tournament
Jefferson Avenue Beach . 10:30 a.m. Horseshoes-type game involving teams of two persons tossing small bags filled with corn toward a small wooden board with holes. Registration fee required. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, July 28: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Another Tequila Sunrise, performing all the hits of the Eagles. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Monday, July 30-Friday, August 19: Centennial Pier Playmates Day Camp, Session II
Three-week program held 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Crest Pier Recreation Center , Ocean Avenue and Heather Road . Camp open to children entering grades pre-K through 6. Arts and crafts, sports, field trips and other activities. Fee required. Info: 609-523-0202, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


AUGUST

Wednesday, August 1: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Classic/progressive rock with local three-piece band Twelve:01. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 4: Third Annual Antique/Classic & Hot Rod Crest Car Show, First United Methodist Church
Fern Road and Atlantic Avenue . 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Antique, classic, street rod and muscle car show. FREE for spectators, entry fee for car owners. Trophies awarded for best of show, best pre-war (WWII), best post-war (WWII), best muscle car, best street rod, people’s choice. Food available. Info: 609-729-4265.

Saturday, August 4: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Billy Joel tribute band Stormfront. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, August 8: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Dance and pop hits from the 1960s through today with the Star Band. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 11: Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Run, Crest Beach Pier
Heather Road and Ocean Avenue . 8:30 a.m. 5K out-and-back beach run, along with one-mile fun run/walk, beginning and ending at the foot of the Wildwood Crest Beach Pier. All pre-registered participants receive long-sleeve T-shirt. Registration fee required. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 11: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. All the hits of Elton John with Bennie and the Jets. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, August 15: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Camp Harmonies barbershop quartet. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 18: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Dance and pop hits with horn band Chico ’s Vibe. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, August 22: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Classic rock with teen band Sweeter Than Honey. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 25: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Dance, pop and Motown hits from the 1960s through today with the Chatterband. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Wednesday, August 29: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. . Dance and pop hits from the 1960s through today with the Star Band. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, August 25-Sunday, August 26: First Annual Jersey Shore Masters Basketball Tournament
40 and over men’s basketball tournament hosted by the Wildwood Crest Recreation Department. Games played at the Crest Pier Recreation and North Wildwood Community Center . Entry fee for teams required. FREE admission for spectators. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Sunday, August 26: Wildwoods’ Wild Half Marathon
Seaside half marathon (13.1) running race featuring the boardwalk and ocean and bay views through the Wildwoods. Registration fee required. Info: 856-468-0925, 609-523-0202, www.cgiracing.com, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 1: Summer Live Music Series, Centennial Park
Fern Road and Ocean Avenue . 7:30 p.m. Live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. Almost Journey, a Journey tribute band. All ages show. Bring a blanket or a chair. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Tuesday, September 11: Patriot’s Day Memorial Service
New Jersey Avenue at Miami Avenue . 5:30 p.m. Service to honor and remember those who perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Info: 609-522-5176, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Friday, September 14-Saturday, September 15: Firefighters’ Weekend Craft Show
Rambler Road and Ocean Avenue Gazebo-by-the-Sea area. Friday – 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday – 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Crafters of all kinds. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

Saturday, September 22: Seafarers Celebration, Sunset Lake & Centennial Park
Sunset Lake along New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road and Miami Avenue . 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Gazebo-by-the-Sea and Fern Road Park areas, 7-10 p.m. Dozens of crafters and food vendors, family entertainment, live music, children’s activities and much more overlooking beautiful Sunset Lake, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Additional live music and family entertainment at Centennial Park, 7 p.m. Beachfront fireworks show at 9 p.m. FREE. Info: 609-523-0202, www.visitwildwoodcrest.com, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


OCTOBER

Saturday, October 6-Sunday, October 7: Wildwoods’ Hydrofest Powerboat Races, Sunset Lake
Sunset Lake along New Jersey Avenue between Rambler Road and Miami Avenue . 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Live powerboat racing, along with food, craft and merchandise vendors. 2012 event serves as American Power Boat Association (APBA) National Championships. Free to spectators (pit passes $10). Info: 609-886-8156 or www.sunsetlake.us.

Tuesday, October 30: Halloween Season Trunk or Treat
Crest Pier Recreation Center
, Heather Road and Ocean Avenue . 6:30 p.m. Halloween Eve event that features adults decorating their vehicles for Halloween and handing out candy to children dressed up in their Halloween costumes. Prizes awarded to best-decorated vehicles. Free. Info: 609-523-0202, www.wildwoodcrest.org.


DECEMBER

Friday, November 30-Sunday, December 9: Scoop Taylor Tip-Off Classic grammar school basketball tournament
Crest Pier Recreation Center , Heather Road and Ocean Avenue . Dozens of boys and girls grammar school basketball teams from Cape May County and beyond competing. Info: 609-523-0202, www.wildwoodcrest.org.

      

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