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The Wildwoods to Welcome Thousands of Motorcycle Enthusiasts During the Annual Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally September 5-8

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 16, 2019 – For many, it’s a yearly pilgrimage; for some, it’s a first-time excursion; for all involved, it’s one of the most exciting and fun weekends of the year. The Wildwoods Roar to the…

The 15th Annual Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival Returns to Fox Park Sunday, September 1

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 16, 2019 – Add FREE family fun and music to your Labor Day Weekend festivities with the 15th Annual Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival on Sunday, September 1 – a must-do on any festival…

Wine and Dine Throughout the Wildwoods During Restaurant Week Sunday, August 25 – Thursday, August 29

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 7, 2019 – Take a culinary exploration of the Wildwoods’ finest and most well-known restaurants during Restaurant Week Sunday, August 25 through Thursday, August 29. The Wildwoods’ Restaurant Week is presented by the Wildwood Restaurant…

The Sports Cards, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show is back for a second show in the Wildwoods Convention Center August 23-25

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 6, 2019 – The Sports Cards, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show is back for a second show at the Wildwoods Convention Center in the Starlight Ballroom Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25. It's an…

The Wildwoods Announce the Winners of 7th Annual Baby Waddle Contest and 110th Annual Baby Parade

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 2, 2019 – The Wildwoods 7th Annual Baby Waddle Contest and the 110th Annual Wildwoods Baby Parade, a tradition since 1909, were fun-filled events full of smiles, babies and toddlers from across the tri-state area.…

‘Tri the Wildwoods’ Triathlon, 5K & Kids Race Returns to North Wildwood Saturday, August 24

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 5, 2019 – The 16th Annual ‘Tri the Wildwoods’ will take place on Saturday, August 24 along the beautiful beaches, streets and boardwalk of North Wildwood with hundreds of athletes from across the country participating…

The Wildwoods, NJ: A Mecca for Fishing, Boating and Water Sports

Situated on a barrier island off the Cape May County peninsula, the Wildwoods, NJ are a natural favorite for those who enjoy fishing, boating and water sports. For much of the year, the waters off the Wildwoods are bustling with…

Downtown Wildwood’s Byrne Plaza Announces Upcoming Weekend Festivals & Weekly Events This August

The Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) announces festivals and events coming to Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood, this August. Fitness in the Plaza YOGA Thursdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27…

The Wildwoods, NJ: The Doo Wop Capital of the World

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 26, 2019 – Travel back in time to the “Fabulous Fifties” in the Wildwoods, New Jersey – home to the country’s largest concentration of mid-century commercial architecture. Mid-century themed hotels/motels and businesses can be seen…

The Wildwoods Host Beatlemania Again Saturday, August 17

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 22, 2019 – Beatlemania Again performs in the Starlight Ballroom at the Wildwoods Convention Center on Saturday, August 17 at 8:30 p.m. for one show only. Doors open at 8 p.m. Re-live one of the…

Are you WILD for the Harlem Globetrotters?

Are you WILD for the Harlem Globetrotters? Show your love for the Globetrotters and the Wildwoods on the Wildwoods social media accounts for a chance to win a family four pack to the Friday Aug. 16 Harlem Globetrotters show in…

Experience the Wildwoods, NJ's Growing Beverage Tourism Industry

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 27, 2019 – Add some ‘spirits’ to your Wildwoods vacation with a visit to a nearby winery, brewery, or distillery. The Wildwoods are located in the heart of Cape May County’s growing Beverage Tourism industry.…

2019 Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 21, 2019 – The popular free Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series at beautiful Centennial Park is set for the 2019 season when the first of 23 live music shows scheduled for Wednesday, June 26, with…

The Anglesea Night Market in North Wildwood Kicks Off for Summer 2019 on Sunday, July 7

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 18, 2019 – The popular Anglesea Night Market series will kick off on Sunday, July 7 and will continue on Thursday, July 18, August 1 and 15. The Night Market takes place down Olde New…

Experience the Wildwoods 'Bikeability'

The Wildwoods’ nearly six-mile bike path is just one of many ways to enjoy biking in the Wildwoods The Wildwoods, NJ – June 14, 2019 – Bike riding is a favorite past time at the Jersey Shore, and no town…

Dining in the Wildwoods: Throw Caution and Calories to the Wind!

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 7, 2019 – When you visit or vacation in the Wildwoods, leave the calorie counters and diet plans behind; the dining, snacking and noshing choices are just too abundant to resist! There are restaurants and…

The Wildwoods, NJ: A Dog Friendly Resort Destination

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 11, 2019 – The Wildwoods, NJ welcomes beach-loving, four-legged friends! With many families wanting their dogs be a part of their vacation, the Wildwoods have rolled out the red carpet for canines with a dog…

GWTIDA Wins NJ Tourism Excellence Award

May 14, 2019 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received a 2018 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award from the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) in the Advertising category. The award was presented to John Siciliano,…

The Wildwoods: More Than Just Beach & Boardwalk

With over 9 million visitors each year, the Wildwoods are one of the top family vacation destinations in America! The Wildwoods free beaches, often voted as among the best in the country, stretch on for five expansive miles — making…

The Wildwoods, NJ – The Ideal Multi-Generational New Jersey Shore Vacation Destination

The Wildwoods, NJ – March 7, 2019 – During the past decade, multigenerational travel has become increasingly popular, with more Americans choosing to include children, parents, and grandparents in their vacation plans. For families sprawled across the country, or farther,…

What's NEW in the Wildwoods for 2019

ATTRACTIONS: Morey’s Piers, celebrating fifty years on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ, will debut a new ride this summer on Surfside Pier: the family-friendly Runaway Tram. The new family roller coaster is themed after the recognizable Wildwood Sightseer Tramcar,…

The Wildwoods Convention Center Named Winner of SportsEvents Magazine’s 2016 Readers’ Choice Award for Second Year in a Row

The Wildwoods, NJ – February 1, 2016 – The Wildwoods Convention Center was once again named as a 2016 Readers’ Choice Award winner by SportsEvents Media Group, publisher of SportsEvents Magazine, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports…

The Wildwoods Beaches Make Top 10 List of Must-Visit Beaches in the Nation by Better Homes & Gardens Magazine

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 7, 2015 – The July issue of Better Homes & Gardens – a nationally popular monthly magazine dedicated to food, travel and home improvements, named the Wildwoods one of the nation’s ‘Top 10 Beaches You…

GWTIDA Wins 2015 Tourism Excellence Award for Advertising Campaign

The Wildwoods, NJ – March 13, 2015 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received the 2015 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award for Advertising from the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) at this year’s New Jersey…

TripAdvisor Named the Wildwoods "#1 Destination on the Rise" in the U.S. for 2015

The Wildwoods have been named the overall U.S. winner in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Destinations on the Rise awards for 2015! The awards highlight 52 spots around the world that have seen the greatest increase in positive feedback and interest…

The Wildwoods Named One of the World's Top 10 Great Towns for Architecture

The Wildwoods Named One of the World’s ‘10 Great Towns, Villages and Neighborhoods for Architecture Buffs’ by CNN Travel The Wildwoods, NJ – September 18, 2014 – The Wildwoods’ flashy neon signs, bold colors and exotic architectural designs have caught…

The Wildwoods Named Among Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns by Family Fun Magazine

The Wildwoods, NJ – March 26, 2013 – FamilyFun magazine (www.familyfunmag.com), a trusted, go-to source for travel recommendations and family activities for more than 20 years, has recognized the Wildwoods as one of their Top 10 U.S. Tourist Towns in…

Wildwoods Boardwalk Named Among Sherman's Travel's "Top 10 U.S. Boardwalks" for 2011

The Wildwoods, NJ - August 1, 2011 - The Wildwoods have received a second major honor this month as the Wildwoods Boardwalk was once again named one Sherman's Travel's "Top 10 American Boardwalks" for 2011. According to the Sherman's Travel…

The Wildwoods' Doo Wop Architecture Named Among AOL's "Ten Architectural Wonders of the United States"

The Wildwoods, NJ - May 24, 2010 - The Wildwoods have received a major honor this past week from one of the country's most influential companies: America Online. The Wildwoods' Doo Wop architecture was named one of AOL's "Ten Architectural…

'The Regional Impact of the Wildwoods Convention Center and Wildwoods Special Events on the Tourism Economy of Cape May County

The Regional Impact of the Wildwoods Convention Center and Wildwoods Special Events on the Tourism Economy of Cape May County' 2007 Cape May County Tourism Conference Presented by Mr. John Siciliano, Executive Director/CFO Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority…

The Wildwoods Convention Center - An Economic Stimulus

The Wildwoods Convention Center completed its fifth full year of continuing its mission to bring events and people to the resort community of The Wildwoods and surrounding seashore resorts of Cape May County and to provide an economic stimulus to…

GWTIDA Reinvests $1.2 Million Back To The Community

WILDWOOD, NJ: The numbers are in for 2006 and GWTIDA is pleased to announce that TDF collections for the year were up substantially over 2005. This increase in revenues allows GWTIDA to allocate more money to events and event promotion…

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