Barefoot Country Music Fest Partners with ACME Markets in Wildwood, NJ For a ‘Fill the Food Pantry’ Event Supporting Lazarus House Wednesday, March 4

Wildwood Beach, NJ – March 3, 2020 – Barefoot Country Music Fest (BCMF) – the three-day, country music beach concert taking place in Wildwood, NJ Friday, June 19 through Sunday, June 21 – announces that a ‘Fill the Food Pantry’ food drive event will take place on Wednesday, March 4 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Wildwood, NJ ACME, located at 5300 Park Blvd, Wildwood. The ‘Fill the Food Pantry’ event will benefit Lazarus House Emergency Food Pantry in Wildwood.

Participating in the food drive event will be BCMF representatives, as well as students from local schools assisting with donations and taking part in a food shopping spree for non-perishable items from cash donations given.

“We are so grateful for the opportunity to give back to the Wildwoods community, who has so kindly embraced us for our inaugural event,” said Rob Pedlow of Barefoot Country Music Fest. “We wanted to launch our #BCMFBeKind Movement in a big way, so when we heard that the Lazarus House desperately needed donations we had to help. Not only are we going to throw a beach party like the Wildwoods have never seen at BCMF this June, but we also want to spread kindness and positivity while investing in this community through our #BCMFBeKind program”.

BCMF and the Wildwood ACME have partnered together for this food drive event, and all of the proceeds will go to the Lazarus House Emergency Food Pantry in Wildwood, NJ. In addition, ACME Foundation will donate a $5,000 grant to Lazarus House.

“We are thrilled to join Barefoot Country Music Fest to provide much needed support to our longtime partner, Lazarus House,” said Dana Ward, ACME Foundation. “As a grocery store, ACME’s number one charitable focus is hunger awareness, as no one should ever have to go hungry. We are honored to have been asked to be a part of this movement to spread kindness to the Wildwoods community.”


Barefoot Country Music Fest (BCMF), in conjunction with Southern Entertainment, and the Wildwood ACME.


‘Fill the Food Pantry’ food drive event


Wednesday, March 4 beginning at 11 a.m.


Wildwood ACME, 5300 Park Blvd., Wildwood, NJ

BCMF is brought to you by Southern Entertainment, the producers of the award-winning Carolina Country Music Fest (CCMF) in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, the largest outdoor country music fest on the East Coast. BCMF is expected to be the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music festival, occupying 27 acres of the Wildwoods’ beaches.

For more information about the festival, go to follow Facebook / Instagram @BarefootCountryMusicFest.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.


About Southern Entertainment

Southern Entertainment is a full-service event and production company. Our unwavering commitment to excellence has led us to produce over 500 events across the United States including the Carolina Country Music Fest, Wild & Wonderful Country Music Fest, Gravedigger’s Ball, Carolina Country Music Cruise, Greenville Country Music Fest and more. We specialize in planning, marketing and executing a wide range of concerts, festivals and other live music events with some of the music industry’s biggest stars like Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, Florida Georgia Line, Jason Aldean and Tim McGraw, among many others.

About Barefoot Country Music Fest

Brought to you by the producers of Carolina Country Music Fest, Barefoot Country Music Fest, (BCMF), is poised to be the Northeast’s largest outdoor country music fest, is located on the beaches of Wildwood, NJ, between the famous Morey’s Piers on the beach. A unique blend of today’s country headliners and up-and-comers, BCMF is host to the industry’s biggest stars. With the combination of country music and the scenic Wildwood’s backdrop, this family-friendly, three-day fest is a summer vacation destination.

About the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ is the southern-most barrier island in New Jersey and has been recognized as the #1 family vacation destination at the Jersey Shore for decades. Our visitors enjoy 5 miles of clean, wide, free beaches, voted ‘Best Beaches in New Jersey’, an exciting 2.5 mile Boardwalk with 3 amusement piers with over 100 rides and attractions, 3 beachfront waterparks, shops, arcades, carnival games and more eateries than the Mall of America, and the most events, festivals and concerts at the Jersey Shore. And with over 8,000 hotel rooms and 3,000 vacation rentals to choose from plus great restaurants, pubs and nightclubs, it’s no wonder over 9 million visitors each year consider the Wildwoods the best family vacation value at the Jersey Shore.

About ACME Markets

ACME Markets began in 1891 when two friends, Samuel Robinson and Robert Crawford, opened a small neighborhood grocery store in South Philadelphia, emphasizing quality products, low prices, and friendly service. 129 years later, ACME remains dedicated to providing a high-quality grocery experience that our customers have come to expect. Today, ACME operates 164 stores, including 102 Sav-On Pharmacies at select locations, in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, and Maryland, employing over 15,000 associates. In 2019 alone, along with the ACME Foundation, ACME gave over $2 million in financial support and over 5 million pounds of food. The company and its associates remain committed to the communities they serve.  For more information, visit    

ACME Markets is a division of Albertsons Companies. Locally great and nationally strong, Albertsons Companies is one of the largest food and drug retailers in the United States.


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