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The Wildwoods Host Food & Music Festival Saturday, October 9

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 16, 2021 – The Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce presents a food and music festival on Saturday, October 9 from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. featuring a full day of fantastic food options, live music, shopping…

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Wildwood Crest Hosts Crest Best Run Fest Saturday, October 2 & Sunday, October 3

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 16, 2021 – The annual Crest Best Run Fest presented by Inspira Health is a world-class running event being held in Wildwood Crest on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3.The event features a 10-Miler,…

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The Wildwoods Celebrate American Racing Heritage During ‘The Race of Gentlemen’ Vintage Car and Motorcycle Beach Drag Races October 1-3

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 15, 2021 – Experience ‘The Race of Gentlemen’ Vintage Car and Motorcycle Beach Drag Races, an automotive carnival that celebrates American racing heritage and a homage to automobile and motorcycle history, hosted by the Oilers…

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The Wildwoods Host 15th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival October 1 & 2 

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 15, 2021 – A heaping helping of olde world Italy will be served with amore and plenty of white, red and green during the 15th annual Olde Time Italian Festival, taking place Friday, October 1…

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Wildwood Crest Hosts Seafarers Celebration September 25

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 13, 2021 – The Borough of Wildwood Crest hosts its annual Seafarers Celebration, a yearly end-of-summer festival set to take place along beautiful Sunset Lake in Wildwood Crest, on Saturday, September 25. The celebration begins…

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The Wildwoods Celebrate Celtic Heritage During 30th Annual Irish Fall Festival September 23-26

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 9, 2021 – The 30th Annual Irish Fall Festival, the East Coast’s largest Irish Festival, comes to North Wildwood on Thursday, September 23 through Sunday, September 26. This festive four-day event is sponsored by James…

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Oktoberfest Returns to Morey’s Piers Over Four Weekends

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 9, 2021 – This fall, Oktoberfest returns to Morey’s Piers in Wildwood, NJ, where guests can enjoy four consecutive weekends of German-themed revelry, live entertainment, a kids “Rootbier Garten” activity area, and more. On Friday, September…

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The Wildwoods Host Fall Classic Car Show September 24-26

The Wildwoods, NJ – September 8, 2021 – Start your engines and cruise on down to the Wildwoods for one of the most exciting car enthusiast weekends at the Jersey Shore taking place Friday, September 24 – Sunday, September 26.…

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The Wildwoods, NJ Beaches Receive Major Tourism Honors

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 5, 2021 – The Wildwoods free beaches have won significant national and regional notoriety, recognizing their family friendly atmosphere, cleanliness and accessibility. Stretching for five miles across North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, the Wildwoods…

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What's NEW in the Wildwoods for 2021

Please check back for updates! RESTAURANTS: ~ A Little Cafe: 8700 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest ~ Antney’s Grub: 2001 Surf Ave, North Wildwood ~ Barry’s Buns: 6107 New Jersey Ave, Wildwood Crest ~ Capt’n Jack’s Island Grill (2nd location):…

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The Wildwoods Convention Center Awarded the 2021 Prime Site Award by Facilities & Destinations Magazine

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 14, 2021 – The Wildwoods Convention Center has recently been awarded the Facilities & Destinations magazine 2021 Prime Site Award. Nominated by readers of Facilities & Destinations, the Wildwoods Convention Center is being recognized for its implementation of COVID-19…

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Start a Peaceful Day on the Wildwoods Beaches with Yoga Practice

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 10, 2021 – Join yoga instructor Charla Lewis every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday on the Wildwoods' Burke Avenue beach at 9 a.m. for an all-levels yoga class. Charla will lead a traditional Hatha yoga style…

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Outdoor Dining Establishments in the Wildwoods

Wildwoods, NJ restaurants are ready to welcome patrons to enjoy outdoor dining at their establishments this summer! Restaurants and eateries that have property onsite (in parking lots or on sidewalks) where outdoor seating can be placed to meet social distancing…

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Thrilling Adventure Awaits in The Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – April 15, 2021 –The Wildwoods, NJ are bursting with thrill-seeking attractions and unforgettable experiences that are sure to impress. From the beach and boardwalk, to amusement parks, water parks, events, and beyond – the Wildwoods offer…

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Explore your Wanderlust This Spring In The Wildwoods

The Wildwoods, NJ – April 2, 2021 –Summer at the New Jersey shore usually includes travelers who, especially this year, are eager to take a long-awaited getaway. For those who prefer a more intimate, quiet vacation experience, the Wildwoods, NJ invites…

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Governor Murphy Earmarks $4 Million For Wildwood Boardwalk

City of Wildwood, NJ – February 26, 2021 – Wildwood Mayor Pete Byron today announced that New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy contacted him confirming that the FY’22 state budget will include $4 million for boardwalk repairs. “I cannot overemphasize the…

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The Wildwoods Have “Instagramability!”

The Wildwoods, NJ – February 25, 2021 – The Wildwoods, NJ are filled with beautiful scenery, colorful neon lights, iconic buildings, quirky landmarks and signs that are found nowhere else in the world. It’s no wonder that vacationers are commonly…

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The Wildwoods, NJ: Top Family Reunion Vacation Destination at the Jersey Shore

The Wildwoods, NJ – February 11, 2021 – As life begins to return to normal and many begin to plan their family vacations for 2021, the Wildwoods remain among the top multigenerational family vacation destinations on the East Coast. With…

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Discover the Perfect Shore Getaway Vacation in the Wildwoods, NJ

In adherence with COVID-19 protocols and guidelines, island-wide sanitation procedures, as well as social distancing and mask wearing mandates are in place to ensure the health and safety of all visitors. The Wildwoods, NJ are welcoming new and returning visitors…

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CITY OF WILDWOOD OPENED A NEW OUTDOOR LEARNING PARK DONATED BY ITS CITIZENS

Mayor Pete Byron and Commissioners Fitzsimons and Mikulski gathered today to thank private donors – many graduates of Glenwood Avenue Elementary School – to celebrate the opening of the SOLCOW (Socratic Outdoor Learning Center Of Wildwood). The park, located on…

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Wildwood, NJ has been named one of the top 10 most popular destinations for U.S. travelers to visit in 2020 by trivago

“Most surprising was the appearance of Wildwood, New Jersey replacing Boston in the 10th spot.” The Wildwoods, NJ – September 16, 2020 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) proudly announced that trivago has named Wildwood, NJ one…

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The Wildwoods, NJ: Getaway to the Ultimate ‘Safecation’ Destination

The Wildwoods, NJ – The Wildwoods, NJ has so much to offer, from beautiful free and spacious beaches with plenty of room to spread out and a world-famous boardwalk, with lots of fun attractions that are sure to please! As…

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The Wildwoods, NJ New Grand Gateway Welcomes Visitors with Color, Lights and Doo Wop Nostalgia

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 22, 2020 –The Wildwoods Grand Gateway is an all-new visitor experience designed to launch everyone into vacation mode from the moment they arrive in the Wildwoods. “The Wildwoods Gateway project is one I am truly…

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Tour the Bike-Friendly Wildwoods on Two Wheels

The Wildwoods, NJ – August 27, 2020 – Pedaling your way through the Wildwoods is an epic experience. No town seems to do biking better than the Wildwoods, NJ, which has coined the word ‘Bikeability’ to capture all of the…

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Make a Splash in the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – When it comes to making a splash, the Wildwoods have so much to offer – from miles of ocean waves to wade, surf, boogie-board or cast a fishing line; to waterslides, tube floats and raft rides,…

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The Wildwoods, NJ: A Guide for Family Fun at the Shore

The Wildwoods, NJ have so much to offer, from the beautiful free beaches and world-famous boardwalk, to historical attractions and exciting activities/events that are sure to entertain the whole family! Experience the ultimate family vacation when you visit the Wildwoods,…

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The Wildwoods Boardwalk – With 120 Years of History – Is Back and Better Than Ever

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 26, 2020 – A damaged stretch of the Wildwoods Boardwalk has recently undergone extensive repairs and is now fully operational and better than ever. Repairs have been completed to a stretch of the boards at…

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The Wildwoods – Fun, Free and Open!

The Wildwoods, NJ – The Wildwoods and the surrounding area have a myriad of FREE activities that are open and ready to enjoy throughout the summer! “We are excited to welcome locals and visitors to enjoy the Wildwoods this summer.…

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Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority Announces Nearly 100% Retention of 2020 Wildwoods Convention Center Events

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 29, 2020 – Nearly all of the events scheduled at the Wildwoods Convention Center in recent months that could not be held due to mandatory closures have been rescheduled at the facility for future dates.…

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Don’t Forget to Bring Your Golf Clubs When Planning Your Wildwoods, NJ Getaway

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 20, 2020 – Golf courses surrounding the Wildwoods, NJ – from Cape May National to the south, to Shore Gate Golf Club to the north – reopened to golfers in early May with social distancing…

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‘Bikeability’ in the Wildwoods – Social Distancing Fun on Wheels

The Wildwoods, NJ – Bike riding is a favorite pastime at the Jersey Shore, and no town seems to do biking better than the Wildwoods, NJ. The Wildwoods have coined the word ‘Bikeability’ to capture all of the amazing opportunities…

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Take a Virtual Vacation in the Wildwoods

The day will come soon when everyone can step beyond their computer, tablet, phone and TV screens to go out and reconnect in-person with people and places. Until then, our electronic screens serve as our window to the world –…

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Relax, Unwind, and Enjoy ‘Beach Therapy’ in the Wildwoods

Stretching for five miles across the shores of North Wildwood, Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, the Wildwoods, NJ beaches are sparkling, clean and FREE for all visitors to enjoy. With the fast-paced day-to-day life, we sometimes forget to spend time focusing…

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The Wildwoods, NJ: A Dog Friendly Resort Destination

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 beach, dog park, fun activities and dozens of…

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Step Back in Time with a Trip to the Wildwoods: The Ultimate Itinerary for a History Buff

Step Back in Time with a Trip to the Wildwoods: The Ultimate Itinerary for a History Buff For history buffs, the Wildwoods are the ideal vacation spot to step back in time. The Jersey Shore town has a long, rich…

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

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, time together can be a precious commodity. That’s…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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