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The Wildwoods’ Host Annual NJ Jeep Invasion Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 17

The Wildwoods, NJ – July 1, 2022 – Start your engines for the annual Jeep Invasion on the Wildwoods’ beaches, Friday July 15 through Sunday July 17. The Jeep Invasion in the Wildwoods is the largest gathering of Jeeps in…

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The Wildwoods Host the 24th Annual New Jersey State Barbeque Championship and Anglesea Blues Festival Friday, July 8 – Sunday, July 10

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 28, 2022 – Indulge in mouthwatering ribs, chicken, brisket and pork while enjoying some of the best blues music at the Jersey shore during the 24th annual New Jersey State Barbeque Championship and Anglesea Blues…

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The Wildwoods Crown the King and Queen of Marbles at the 99th Annual National Marbles Tournament June 23

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 27, 2022 – The Wildwoods concluded the 99th Annual National Marbles Tournament on June 23 with the crowning of the King and Queen of Marbles. Jessica Johnson of Wildwood was crowned “Queen” and Girl’s National Marbles…

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Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival Celebrates 10th Year on July 8

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 24, 2022 – Families, friends and kids of all ages who love playing in the sand should start making plans to attend the 10th annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival on Friday, July 8 from…

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New! Downtown Wildwood Makes Fridays Extra Fun at Byrne Plaza  

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 24, 2022 – Fridays in the Wildwoods are always fun, and Fun Fridays at Byrne Plaza in Downtown Wildwood will give you another reason to enjoy the kickoff of your weekend in the resort destination!…

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The Jersey Shore Spikefest Hits the Sand in the Wildwoods
Saturday, July 9

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 23, 2022 – Morey’s Piers is proud to partner with Tri-State Roundnet to bring America’s newest and fastest net game to the beaches of the Wildwoods during the Jersey Shore Spikefest Saturday, July 9. Inspired…

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The Wildwoods Host Battle on the Beach Flag Football Tournament Saturday, July 9 & Sunday, July 10

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 22, 2022 – A Flag Football tournament like no other! Morey’s Piers is a proud sponsor of the Battle on the Beach Flag Football Tournament taking place on the Wildwoods FREE beaches Saturday, July 9…

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The Wildwoods Celebrate July 4th Weekend with
Jam-Packed Family Fun and Entertainment

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…

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The Wildwoods Convention Center Hosts Return
of Sport Cards, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show
Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 14, 2022 – The Wildwoods Convention Center will host the annual Sports Card, Toys, Comics and Collectibles Show in the Starlight Ballroom Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3 – an event perfect for collectors…

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The Wildwoods Host Free Weekly Concerts Throughout the Summer Season

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 13, 2022 – The Wildwoods will host FREE concerts four nights a week throughout the summer. Grab your dancing shoes or bring a beach chair, because you won’t want to miss all four evenings of…

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North Wildwood’s Anglesea Night Market Kicks Off for
Summer 2022 on Thursday, June 30

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 10, 2022 – The popular Anglesea Night Market series in North Wildwood will kick off on Thursday, June 30 and will continue on Thursday, July 14, 28 and August 11. The Night Market takes place…

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The Wildwoods Boardwalk Sightseer Tram Cars Begin Seven-Day Operations and Free Boardwalk Parades and Fireworks Begin in June

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 8, 2022 – The Wildwoods Boardwalk Special Improvement District (SID) has announced the beginning of seven-day operations for the Sightseer Tram Car on the Wildwoods Boardwalk, as well as a full schedule of Free Boardwalk…

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What's New in the Wildwoods

Here are some of the new and exciting things happening in the Wildwoods for 2022...please check back for updates! NEW ACCOMMODATIONS: Isle of Capri Motel, located at 500 Ocean Ave in North Wildwood, will become Seaport Inn and will undergo…

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The Wildwoods’ Beaches Offer Free Weekly Friday Night Fireworks All Summer Long Starting Friday, June 24

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 6, 2022 – Summer in the Wildwoods – it’s a blast! Free Friday Night Fireworks will light up the night sky over the Wildwoods’ beaches and iconic Boardwalk all summer long beginning Friday, June 24 and…

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Free Marine Science Instructional Program Returns to Wildwood Crest Beach

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 6, 2022 – Learn all about the vast coastal environment in Wildwood Crest this summer through the borough’s free marine science program.  Crest Coastal Comb, hosted by Miss Ocean, a marine science and ocean literacy…

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The Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) announces a full summer of events coming to Byrne Plaza in Downtown Wildwood.

The Wildwoods, NJ – June 3, 2022 – The Wildwood Business Improvement District (WBID) announces a packed summer of weekly events coming to Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Wildwood. The Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market will run every Saturday through…

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The Wildwoods Beverage Tourism Offers One-of-a-Kind Local Flavors

The Wildwoods offer a wide variety of locations for visitors to experience Beverage Tourism, including restaurants, microbreweries, craft distilleries, and wineries. The Wildwoods offer a wide variety of locations for visitors to experience Beverage Tourism, including restaurants, microbreweries, craft distilleries,…

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The Beach Boys to Bring “Sixty Years of The Sounds Of Summer” to the Wildwoods Convention Center Saturday, August 27

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 20, 2022 – As The Beach Boys mark more than a half century of making music, the group continues to ride the crest of a wave unequalled in America’s musical history. The Beach Boys –…

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The Wildwoods, NJ Announces Stellar 2022 Summer Events Schedule

The Wildwoods, NJ – May 19, 2022 – With summer right around the corner, the Wildwoods have planned a full schedule of fun-filled events for the entire season. The summer is jam-packed with exciting events and for all ages – including…

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WILDWOOD AWARDED $3.2M FROM
US ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION

May 2, 2022 – Wildwood, NJ – Mayor Pete Byron announced today that the US Economic Development Administration (USEDA) has awarded the City $3.2 million for the reconstruction of nearly 3 blocks of the Boardwalk.  The City was notified of…

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Wildwoods Boardwalk SID Announces 2022 Schedules

WILDWOOD, NJ, April 7, 2022 – Wildwoods Boardwalk Special Improvement District (SID) is pleased to announce the 2022 Opening Day of the Sightseer Tram Car and the schedule of Free Wildwoods Boardwalk Entertainment! The Sightseer Tram Car has been transporting…

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Enter to Win One of Two FREE Wildwoods, NJ Family Vacations

The Wildwoods, NJ – February 2, 2022 – The Wildwoods, NJ announces the return of its Family Vacation Giveaway contests – featuring two incredible family vacations to the Wildwoods, NJ. Each FREE family vacation for four will include a four-day,…

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Discover or Rediscover the Perfect Shore Getaway Vacation in the Wildwoods, NJ

The Wildwoods, NJ – January 31, 2022 – The Wildwoods, NJ are welcoming new and returning visitors back to the resort destination, where there’s an abundance of activities to safely discover, or rediscover, for the 2022 summer season! Home to…

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The Wildwoods Applauds and Supports a Proposed New Jersey Legislative Measure Calling for Free or Reduced Beach Fees For Active Military, Veterans and Their Families

The measure proposes allowing shore municipalities to provide active military, veterans, spouses and dependent children of veterans free or reduced cost access to beaches The Wildwoods, NJ – January 25, 2022 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority…

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Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority Wins 2021 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award

The Wildwoods, NJ – December 6, 2021 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA) received a 2021 New Jersey Tourism Excellence Award from the New Jersey Tourism Industry Association (NJTIA) in the category of Jersey Strong Award.Accepting…

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The Wildwoods’ Spirit Brands Cheerleading Competitions Named Among Sports Destination Management’s 2020-2021 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

The Wildwoods, NJ – November 15, 2021 – The Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement & Development Authority (GWTIDA) announced that the Spirit Brands Cheerleading Competitions, held annually at the Wildwoods Convention Center since 2003, have been named among the 2020-2021 Champions…

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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