Wildwood Event Calendar 2024: Fun for All Ages!

Wildwood Events Calendar

Get ready for a year of memory-making celebrations and entertainment! Find concerts, festivals, and more in the 2024 Wildwood Events Calendar. Mark your calendars and enjoy this magical Jersey Shore destination.

Wildwood: A Destination to Remember

Escape to Wildwood, NJ, a seaside haven where family fun and excitement collide. Bask on five miles of pristine beaches and feel the soft sand between your toes as ocean breezes refresh your spirit. 

Then, conquer heart-pounding roller coasters and water rides. Stroll down the iconic Wildwood Boardwalk, a carnival of lights, arcades, and shops.

Whether you seek relaxation or adrenaline-pumping thrills, Wildwood has it all.

Live Entertainment

  1. Barefoot Country Music Fest (June 20-23): Catch headliners like Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Kane Brown, and Old Dominion. Hear 40+ artists on 5 stages.
  2. Music in the Plaza (June 20-August 29): Enjoy free live music every Thursday evening at Byrne Plaza. Bring a blanket and groove to the music.
  3. Wildwoods ’50s, ’60s & ’70s Weekend (October 18-19): Relive music’s most formative decades. Enjoy a dance party, concert, and classic car festival.

Family-Friendly Fun

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  1. Wildwoods International Kite Festival (May 24-27): Enjoy fun displays and workshops. Then, check out the World Indoor Kite Competition!
  2. Family Independence Day Parade (July 4): Celebrate America with Wildwood’s family parade! Decorate bikes, wagons, strollers, and scooters in red, white, and blue. Prizes awarded!
  3. The Race of Gentlemen Wildwood 2024 (October 5-6): Watch races featuring vintage cars and motorcycles. See fully restored vehicles along the route.

Wildwood’s Food Scene

Wildwood isn’t just about sun-soaked beaches and amusement park rides. This Jersey destination boasts an exciting food scene, catering to every palate and budget.

Classic Boardwalk Delights

No Wildwood visit is complete without indulging in traditional Boardwalk fare, including hot dogs, funnel cakes, and fried dough. Fresh-squeezed lemonade and overflowing ice cream cones provide relief from the summer heat.

Beyond the Beach

Wildwood’s diverse culinary landscape extends beyond its sandy stretches. You’ll find steaks, burgers, Italian food, and more.

A Seafood Paradise

Given its coastal location, Wildwood is a haven for seafood enthusiasts. Renowned for its fresh catches, restaurants sell succulent lobster rolls and steamed crabs.

The Inlet stands out as a favorite among locals who want scrumptious dishes and breathtaking Atlantic vistas.

Planning Your Wildwood Escape

Whether you crave family fun, nostalgic thrills, or a relaxing getaway, Wildwood offers something for everyone. Here’s a quick guide for your escape:

1. Pick Your Season.

Wildwood enjoys distinct seasons. Summer is peak season, with warm weather and bustling crowds, perfect for beaches and water parks.

During Spring and Fall, temperatures are mild so you can enjoy outdoor activities without the crowds. You’ll also find better deals on lodging.

Winter transforms Wildwood into a retreat, with some places offering off-season specials.

2. Find Your Lodging.

Wildwood has lodging to suit every budget and style. Choose from beachfront hotels with ocean views or family-friendly condos. If you prefer, opt for a nostalgic motel.

Book your lodging well in advance, especially during peak season.

3. Venture Beyond the Boardwalk.

Rent bikes and explore scenic paths, or take a day trip to nearby Cape May for a Victorian escape.

4. Act Like a Local.

Strike up conversations, visit mom-and-pop shops, and support local businesses.

Take a cooking class to learn about regional specialties. Or participate in a guided tour to learn more about the town’s rich past.

Savor the Flavor at The Inlet

After an eventful day, head over to The Inlet for a delightful dining experience. Our restaurant offers breathtaking ocean views and a welcoming atmosphere!

Peruse the extensive menu, which features fresh seafood dishes, juicy steaks, and mouthwatering pasta creations. To complement your meal, we offer an impressive selection of premium beers, wines, and spirits. Or try one of our signature cocktails. Our staff can recommend the perfect beverage.

Ready to experience the festivities and flavors of Wildwood, NJ? Start planning your getaway today!




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