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JULY EVENTS
Due to the COVID19 situation, please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
Sand Sculpting Contest: 1. Ocean City. Open to kids, teens, adults and families! Registration is free and begins at 9:00am at the 6th St. Beach. Judging takes place by 11:00am. For more information call 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.comm

Cape May Summer Concert Series: 1, 8, 15, 22, 29: Cape May Convention Hall. 714 Beach Ave., 8pm. www.capemaycity.com

Market Days: 1,8,15,22,29. Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10am to 1pm Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Nights: 1,8,15,22,29. Ocean City. Entertainment on the Boardwalk from 7:30-9:30pm between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Stone Harbor Farmers Market: 1,8, 15, 22, 29. Every Sunday until Sept. 12. 95th St. & Second Ave. from 8:00am to 12:30pm It's back with our produce and retail vendors. We have added 3 new food trucks. www.shnj.org

Stone Harbor Family Night: 1,8, 15, 22, 29. Every Monday June 29-August 31. Open to the Public - Free for All. 175 96th Street. www.shnj.org

Surfside Live: 2,9,16,23,30. Avalon. At Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach. Enjoy an interactive LIVE performance featuring your favorite characters and a DJ Dance Party! Enjoy family fun, with a safe activity, DJ, dancing, games, trivia and more. www.visitavalonnj.com

Magic & Mystery House Tour: 1-31. Cape May. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era in the 1879 Physick House Museum and learn about the Victorians' fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd. Hear about the Great Lafayette, Houdini, Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper and much more! Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing; advance tickets recommended. $20 for adults; $15 for children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

Clueless At The Physick Estate: "Hook, Line & Sinker': 1-31. Cape May. Every Tuesday and Thursday. "Clueless at the Physick Estate" returns this summer with an engaging new mystery based on the popular board game. "Hook, Line & Sinker" is this season's "whodunit" mystery that dramatically unfolds as you travel through the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate. Can you solve this mystery before someone else vanishes? $25 for adults; $20 for children (ages 3-12).. www.capemaymac.org

Painted Ladies, Porches & More Walking Tour & Brunch: 1-31. Cape May. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Take a walk from the Physick Estate to the Washington Street Mall with a knowledgeable guide and experience charming Cape May, a National Historic Landmark city, up close. Delight in beautiful gardens as you learn about Victorian architecture and Cape May's colorful history along the way. Comfortable shoes recommended. Tour only: $15 adults; $10 children (ages 3-12) Add brunch at Vintage after the tour: $25 adults; $15 children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

Anglesea Night Market Food Truck Event: 1, 15, 29. North Wildwood Entertainment District, Olde NJ Ave., 5pm-10pm 609-318-4504. www.AngleseaNightMarket.com

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show: 2-4. Wildwoods Convention Center. Fri: 3-9pm Sat: 10am-9pm Sun: 10am-5pm 732-422-9365. www.RKSportsPromotions.com

July 4th Weekend Boardwalk Craft Show: 3-4, 17-18. The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue. Fri. & Sat: 9am-5pm Sun: 9am-4pm 609-522-0378 or 609-522-0198. www.boardwalkcrafts.com

Dinners With Vintage: Dinner & Fireworks: 3-4. Cape May. Here's an exclusive chance to see the area's Independence Day fireworks from the ideal vantage point: atop the Cape May Lighthouse. Enjoy a four-course dinner at Vintage then board the trolley at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. for a short ride to Cape May Lighthouse. Climb to the top to watch the fireworks from the Watch Gallery. Reservations necessary. Capacity limited. Subject to cancellation if fireworks are cancelled. $125. www.capemaymac.org.

Free Concert Under The Stars: 3,10,17,24, 31. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 7:30pm to 9:30pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Independence Day Weekend: 3-4. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic programs and music. www.hcsv.org

Fourth Of July Celebration: 4. Ocean City. Special activities include a bike parade, kite flying competition a pie eating contest and more. A Boardwalk fireworks display tops off the evening. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Fireworks Extravaganza: 4. Cape May. Congress Beach. 9pm. www.capemaycity.com

Independence Day Family Parade: 4. North Wildwood. Parade. 9th & Atlantic Ave. FREE. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Fourth Of July Fireworks Spectacular: 4. The Wildwoods. 609-523-1602. www.dooww.com

Independence Day Fireworks: 4. Stone Harbor. www.shnj.org

Fourth Of July Fireworks: 4. Sea Isle City. Independence Day Fireworks Show will take place at 9:00pm, launched from an ocean barge near the 50th Street beach. www.visitsicnj.com

Ocean City Pops Concert: 4,7,11,14,18,21,25,28. Every Wed. and Sun. The Orchestra will perform their 93rd professional concert season. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 7:30pm 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Dance Xplosion: 5-10. Wildwoods Convention Center. 7am-11pm daily. 516-781-3400 or www.DanceXplosionTalent.com

Free Family Fun Night: 5,12,19, 26. Sea Isle City. Fun for the whole family! Enjoy various family fun weekly through August 30. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 7:30pm to 9:30pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Tuesday Night Movies On The Beach: 6,13,20,27. Avalon. 30th St. Beach. www.visitavalonnj.com

Funtastic Tuesdays: 6,13,20,27. Ocean City. On Asbury Ave. from 10am to 1pm Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures. www.oceancityvacation.com

Mummers Nights: 6,13,20,27. Ocean City. Strutting on the Boardwalk from 7-9pm between 6th-14th streets. www.oceancityvacation.com

Farmers Market: 6, 13, 20, 27. Sea Isle City. Shop local! Every Tuesday morning through August 31 at Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. Visitors and residents are encouraged to browse and shop a variety of local produce and vendors. Guests can grab a cup of coffee and check out more than 30 vendors before hitting the beach, making it the perfect Tuesday morning ritual. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Tuesdays At The Tower: 6, 13, 20, 27. Concert Series: Stone Harbor. 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Water Tower Lot, bring your own beach chair and enjoy the music! Every Tuesday through Sept. 7th FREE. A different performance every Tuesday night from July 7 to September 1. Beer & Wine Garden. www.stoneharborbeach.com

Wacky Wednesday: Pie Eating Contest: 7. Ocean City. Celebrate America with a good old-fashion apple and cherry pie eating contest. Contest is Free and open to all ages. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Cumberland County Fair: 7-11. Millville. Demolition derby, farm & garden exhibits, hayrides, home & arts exhibits, pie eating contests, amusement rides and much more. 856-453-2184.

Farmer's Market At The Tabernacle Grounds: 7,14,21,28. Ocean City. Crafters in the street at 6th and Asbury Ave. 8am-1pm, www.oceancityvacation.com

Free Family Movie Under The Stars: 7, 14,21, 28. Sea Isle City. Excursion Park located at JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave. 8:00pm to 10:00pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

Adult Recess: 7, 14, 21, 28. Stone Harbor. Participants must be over 18. Open play cornhole every Wednesday from 6pm - 8 pm at the 80th Street Athletic Field. www.shnj.org

Stone Harbor BeachFit Expo: 10. 80th Street Athletic Field 6 am - 2 pm. Fitness and wellness event that will include free outdoor fitness classes, a variety of healthy food vendors and fitness & wellness merchandise and services. www.shnj.org

Family Fun Days At The Cape May Lighthouse: 7, 14, 21, 28. The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, is a beacon for fun! Join us this summer and enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and crafts vendors at the base of the lighthouse. Free admission to the grounds. www.capemaymac.org

Downtown Wildwood Jazzy Fridays: 9. Byrne Plaza, Wildwood. 3400 Pacific Ave. Free live Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra Concert, wine and beer for purchase. 7pm - 9pm 609-523-1602 or www.DOOWW.com

Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival: 9. Beach at Heather Road, Wildwood Crest. 9am - 2pm 609-522-0202 www.WildwoodCrest.org

Cape May County Lifeguard Championships: 9. Beach at Rambler Rd, Wildwood Crest. 6pm 609-522-3825 or www.wcbp.org

New Jersey Jeep Beach Invasion: 9-11. Wildwoods Beach south of the Convention Center. www.NJJeepInvasion.com

Nj Barbeque State Barbeque Championship And Anglesea Blues Festival: 9-11. North Wildwood. The best in Barbeque & Blues at this exciting three-day festival. Cooking demonstrations, incredible food & top regional & national blues acts on our FREE stage. 609-523-6565. www.angleseablues.com. www.njbbq.com

Crabulous Crab Day: 10. Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor. Crab Races & Games, Crabbing at the Dock, Crabbing Tips and Tricks, Crab Cake Cook-off and Cooking Lessons, Crab Teaching Tank, Crabbing Tournament & Crabulous Trivia. 609-368-1211. www.wetlandsinstitute.org

Stone Harbor Triathlon: 11. Presented by www.CompuScore.com

Sundays At Surfside: 11, 18, 25. Avalon. Bring your beach chairs and enjoy a Sunday night summer concert series at Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach. 7-8:30pm. www.visitavalonnj.com

Wacky Wednesday: French Fry Sculpting: 14. Ocean City. Use your creativity to shape and sculpt French fries into your very own unique masterpiece. Contest is Free and open to all ages. Limited to 200 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Beschen-Callahan Memorial Lifeguard Races: 16. North Wildwood. Beach at 15th Avenue. 6pm 609-522-7500

Duke Of Fluke Fishing Tournament: 17. Sterling Harbor Marina, Rio Grande Ave, Shawcrest. 7:30am 609.-729-1425. www.SterlingHarbor.com

Third Friday: 16. Glasstown Arts District, Millville. High Street in the District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Automobiles, Trains & Planes Weekend: 17-18. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Antique and classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, and other vehicles line the tree shaded Village paths. Take a ride on a "speeder," gasoline-powered railroad track inspection vehicles or enjoy a tractor hayride. www.hcsv.org

Cape Express "More Beach Blast" Soccer: 17-18. Wildwood. Beach between Spencer & Poplar Aves. 7am-6pm daily. www.CapeExpress.com

Arts, History & Culture Weekend: 18-19. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. www.hcsv.org

Sophisticated Productions Dance Competition: 18-23. Wildwoods Convention Center. 7am-10pm daily. 413-568-4815. www.SophisticatedProductions.com

Farm Market: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. every 4th Saturday in June, July, August, September: 9 am to 1 p.m. at the Village on High, 501 N. High St. Live Music. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Wacky Wednesday: Christmas in July: 21. Ocean City. Celebrate the Christmas holiday season in July with a special visit from Santa while he is in town on vacation. Dress in red and green to participate in our wacky Christmas meets summer fashion show. Contest is Free. Limited to 150 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Beachside Science At Surfside Park: 21. Avalon. Shorebird Babies 'R Us - The Birds That Rely On The Jersey Shore To Nest. 6:00pm Surfside Park Is Located At 30Th St. And The Beach. Presented By The Wetlands Institute And Sponsored By The Avalon Environmental Commission. www.avalonboro.net

Downtown Wildwood Sip, Shop & Stroll Art Show, Wine & Music: 23. Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave. Crafts, art, wine, live acoustic music. 6pm - 9pm 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

Lighthouse Full Moon Climb: 23. Don't miss the romance of a nighttime climb to the top of the Cape May Lighthouse. These special opportunities are only offered a handful of times each year, during a full moon. Regardless of a clear or cloudy night sky, you will join a select group who have experienced stepping out onto the Watch Gallery at nighttime. Revel in the view of the Delaware Bay and the southern tip of New Jersey from the highest vantage point on the peninsula. The Cape May Lighthouse is located at Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township (next to Cape May Point Borough Hall in Cape May Point), at 215 Lighthouse Ave., and normally closes at dusk. Admission for these special nighttime climbs is $20 for adults and $10 for children (ages 3-12). www.capemaymac.org

Festival Of Lights Boat Parade: 24. Stone Harbor Yacht Club. Lots of festive decorated boats and bayfront properties. www.YCSH.org

Food Truck Festival: 24. Stone Harbor. Municipal Marina Parking Lot. The event coincides with the Yacht Club of Stone Harbor Festival of Lights Boat Parade. www.shnj.org

Tri The Wildwoods - Triathlon, 5K & Kid's Race: 24. North Wildwood Beach Patrol Headquarters. 6:30am 609-849-8908. www.DelmoSports.com

Christmas In July With Santa Claus: 24. North Wildwood. Along the beach in North Wildwood. 1pm 609-522-7500. www.NorthWildwood.com

Wildwood Crest Christmas In July Festival: 24. Sunset Lake along New Jersey Ave, from Atlanta to Miami Aves, Wildwood Crest. 6-9pm. www.WildwoodCrest.org

Night In Venice: 24. Ocean City. The City's annual boat parade is one of the largest in the world. Starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Ave. along the bay. Fireworks display to follow parade. Start time 6pm and the theme is TBA "Go For The Gold." Registration opens February 3, 2020. For more information call 609-399-6111. To register visit: www.ocnj.us/niv

Hands On History: 24-25. Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Two days of family-friendly, interactive and educational fun. Enjoy family activities and crafts including papermaking, tin punch, pottery, face painting, historic games and dress-up, storytelling and more! www.hcsv.org

Summer Antique & Food Market: 25-26. WheatonArts, Millville. An indoor/outdoor event featuring 50+ antique dealers showcasing a wide selection of ceramics, glass, jewelry, memorabilia, furniture, & vintage accessories. Enjoy a variety of local food vendors and farm market proprietors. Admission is $6 per person. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

The Wildwoods Love Waddler's Baby Waddle Contest: 27. Wildwoods Convention Center turnaround circle. 10:30am 609-729-9000

Back To School Warehouse Clothing Sale: 26- Aug. 5. Wildwoods Convention Center. 9am- 9pm daily. 9am-5pm on last day. 609-729-9000. www.wildwoodsnj.com

Wacky Wednesday: Mystery Bag: 28. Ocean City. Participants will receive a brown paper bag filled with random supplies. Your mission is to create an object, sculpture or unique work of art using everything in the bag. Contest is Free. Limited to 175 participants. Ocean City Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk. 10:30am 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

Wildwoods Baby Parade: 28. Wildwood. A tradition since 1909. Registration at Wildwoods Convention Center. Boardwalk parade. 6pm FREE. 609-729-9000. www.wildwoodsnj.com

Ultimate Beach Frisbee Tournament: 30-Aug. 1. WBP Headquarters, Schellenger Ave, Wildwood and beach to Rio Grande Ave. Sat: 9am - 5pm Sun: 10am- 5pm Sun: 10am - 5pm

Battle At The Beach Mixed Martial Arts Tournament: 30-Aug. 1. Wildwoods Convention Center. Sat: 10am- 6pm Sun: 10am - 4 pm 860-295-0403. www.NagaFighter.com

Wildwood Crest 5K Beach Race: 31. Heather Rd. beach, Wildwood Crest. 8:30am 609-523-0202 or www.WildwoodCrest.org

Down On The Farm Weekend: 31- Aug. 1 Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Experience life on an Early American farm through hands-on activities and exhibits. www.hcsv.org

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