Kids can make sand castles during a contest at Sea Isle City's Skimmer Festival, June 18-19
Consider a day trip or weekend getaway to go to these summer celebrations.
Aerobatics, formation flying and demonstrations by military and civilian pilots, Wed., Aug. 17, 10:30am-3:30pm over the beaches and boardwalk
Celebration of seafood and song with crafters, food, exhibits and displays, live music, kayaking and kids’ activities, Sat., June 18, 10am-5pm at and near the harbor and Nature Center (along Delaware Ave. between Wilmington Ave. &
Free beach day, treasure hunt for kids, surf lessons, volleyball, live music and games, Sat., July 9, 12noon-10pm at the beach at Granville Ave.
• Merchants and Venice Seafood Festival with seafood, entertainment and rides for kids, Fri., July 15, 5-9pm along Asbury Ave. between 6th & 9th Sts.
• Night in Venice annual boat parade, Sat., July 16, 6:30pm on the bay from Longport Bridge to Tennessee Ave.
Flea market with more than 300 vendors, sand sculpting demonstrations and contest, moonbounce, face painting, live music, antique car show and parade and trolley tours, Sat.-Sun., June 18-19, Excursion Park (JFK Blvd. & the beach) and throughout town. Different activities on each day.
Crab racing, crab cooking, crabbing lessons and hermit crab beauty pageant, Fri., July 29, 10am-3pm at The Wetlands Institute (1075 Stone Harbor Blvd.)
Food vendors, cooking demonstrations, live blues music and family activities, Fri.-Sun., July 8-10, at 2nd Ave. & Olde New Jersey Ave. and surrounding restaurants in North Wildwood