Saturday, July 28, 2018 / by Teresa Dipeso
NJ Crab Festival, Saturday, August 4, 4415 Park Blvd, Wildwood
From 11am-10pm celebrate one of the Jersey Shore's finest offerings: crab! This will be a fun, block-party style event outside of the Icehouse Restaurant, featuring bushels of blue-crab, a beer garden, vendors and exciting things for kids to enjoy like a crab race at 6pm. Live music begins at 2pm.
56th Annual Boardwalk Art Show, Friday-Sunday, August 3-5, Ocean City
Traditionally a place to buy fine artwork at reasonable prices, you won't want to miss this long running event on the Ocean City boardwalk. Leading artists from all over the East Coast will be on hand to sell their best works.
Art & Craft (Beer) Festival, Saturday, August 4, 3400 Pacific Ave, Wildwood
Head to the Byrne Plaza for this inaugural event, which features a chance to participate in a community-mural, art projects, and beer tastings from Wildwood's own Mudhen Brewing Co. 3pm-9pm.
Mystery Beach Weekend, Saturday, August 4, Inn of Cape May
At 7 Ocean Street in Cape May, between 1-3pm, three of the leading mystery writers in the area will be on hand to launch and sign their new book series: Maureen Klovers, Lane Stone and Libby Klein. This is a FREE event!
7th Annual Dog Show, Saturday, August 4, Historic Cold Spring Village
For just a $7 registration fee, enter your pup into the competition with prizes for cutest, owner look alike, best dressed, best performer and best in show. Registration begins is from 10-10:45 am at the entrance gate, with judging to commence at 11:30am at the Village Gazebo. Good luck!
Kids & Parents Mud Run, Sunday, August 5, 10am-2pm
This is the ONLY mud run in the country designed for both parents and kids to run together. Anyone from 6 years and up can participate in this two-mile race. A free Splashzone Waterpark pass is included with your registration. You can also raise money through the event for the charity of your choice! To register, click here.
Anglesea Night Market, Thursday, August 2, Olde New Jersey Ave in North Wildwood
From 4-10pm some of the best food trucks in the area will set up shop in Anglesea's Entertainment District, plus crafters, music games and more! Food trucks listed below. FREE admission.