They are the perfect spot for swimming, soaking up the sun and relaxing on a hot summer day. For those looking for some adventure, the Wildwoods' beaches also serve as an ideal location for surfing, boogie boarding, power boating, jet skiing, sailing, kayaking and whale watching.
Overlooking the pristine beaches is the Wildwoods Boardwalk, offering a unique experience for anyone vacationing in New Jersey. It's famous for being one of the liveliest stretches of fun and excitement on the East Coast.
The Wildwoods Boardwalk offers a pure sensory overload of sights, sounds and smells to visitors, with spectacular amusement piers, world-class roller coasters, three wet and wild beachfront waterparks, carnival-style midway games, flashing arcades and a myriad of retail shops and eateries.
There's also the famous Wildwoods Boardwalk Sightseer Tram Cars – known for the phrase “Watch the Tram Car, Please!”
In addition to its beautiful beaches and one-of-a-kind Boardwalk, the Wildwoods also offer more than 180 events and festivals throughout the year, offering a little something for everyone – and most of them are free!
The events include regional, national and international events like the Wildwoods’ International Kite Festival; National Marbles Tournament; New Jersey State BBQ Championships, Angelsea Blues Festival and the Wildwoods Baby Parade – a Boardwalk tradition since 1909.
The Wildwoods also host a wide array of other events throughout the year including Thunder in the Sand Pro/Am Motocross Races, Monster Truck Races on the beach, Mummer’s String Band Weekends and Parades, Ultimate Frisbee Championships
Sports enthusiasts will enjoy Beach Soccer and Beach Lacrosse Tournaments, the Classic Cup Hobie Cat Regatta, the Wildwoods Hydrofest Powerboat Races and a live World Wrestling Entertainment show.
There are also block parties, music festivals, craft shows, motorcycle rallies, and classic car shows. Music lovers will find free concerts almost every night of the week throughout the summer season, which also has free fireworks every Friday night.
The Wildwoods offer a little something for everyone! With free events, free beaches, free fireworks and free live music throughout the summer.
The Wildwoods are the best value at the Jersey Shore.