Doggie Beach Dash, Show Us Your Shoes, Good Old Days Fest – Weekend Happenings
Make no mistake, Labor Day may be over, but the fun is not in South Jersey. This weekend is jamming! Miss America, Wildwood's Roar to the Shore, the in-water boat show, live music, casino attractions, festivals, and fun times aplenty.
Let's take a look with lite Rock's South Jersey Weekend Happenings...
- Farley State Marina at Golden Nugget: 34th annual Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show, thru Sun 9/10
- Boardwalk: Miss America Show Us Your Shoes Parade, 5p Sat. 9/9, New Jersey to Albany Ave, the two-mile route allows for ample viewing space for you and your family to take part in this historic tradition. This now-famous event highlights some of the fun events leading up to Sunday's Miss America competition. Each contestant wears a pair of shoes decorated with things for which their state or territory is best known.
- Showboat: Atlantic City Seafood Festival, 11a-6p Sat-Sun. 9/9-10
- Tropicana: Fireworks by Grucci, 10p Sat. 9/9
- Resorts: Jeffery Osborne, Sat. 9/9
- Harrah's: Andrew Dice Clay, Sat. 9/9
- Tropicana: Jefferson Starship, Sat. 9/9
- Boardwalk Hall: Miss America Competition, 9p Sun. 9/10
Here are more fun things to do this weekend in South Jersey
- Egg Harbor Township: A concert Salute to Atlantic County First Responders, featuring Jim Crane and the Atlantic City All-Star band, 6-8p Fri. 9/8, Community Center, 5045 English Creek Ave, 609-641-4600
- Wildwood: 21st annual Roar to The Shore Motorcycle Rally, thru Sun 9/10
- Wildwood: Roar to The Shore Beach Concert, featuring Eddie Money and Foghat, 6p Fri. 9/9, Convention Center Pavilion, 4501 Boardwalk
– Somers Point: Shore Medical Center presents a Farmers Market and Craft Fair, 2-6p Fri. 9/9
– Somers Point: Summer Concerts on the Beach Series presents the Paul Nelson Band; Fri. 9/9, William Morrow Beach, Bay Ave.
- Somers Point: The Good Old Days Festival, 11a-6p Sat. 9/9, John F. Kennedy Park, featuring music, antique cars, children’s activities, a beer garden and lots of great food
– Smithville: Classic Car Cruise, 5-8p Fri/ 7/14
- Morey's Pier Wildwood: Doggie Beach Dash & Splash Weekend, beach dash events Saturday and,because of the close of the water park for the season, Sunday canines have free rein to paddle along the river adventure, play in the fountain pool or fetch tennis balls in the activity pool. Water bowls and free dog treats will be stationed throughout Raging Waters. Sat-Sun. 9/9-10, 609-522-3900
- Ocean City: Boardwalk Classic Cars Weekend, Fri-Sun 9/8-9/10
- North Wildwood: Waves and Wheels Food Truck & Music Festival, 10a-10p Sat. 9/9, New Jersey Ave.
- Sea Isle City: 4th annual Food Truck Festival, Fri-Sun. 9/8-10
- Margate: Dean Randazzo Cancer Foundation's 17th annual "Surf for a Cause", Sat. 9/9, Decatur Ave. Beach
- Ventnor: Society of St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk/Run, 10a Sat. 9/9, Boardwalk at Newport Ave., 609-822-7105
- Ocean City: John Cafferty and the Beaver Brown Band, Sat. 9/9, Music Pier
- Cold Spring Village: Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend, Sat-Sun. 9/9-10
- Ocean City: Ocean City Pops with singer Hugh Panaro, Sun. 9/10, Music Pier
Here are even more south Jersey Weekend Happenings, brought to you jerseyfamilyfun.com
September 8th South Jersey Weekend Events for Families
- Michael’s Stores across our area will host their weekly Kids’ Club, Saturday, 10 am – 12 pm. $2. Learn more on this Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events’ listing.
- Barnes N’ Nobles in New Jersey invite kids to join them in a Weekly Story Time, Saturday, 11 am. Free, Learn more in this Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events’ listing.
- Cape May, Free Concerts in the Park, Friday - Sunday, 7 pm, Rotary Club Park. Learn more in this Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events’ listing.
- Jackson/New Egypt, NJ Wild Outdoor Expo, Saturday & Sunday, Colliers Mills Wildlife Management. Learn more in this Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events’ listing.
- Somers Point, Beach Concert, Friday, 7 pm, William Morrow Beach. Learn more in this Jersey Family Fun Calendar of New Jersey Events’ listing.