The Wildwoods

As Wild As You want To Be!

Wide view of the beautiful Wildwood, NJ beach

The beaches of the Wildwoods are the widest, most fun filled free beaches of the Jersey Cape.  Yes, the beach is free meaning no beach tags are required, so grab your gear and put your toes in the sand and enjoy the feeling that only the Wildwoods can offer.  The five miles of white sandy beaches have been nationally recognized as TripAdvisor® named them the #1 Summer Hot Spot in 2017.  The Wildwoods are an award- winning place for youth sports events, as evidenced by their third consecutive Sports Destination Management Award in the category of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism.

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Wildwoods' impeccable strand of beach is the widest at the Jersey Cape and the best part is that it's free - no beach tag required! The beach is not just sunbathing and swimming, it's filled with exciting events like the Wildwoods International Kite Festival in May, The Race of Gentlemen in June where over 100 vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1947) compete in a beach race at the water's edge.  Don't miss the Monster Truck Beach Races in September, Captain Kidd Pirate Day and Treasure Hunt, beach concerts, fireworks and more all year long. 

Family on the Wildwood boardwalkWORLD-CLASS BOARDWALK

From Spring to Fall, the two and a half miles of boardwalk in the Wildwoods is the  gathering place for those craving the excitement of the spectacular amusement piers, world-class roller coasters, waterparks, shops and eateries. The centerpiece attractions of the boardwalk are Morey's Piers an amusement, waterpark and entertainment experience like no other and Splash Zone waterpark an oasis of water fun 


The entertainment giant of the boardwalk is the Wildwoods Convention Center, the beach front host of many of the best special events, concerts, exhibits and scholastic sports. When exploring the Wildwoods boardwalk be aware as you may be reminded to..."please watch the tram car". Click Here for a history of the Tram Car.


It's true when entertainer Fabian sings in his song that “Every night is a Saturday night” because the Wildwoods has award winning dining and legendary nightlife with a unique blend of waterfront dining, Irish pubs and dance clubs.  The restaurants of the Wildwoods are ready to serve with the freshest seafood and artisan menu creations that combine with locally crafted wine and beer selections and the best musical entertainment.

Couple walking along the water in Wildwood, NJFUN ON THE WATER

In between visits to the beach and boardwalk be sure to visit the Wildwood bayfront for a variety of water sports with boat rentals, captained fishing trips, sightseeing cruises and parasailing adventures ready to go.


North Wildwood: Meters/Kiosks May 15th- Oct. 27th from 9 a.m.- 1 a.m. Exceptions include 9 a.m.- 3 a.m. between 2nd and Olde New Jersey Ave, and Pine and Olde New Jersey Ave.

Wildwood: Meters May 15th- Oct. 27th from 8 a.m. - 3 a.m. Note that meters take coins or "pay-by-cell" at (609)-309-9641.

Wildwood Crest: Meters May 1st- September 30th from 8 a.m.- 10 p.m. Reduced cost of $1.00 per hour along both east and west sides of Atlantic Ave from Cresse to Jefferson Aves. Seasonal Parking permits are available for $250 for the regular rate zone and $125 for the reduced rate zone.


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