The Borough of Wildwood Crest will host its annual Seafarers Celebration Saturday, Sept. 25, a FREE all-day festival that will take place at both Sunset Lake and Centennial Park.
The Seafarers Celebration will begin at 9 a.m. at Sunset Lake, located along New Jersey Avenue between Rambler and Miami roads. Scores of arts and crafts vendors and a variety of food vendors will line the Sunset Lake area. The event will also include live music, lots of children’s and family entertainment and much more.
At 6 p.m., the festival moves to the beachfront at Centennial Park, located at Fern Road and Ocean Avenue. Included will be more live music, a special appearance by a Philadelphia-area string band and more. A spectacular beachfront fireworks show will go off at 9 p.m.
Daytime live musical entertainment along Sunset Lake includes The Star Band (oldies/Motown/pop), Twelve:01 (classic/contemporary rock), Ann Oswald (country/southern rock), Pins and Needles (classic/contemporary rock) and Michael James (‘60s-‘90s pop). Live music will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through 4 p.m.
Other entertainment along Sunset Lake includes Kamp Kreatures children’s puppet show (as seen on TV), an exotic bird show, pony rides for children, all-ages magic shows, karaoke for all ages, a stilt walker, face painting, children’s bounce houses and more.
The event is free and open to the public.