Wildwood is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Wildwood is a popular summer resort destination. The city, and the surrounding communities that share the name, derives its name from the wild flowers found in the area. From our wide, free, safe, sandy beaches, to our iconic Wildwood sign, to our pristine blue water, to our world-class restaurants and extraordinary hotels and motels, to our world famous Boardwalk, we invite you to experience what millions of people have come to know – when it comes to a perfect beach vacation, Wildwood is second to none.
The Wildwoods also host a wide array of other events throughout the year including Monster Truck Races on the beach, Mummer’s String Band Weekends and Parades. Sports enthusiasts will enjoy Beach Soccer and Beach Lacrosse Tournaments and the Ultimate Frisbee Championships.
There are also block parties, music festivals, seafood 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.
With over 9 million visitors each year, the Wildwoods are one of the top vacation destinations in America! Often voted as among the best in the country, the Wildwoods beaches stretch on for five expansive miles — making them the largest and widest at the Jersey shore and on the entire Atlantic Coast. The best part? With no beach tags required, they’re Free! Overlooking it all…the world-famous Wildwoods Boardwalk. 38 blocks packed end to end with stores, shops, water parks, eateries, live entertainment and amusement piers with over 100 rides and attractions. The sights, the sounds and the smells of the Wildwoods Boardwalk are pure sensory overload!
During the off-season, Wildwood has approximately 5,400 residents. The population swells to over 250,000 people in summer. Wildwood remains a great family resort town with plenty to offer all types of visitors. With pristine beaches, crystal clear water and amusements for the whole family, Wildwood is a perfect mix of excitement and relaxation.
The Wildwoods offer a little something for everyone! With free events, free beaches, free fireworks and free live music throughout the summer.