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Wildwood Events for December 2022
 12/1   12/1    Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st & Central Avenues, North Wildwood. Christmas tree lighting includes music, cookies and hot chocolate, and Santa. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Free. 609.522.4520 or 
 12/1   12/1    Partners in Preservation Holiday Tour 
Partners in Preservation presents a holiday tour consisting of local Bed and Breakfasts, churches and the Wildwood Historical Museum. $10 bracelet allows entry to Bed and Breakfasts and churches. Tour is self-paced. Entry to the museum is FREE! 609.214.2253 
 12/1   12/1    Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade 
Watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself! Registration begins at 4 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center (10th & Central Aves); line-up begins at 5 p.m.; parade steps off at 6 p.m. (new time!) at 15th & Central Avenues, then continues South on Pacific Avenue through Wildwood to Heather Road in Wildwood Crest, then ends at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade awards will be presented in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:30 p.m., immediately following the 7:15 p.m. tree lighting ceremony. Trophies will be awarded in these categories: Commercial, Community Service, Marching Bands, and Public Service. (Rain date for parade is Sunday, December 14th with registration at 3 p.m., lineup at 4 p.m., and parade steps off at 5 p.m. If weather is uncertain, listen to 98.7 The Coast.) 609.729.5501 or 
 12/7   12/7    Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 
St. Demetrios Church, 321 St. Demetrios Avenue at Hereford Inlet Seawall, North Wildwood. Commemorative ceremony by North Wildwood VFW Memorial Post 5491 at 12 noon. Free. 609.729.5832 
 12/9   12/9    Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival 
Wildwoods Convention Center from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Spirit Brands holiday cheerleading competition featuring performances choreographed to music and sound effects, and winning teams will be awarded prizes. An admission fee will be charged at the door the day of the event. 866.52.CHEER or 
 12/9   12/9    Family Holiday Celebration 
Continue a family tradition with an exciting holiday celebration filled with fun for the entire family! Attend the Jaycees Christmas Parade on Friday night at 6:00 p.m., followed by a tree lighting ceremony and parade awards ceremony at the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:15 p.m. Bring the family inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby on Saturday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. for FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters, photos with Santa, entertainment and much more! For more information call 609.729.9000 or visit for a detailed list of entertainment. 
 12/23   12/23    "Battle at the Boards" Basketball Tournament 
Crest Savings Bank presents "BATTLE AT THE BOARDS" inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. This special one day basketball tournament will feature a handful of area and out-of-area boys and girls teams competing in showcase games, starting at 1:30 p.m. Included in the Battle at the Boards are the popular Andrew Alameno Memorial boys and girls island championship games between cross-town rivals Wildwood and Wildwood Catholic high schools. For more information, team schedules and ticket prices, visit 
 12/26   12/30    Boardwalk Basketball Classic 
Wildwoods Convention Center. The largest holiday co-ed basketball tournament in the country! Call 609.846.2720 for more information or visit for team schedules, times, ticket prices, and past results. 

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