Ah, fall into the Garden State.
Of course it’s beautiful. The leaves are changing, the colors are bright, everyone is starting to get used to their back-to-school schedules…it’s a good time here in New Jersey.
In true New Jersey fashion, it’s also a good time to party. Celebrate what, you ask? Well, to be alive, of course! All while enjoying as many Bavarian soft pretzels as possible.
Where can one indulge in such frivolity? You’ll find all the fun on the boardwalk right in the heart of Wildwood. Morey’s Piers has officially kicked off its annual Oktoberfest celebration! It started on Friday September 15 and will continue until Sunday October 8.
Who says beach towns shut down after Labor Day? We locals know that’s not true.
Get ready for great live shows every weekend until October 7. Also, don’t forget the incredible food and drink specialties. Oh, and if you’re wondering if you can still take the kids on rides, the answer is also “yes”!
It all happens on Mariner’s Pier. Here’s what you need to know.
– Friday: 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
– Saturday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., then 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
– Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Take note of this break on Saturday! The festival runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, but then breaks for an hour and a half. It continues all night from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. This is the best day to bring the kids, in my opinion. Let them have fun during the day, but then it’s the adults’ turn at night.
To learn more about Wildwood’s annual Oktoberfest celebration, click HERE.
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