Theo Nangle, last year’s winner of the 4-year-old Mascot School races.

Ryan Alderfer, Grace Aloi, Gavin Aloi and Lily Alderfer participated in the 2017 Junior Olympics.

The Ed Vezhino / Jim Ward Big Band performed at Excursion Park.

July 4-5

Captain Thomas McCann Mascot School

10:30am-12:15pm, 44th St. & Promenade

(Rain date: July 6)

Boys and girls, ages 4 through 8, will enjoy two days of fun during mascot school. Hosted by the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol, mascots will learn beach and water safety while also participating in races and games. There is a $7 registration fee; forms can be downloaded from the beach patrol website,

More information: 609-263-3655 or


July 4

Junior Olympics

9:30am, Dealy Field

Children ages 3 to 13 are invited to participate in throwing, running, and jumping events for a chance to win gold, silver or bronze medals and be recognized on the three-tiered podium. Don’t forget your cameras as well as bottled water, hats and sunscreen.

More information: 609-263-0050 or


Independence Day Concert

7:30-9pm, Excursion Park

Enjoy the Patriot Brass Ensemble’s renditions of patriotic standards as you await the biggest display of fireworks at the Jersey Shore. Grab your beach chair and blankets and scope out a spot on the lawn. Tunes from John Philip Sousa and other favorites will be played throughout the concert.

More information: 609-263-0050 or



9pm, 50th Street beach

The Jersey shore’s biggest display of fireworks will be launched off a barge near the 50th Street beach featuring red, white and blue colors, a variety of shapes and more. Bring a beach chair and blanket to claim a spot for the show.

More information: 609-263-0050 or


The 2017 fireworks display in Sea Isle City.


July 7


10am, Dealy Field

Hosted by the Blackthorn RFC, registered USA Rugby players 18 and older are invited to play in the ultimate friendly competition. A donation of $10 or more is requested of players. Games are 15 minutes long and teams are chosen at the field. Throughout the day, Blackthorn Youth teams will also play a few rounds of flag rugby.

More information:


Captain Thomas McCann Mascot School Races

10:30am-12:15pm, 44th St. & Promenade

(Rain date: July 8)

Following Mascot School (July 4-5), boys and girls ages 4 through 8 will experience a series of races such as sprinting and relays under the supervision of the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol as they take the skills learned in Mascot School and apply them to the friendly races that promote sportsmanship. Held on the 44th Street beach, this adorable competition shows off the skills of future lifeguards and is a longstanding tradition of the beach patrol.

More information: 609-263-3655 or


July 8

Phillies Home Run Derby

11am, Dealy Field

Aim for the fences during the Phillies Home Run Derby on July 8. Open to boys and girls ages 7 to 12, registration will begin at 10:30am. Girls 7-12 and boys 9-10 will start at 11am, boys 7-8 and 11-12 at noon. Each winner will receive a plaque and will advance to the next level of competition for a chance to play in the finals at Citizens Bank Park later in the year. The event is free, and no preregistration is required.

More information: 609-263-0050 or


Eddie and Liz Wisham participated in the Phillies Home Run Derby.


July 11

Flyers Community Caravan

4-6pm, Dealy Field

The Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan comes to Sea Isle for the ultimate fan experience. Free and open to all ages, attendees will enjoy shoot arounds, inflatable games and activities, plus interactions with Flyers ice girls and team alumni. No preregistration is required.

More information: 609-263-0050 or


July 12

Fashion Show

7-8:30pm, Excursion Park

Highlighting apparel and accessories from nearly 20 Sea Isle City businesses, fashionistas will get a glimpse at the season’s trending fashions. Sponsored by the Sea Isle Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization, models will strut the stage beginning at 7pm and participating stores will be open following the event for shopping.

More information: 609-263-9090 or


Georgia Olnhausen, Leah Kelleher, Emily Dessick, Rachel Sofroney, Caroline Boileau and Sara McKinley posed at the Fashion Show at Excursion Park.


July 13-15

Beach Classic Men’s Street Hockey Tourney

8am, Dealy Field

A round-robin tournament featuring teams from around the country. The tournament offers four levels of play from beginner to advanced and each team is guaranteed three games. Register your team or as an individual by calling or texting Jay at 631-375-8647.

More information: 631-331-1220 or


July 15

Free Skin Cancer Screening

10am-1pm, JFK Boulevard & Promenade

As part of a statewide initiative, the Cape Atlantic Coalition will provide free skin-cancer screenings with a team of licensed dermatologists and nurses on Sunday, July 15. The event will set up under the Pavilion on the Promenade at JFK Boulevard, where participants can get a screening and talk with the professionals about skin cancer. Results are provided on the spot and all attendees will receive complimentary sunscreen.

More information: 609-653-3923 or


July 17

Baby Parade

6:30pm, 34th to 44th St. & Promenade,

preregistration required (Rain date: July 18)

Sea Isle City’s longstanding Baby Parade is quite possibly the cutest parade at the Jersey Shore. With the little ones decked to the nines in costumes, families will parade down the Promenade from 34th to 44th street with colorful floats and decorations.

More information:  609-263-8687 or


Kylie Shea is flanked by her parents, Mayor Leonard Desiderio, Councilman Bill Kehner and Polar Bear King & Queen Ed Cunane and Kathy Betsch at the 2017 Baby Parade.


July 21

Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City 5K Run/Family Walk

8:30-11am, JFK Boulevard & Promenade

Lace up your sneakers and sign up for the Sandy Sprint Sea Isle City 5K run/family walk on July 21. Sponsored by the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation, the event was created to raise funds and awareness for advanced research of ovarian cancer. Following the event, head over to La Costa for the after-party.

More information:  610-888-5542 or


Fish Alley Paddle Fest

10am, 329 43rd Place

Bring the entire family to the 35th Street beach for the annual Fish Alley Paddle Fest, sponsored by Harbor Outfitters. People of all ages will enjoy a chance to reconnect on the water while participating in fun races and family-style demonstrations. The event will be held from 10am to 2pm. There will be an after-party and kids’ bay races at 4pm back at the Fish Alley location. Register online at

More information:  609-263-1401 or


1-Mile Ocean Swim

11am, 44th Street & Promenade

Join the Sea Isle City Beach Patrol for the annual 1-mile ocean swim. The event is timed and tracked by CompuScore and is a friendly and competitive way for athletes to test their ocean swimming skills. Following the race, there will be refreshments and an awards ceremony at SICBP headquarters.

More information:  609-263-3655 or


Paddle boarders participating in the Fish Alley Paddle Fest.

July 23

History of Sea Isle City

6-7pm, Sea Isle City Library

Presented by the Sea Isle City Historical Museum, attendees will enjoy traveling back in time to learn about the town’s rich history. Topics to be covered by Mike McHale include maps dating back 20,000 years, influential historic figures Joseph Ludlam and Charles K. Landis, the storm of 1962 and more. Attendees will also have a chance to ask questions, stop by the museum and browse through photo albums and displays.

More information:  609-263-2992 or


July 24

Junior Lifeguard Program

10:30am-1pm, 44th Street & Promenade

Open to males and females ages 14 through 17, the Junior Lifeguard Program will begin July 24 run through Aug. 9. Prospective beach-patrol participants will learn basic lifesaving skills and rescue techniques through educational and physical training. The cost to participate is $25 and application forms are available at

More information:  609-263-3655 or


July 26

Santa Visits in July

 6:30-8pm, Excursion Park

Don’t miss a midyear check-in with Santa while he’s on his summer vacation in Sea Isle City. Children will have a chance to provide Santa with their wish lists and pose for photos. Each child will also receive a special gift.

More information: 609-263-9090 or


July 27

Full Moon Beach Yoga

8-9pm, JFK Boulevard beach

Join certified instructor Teri O’Connor for the sixth year of free Full Moon Beach Yoga. All ages and levels are invited to participate; all you need to bring is a towel or a yoga mat. The beach-yoga flow includes moon salutations and full-moon meditation as you watch the moon rise over the ocean. There is no need to sign up ahead of time, just sign in when you arrive.

More information: 609-602-3398 or


Teri O’Connor again will be instructing Full Moon Beach Yoga.


July 28

Shore Softball Classic

9am-4pm, Dealy Field

Gather your team! Men and women 18 and older are invited to participate in the Shore Softball Classic. Sponsored by Philadelphia Sports Leagues, the flagship summer tournament draws about 20 teams each year from the tri-state area for a day of fun on the field. Preregistration is now open and recommended, as the event sells out.

More information: 267-888-6085 or

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