Fall in Love with the Beach

Fall in Love with the South Jersey Shore

Temperatures May Drop, but Shore Events Heat Up

Dusting off school books, raking up leaves, and enjoying football on TV – who says vacations are just for the summer? Fall is the best time of year and even better on the South Jersey Shore! Forget the traffic, skip the lines, and enjoy life at a slower pace. The South Jersey Shore offers fall vacation deals for every budget.  With off-season temperatures in the 60s-70s, the local events never stop. From food festivals to car shows to Halloween traditions, visitors will fall in love with the shore.


  • 9/7-10 21th Annual Roar to the Shore Motorcycle Rally Kick start your week at Wildwood’s FREE Motorcycle Rally.  Check out the great venders, stunt show, Harley Davidson Motorcycle Giveaway & Boardwalk Bike Show.
  • 9/9-10 Atlantic City Seafood FestivalBring your appetite! From chef demonstrations to gourmet vendors, this pet-friendly event has it all.
  • 9/14-16 New Jersey State Fireman’s Convention & Parade – Stop by the Wildwood Convention Center to see hundreds of firetrucks from around the state. The family fun continues all weekend with a firework display on Friday & parade on Saturday!
  • 9/17 Boardwalk Aerobatic Air Show – Watch some of the world’s best stunt pilots take the sky in Ocean City!
  • 9/21-24 Boardwalk Classic Car Show – Car enthusiasts will love this event as hundreds of classic cars line the Wildwood Boardwalk.
  • 9/21-24 Wildwood Irish Festival  Don’t miss the East Coast’s largest Irish Festival! Celebrate the culture with dancing, food, pipe exhibition, beer garden & parade.
  • 9/30 – 10/1 Garden State Country Music & Food Truck Festival2 Days, 20 Artists, 40 Food Trucks! Sing along to Dan + Shay, Chase Rice, Joe Nichols & more while eating New Jersey’s best food at Bader Airfield.


  • 10/7 Fall Block Party & Firework Spectacular – Celebrate fall in style! With over 400 craft vendors, live music  & ocean fireworks, there is something for every one in Ocean City!
  • 10/7 Seafood & Music Festival  – Who can resist Wildwood’s best street fair? Food, music, pie eating contesting & the Kid’s Corner will please the whole family!
  • 10/21 Wildwood Food Truck FestivalTreat your taste buds to over 20 different food trucks!
  • 10/26 70th Annual Halloween Parade – Show off your best Halloween costume  & win prizes!
  • 10/29 Wildwood Crest Trunk-or-Treat for Halloween – Break out the candy and decorate your car – it’s time for Wildwood’s best Halloween tradition!

Plan your fall getaway to the South Jersey Shore at Vantage-NJ.com.  Or give our Vacation Coordinators a call at (888) 629-0020 – we would be happy to help you find the rental that’s just right for you!

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