Ed Berger

Wildwood Fireworks (Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – July 4th On Saturday = Bigger Holiday Weekend Than Normal At The Beach

With Fourth of July falling on a Saturday this year, shore towns are anticipating even larger crowds than usual.

06/17/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Lisa Maree Williams/ Getty Images)

Jersey Shore Towns Hoping Pope’s Philly Visit Helps Draw Crowds To Beach Too

Beach season has just begun, but Pope Francis’ visit to the region September 26th and 27th already has some towns thinking about the fall.

06/08/2015

Thousands flock to Margate at the end of June each year for Beachstock. (Credit: Margate Business Association.)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Biking Through Absecon, Beers On The Boardwalk and The ‘Planet’s Largest Beach Party’

The first big event of the summer season gets all the resorts on the Island involved.

05/30/2015

Smaller crowds gather on the Ocean City Boardwalk days before Memorial Day Weekend, but that will change. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

After Long Winter, Jersey Shore Towns Ready For Summer Season To Begin

Summer unofficially begins this weekend, and down the shore it seems everyone is ready to get things started.

05/21/2015

One of the big attractions down the shore in September is the Margate Fall Funfest By The Bay. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Beach Volleyball, Good Old Days Festival and Fall Funfest By The Bay

After Labor Day weekend things don’t slow down — not even for a second — on Absecon Island. The first weekend after the holiday, the pros from a popular summer sport come to Atlantic City.

09/02/2014

A movie will be shown behind Lucy the Elephant in Margate each week as part of Thrilling Thursday. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition

The Shore Thing: Thrilling Thursday, Free Concerts and A Major Lifeguard Competition – Absecon Island in July.

07/05/2014

Ocean City, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Fireworks Just One Of Many Activities Down The Shore This July 4th

Festivals, food, family and, of course, fireworks — all of these are major parts of Fourth of July weekend. And for many people, you can add the beach to that list.

06/19/2014

(Credit: Atlantic City Alliance.)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’

The Shore Thing: Gumbo, Sand Sculptures and ‘The Planet’s Biggest Beach Party’ – Absecon Island in June.

05/30/2014