John Siciliano

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

Italian American Festival File Photo (Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mummers, Fishing With Dad and North Wildwood Goes Italian

The Wildwoods have always been a major vacation destination for Philadelphia, so it’s no surprise their first big event of June brings one of Philadelphia’s most popular attractions to the beach.

05/30/2015

The boardwalk in Wildwood. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Wildwood, NJ Tops ‘Destinations on the Rise’ Web List

Trip Advisor says that among US vacation spots, Wildwood, NJ has generated the greatest increase in positive reviews in the past year.

12/02/2014

(Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Hydrofest, Irish Weekend and Monster Trucks Invade The Beach

Before Irish Weekend — one of the biggest of the year in Wildwood — a popular event for boating enthusiasts will make a splash.

09/10/2014

The Harlem Globetrotters are one of many attractions to come to the Wildwood Convention Center this summer. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Harlem Globetrotters, Tattoos and The ‘Unofficial’ End To Summer Block Party

Things heat up early in the month of August in the Wildwoods when the Harlem Globetrotters come to town for four days.

08/09/2014

(Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Blues, BBQ and Babies Parade the Boardwalk

After July 4th weekend, the fireworks in Wildwood continue once a week for the rest of summer, right on the beach:

06/28/2014

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

Mummers Brigade Weekend File Photo (Credit: Greater Wildwoods Tourism Authority)

Hear Philly: The Shore Thing – Mummers, Marbles and A Celebration Of Italian-American Heritage

Father’s Day weekend is a busy one in the Wildwoods.

06/06/2014

(File photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Wildwood Expected To Let Its Voters Decide on Beach Fees

One of New Jersey’s few free beaches might start charging. Wildwood officials on Friday will consider whether to hold a special election in March to ask voters if they want beach fees.

01/04/2013