The weekend of colorful sights and sounds begins this Friday night (September 11th) starting at 7 p.m. for three hours of up-close and personal fun with the bands in Keenan’s Pub, Westy’s Irish Pub and Flip-Flopz. Bands will rotate playing hour-long shows inside the pubs and outside on Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood creating a fun carnival atmosphere interacting with patrons, strutting and posing for photos.
Saturday’s (September 12th) entertainment will begin on Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood at 3:30 p.m. featuring the Duffy String Band and the Philadelphia Mummers Chorus. The Mummers Strut Contest will begin at 4 p.m. featuring parade-goers performing their very best strut for the crowd followed by the Mummers Parade at 4:45 p.m. The parade will feature the top nine string bands from this year’s New Year’s Day Parade in Philadelphia.
Spectators will be able to get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps these eccentric performers display during the parade, in addition to joining the fun and learning the famous ‘Mummers Strut.’ The show is FREE to attend and is fun for all ages.