A newly combined event for 2016. The top Fancy Brigades AND top String Bands will entertain crowds in the pub district of North Wildwood. The excitement kicks off Friday night (June 10) at 7 p.m. with a pub crawl through local drinking establishments in the North Wildwood Entertainment District, followed by a colorful parade on Saturday (June 11) at 3 p.m. along Olde New Jersey Avenue where you can get up-close views of the beautiful costumes and intricate dance steps. (Fancy Brigades begin at 3 p.m.; Strutting Contest begins at 5 p.m.; and String Bands begin at 5:30 p.m.) Rain date is Sunday (June 12). Admission is FREE, so come join in the fun and learn the famous Mummers Strut.