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Skimmer Festival – Sea Isle City

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

What is Skimmer Festival?

Skimmer Festival is Sea Isle’s largest summer festival, featuring family-friendly activities and entertainment.

Skimmer Festival is a festival in Sea Isle City, New Jersey. On Saturday, June 15, 2019 the festival features 400 vendors on the promenade selling everything from sunglasses to socks to decorative crafts and jewelry. In addition to the flea market on the promenade, there is a food court at JFK and Pleasure featuring a variety of local restaurants and live entertainment at Excursion Park. 

 

Saturday, June 15, 2019 – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
URL: http://www.visitsicnj.com

Phone: 609-263-8687

Address:
JFK Blvd. & Promenade
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243

 

Details:
The festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade. Also, the popular Skimmer Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park, located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, where a tempting selection of local delicacies and traditional festival-fare will be on sale. Meanwhile, inside Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities. They will once again have free amusement rides from 10 am to 4 pm.

 

Please note that Jitney Service will be available on Saturday starting at 9am.

 

Skimmer Weekend in Sea Isle City is one of our favorite weekends of the year!

June is a gorgeous time of year at the Jersey shore which is why this festival by the beach always ranks high on our summer to-do list.

 

5 Things you need to know about Skimmer Weekend in Sea Isle City

  • Skimmer Weekend gets its name from the straw hats that Victorian-era men wore during the summer months. You may see some version of these hats at the festival.
  • Arrive early and stay late. Hit the flea market early to get a look at all your shopping options break for lunch and then go back again. At the end of the day vendors are much more willing to make a deal.
  • It’s more than a flea market. While the shopping is my favorite part there is also a full schedule of events including live entertainment, amusement rides and guided trolley tours. See below for a full listing of Skimmer Weekend events.
  • Jitneys will be up and running for the event so don’t stress about finding parking down town as it will be tough to find a spot.
  • If the promenade gets too crowded, stroll down Landis Avenue many of the local shops will be offering sales in honor of the weekend.
     

 

Skimmer Weekend Schedule of Events

  • 9 am-4 pm: Seaside Vendor Craft Market, Food Court
  • 10 am-3 pm: Art Barn, Face Painting, Old Tyme Photos, Live Entertainment, Sand Art (fee) and Waxy Hands
  • 10 am-4 pm: FREE Amusement Rides

In case of rain, most activities will be cancelled.

  • Saturday’s Seaside Craft Market and Food Court are Rain or Shine; however, some vendors may choose not to participate.

Details

Date:
June 15
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Event Tags:
Website:
https://www.visitsicnj.com/events/skimmer-festival

Venue

Excursion Park
John F Kennedy Blvd and Pleasure Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ 08243 United States

Organizer

Visit Sea Isle City
Phone:
609-263-8687
Website:
https://www.visitsicnj.com/

Other

Registration Required
No
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor

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