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Wildwood Baby Parade
August 1, 2019 @ 6:00 pm EDTFree
2020 Update As cited on the Wildwoods NJ website, the 2020 Wildwood Baby Parade and Baby Waddle have been cancelled.
A Wildwoods tradition since 1909! Registration at Wildwoods Convention Center from 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. No entries accepted after 5:30 p.m.
Wildwood Baby Parade Route
- PARADE ROUTE will start at the Wildwoods Sign at Rio Grande Avenue. Line-up begins at 5:30 p.m., parade steps off at 6 p.m. SHARP with final route starting at the Wildwoods Sign heading North on the Wildwoods Boardwalk – Exit at Montgomery Avenue – Cross Ocean Avenue – each contestant will be announced while entering Fox Park.
Baby Parade Winners are announced following the parade. FREE to register. PAID parking at the convention center’s daily rate. Rain date is Thursday.
Please take note when making your decision for participation when selecting your category as follows: 1. CUTEST BABY BOY (under 12 months, undecorated stroller) – Judged on Baby’s Face; not what baby is wearing. 2. CUTEST BABY GIRL (under 12 months, undecorated stroller) – Judged on baby’s face; not what baby is wearing. 3. DECORATED BABY CARRIAGE (1 or 2 children, up to 2 years old) – Judged on carriage and child’s presentation. 4. BEST WALKING THEMED GROUP (3 or more children, one child must be under 5 years old) – Judged on theme. 5. FANCY CHILDREN (walking in themed costumes) – Judged on overall presentation. 6. BEST DRESSED (walking) – Judged on “Sunday Best” outfit. 7. DECORATED ON WHEELS (i.e. platform on wheels, wagon, etc. 1 or 2 children) – Judged on theme. 8. GROUP DECORATED ON WHEELS (i.e. platform on wheels, wagon, etc. 3 or more children/adults) – Judged on theme. For more information call 609.729.9000
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