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Ongoing – Margate Community Farmers Market
Weekly farmers market 8:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, June 18 to Aug. 27 at Steve & Cookies By The Bay, Amherst and Monroe avenues. Includes 30 farmers and food vendors.
Ongoing – Margate’s Thrilling Thursdays
Free beach days, sidewalk sales at local businesses and moonlight movies on the beach at Huntington Avenue Thursdays, July 2 through Aug. 27. Fun activities start at 7 p.m. with movies starting at 7:30 p.m. See margatehasmore.com.
Ongoing – Ventnor Summer Beach Jam Concerts
Ventnor presents live music Saturday nights on the beach behind the library on Newport Avenue on the following dates: Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29. See
Ongoing – Virtual Art for Children
The Ventnor Cultural Arts Center is ready to provide art kits and virtual art classes for children. No on-site classes will be held at this time. In-person classes may resume in late summer. For more information, see ventnorarts.org or contact Sue Van Duyne Hunter at 609-823-7952.
July 18-20 Lucy’s 139th Birthday Celebration
Celebrate 50 years of Lucy’s historic move to her current location on Decatur Avenue with the shortest parade in history. Activities TBA.
July 24 – Movies in the Park
Enjoy movies in the gazebo park with Longport Police, 8:30 p.m. behind Borough Hall. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 25 – Franks with Frank
Enjoy hot dogs with Longport Police Officer Frank Lupperger 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 33rd Avenue and the beach.
July 25 – Ventnor Shredding Event
Ventnor residents can bring documents for shredding to the gazebo behind the Ventnor Library on Newport Avenue and the beach. Just pull up your car to the shred truck, and the driver will unload the materials for you. No need to park and carry items.
July 27 – Longport Police School Supply Drive
Longport Police School Supply Drive begins, For more information, email email@example.com.
Aug. 1 – Longport Basketball Camp
Longport Police present the Hearts Behind the Badge Basketball Camp. Time TBD. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 1 – Longport Mummers Concert (CANCELLED)
Longport Historical Society will host its 2nd annual Mummers Concert 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 in the park behind Borough Hall, weather permitting. Social distancing and masks required.
Aug. 7 – Margate Memorial Lifeguard Races
The 75th annual Margate Memorial Lifeguard Races hosted by Margate City Beach Patrol starting 6:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 on the beach at Decatur Avenue.
Aug. 8-9 – Citywide Yardsale
Ventnor City will host its annual Citywide Yard Sale. To participate and get your location on a map, see ventnorcity.org.
Aug. 15 – Longport Fireworks
Longport will present its annual Fireworks display and hold a night out event 5:30-9:30 p.m. For more, email email@example.com.
Aug. 21 – Movies in the Park
Enjoy movies in the gazebo park with Longport Police, 8:15 p.m. behind Borough Hall. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 28 – Movies in the Park
Enjoy movies in the gazebo park with Longport Police, 8 p.m. behind Borough Hall. For more, email email@example.com.
Sept.11- 9/11 Memorial Service
Margate City Fire Department will hold its annual 9-11 memorial service 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Sept. 26 & 27 – Margate Fall Funfest by the Bay
Margate’s 19th annual Fall Funfest By The Bay, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 26 and 27. More than 125 vendor booths, music, nature tours, educational exhibits and more along the bayfront on Amherst Avenue. See margatehasmore.com.
Sept. 26 – Funfest After Dark
Funfest After Dark 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, features live music by Mas Tequila Orchestra, dancing, wine and spirits tasting. Tickets are $20 at the event. See margatehasmore.com. Fireworks over the bay at dusk by the Margate Mothers Association.
Sept. 27 – Steve and Cookie’s Dog Show
The 23rd annual dog show and contest will be held 1 p.m. at Steve & Cookies By The Bay, Amherst and Monroe avenues. Onsite registration starts at noon. Proceeds benefit Ocean City Animal Shelter. See steveandcookies.com.
Oct. 5-11 – Fire Prevention Week
The 2020 theme will be announced on June 1, includes fire safety presentations at various city locations, including schools and Bloom Pavilion.
Oct. 8 – MBA Wine Tasting (rescheduled from its original date on April 2)
The 18th annual MBA Wine Tasting fundraiser 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 8 at Steve & Cookie’s By The Bay taps into new technology with an advanced virtual bidding system accessible from cell phone, mobile tablet or desktop. Visit mbawine.com to bid and for tickets. Event funds the Dan and Maria Walters Scholarship Fund for students of the Margate schools and the MBA’s Children’s Fund.
Oct. 11 – Ventnor “Spring” Block Party
Rescheduled to fall is the Ventnor Spring Block Party on Ventnor Avenue between Troy and Portland avenues. Entertainment for the entire family, including bouncy rides, face painting, crafts, live music, performances, beer garden and food. Vendor spaces available. See application at ventnorcity.org.
Oct. 24 – Margate Mother’s Halloween Parade
Activities to be held at the William H. Ross School, TBA.
Nov. 28 – Shop Local Weekend
The Margate businesses will offer family friendly activities, shopping discounts and a Show Us Your Rack parade on Ventnor Avenue, beginning noon Saturday, Nov. 28. Parade starts at Washington Avenue and proceeds to Bocca Coal Fired Bistro at Essex Avenue where children will meet a signing Santa, and enjoy free pizza and refreshments. Children’s activities at Colmar Home Center. See margatehasmore.com.
June 6, 2021 – Le Tour de Downbeach
The 11th anniversary Le Tour de Downbeach bike ride, Sunday, June 6, 2021 (rain date June 13, 2021). Family friendly 14-mile bicycle tour begins on the Ventnor boardwalk, travels to Atlantic City with a police escort through Margate and Longport. Ends with a barbecue at Tomatoes’ restaurant on Amherst Ave. in Margate. Free water ice from Margate Dairy Bar & Burger. Pre-registration $25 per rider or $20 per four or more family members. See margatehasmore.com, ventnorcity.org or visit AAAA Bike Shop in Ventnor or the Margate Bike Shop.