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Best Summer Events in June 2024 in Sea Isle City, New Jersey

After the 2024 summer season kicks off on Memorial Day weekend, South Jersey residents and vacationers can look forward to events and activities every weekend through September.

Before we live in the digital world where anything and everything can be found online, I remember a time when people would drive to every town on the South Jersey shore to pick up event calendars. Families would hang these event calendars on the refrigerator so everyone in the house could see what was going on each weekend.

One of South Jersey's coastal communities known for its events and activities each summer is Sea Isle City. Located off Exit 17 of the Garden State Parkway, Sea Isle City has been named one of the best coastal towns for a summer weekend getaway in New Jersey.

What are the best events in Sea Isle City in June 2024?

Sea Isle City, New Jersey

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*Saturday, June 1st:
– Kix's annual wine tasting to benefit the local Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Our Lady of Mercy #1655, is expected to begin around 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 each and free appetizers will be served as part of the wine tasting. You can purchase tickets for the fundraiser at Kix on June 1 at the door or in advance at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

*Saturday, June 8:
-The Braca Family Women's Basketball Tournament will be held at the JFK Boulevard basketball courts. The 12-team double elimination tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude around 3 p.m. with award ceremonies for the winning teams.

-The Peyton's Promise 5K Run and 2K March will begin on the Promenade at JFK Boulevard. The runners and walkers will raise money for CDH research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The run/march will begin at 10 a.m. and the family-friendly after-party will be at Paddy's Green on the corner of 39th Street and Landis Avenue.

– The 4th Annual Sea Isle Summer Social Pickleball Tournament will be played at the Marina Pickleball Courts at 42nd Place. This double elimination tournament will begin at 9am and feature various levels of competition and age groups. A rain date is planned for the following weekend.

*Saturday, June 15:
– The Skimmer Festival features numerous vendors and family-friendly activities. The vendor craft market will be lined up along the oceanfront boardwalk from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., while the free rides can be found in Excursion Park. In addition to a food court area, the event also features live music from the Brass Pocket Band, as well as face painting, balloon art, photo booths and more activities throughout the day.

-The Bill Liddell Men's Basketball Tournament will be played at the JFK Boulevard basketball courts. This 12-team, double-elimination, 5-on-5 tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and end around 3 p.m. with prizes for the winning teams.

*Sunday, June 16:
– The Skimmer Antique Auto Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Promenade at JFK Boulevard, followed by an Auto Show Awards ceremony. The Antique Auto Parade will begin around 1:30 p.m. Vehicles will start at 44th Street and travel to 93rd Street before heading north again along Landis Avenue to end the parade at JFK Boulevard.

*Saturday, June 22:
– The Make The World Better Pickleball Tournament raises money for community-based redevelopment projects to provide families with safe recreational areas in their neighborhoods.

Hosted by former Eagles linebacker Conor Barwin, this year's event will be held for the second time on the Sea Isle City Marina pickleball courts. The tournament begins at 11 a.m. and the after-party for this fundraiser will be held at Dockside on Park Road between 43rd and 44th streets.

*Monday, June 24:
– The Sara the Turtle Festival is a family-friendly event featuring interactive wildlife exhibits, entertainment, a bounce house and other activities at Excursion Park. This festival begins at 6:30 p.m. and is a joint event of Sea Isle Terrapin Rescue, Wetlands Institutes, Town of Sea Isle Environmental Commission, Marine Mammal Stranding Center and Beachcomber Guides.

*Saturday, June 29:
– The first performance of Sea Isle City's Concert Under the Stars series will feature Streetlife Serenade, a Billy Joel tribute group. Starting at 7:30 p.m., Streetlife Serenade will perform a high-energy show on the Excursion Park stage and everyone is invited to come to this free concert on the last weekend of June 2024.

The most famous celebrity who spends time in Sea Isle City every summer is Eagles legend and future Pro Football Hall of Fame member Jason Kelce. Have you ever wondered what a professional athlete's beach house looks like? Here are all the details:

Here is Jason Kelce's $2.2 million beach house in Sea Isle City, New Jersey

Since Jason Kelce emotionally announced his retirement, the former Eagles center has been enjoying life after football. Having grown up in Ohio and played college football at the University of Cincinnati, some would think Jason Kelce would spend his post-career years at home, but he has chosen to live in New Jersey.

The Sea Isle City Beach House right on the boardwalk has reportedly sold for $2.2 million. Check out Jason Kelce's beach house in Sea Isle City.

Gallery credit: Josh Hennig/Townsquare Media

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