Things To Do In South Jersey This Weekend (March 11 – 13)

Head to a Saint Patrick’s Day Parade:

North Wildwood Saint Patrick’s Day parade
When: Saturday, March 12 starting at noon
Start off with a ceremony on the steps of North Wildwood City Hall, 901 Atlantic Avenue, then follow the parade marching down Atlantic Avenue (North) to 1st Avenue and proceeding West into the Entertainment District. A Catholic Mass honoring Irish Heritage will also be held at St. Ann Church of Notre Dame La Mer Parish in Wildwood at 10 a.m. before the ceremony. In the case of rain, ceremony and festivities will be moved to the inside of the North Wildwood Recreation Center located at 9th and Central Avenues.

Sea Isle City Saint Patrick’s Day Parade
When: Saturday, March 12 starting at 3:30 pm
Catch the parade as it kicks off at 83rd Street and East Landis Avenue all the way up Landis Avenue to 63rd Street. The parade will feature music, representatives from local civic groups (including VFW Post 1963 and Boy Scout Troop 76), and many revelers wearing eye-catching Irish attire.

Celebrate Women’s History Month:

Women’s Council on Mentorship
When: Friday, March 11, 8 – 10 am
Where: The Legacy Club at Woodcrest
Cost: $45 in person, $10 to tune in virtually.
There’s honestly nothing we love more than women supporting other women – which is why we’re all about Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey Women’s Council on mentorship. The panel is on Friday, March 11 from 8 – 10 am at The Legacy Club at Woodcrest.

Alice Paul: In Pursuit of Ordinary Equality
When: Friday, March 11, noon – 4 pm
Where: Paulsdale
Cost: $5
Pioneering suffragette Alice Paul was born right here in South Jersey, and you can visit her Mt. Laurel home and celebrate her work for gender equality. No appointments are required for a self-guided tour of her exhibit.

Check out the Harriet Tubman Museum
When: Friday & Saturday, March 11 & 12, 11 am – 3 pm; Sunday, March 13, 2 – 3 pm.
Where: Cape May
Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under.
Head on a guided tour to learn about the rich history of Cape May’s Black community, as well as, of course, Harriet Tubman’s efforts to free slaves while living in Cape May.

Other Events:

Meet the Mermaids
When: Friday, March 11 – Sunday, March 13, 5-11 pm
Where: Adventure Aquarium, Camden
Cost: $26.99 for adults, $18.99 for children, $24.99 for seniors 65+
Have a magical experience watching real-life mermaids swim alongside 15,000 animals in Adventure Aquarium’s exhibits. This is the last weekend to see the mermaids, so don’t miss out!

Grounds For Sculpture Night Forms
When: Friday, March 11 – Sunday, March 13, 5-11 pm
Where: Hammonton
Cost: $28 for adults 18+, $22 for youth 6-17, $18 for adult members, $14 for youth members
Go to Grounds For Sculpture after dark to see Night Forms. The exhibit features video projections, light and sounds that illuminate more than a dozen of the museum’s existing works of sculpture. You can also warm up by exploring indoor galleries or grab dinner at the Van Gogh Café.

Tour the Turret
Sunday, March 13, 4 – 6 pm.
Where: Battleship New Jersey, Camden
Cost: $30 for adults, $25 for kids
Enjoy a 90-minute, family-friendly, walking tour that takes guests through the five stories of one of Battleship New Jersey’s massive 16″ gun turrets, stand in the armored gun house, explore the magazines where 1-ton shells and thousands of powder bags were stored and pull the triggers in the plotting room.

See a Show
When: Friday & Saturday, March 11 & 12, 7:30 pm.
Where: Lenape High School, Medford
Want to spend the weekend supporting some amazing budding talent? Get sucked into a sci-fi world as students at Lenape High School perform their Spring musical, Little Shop of Horrors. 

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