What’s Open This Weekend In The Wildwoods Sept 18th – 20th
It’s time for the for our weekly recap of what will be open this weekend in the Wildwoods.
Please keep in mind that with covid-19 rising some of these things could change.
If you want to see the latest list of closing dates click the link
NJ Governor Phil Murphy has mandated that face masks must be worn outdoors when social distancing isn’t possible. If you want to read about the order click the link below.
Currently New Jersey is in Stage 2 of the covid-19 reopening.What is open includes
- Bowling Alleys
- Indoor Batting Cages
- Boardwalk Arcades
- Outdoor Waterparks
- Outdoor Amusement Parks
- Boardwalk Games
- Mini Golf
So does this mean for down here.
At this time our Boardwalk is allowed to be open. Rides, Games, Stores and Arcades can open with restrictions.
These restrictions include;
- Arcades only allowing 25% capacity
- Amusements only allowing 50% capacity
- Restaurants Can Do Indoor Dining at 25% but some are only doing outdoor dining and/or carry-out
Morey’s Piers is open BUT will only offer LIMITED rides. At this time only Mariners Pier (with limited rides) is Open.
Surfside Pier, Adventure Pier and Raging Waters water park and Splash Zone are CLOSED
Morey’s Piers had to make a ton of changed to ensure everyone’s safety. For a video tour of those safety protocols click the link below.
[NOTE: Morey’s Piers have gotten ride of their gate/reservation system]
Fireworks are done for the summer season.
Indoor dining is now OPEN for up to 25% capacity. [NOTE: not all restaurants are doing indoor dining even though it’s allowed]
Most restaurants on the boardwalk and off the boardwalk are open for business. Restaurants have their outdoor dining open. If you want to watch a video on how that looks click the link below.
The beaches are open to sit and enjoy with most lifeguards still guarding the beaches on the weekend! Be sure to swim near a lifeguard.
If you are wondering what going to the beach is like during a pandemic watch the video by clicking the link below.
Bars are open for drinks to-go. This is something very new. If you want the full article click HERE but the gist is that now you can get drinks from your favorite bar and take it home to drink it.
Motels and Hotels ARE open! Give your favorite spot a call and see if they have any rooms open. Pools are open as well (Click the link below for more details)
As a reminder, It is STILL required to wear a mask when visiting ANY businesses even if it’s on the boardwalk.
Governor Murphy is also urging people to wear a mask or face covering while in more crowded areas or on the boardwalks.
Please again keep in mind that these rules and orders do change quickly. Tune back later for more info!
Check out these other Wildwood videos and articles.