The annual Polar Bear Plunge is a part of a big Saturday, January 14, 2023, in Wildwood, New Jersey.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the plunge takes place at 1 p.m. There is catered lunch for all participants immediately following the plunge inside the Wildwood Convention Center.

For more information, there is a dedicated website for the annual event at www.plungewildwood.org

The plunge is part of a focus and fundraiser for the Special Olympics New Jersey.

There is an additional activity this weekend called WILD-CON Convention from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

It features:

  • Cosplay/Costume groups
  • Artists
  • Writers
  • Creators
  • Vendors
  • Crafts
  • Video games

There will be art, books, comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, non-sport trading cards, Pokemon, gaming items, toys, Funkos, Lego, sci-fi, pop culture, comic-themed crafts, collectibles, and more! Adult admission is $10, and children 12 and under are FREE with a paying adult. For more information, visit https://jerseyshorecomicbookshow.com/wild-con.

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Special events such as this have been strategically set to help drive tourism business during the off-season.

In February and March, there will be wrestling and cheerleading competitions taking place in Wildwood.

1,500 middle school wrestlers will participate. For more information, visit www.atlanticcoastwrestling.com/

The cheerleading championships will take place at the Wildwoods Convention Center in March with the Mid-Atlantic Cheer Championships from Friday, March 3 through Sunday, March 5. For more information, call (866) 397-3034 or visit www.varsity.com/mac

SOURCE: Suasion Communications Group

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