Our Themed Weekends

blooms and buds

Blooms & Buds Weekend

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Soup, Stoup & Roll

Join us for this fun filled “Doo Wop” weekend and see who will be crowned Top Chef at our first Soup or Stew Cook Off ($). If you think you make an award-winning soup or stew then put on your apron and get out your cooking pots, utensils, ingredients and start cooking!! Not such a good cook?? you can come be a taster and judge ($). Top Chef wins a cash prize, the rest of the proceeds go to local charity. Get out your saddle shoes, poodle skirts and slick back your hair to join us for our Costume Doo Wop Sock Hop. Twist the night away and enjoy some refreshments ($) in our 50’s Malt Shoppe.


Halfway to Halloween, Zombie Invasion: Steak & Bake Dinner

Calling all Halloween enthusiasts, come on down for some early ghoulish fun. Let us get you into the “spirit” of some scary fun a little early (Only 6 months til Halloween!) Don’t forget to pack your decorations, costumes and candy for our site decorating contest, and trick or treating. Make sure you arrive hungry and join us for our first Steak & Bake Dinner ($). We will be serving up some mouthwatering steaks and delectable potatoes along with some other goodies (children option will be available). Sign up early to get the early bird pricing!! Afterwards join us for our Halloween Masquerade Ball. Dance the night away…. who will have the best masquerade costume?


Heroes Weekend

Calling all heroes. Do you dream of being a super hero? Dress as your favorite super hero and pay tribute to some of our local hometown heroes. Prizes awarded for best costume. Learn about fire safety while you explore a real Fire engine, ambulance and police car. Talk to some of our local heroes all about their life-saving jobs and exciting adventures! See the nurse for a free health screening. Don’t forget about our Meatball Sub Fundraiser ($). Pre-order and prepay and we will deliver it to your site or come and join us to eat in the pavilion!! Sunday come purchase your breakfast sandwiches and treats and enjoy free coffee with purchase.

italian feast

Mamma Mia Weekend: Italian Feast

“Mamma Mia, here we go again.” Come celebrate MOM with us during this weekend full of fun, crafts, and keepsakes!! Saturday night join us for an Italian Feast ($)!! Mom eats FREE with a paid dinner. Sunday, join us for Cakes for Cancer ($). Pancakes that is…. Join us for our delectable pancakes hot off the griddle. We top off the meal with sausage, coffee and orange juice. Don’t forget it’s all you can eat PANCAKES!!

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Crafts, Craft Brews & Burgers

Make sure you come hungry and order your burgers ($) early because this is a sellout event. Enjoy a weekend of crafts and activities. Saturday head over to the pavilion where we will be serving up freshly grilled ½ pound burgers, jumbo hot dogs and fries. Head into the pavilion and check out our topping bar extravaganza and enjoy a complimentary tasting of local brews (must be 21 years of age) from Cape May County.

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Memorial Day Weekend: Celebrate, Honor and Remember

Help us celebrate America. Land of the free, because of the brave!! This weekend will be bursting with music, food and fun!! Stop by the camp-store and purchase an American Flag; proceeds benefit one of our veterans’ programs. Saturday come hungry and join us at the Holly Shores Carnival packed with games, events and “boardwalk” food and snacks. Come try your skills; there will be fun for the whole family! Sunday join us at the pool for a hometown cook out ($) and some music. Monday before you head home, stop by the pavilion for a breakfast sandwich or other breakfast treats ($) and free coffee or OJ with a purchase. All proceeds from Carnival and food events benefit our local Cancer Center.

peace van

"Peace A Pizza" Weekend & "Cakes for Cancer"

Everything is groovy!! Give peace a chance and break out your tie dye shirts, bell bottoms, platform shoes and fringe vests for this throwback weekend to the 70’s era. Saturday join us for a “peace a pizza;” make your own pizza ($) and enjoy our Disco Dance Pool Party. All weekend long there will be plenty of fun crafts and activities. Make your own tie dye shirt to wear for the weekend!! Sunday, join us for Cakes for Cancer ($): Pancakes that is…. Join us for our delectable pancakes hot off the griddle. We top off the meal with sausage, coffee and orange juice. Don’t forget it’s all you can eat PANCAKES!!


Refresh, Renew, Relax, Get Your Zen On


Everybody’s moving and shaking this weekend trying to get in shape for the summer. Join us as we begin our “Get Up and Move” program to keep our hearts pumping and blood flowing. Refresh and renew with our yoga class, rejuvenate with a walk, bike ride, boot camp, or water aerobics class and much more (these will continue throughout the summer.)

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Father’s Day Weekend: 2nd Annual Men In Heels Race

It’s all about DAD!! Summer is right around the corner and this weekend will be filled with fun activities and crafts. Make a special keepsake for Dad. Join us for our 2nd Annual Men in Heels Drag Race. Men: get your feather boas, tutus and strap on those heels to show off those manly legs and see who will be the first to cross the finish line. Prizes for winner, best costume, sexiest legs and more. Bring your appetites for our “Big Daddy Breakfast” ($), where dad eats FREE with a paid breakfast.


Under the Sea Week

Surfs up! Don’t miss our 4rd Annual Seafood Festival. Save up your appetite for our lobster and clam dinner ($). Get your tickets early, this is a sellout event!

hawaiian luau

Blue Hawaii Week

Aloha, Elvis invades Holly Shores. Join us for a tropical week filled with fun and everything Elvis. Set sail on Saturday night for our Blue Hawaiian Luau. Save your appetite and come enjoy our “luau” inspired dinner menu ($). After the Luau “bright light city gonna set our souls on fire”, join us for our “family” Viva Las Vegas fun night with, games and refreshments ($). Who will be crowned the “Big Lucky Winner.” Look over there… is that an Elvis sighting??


Celebrate America Week

God Bless America! Come celebrate America’s birthday and enjoy a fun filled week with all American crafts, games and activities. Join us for the annual flag-raising, a hometown poolside cook out ($) and with awesome food and music. Don’t forget to get involved in on our “Get Up and Move” events and enjoy a brisk walk, yoga class and many more heart-pumping activities.

mermaid unicorn

Mermaids and Unicorns, All that Glitters and Sea Food Feast

Glitter, glitter and more glitter as Mermaids and Unicorns invade the campground! Grab your mermaid tails and join us at the pool for the mermaid swim party. Come make rainbow ice cream. Join us for our Seafood Feast ($) where we will be serving up clams, mussels, fish, crab cakes and more. Bring your King Neptune to our poolside dance party.

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Chocolate Lovers & Wine Week


If you are a fan of wine, chocolate or getting messy then this is a week just for you!! The week will be filled with fun and crazy activities involving chocolate. Join us for candy bingo, a giant s’mores dive, chocolate obstacle course and slip “n” slide (do not wear your favorite clothes and watch out for those chocolate bombs). For the wine connoisseurs (must be 21 years of age) we will be hosting a wine tasting and “Wino Bingo” ($) with complimentary wine.


Santa's Summer Christmas Retreat at Holly Shores & Craft Fair

The weather outside is not frightful… but very delightful and Santa is enjoying some time off here at Holly Shores. So you think you have the ultimate cookie recipe, bring your ingredients and baking pans and whip up some of your holidays’ tastiest treats for our “Cookies for Cancer” Event. If you are not the best baker, you can come and be a taster/judge ($) and all the proceeds go towards St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Get a jump on your Christmas shopping at our Pavilion Craft Fair. Bring your lights and best outdoor decorations for our site-decorating contest and win fabulous prizes. There will be plenty of holiday-themed fun with a summer spin. After all the holiday excitement, attend our 1st Annual New Year’s Eve Party where you can dance the night away and enjoy fun treats ($) and great entertainment.

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Wet 'N Wild Water Wars Week

BE PREPARED TO GET SOAKED!! Bring your swimsuit or put on your rain gear and join us for our wildest, wettest week of the season! Pool games, wet and wild hayrides, balloon and water gun games fill this wild and wacky week! It’s “Mop-Bucket” Chicken on the dinner menu Saturday Night ($) so stop by the Pavilion before you head to the Glow Stick Pool Party!


Wild West Week & Chili Cook Off


Giddy up partners and saddle up for this fun filled wild west week. Do you think you have what it takes to be our “Top Chili Chuckwagon Chef,” then enter our Homemade Chili Cook-Off. Don’t have an award-winning recipe but love chili, then come be a taster/judge ($) and help select your favorite chili to win the title and a cash prize. Call in your pledge to lock up your favorite “pesky varmint” (family member or friend) in our 2nd Annual Jail for the Cure. Watch out, our Sheriff is on the prowl and will be wrangling them up… they can either do the time or have someone bail them out by meeting your donation. Highest pledge wins a special prize.


Swashbuckler Week & Chowder Cook Off


Ahoy Maty, climb aboard as we embark on an exciting pirate adventure searching for fun and treasures. This week will be filled with crafts and activities all about being a swashbuckling pirate. Don’t miss the Pirate Show at the Playground where we will be entertained by pirate history and sword fights! Cook your way to the top of the pirate galley with your award winning Chowder entry. If cooking is not your thing you can come be a taster/judge ($) and help pick the “Top Galley Chef” who will win a pirate’s treasure. Finally put your building skills to the test as you build your pirate ship out of cardboard and duct tape and bring it to the pool for pirate races and other contests (we will supply cardboard you supply the rest).

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4th Annual NJ Harvest Corn and Tomato Fest & Pork Chop Dinner

Come celebrate the Garden State’s treasures from the fields. It’s all about Jersey tomatoes, corn and those famous Holly Shores’ delectable pork chops. Order early for our annual Pork Chop dinner ($) this is a sellout event. Look out for those rotten tomatoes at the tomato-throwing contest and put your corn-husking skills to the test to be crowned King Corn-Husker! Don’t forget: your “trash” might be someone’s “treasure – bring your wares to sell at the Holly Shores Annual Yard Sale. Make a donation to have a table or travel around to see what other campers are selling.

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Labor Day, 80's Retro Prom Weekend

Those dog days of summer are coming to a close and the kids are getting ready to go back to school, so head to Holly Shores for an end of summer blowout! Speaking of blowouts, get out your hairspray, parachute pants, jelly bracelets, lace gloves and join us for our 80’s Retro Dance Party. Also, head over to the pool a karaoke dance party. We will have plenty of fun and exciting activities for the kids to enjoy the final days of vacation and help them get back into the swing of school. There will be plenty of music, food and fun this weekend. Although summer is coming to an end, we have a jam-packed Fall schedule full of exciting weeks and activities. Don’t forget to book early because many of these weeks are sell out events.

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Roar to the Shore Family Bike Weekend and Annual Pig Roast BBQ

“Get your motor running, head out on the highway” and cruise on down to Holly Shores for our Annual Pig Roast Dinner. ($) Remember to register early because this is a sellout event. Come enjoy the Holly Shores homemade menu and hang out with old friends or make some new ones while we reminisce about all the great times we had over the summer. Enjoy the entertainment and don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes to enter the Annual Dance Contest; prizes to the big winners!


Fireman's Weekend & Annual Wing Fest


Welcome NJ Firemen and families. Get out your fire hoses and answer the fire alarm cause these wings are blazing. It’s a fun filled weekend of activities and events. Don’t forget to come hungry for our Annual Famous Wing Event. ($) Proceeds from this weekend go to the local Cancer Center.

luck o the irish

"Everyone's Green" Irish Weekend

Erin Go Bragh!! Head to Holly Shores and enjoy The Wildwood Fall Irish Festival. Enjoy music, food, and vendors for the whole family… At the campground there will be a jam-packed weekend with “Irish” themed and everything green crafts and activities. Saturday night come to our Traditional Ham and Cabbage Dinner ($). Proceeds from this weekend go to the local Cancer Center.

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"Who Let the Dogs Out... Woof, Woof, Woof" 2nd Annual Pooch Plunge

This weekend is all about our beloved furry-four legged friends...PETS! What would we do without ‘em? Well, to celebrate our pooches and pups, we’re opening up our pool for one last weekend...and here’s the kicker: it’s just for dogs! Bring your pup to the pool and let them take a dive and do a few laps in our heated pool ($). Proceeds for this event benefit our local animal shelter. We will be serving up hot dogs and doggie snow cones to keep ‘em cool. Prizes will be awarded for best dressed doggy, best swimmer, and hottest beach bod! Think your dog will be in to win? We will also be hosting a doggy-obstacle course complete with dog-sized trophies. When you’re ready to relax in the evening, hop aboard the Holly Shores Pooch Express: our doggy hayride around the campground! Make a paw print keepsake and top it all off with a Doggy Foam Party!


Halloween Weekend I & II: Nights of Terror

Fright Fest has begun!! Join us, if you dare, for our Annual Halloween Spooktacular. This weekend will be jam-packed full of music, fun, food, tricks & treats! If you are brave enough, you can take a ride on our Haunted Hayride and walk through the Haunted Maze. Bring your costumes, decorations, and treats for this ghoulish weekend filled with costume parties, site-decorating contest (win Holly Shores Bucks for a future stay), and trick or treating. Also, decorate your golf carts, bikes and pets (to win prizes) for the Halloween Parade. Don’t forget your appetites because we will be cooking all weekend long with a spooky barrage of tasty foods and treats!!! All proceeds will go to our local Cancer Center!! Lights, camera, action, calling all campers and non-profit organizations. Get out your props, costumes and concept and perform a skit to win up to $1000.00* for you or your organization. *Restrictions may apply.

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Tiny Tot I Halloween & Spaghetti Dinner


Climb aboard our enchanted hay wagon as it takes you to the magical pumpkin patch where you will plant your pumpkin seeds. The following morning, return to the pumpkin patch to see what sprouted. This weekend is kid-approved with spooky fun and activities. Bring your costumes, decorations, and treats for this ghoulish weekend filled with costume parties, site-decorating contest (win Holly Shores Bucks for a future stay), and trick or treating. Also, decorate your golf carts, bikes and pets (to win prizes) for the Halloween Parade. Saturday, don’t forget our annual Spaghetti Dinner. ($) Proceeds from this weekend go to the local Cancer Center.

toddler halloween

Tiny Tots II Halloween & Annual Thanksgiving Feast

Embark on the mystical Hayride to the magical pumpkin patch and plant your pumpkin seed to see what grows. Come back the next day to pick your treasures. This weekend is jam-packed with spooky activities crafts and fun and you don’t want to miss out. Bring your costumes, decorations, and treats for this ghoulish weekend filled with costume parties, site-decorating contest (win Holly Shores Bucks for a future stay), and trick or treating. Also, decorate your golf carts, bikes and pets (to win prizes) for the Halloween Parade. Hope you remember to save some room to join us for our Annual “THANKS”-giving Dinner. Hang out with old friends and give thanks for all the fun we had over this awesome summer season while enjoying our homemade scrumptious turkey dinner with the fixings. Proceeds from this weekend go to the local Cancer center.

*Activities are subject to change without notification. Management is not responsible for errors or omissions.