POLAR BEAR WEEKEND
PLEASE JOIN US WE JUMP-START THE 2019 SEA ISLE CITY SEASON DURING POLAR BEAR WEEKEND, FEBRUARY 15th to 17th
The Polar Bear Weekend events will begin on Friday, February 15, with the crowning of the 2019 Polar Bear Royal Family. The Prince and Princess Contest (for ages 12-16) will begin at 7:30 p.m. and the King and Queen Contest (for ages 21 and over) is 9:00 p.m. at LaCosta Complex, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue. To register, visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com or phone (609) 263-3611.
On Saturday, February 16, the Polar Bear Plunge Costume Contest will start at 12:00 noon at LaCosta Complex, followed by the Plunge at 2:00 p.m. with an end time of 2:15 p.m. The official plunge location, with medical assistance and ocean rescue personnel on the site during the above mentioned times, is between 38th and 40th Street Beach.. To enter the Costume Contest or register to take the Plunge, call (609) 263-3611. Show up early, as polar bears don’t stay in the ocean very long!
Afterwards, don’t miss the Post-Plunge Party at 2:30 p.m. and the Costume Contest Awards Ceremony at 4:00 p.m. back at LaCosta.
On Sunday, February 17, Mike’s Seafood will sponsor a 5K Run and 1.5-Mile Fun Walk for Autism at 12:00 noon on the Promenade. Registration will take place at 9:00 a.m. at LaCosta. You can also pre-register by visiting www.polarbearrunwalkforautism.com or phoning (609) 602-5734.
Following the Run/Walk for Autism, all skill levels are welcome to participate in the 3rd Annual Polar Bear Corn Hole Tournament. The event, sponsored by the South Jersey Corn Hole League, will take place under the tent at La Costa and will cost $60 per team. Registration for the event will begin at 2pm and bags will fly at 3pm. Get your teams together and register today for the tournament. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Polar Bear Run/Walk for Autism. For more details, visit https://lacosta-lounge.ticketleap.com/3rd-annual-polar-bear-plunge-cornh… or firstname.lastname@example.org .
Date and Time:
Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. (service is suspended on Landis Avenue from JFK Blvd. to 29th Street from approximately 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.) and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
29th to 94th Street, Northbound and Southbound on Landis Avenue. Just flag the driver. There will be no Strathmere service this weekend.
$2.00 ride before 11:00 p.m. (each way) and $4.00 ride after 11:00 p.m. (each way). Children five years and younger sitting on an adult’s lap can ride free.
All legal parking spaces are free during the winter months.
Walking with “open containers” in public is not permitted in Sea Isle City, so please leave your adult beverages at home or at the bar.