Morey's Piers is Calling All Canines to Dash, Splash & Stay in September
Blue Palms Resort Offering “Doggie Unleashed” Stay Package
The Wildwoods, NJ – July 29, 2019 –Morey’s Piers, celebrating 50 years on the piers in Wildwood NJ, goes to the dogs once again with two tail-wagging events on Sunday, September 8. First up is the Doggie Dash on the beach adjacent to Raging Waters Water Park followed by a puppy pool paw-ty to close out the water park’s season.
The Doggie Dash kicks-off at 10:00am on September 8 when pooches set the pace for the 5K and 1 mile beach races. Participant prizes include a dog tag finisher medal for dogs, an official doggie dash leash, and a commemorative t-shirt. After the dash, dogs and owners will be treated to a beachside celebration with music, food, games and activities. Doggie Dash participants receive complimentary admission to Raging Waters Water Park for the first splash session from 10:30-11:45am.
The fido-friendly fun continues at Raging Waters “Water Bark” with six puppy pool party sessions from 12:00pm to 3:30pm. Celebrating the close of the water park for the season, canines have free rein to paddle along the river adventure, splash in the fountain pool or fetch tennis balls in the activity pool.
Pricing and Admission for the Doggie Dash and Doggie Splash:*
- Doggie Dash & Splash (includes registration for the run & entry into the 10:30-11:45am pool party):
- Runner + Dog Race Entry - $39.99
- Runner Race Entry - $29.99
Doggie Splash Only Admission (valid for one hour of splash time in the water park):
- Dog + Owner - $24.99
- Spectator Pass - $9.99
* Each dog must have a designated handler for admission.
New this year, a portion of the Doggie Splash proceeds will benefit Beacon Animal Rescue, a volunteer-run, no kill dog and cat rescue servicing Cape May and Atlantic Counties. Morey’s is again partnering with Team Foster, a non-profit organization whose primary mission is to pair service dogs with tri-state area veterans suffering from combat-related disabilities. Five dollars from every Doggie Dash registration will go towards the cost of obtaining the dogs, the dogs’ care, and specialized training team, at no cost to veterans.
Blue Palms Resort, located steps away from Mariner’s Pier and Raging Waters Water Park, is offering pet-friendly accommodations for the canine-centric weekend. The “Doggie Unleashed” stay packagestarts at $143 for a standard room with a king bed. A two night minimum length of stay (Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7) is required. All reservations will include two complimentary amusement pier ride wristbands valid for three days from Friday, September 6 through Sunday, September 8. Additional three-day ride wristbands are available for purchase at $39.99 per person + applicable taxes. To book visit https://www.moreyspiers.com/hotels/blue-palms and use code DOGDAY or call 609-522-0606. Please note that admission to the Doggie Dash and Splash event is a separate fee.
Booker D. Surfdog, of dog surfing fame, will be at Morey’s Piers’ PigDog Beach Bar on September 7 and 8 showcasing her "special sauce" of hydrotherapy and providing children with special needs joyrides on surf boards. On Saturday and Sunday, dogs will also compete in the “Big Air” and “Extreme Vertical” competition with the dog that jumps the furthest taking home the crown. Admission to the event is free. Both family and dog-friendly, PigDog Beach Bar serves up barbecue classics, cocktails and local beers on tap. Accessible via Raging Waters Water Park, the beach, and the boardwalk, pooches and guests of all ages are invited to bask in the beachfront vibes complete with cornhole, giant Connect 4, ladder ball, and more beach games.
For more event details and to purchase admission, visit: https://www.moreyspiers.com/dashandsplash.
About Morey’s Piers
Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today and #1 Best Beach Boardwalk by Family Vacation Critic Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront water parks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Hotels & Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Water Park and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Water Park at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit www.moreyspiers.com or phone (609) 522-3900 or like us on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and YouTube.