Polar Bear Weekend


Polar Bear Weekend events will begin on Friday, February 16, with the crowning of the 2018 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 enter the Prince and Princess Contest, visit www.seaislechamber.com or phone (609) 263-9090. To learn about the King and Queen Contest, visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com or phone (609) 263-3611.

On Saturday, February 17, the Polar Bear Plunge Costume Contest will start at 12:00 noon at LaCosta Complex, followed by the Plunge at 2:00 p.m. on the JFK Boulevard Beach. To enter the Costume Contest or register to take the Plunge, visit www.lacosta-seaisle.com or phone (609) 263-3611.  Come early, 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 18, 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 2nd Annual Polar Bear Corn Hole Tournament.  The event, sponsored by the Philadelphia 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 double-elimination style tournament.  All players will enjoy drink specials, live entertainment and a complimentary buffet.  Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Polar Bear Run/Walk for Autism.  For more details, visit www.philadelphiacornholeleague.com or philadelphiacornholeleague@gmail.com

The Jitney will be running on Friday from 6:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

All legal parking spaces are free during the winter months.