Each summer during Sea Isle City’s Sara the Turtle Festival, babies participate in a popular “Diaper Derby” crawling contest. (Photo courtesy Sea Isle City)

Families are invited to attend the 2022 Sara the Turtle Festival at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, at Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue (Rain Date: Wednesday, June 29).

The Sara the Turtle Festival will feature a hands-on Wildlife Display (with live animals), as well as Environmental Exhibits by the Wetlands Institutes, the Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Sea Isle City’s Environmental Commission, the Beachcomber Guides, and Sea Isle Terrapin Rescue.

There will also be a “Diaper Derby” Baby Crawling Contest, face painters, a Bounce House and strolling entertainers.

At 8 p.m., “The Turtlesingers” will delight children with an entertaining and educational musical presentation that will include live turtles.

The Sara the Turtle Festival is a free event hosted by Sea Isle City’s Division of Tourism.  For more information, please phone 609-263-8687 or go to