City & Area Events

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Mon, April 24

Sat, May 06

Cape May County Coast Guard Community Festival – a celebration of the County’s relationship with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), and USCG personnel and their families – taking place Friday, May 5th through Sunday, May 7th. The Weekend festivities will commence with the USCG Ball (this event is not open to the public) on Friday evening. Saturday, May 6th, the U.S.

34th Annual World Series of Birding, New Jersey Audubon Society

The World Series of Birding is the country's largest and most prestigious birding competition and provides participants and sponsors with a fun and interactive way to raise money for critically needed conservation priorities.

Sat, May 13

Race Starts at 8:00 AM
Day of Registration: 6:30 AM to 7:30 AM

Day of registration: $30 5k and $40 10k

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Entry Fee: Online is $25 for the 5k
$35 for the 10k

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rotary Park - 9AM - 2PM

Thu, May 18

Spring Sidewalk Sale 10AM-7PM

Washington Street Mall and Commons

For more information go to heartofcapemay.com

Sun, May 21

Annual " Coast to Coast" Bike MS Ride

Sunday, May 21,2017 1PM - 5PM

The ride will end at the USCG Station

Sat, May 27

Date: May 27, 2017
Location: Clubhouse on Beach Avenue

On Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, the Kiwanis Club holds their "traditional" yard sale. This is the yard sale event of the year and a Cape May tradition.

Mon, May 29

All Wars Monument on Columbia Avenue 9am
Convention Hall 11am
609-884-9565

Fri, June 02

Harborfest Boat Show at Schellenger's Landing

9th Annual in-water boat show

Southjerseytournaments.com

609-898-9500

Sun, June 04

Cape May Restaurant Week
June 4-11, 2017

Our eight-day event that takes place every June. Enjoy lunch and dinner menus at a fixed price and discover new favorites.

Visit cmrestaurantweek.com
for more info and participating restaurants.

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

 

Wed, June 07

37th South Jersey Shark Tournament at South Jersey Marina

6AM-3:30PM

For more information go to southjerseytournaments.com or call 609-884-2400

Sat, June 10

Cape May Boardwalk
10am-5pm
609-884-9565

Click here for application

Sun, June 11

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Sun, June 18

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Sat, June 24

BLUES & BARBECUE

10am-6pm on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May

Sun, June 25

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Sat, July 01

Beach Avenue - 1pm

609-884-9565

The Kiwanis Club of Cape May will be holding the Pancake Breakfast this year at Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May. 

Proceeds from the breakfast benefit the local scholarship fund and community charities.

Breakfast menu includes: tasty homemade pancakes, eggs and sausage, coffee, orange juice and water.

Sun, July 02

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Tue, July 04

Congress Street Beach - 9pm

Wed, July 05

Thu, July 06

The Avengers (2012) Rated PG-13

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto the stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime.

Fri, July 07

Promenade 10am - 5pm
609-884-9565

Click here for application

Sat, July 08

Cape May City Mayor Clarence “Chuck” Lear along with City Council members will host a Town Hall meeting July 8 at 7 p.m. in Cape May Convention Hall.

The Town Hall meeting is open to the public.

Wed, July 12

Thu, July 13

The Jungle Book (2012) Rated PG

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Sat, July 15

Colliers Lot on Jackson Street
9am - 2pm

Sun, July 16

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Meet Captain Kidd by 1:00 pm to receive your pirate hat and then follow him to dig for buried treasure at his treasure site.
FREE EVENT

Wed, July 19

8pm - Cape May Convention Hall

Arlo Guthrie was born with a guitar in one hand and a harmonica in the other, in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York in 1947. He is the eldest son of America's most beloved singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease.

Thu, July 20

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Rated PG-13

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Join Curious George, the inquisitive, lovable monkey-star of books, movies and the award-winning PBS television show in a brand new musical. Curious George: The Golden Meatball TYA is a loveable adventure, specifically designed for young audiences, that is sure to leave them singing and swinging down the aisles.

Sun, July 23

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Wed, July 26

Thu, July 27

A Christmas Story (1983) Rated PG

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

The beloved children's book, written by Jeff Brown in 1964, has become a literary and pop cultural phenomenon, delighting readers and travelers all around the world. And now, Timothy Allen McDonald, the writer behind Willy Wonka and James and the Giant Peach, has taken everyone's favorite two-dimensional hero and given him a new life in The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley.

Sun, July 30

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Mon, July 31

Tue, August 01

Convention Hall
6pm- 9pm

609-884-9565

Wed, August 02

Convention Hall - 7pm
609-884-9565

Thu, August 03

Grease A-Sing-Along (1978) Rated PG-13

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Britt loves making everyone happy. But this girl who never gets in trouble is in a sticky situation – literally: She woke up with an impossibly epic wad of gum stuck in her hair. All of Britt's friends are depending on her parents to take them to the new MegaJumper 3000 at Captain Happy's Jumpy-Fun-Super-Bouncy Indoor Place, so she definitely doesn't want to disappoint anyone.

Fri, August 04

Congress Street and Beach Avenue 11am

609-884-9565

Sun, August 06

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Wed, August 09

Thu, August 10

Jaws (1975) Rated PG

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Sat, August 12

Promenade 10am - 5pm
609-884-9565

Click here for application

Sun, August 13

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Wed, August 16

Thu, August 17

Zootopia (2016) Rated PG

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Sat, August 19

Kiwanis Club of Cape May's Chicken BBQ,  4:30PM-9PM

Cape May VFW, 419 Congress Street, Cape May, NJ 08204

Sun, August 20

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Wed, August 23

8pm - Cape May Convention Hall

Ms. Mary Wilson still performs with the same passion as she did singing with the original Supremes, but the world renowned celebrity is now using her fame and flair to promote humanitarian efforts to end hunger, raise AIDS awareness and encourage world peace.

Thu, August 24

Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (1971) Rated G

Children's Activities 8pm
Featured movie begins 8:30pm

Stockton Beach (Next to Cape May Convention Hall)
Please bring your beach chairs & blankets!
Rain Location inside Convention Hall (no children's games if rain)

Sat, August 26

 

The Beach Bumz Band will be performing a free beach concert on Saturday, Aug, 26 at 7p.m. on the deck at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Avenue in Cape May.

The Beach Bumz Band is a Baltimore and Orlando based beach tribute band performing music from Jimmy Buffet, the Beach Boys and many more summer music classics.

Sun, August 27

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Fri, September 01

Windsor Avenue Beach 11am - 3pm

609-884-9565

Sun, September 03

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Sat, September 09

6th Annual Dragon Boat Race & Festival located along Delaware Avenue at the Cape May Harbor

9AM-5PM

Sun, September 10

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Mon, September 11

Cape May City at the Cove on Beach & 2nd Avenues

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"

Sponsored by the Cape May United Methodist Church

Thu, September 14

Fall Sidewalk Sale

Washington Street Mall and City Wide

9AM-7PM

For more information go to HeartofCapeMay.com

Fri, September 15

Indulge in the "restaurant capital of New Jersey." Events for those who love good food and wine; events may be attended separately. Enjoy winery tours, tastings, demonstrations, Chefs' Dine-Arounds, dinners and much more! Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 24. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

Sat, September 23

Art in the Park Show sponsored by the Cape May County Art League

Rotary Park 10AM - 6PM

Rain date September 24th

Wed, September 27

Cape May City Mayor Clarence “Chuck” Lear along with City Council members will host a Town Hall meeting September 27 at 7 p.m. in Cape May Convention Hall.

The Town Hall meeting is open to the public.

Sat, September 30

Kiwanis Park - Madison Avenue

A Pet Parade! What better way to spend a day taking your cat, dog, snake, or gerbil to the Cape May Kiwanis Pet Parade.

Registration is FREE, starting at 9:15AM

Parade starts at 10AM

Fri, October 06

The 45th annual Victorian Weekend celebrates Cape May's Victorian heritage, featuring the Historic House Tours, Murder Mystery Dinners, living history programs, renowned lecturers, workshops, performances and more. Friday, Oct. 6 through Monday, Oct. 9. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

Fri, October 20

Cap May Convention Hall

10am-5pm

For more information go to birdcapemay.org or call 609-884-2736

Sun, October 22

35th  Annual Cape May Halloween Parade

 

Cape May’s annual Halloween Parade is scheduled for October  22 ,2017.  Prior to the parade, trick or treating on the Washington Street Mall will be held from Noon to 2 p.m., which is sponsored by the Washington Street Mall Business Improvement District. 

Fri, November 03

New mystery in 2017! Join Sherlock Holmes and his partner, Dr. Watson for a weekend of mystery and intrigue, Friday through Sunday, Nov. 3-Nov. 5. Get into the spirit of things by donning Victorian attire. Stalk the gaslit streets in search of clues and compete for the $250 grand prize and a variety of other valuable gifts as you attempt to solve the mystery.

Thu, November 09

Mon, November 13

Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017

Sat, November 25

Mall Lighting for the holidays.

Visit HeartofCapeMay.com for more information.

Washington Street Mall and other small businesses around town.

Visit HeartofCapeMay.com for more information

Fri, December 01

Sat, December 02

Cape May Convention Hall 10am - 5pm

Wed, December 06

Cape May City Mayor Clarence “Chuck” Lear along with City Council members will host a Town Hall meeting December 6 at 7 p.m. in Cape May Convention Hall.

The Town Hall meeting is open to the public.

Thu, December 07

Hospitality Nights on the Washington Street Mall

December 7 & 8 from 7pm - 9pm.

Visit HeartofCapeMay.com for more information.

Fri, December 15