Cape May Baby Parade

Friday, August 4, 2017

Don’t miss the most adorable parade in the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort. The 85th Annual Cape May Baby Parade scheduled for Friday, August 4, 2017 steps off at 11 a.m. from Congress Street and Beach Avenue.  Grand Marshal, Miss New Jersey 2017,  Kaitlyn Schoeffel  will lead the procession down Beach Avenue from Congress Street to Howard Street where the parade ends. 

Participants are invited into Cape May Convention Hall immediately following the parade for the awards ceremony conducted by Grand Marshal, Miss New Jersey 2017, Kaitlyn Schoeffel, Mayor Clarence F. Lear III, Queen Maysea Kaitlyn Ryleigh Flynn and Miss Cape May County Madison Kennelly.  Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Pretty Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Children Walking in Fancy Dress, Children Walking in Comic Dress and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be awards for Best Float (motorized or pulled) and Best Overall Entry.

Registration is free to all participants 12 years of age or younger.  Registration and judging will be held at Congress Street and Beach Avenue beginning at 10 a.m.  Pre-registration will be accepted until Thursday, August 3 at 4:30 p.m.  To register please call the Office of Civic Affairs at 609-884-9565, or email at  You can also register in person at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204.


Upcoming Events

Sun, August 20

Sweet Adelines - 7pm

400 Lafayette Street
Bring a beach chair to enjoy the music!

Nature & Wildlife Show - Free Family Fun at Convention Hall
Free nature show for children with Steve Serwatka.
Steve Serwatka is a self supporting animal rehabilitator for the state of New Jersey.

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"