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Welcome to the Jersey Cape where miles of white sand beaches and world-famous boardwalks await your visit. The beach by day and the boardwalk by night is a timeless way to reconnect with family and reenergize the soul. Beyond the beaches and boardwalks a wide variety of attractions, events and diversions are ready to thrill and entertain the entire family.
Cape May County is filled with tours, events and recreation year round
Summer is heating up here at the Jersey Cape with tons of Independence Day events going on throughout the Cape.
In the Wildwoods on the 4th, take part in the Beach n Boardwalk 5k run and 1 mile family walk. Then before the Wildwoods fireworks get in on the fun at the North Wildwoods Pooch Parade where dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets of the Wildwoods dressed in patriotic garb alongside decorated bicycles.
In Ocean City, a daylong schedule of events awaits your arrival. First, get started in the morning by taking part in one of the bike parades being organized and then at noon enjoy the "Star Spangled Salute" featuring Ocean City Theatre Co. Spotlight Performers Show Choir at Mark Soifer Park, corner of 9th and Asbury Ave. A free Kite Flying Contest will take off on 9th St. at 6 p.m..
Over in Sea Isle City, the 4th is sure to please as well with the Jr. Olympics in the morning at Dealy Field, then a patriotic concert featuring Ed Vezinho & The Jim Ward Big Band at Excursion Park beginning at 7:30. A rousing fireworks display provides a perfect ending to a fun filled day.
If you're planning to visit after the 4th, look to Cape May for entertaining theater with "Sex with Strangers" at Cape May Stage and "Rodgers' Romance" at East Lynne Theater, or get in on the activities at Family Fun Days at the Cape May Lighthouse on Wednesdays in July.
For food lovers, visit the NJ State Barbeque Championships in North Wildwood July 8th - 10th, and check out Crabulous Crab Day July 22nd at the Wetlands Institute in Stone Harbor for all things crab. Then it's back to the Wildwoods July 15th & 29th for Morey's Piers Brunch Bunch to enjoy brunch fit for a princess, or super hero, while mingling with beloved characters. Other activities include a treasure hunt, face painting, games and dancing! (recommended for children ages 2 to 12). Reserve a seat at Notre Dame de la Mer's Music Ministry's Cabaret Style Dinner July 22 - 24 to enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner with classic and modern Broadway Show tunes.
Visit the Events page of this website for locations and times of Jersey Fresh Farm Markets, concerts under the stars, shopping events and more during the month of July and throughout the year. See you there!