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July 03, 2023

Cape May County has tons to offer throughout August

From Cape May to Ocean City, the Jersey Cape is ready for you

Travel Cape May County

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Cape May County is a hidden gem renowned for its stunning beaches, rich history, and vibrant communities. With thirty miles of pristine coastline, charming Victorian architecture, and a thriving tourism industry, Cape May County offers an exceptional experience. Its beautiful beaches cater to sunbathers, swimmers, and water sports enthusiasts, while historic sites like the World War II Tower, bunker, lighthouses, and lifesaving stations in North Wildwood, Stone Harbor and Ocean City showcase its maritime heritage.

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The county's warm hospitality and numerous festivals create a diverse and unique ambiance that brings visitors back year after year. From casual beachfront eateries to upscale restaurants serving farm-to-table options, fresh seafood, and local wineries and breweries. Cape May County offers dining options that range from casual to fine to eclectic, and gourmet with a choice of dinning in and al fresco at most establishments.

Visit Cape May County this summer, and enjoy making memories and meeting new friends at these upcoming events.

Friday Nights At Surfside Park in Avalon

When: August 4, 11, 18, 25 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: Surfside Park located at 30th St. and the Beach
Each night will consist of balloon art, face painting, tattoos, etc. DJ, trivia, and dancing. Character shows, picture lines, games, and prizes.

Funtastic Tuesdays in Ocean City

When: August 8, 15, 22, 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: On Asbury Ave.
More: Enjoy entertainment, face painters and balloon sculptures.

Farmers Market in Sea Isle City

When: August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 from from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. 
Where: Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.

Baseball on the Beach in Wildwood

When: August 11-13 & August 18-20
Where: Wildwood Beach between Andrews and Rio Grande Aves.
More: Learn more and register here.

Music in the Park in Cape May

When: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at 7 p.m.
Where: Rotary Park located at 400 Lafayette St.
More: Free event. Attendees are welcome to bring a beach chair or blanket.

Ocean City Baby Parade

When: August 10
Where: Ocean City Boardwalk
More: The 113th Annual event is one of the oldest baby parades in the country.

Spanish Music & Food Festival in Wildwood

When: August 11 & 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Wildwood Beach 
More: The largest Spanish music festival of the summer. Learn more here.

Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash

When: August 11-13
Where: Wildwoods Convention Center
More: Event details can be found here.

Ocean City Green Fair

When: August 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Music Pier at Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk
More: The community wide event is designed to educate and encourage people of all ages to adopt a more environmentally friendly lifestyle.

Seafarer’s Weekend in Cape May

When: August 19 & 20
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May
More: This event will feature pirates, music, and family fun. The Village buildings will be open, featuring historically clothed interpreters who will demonstrate the trades, crafts, and lifestyles of Early America.

Food Truck Weekend in Sea Isle City

When: August 25 & 26
Where: Kix McNutley's in Sea Isle City
More: Nearly a dozen food trucks from across the Northeast featuring different styles of cuisines from award winning food trucks. Crafters, family entertainment, live music, great drinks and more. Learn more.

Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show in Stone Harbor

When: August 26
Where: Stone Harbor Shopping District
More: Local merchants bring their bargains out onto the sidewalk for all to enjoy and purchase.

Sidewalk Sale in Sea Isle City

When: August 26 & 27
Where: Sea Isle City Shopping Areas
More: As the beach season winds down, savvy shoppers can take advantage of end-of-summer discounts on apparel, accessories, and home décor.

Inventors & Makers Weekend

When: August 26 & 27
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May
More: Stroll the clam-shelled lined paths and explore the unique items made by visiting makers-crafters and artisans.

With breathtaking natural beauty, a fascinating history, the Jersey Cape is authentically charming and sincerely yours. Beach lovers, history buffs, and those seeking to immerse themselves in our local culture and charm, escape to the Jersey Cape.