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May 23, 2023

Cape May County has tons to offer throughout the summer

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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Enjoy more than 100 rides and attractions at Morey's Piers & Water Parks in Wildwood, New Jersey.

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.

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Nestled in the main Amish barn, the Farm Kitchen at Beach Plum Farm features an ever-changing menu based on what’s fresh in the fields that morning.

Visit Cape May County as we kick off summer, and enjoy making memories and meeting new friends at these upcoming events:

Lighthouse Full Moon Climb

When: Saturday, June 3 from 8 - 10 p.m.
Where: Cape May Point State Park Lighthouse (215 Lighthouse Ave)
About: Climb to the top of the 1859 Cape May Lighthouse. Fee charged. Learn more at

Wildwood Restaurant Week

When: Sunday, June 11 to Thursday, June 15
Where: Various locations in Wildwood
About: Prix fixe four course meals at participating restaurants. To learn more, call 609-780-8888 or visit

Juneteenth Celebration in Ocean City

When: Saturday, June 17 from 1 - 5 p.m.
Where: Between 7th and 8th Street on Haven Ave.
About: The Celebration and Community Reunion serves to unite the community and to honor the history of African Americans in Ocean City and beyond. Attendees can expect music, stand-up comedy, special guest speakers, gospel power hour, vendors, food trucks and fun activities for the whole family. There will be special performances by local and national talent and organizations, as well as games and prizes for the youth. It promises to be a fun and educational afternoon of engaging entertainment and celebration. Learn more at

Skimmer Festival

When: Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Where: Along the Oceanfront Promenade in Sea Isle City
About: The Skimmer Festival is Sea Isle's largest summer festival, featuring family-friendly activities, entertainment and a seaside vendor craft market. A food court will be open in front of Excursion Park located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Ave. Enjoy live free music and family activities including amusement rides. To learn more, call 609-263-8687 or inquire online at

Barefoot Country Music Fest in Wildwood

When: Thursday, June 15 to Sunday, June 18
Where: 3601 Boardwalk, Wildwood, NJ 08260

About: Country music’s biggest stars are coming to the beautiful beaches of Wildwood, NJ! This four-day event will host the industry’s biggest stars with 40+ artists bringing a unique blend of today’s country headliners, regional stars, up-and-comers, and locals favorites performing across 5 unique stages. For tickets and information, visit

National Marbles Tournament

When: Monday, June 19 to Thursday, June 22 (begins at 8 a.m. daily)
Where: Ringer Stadium, Wildwood Ave. & the beach
About: Celebrating its 100th Anniversary in Wildwood! Over 1,200 games are played over the four day tournament. To learn more, call 304-337-2764 or visit

Sara the Turtle Festival

When: Tuesday, June 27
Where: Excursion Park at JFK and Pleasure Avenues in Sea Isle City
About: Learn about the important role turtles play in our environment. Festival-goers of all ages will enjoy exhibits, a close-up look at turtles, exotic animals, kid’s activities and live entertainment. To learn more, call 609-263-8687 or visit

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.