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July 03, 2024

The Jersey Cape has a bustling lineup of events scheduled for July

From free concerts and movies under the stars to New York-caliber theater productions, there's something for everyone.

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The Jersey Cape, famous for its 30 miles of breathtaking beaches, charming coastal towns, rich history, and vibrant culture, has been delighting families for generations.

This summer, visitors can look forward to an exciting lineup of free concerts and outdoor movies under the stars, as well as indoor performances by The Ocean City Pops Orchestra, The Beach Boys, and other legendary entertainers at the Historic Music Pier on Ocean City’s boardwalk.

New York-caliber theater productions are also scheduled at Cape May’s theaters. This season’s lineup includes:

“The Heat is On”

When: July 6 – 12 at 8 p.m.
Where: Cape May Stage on Lafayette Street
More: Rita Hayworth pays tribute to the life of Rita Hayworth, the star that built Columbia Pictures.

“Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt 2B”

When: July 17 – August 25
Where: Cape May Stage on Lafayette Street
More: An irreverent, darkly comic modern take on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s famous sleuth and sidekick.

“Dial M for Murder”

When: July 31 – August 31
Where: East Lynne Theater, 500 Hughes St.
More: This fresh adaptation, inspired by the original thriller and Hitchcock’s masterpiece, has been making waves across the country, earning acclaim at leading regional theaters.

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Whether you're a fan of theater or cinema, a lover of rock and roll, or simply looking for a fun night out, the Jersey Cape has something for everyone. Grab a ticket, bring a lawn chair, and get ready to be entertained.

Concert Series Under the Stars in July:

Music in the Park in Cape May

When: July 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 at 7 p.m.
Where: Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St.
More: Free concerts for every musical taste. Rain or shine.

Mummers Nights in Ocean City

When: July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Strutting on the boardwalk between 6th and 14th Streets

Summer Music Series & Food Truck Festivals in Wildwood Crest

When: July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Where: Centennial Park at Fern Rd. and Ocean Ave.
More: Gourmet food truck festival and live entertainment

Wildwood’s Music in The Plaza Concert Series

When: July 4, 11, 18, 25 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave.
More: Every Thursday through August 29

Concerts Under the Stars in Sea Isle City

When: July 6, 13, 20, 27 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.

Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series in Stone Harbor

When: July 9, 16, 23, 30 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Water Tower Lot

Thursdays at Surfside Park in Avalon

When: July 11, 18, 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Surfside Park at 2901 Avalon Ave.
More: Enjoy live music every Thursday

Movies under the Stars in July:

Movies in the Plaza in Wildwood

When: July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 at sunset
Where: Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave.
More: Every Tuesday through 8/20 except 8/6 (National Night Out)

Free Family Movies Under the Stars in Sea Isle City

When: July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 at dusk
Where: Excursion Park, JFK Blvd. & Pleasure Ave.

Beach Movies in Avalon

When: July 5, 19 at dusk
Where: 30th St. and the Beach
More: Beach Movies will begin after Friday Night at Surfside Park is over.

Movies on the Beach in Cape May

When: July 11, 18, 25 at dusk
Where: 714 Beach Ave.

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