Cape May Coast Guard Base
Coast Guard Base Tours
This is the only Coast Guard training center in the US. Tours of the base are conducted through the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts. The trolley tours run during the summer season. Call MAC for more information.(609) 884-5404.
Coast Guard Graduation
Gates open at 9:30AM every Friday morning, for the Coast Guard's weekly Recruit Graduation Ceremony. At 10AM there's a presentation in the gym for all visitors, followed by the graduation ceremony at 11AM. The graduation cremony lasts approximately one hour, is open to the public and is free..
Sunset Coast Guard Parades
The summer ceremonies take place on the Training Center parade grounds and feature the Recruit Band, the Drill Team, marching troops, cannon fire and a low level fly over by a Coast Guard helicopter. Guests should be seated by 7:40.