Area Events

Events in the greater Cape May and Wildwood areas. Also see Arts, Music and Theater.

Cherry House Ghost Tour


Cape May, NJ -  This historic house tour comes with a twist. The owners of The Cherry House on pretty Hughes Street in Cape May take visitors through their home every Thursday evening in the summer and talk not only of antiques but of ghosts. Beth and Frank Acker tell of the many paranormal investigations [...]

Cape May Yoga on the Beach 2014


Cape May, NJ – Yoga devotees can take their practice to the beach in Cape May during the summer. Starting at 8AM every Saturday and Sunday, look for Karen Bosna’s yoga class on the beach behind Cape May’s Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue. Karen’s a certified yoga instructor with over 18 years of experience. She [...]

Independence Day Parade 2014 Photos


Cape May, NJ – Just like many small towns across the United States, Cape May celebrated independence Day with an old fashioned, patriotic parade along a main street. No fireworks The scheduled fireworks along the beach fizzled out twice because of  weather conditions. The fireworks first were postponed from Friday night until Sunday night because [...]

Summer Movies on the Beach


Cape May, NJ -What could be a more fitting place to watch the classic film Jaws than right on the beach? Jaws is just one of eight vintage films Cape May will screen on the sand every Thursday evening this summer.  All are free of charge. Just head to the Stockton Ave. Beach, next to [...]

Cape May Seafood Festival 2014


Cape May, NJ -  Thousands jammed tents covering Beach Avenue Saturday to savor local, Jersey seafood. It was the first ever Cape May Seafood Festival, sponsored by the city of Cape May and the Cape May Forum. And, from the looks of it, it was a resounding success. Local commercial fishing operations donated  hundreds of [...]

Cape May Seafood Festival Preview


Cape May, NJ – For a town surrounded by the sea, with economic roots deep in the fishing industry, it’s surprising that, in 2014, Cape May finally is celebrating the very thing that draws so many to her shores. This weekend, Cape May hosts the first annual Cape May Seafood Festival, sponsored by both the [...]

West Cape May Farmers Market 2014


West Cape May, NJ -  Amazing how just a few baskets of beans can signal a shift in the season. It’s summertime. And the West Cape May Farmer’s market is back. Opening day brought out all of those eager for some fresh produce or for an easy dinner. The market is open every Tuesday afternoon [...]

Ocean Drive Marathon 2014


Cape May, NJ -  The fog Sunday morning was as thick as it gets in Cape May.  Despite the fog and light rain, a couple of hundred serious runners warmed up on Beach Avenue in Cape May, waiting for the start of the annual Ocean Drive Marathon. Thanks to the haze along the beachfront, the [...]

Polar Plunge 2014


Wildwood, NJ -  It was forty degrees (we brought a thermometer) and the wind was blowing up to 23 miles per hour Saturday on Wildwood’s beach. On this bone chilling afternoon, almost a thousand scantily clad ladies and gents lined up on the sand behind Wildwood’s Convention Hall to run headfirst into a very cold [...]

West Cape May Christmas Parade 2013


West Cape May, NJ – Exactly at dusk Saturday, West Cape May’s Christmas Parade rolled out on Broadway with all the requisite firetrucks, marching bands and floats. While other parts of the country were dealing with severe ice storms, it was a chilly but relatively balmy December evening  in Cape May. Not a drop of [...]