Area Events

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

Cape May Crab and Beer Festival Photos 2014

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Cape May, NJ – The normally sedate Emlen Physick Estate on Washington Street was overrun with crowds Saturday at lunchtime looking for two things: crabs and beer. First, they had to wend their way through lines of all the typical vendors found at crafts and flea market fairs. Then, the hungry masses lined up not [...]

Cape May Best Bets August 2014

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Cape May, NJ – If you’re coming to Cape May in August, chances are you have one thing on your mind – the beach. That’s not a bad thing at all.  In August, the big cities empty out and send their sun starved masses to beaches up and down the East Coast for a little [...]

West Cape May Farmer’s Market August Bounty 2014

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Cape May, NJ -  August in Cape May is prime time for Jersey tomatoes and peaches and all that other good local stuff.  But you have to get to the West Cape May Farmer’s Market early if you want to score some Brandywines and Yellow Boys.  Business is booming at the Tuesday afternoon market this [...]

Cape May Sails on New Jersey’s Tall Ship

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Cape May, NJ -  If you’re looking for a family friendly activity to break up that August beach vacation,  you’re in luck. New Jersey’s tall ship, the Schooner A.J. Meerwald, will be docking in Cape May this month. The restored 1928 Delaware Bay oyster schooner was one of many schooners built in Southern New Jersey [...]

Cape May Baby Parade 2014

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Cape May, NJ – Whether it was Little Miss Sunshine, riding in a wagon full of sunflowers… The cutest little pirate, tucked into his own treasure chest… Or a tiny princess, all in blue, checking out the scene, it was hard to say just who was the cutest baby in Cape May’s annual Baby Parade [...]

Cherry House Ghost Tour

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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 Crab and Beer Fest Preview

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Cape May, NJ -  For all of those who missed this year’s Cape May Seafood Festival, here’s a chance to catch up. The third annual Craft Beer and Crab Festival takes place Saturday, August 9th on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate on Washington Street in Cape May. Regional seafood favorites like steamed crabs, [...]

St. Peter’s Bazaar Cape May Point 2014

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Cape May Point, NJ – Here’s an excuse to explore Cape May Point.  St. Peter’s by the Sea in Cape May Point holds its annual church bazaar Saturday, August 2nd, right on the church lawn. The classic small town bazaar features a white elephant table, hot dogs and baked goods, plus crafts and hand blown [...]

Cape May Yoga on the Beach 2014

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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

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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 [...]