Cape May

Cape May is America’s oldest seaside resort, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1976. Full of beautiful Victorian architecture and B&Bs, Cape May is considered a New Jersey gem. When you visit this charming town, you’ll witness firsthand how it truly embraces its arts, culture and history.

Things to Do

Varied interests are accommodated within Cape May’s Victorian setting, with two miles of beautiful beaches, top theatre companies, special tours, multiple historic landmarks and much more.

Washington Street Mall

Activities
Shopping

Washington Street Mall

Shop, dine and relax at the Washington Street Mall in the heart of Cape May. Experience unique shopping and over 10 restaurants, all within three blocks. 

Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities

Activities

Tours & Historical Sites

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) offers a year-round calendar of tours promoting Cape May’s rich history and culture. The Emlen Physick Estate and the Cape May Lighthouse are two of MAC’s historical sites worth visiting.

Theatre

Cape May is home to three talented local theatre companies: Cape May Stage, East Lynne Theater Company and Elaine’s Dinner Theater. Let the latest shows from these companies impress you!

Food & Drink

Long renowned for fine dining, Cape May’s restaurants offer quality meals of every cuisine to please your palate. Here, you’ll find casual to formal dining options for every meal that will satisfy any craving.

Dining, Nightlife

Events

Cape May plays host to an abundance of events without compromising its tranquil, slow-paced and relaxing atmosphere

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Cape May - From the surf music of the Beach Boys to the island-inspired favorites of Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Bumz perform everyone’s favorite summer songs. The beach tribute band brings the sounds of paradise to the Cape May beach in a free concert on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The show takes place on the deck of... Read More
Friday, August 31, 2018
Cape May - From “I’ll Be Around” to “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love,” The Spinners recorded seven Top 10 hits between 1972 and 1980. On Friday, Aug. 31, the legendary group concludes the Cape May Summer Concert Series. The show takes place at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May,  ... Read More
Cape May - As summer draws to a close, mark your calendars for a fun Cape May tradition—The Rich Reinhart Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament. The longest-running contest of its kind in the region, the Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament is set for Friday, Aug. 31 on Windsor Beach (across from Congress Hall... Read More
Saturday, September 8, 2018
Avalon, Cape May, Off Shore, Stone Harbor, Wildwoods - Burke Motor Group and Title Sponsor Harbor Bike & Beach Shop present Get In Gear, Exceptional Bike ‘N Stroll Experience on Saturday, Sept. 8. Not a biker? Strollers, runners, sports teams… this unique event is also “geared” for you! Bike or stroll the scenic Jersey Shore while helping to raise... Read More
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Cape May - CAPE MAY - Beach Shack’s sixth annual Rusty Nail Doggie Pageant is just around the corner! Those who think their furry friends have what it takes to be named “The Official Rusty Nail Dog Mascot 2019” can enter their dog in the competition by filling out a submission form online with a... Read More
Sunday, October 14, 2018
Cape May - TEDxCapeMay returns to the Jersey Shore for its seventh season on Sunday, Oct. 14 to find "Common Ground" with 12 outstanding speakers and performers, each challenged with presenting a novel "idea worth spreading" in 18 minutes or less. Topics range from the #MeToo movement to... Read More

Entertainment

The fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down! You’ll find the best nightlife along Beach Avenue, as well as in other bars and restaurants throughout Cape May. Jam to the hottest local bands, DJs and musicians!
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Reel-Ting Band "Reggae Sundays" 3p-7p
Wesley Ochs 12 Noon-4p
All Tuned Up 2p-6p
Nicki Sbaffoni 4p-8p
Terry & Tim 4:30p-8:30p
Matt Diventi 6p-10p
Tom Powdermaker "Sunday Locals Night"
Geno White Trio 6p-9p
Danielle & Jennifer 8p-12a
Monday, August 20, 2018
Marnie & Nate 4p-8p