2018 Cape May County Veterans Day Ceremonies

North Wildwood Veterans Day Services
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 10 a.m.
Veterans Monument – Spruce & New York avenues, North Wildwood

Hosted by North Wildwood Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5941, all are welcome to honor and remember those who have served and are now serving to ensure the freedoms we have in our great nation. For more information, contact VFW Post 5941 Commander Joe Orlando at (609) 729-5832.

Avalon Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Veterans Plaza - 21st & Dune Drive, Avalon

Hosted by American Legion Post 331. For more information, visit avalonboro.net.

Cape May Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
All Wars Monument – Columbia Avenue & Gurney Street, Cape May

The City of Cape May, The American Legion, The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the U.S. Coast Guard TRACEN Cape May will join together to honor and remember the men and women who served our nation in the United States military. Taking place after the ceremony is a rededication of Cape May’s “Soldier and Sailors Monument” as part of the 100 Cities, 100 Memorials Program. For more information, visit discovercapemaynj.com or call (609) 884-9565.

Sea Isle City Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m.
Veterans Park – JFK Boulevard & Landis Avenue, Sea Isle City

Led by Mayor Leonard Desiderio, the ceremony will feature local veterans from numerous wars, including Commander Charles Haines and other members of VFW Post 1963, as well as local religious leaders, members of City Council and representatives from Cape May County. Members of South Jersey Quilts of Valor Group will also be in attendance to present hand-made quilts to local veterans. Additionally, wreaths will be placed at the base of Veterans Park's Memorial Fountain, and a special tribute will be paid to two local World War 2 veterans who passed away in 2018. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved indoors to 4501 Park Rd. For more information, call (609) 263-4461 ext. 1245 or email mayorlen@seaislecitynj.us.

Stone Harbor American Legion Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 12 p.m.
American Legion Post 331 – 11617 Second Ave., Stone Harbor

For more information, visit stoneharbornj.org.

Cape May County Veterans Day Celebration
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m.
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum – 500 Forrestal Rd., Cape May Airport, Erma

Free and open to the public, the event will feature a ceremony and vendors providing information on veterans services. The ceremony will begin at 2 p.m. with the doors opening at 1 p.m.  The event will end at 4 p.m.

Wildwood Crest Veterans Day Ceremony
Sunday, Nov. 11 at 5 p.m.
Bayview Park, Preston Avenue & Bayview Drive, Wildwood Crest

Various community leaders and members of various veterans service organizations are expected to attend the event, which will honor all veterans of military service, with special recognition given to fallen military veterans from Wildwood Crest. Rain date will be Monday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m. For more information, call (609) 522-5176.

Osprey Point Veterans Day Service
Monday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.
Staff Sergeant William Godfrey Memorial Park at Osprey Point, 1731 Rt. 9, Seaville

Hosted by Osprey Point resident Aldo Palombo, the service will include the singing of the National Anthem and patriotic songs, an American flag dedication, the Pledge of Allegiance, a “Taps” presentation and more. All are welcome to attend this Veterans Day Service to honor those who have and continue to serve our country. Rain location is the Osprey Point Clubhouse.

Ocean City Veterans Day Program
Monday, Nov. 12 at 11 a.m.
Ocean City Tabernacle, 550 Wesley Ave., Ocean City

Sponsored by Ocean City’s Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and American Legion, the event will include music, remarks, prayer and the placing of a memorial wreath. This year’s keynote speaker is Thy Nguyen Cavagnaro. Thy came to the U.S. in 1975 after Saigon fell to the Communists. She has been inspired to do more for the Vietnam veterans who helped her. For more information, call (609) 399-6111.