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


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


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.


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


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

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Cape May - From classic rock stars to a Motown legend to a patriotic country music icon, the City of Cape May 2020 Summer Concert Series offers eight weeks of outstanding performances. All shows will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey at 8 pm. “Each year, we work... Read More
Saturday, July 11, 2020
Cape May, Off Shore - Music Director and Conductor Linda Gentille and The Jersey Shore Pops proudly announce the highly anticipated Pops upcoming “2020 Summer Concert Series,” a trio of themed concerts featuring talented guest artists including singer Peter Oprisko, trumpeter and vocalist Nicole Sasser, comedian Tom... Read More


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!
Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Live Acoustic Music 5-8pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Live Acoustic Music 5-8pm
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Live Acoustic Music 5-8pm
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Live Acoustic Music 5-8pm

What's New in Town

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