Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events

*During these ever-changing times due to COVID-19, event dates are subject to change. Please check with the event organizers prior to attending any event.*

MAC Spring Celebration Garden Tour
Saturday, June 13 at 1 p.m.

Gardens Around Cape May
Step past the frontage and explore the private plants and blooms of six of the Cape May area’s... Read More

Shop the After Thanksgiving Three Day Weekend Sale at the Cape May National Wildlife Refuge

Find great buys after Thanksgiving at the Nature Store at Two Mile Beach!

After Thanksgiving Nature Store Sale Days
Friday, Nov. 29, Saturday, Nov. 30 and Sunday, Dec. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The day after Thanksgiving, head over to the Shop at the Two Mile Refuge to find great holiday gifts. Don’t miss this big sale on shirts, stuffed animals, earrings,... Read More

Downtown 'Earlier Than the Bird' Celebration Set for Saturday Nov. 23

The early forecast calls for clear weather on Saturday - ideal conditions to kick off the holiday season along downtown Asbury Avenue. In Ocean City, that means shopping in your pajamas for the Earlier Than the Bird celebration.

The annual downtown shopping extravaganza takes place 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 23 - the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Anybody (pajama-clad or not) can take advantage... Read More

Get Ready for the Holiday Season in Ocean City

Downtown Asbury Avenue is decorated for the holidays, and a full schedule of special events is coming up quickly!

The celebrations in Ocean City begin “Earlier Than the Bird” on Saturday, Nov. 23. The annual downtown shopping extravaganza takes place from 8 a.m. to noon on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Jump-start your holiday shopping and shop in your pajamas for early-bird shopping... Read More

Celebrate Princesses and Pirates Day at the Cape May County Zoo Nov. 16

Calling all Princesses and Pirates!  The Cape May County Park and Zoo’s annual “Princess and Pirate Day” will take place on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Cape May County Park in Cape May Court House.

Sponsored by the Cape May County Board of Chosen Freeholder, this event is free and open to the public.  Visitors of all ages are invited to wear their best dress-up... Read More

Ocean City Trick-or-Treating Postponed Until Friday, Nov. 1

Due to the weather forecast, traditional trick-or-treating hours for Ocean City will be postponed from Halloween night. The new hours will be 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1.

To help families better enjoy this annual event, here are a few safety tips that can be followed:

  • Wear reflective clothing
  • Stay in large groups
  • Young children should be accompanied by... Read More

What's Happening in Ocean City this Week

The Trail of Two Cities 5-kilometer run/walk will be held for the 24th time on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The popular 5K (3.1-mile) race offers spectacular views over the length of a point-to-point course from Ocean City to Somers Point. The route travels the length of the Route 52 causeway in the lanes usually reserved for cars.

Registration is open and long-sleeved race T-shirts are... Read More

Do The Shore: October 30 to November 5

Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate
Continues Wednesday, Oct. 30
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington Street, Cape May

Once again, the grounds of the Physick Estate will be transformed for a spooky Halloween, and Scarecrow Alley showcases homemade scarecrows -- from the ghoulishly gruesome to the foolishly funny! Visit the Carriage House Gallery at the... Read More

2019 Trick or Treat Hours & Halloween Events

Halloween is quickly approaching, and Cape May County offers many ways to celebrate the tradition of trick-or-treating! Get the kids’ costumes ready and read on to find trick-or-treating hours and other trick-or-treating events happening throughout the county this week!

Trick or Treat Hours
Avalon 5-8 p.m.
Cape May 5-7 p.m.
Dennisville 5-8 p.m... Read More

Halloween Happenings in Victorian Cape May continue to raise ‘spirits’ through Nov. 3

The scary season is in full swing and there are still many ways to get into the spirit! Seaside spirits stir up ghostly fun in Victorian Cape May during Halloween Happenings, sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), throughout Nov. 3 Halloween-themed tours and events include ghost trolley tours, spooky tours of Cape May’s original haunted house, the 1879 Emlen... Read More