Cape May July 4th Weekend Events 2014

CAPE MAY FOURTH OF JULY EVENTS 2014

Check out local events for the July 4th Week in Cape May NJ

Get Ready for the Upcoming Summer Season this Weekend in Cape May for July 4th Holiday 2014 See Fireworks at Congress Hall NJ or Enjoy the View from the Cape May Whale Watcher

July 4th Cape May Fireworks 9PM

July 5th Independence Parade in Cape May 1PM

July 5th Lower Township Festival starts at 5PM

 

Independence Day Festival/Fireworks in Cape May and Lower Township

Dates and time for Fire Works on July 3rd and July 4th located in Cape May NJ 2014

  • Congress Hall July 4 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm  $12.00 Congress Hall in Cape May is having an old fashioned picnic for the 4th of July. The event features 3 legged races, potato sack races, face painting, balloon twisting and a great BBQ. Congress Hall Grand Lawn is the place to be for the ultimate 4th of July celebration. Activities go on all day from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join CH for carnival games, face painting, balloon twisting, family lawn games and more. Chime in with the Congress Hall Festival Choir’s patriotic sing-a-long along with live music on the veranda. Join them for dinner for their famous family picnic or Lobster Bake. The picnic begins at 5:00 p.m. Tickets cost $12.00 and include all the barbecue favorites and All-American apple pie for dessert. Bring your chairs and set up right on the lawn. If you prefer a seated event, try the Lobster Bake which features a stationed affair including Maine lobster, clams, sirloin steak, and much more. Reserve your table for the veranda or stay cool in the Ballroom. Cash bars are available. Make sure you stick around for the fireworks at dusk. You’ve got a great seat to see the fireworks at Congress Hall.


Fourth of July Events in Cape May NJThis year, Independence Day falls on Friday July 4, 2014 Independence Day commemorates the signing of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, PA. on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This is a Federal holiday in the United Sates and is celebrated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, picnics, baseball games, along with many other private family and friends events. Families and friends can be found getting together for barbecues, vacations, and although illegal in New Jersey, shooting off fireworks.

Cape May Fireworks Information for 2014

Come to Cape May NJ and enjoy Fireworks shot off on a barge on the Ocean in front of  Congress Hall. Visible from the beach, no charge. You can also get tickets aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher and Enjoy A Fireworks Excursion Trip on July 3rd and July 4th.

Looking for something to do during the Cape May NJ Holiday week or weekend? Come to Cape May and enjoy a fireworks ride aboard the Cape May Whale watcher, go parasailing, rent a Jet Ski or take a Ride on the New Cape May Jet Boat “Get Some”.

 

Fireworks in Cape May NJ

Cape May Whale Watcher July 3- 4th Fireworks Excursion View the Fireworks in Cape May During July 3rd or July 4th with a unique perspective Fireworks displays that can be enjoyed from either land or sea (or bay, or shore). Join the Stewart Family and the Crews of the Cape May Whale Watcher and Spirit of Cape May as we celebrate our great nation’s Independence Day. Come join us on the evening of the 3rd or the 4th of July for our Fireworks Cruise. Boarding on our Cape May Whale Watcher will be leaving the dock at 7:00PM. There is no better way to see the specatacle of lights! Come out on the water and avoid sitting on the crowded Cape May beaches. Everyone gets an incredible view from our boat on the Ocean Side. Order tickers here for the Cape May Whale Watcher and save 10% with you in line order forJuly 3rd or July 4th.

 

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CAPE MAY Beaches Status: Open Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Question: How much do Beach Tags costs in Cape May for 2013 Summer Season?

Fees: Daily, $5; three-day pass, $10; weekly (Saturday-to-Saturday) $15; season, $28. Ages 11 and younger, free.

Lifeguards: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Facilities: Permanent restrooms/changing facilities on Beach Avenue at Second, Broadway, Windsor, Gurney, Philadelphia, Trenton and Wilmington intersections. Open-air rinsing stations all along the beachfront.

Cape May Beaches in July
It won’t be long before umbrellas will be popping up all over the beach in Cape MayAvi Steinhardt/For The Star-Ledger

Parking: Metered parking along the beachfront, with free parking available on side streets several blocks from the beach.

Rules: Coolers and food permitted. No alcohol. No restrictions on beach tents, umbrellas or canopies for daytime use. No bonfires or cooking permitted. Overnight camping prohibited. Ball playing and other games allowed away from beach bathers.

Handicapped access:Ramps to boardwalk at 17 streets along Beach Drive, with ramps from boardwalk to beach at Broadway, Third and Cove, Grant and Gurney streets and Trenton Avenue. Surf wheelchairs available at nine locations, with reservations suggested. Call (609) 884-9570 and chairs will be delivered by Beach Patrol. Four handicapped-accessible restrooms on boardwalk along Beach Drive. Parking meter fees throughout Cape May waived for vehicles displaying windshield placard or license plate.

Boardwalk: 
Food and drink vendors across Beach Avenue all along the beachfront.

Attractions: Volleyball nets at Steger Beach (Beach Avenue and Jackson Street) and Second Avenue Beach; Cape May Family Treasure Hunts throughout the summer; free Monday evening concerts at Rotary bandstand; Cape May Music Festival May 26-June 13; trolley tours; Father’s Day Fishing Trip June 16; Fourth of July fireworks and parade July 6; Movies on the Beach throughout season; 81st Queen Maysea coronation July 31; William Moore birthday summer social Aug. 10; Art and Antiques in the park Aug. 17; Mid-Atlantic $500,000 fishing tournament Aug 18-23; Jersey Tomato Festival Aug. 31,

Etc: There’s a dog park at 705 Lafayette St., $10 weekly fee, $20, seasonal. Bicycle and surrey rentals, Jet Ski and WaveRunner rentals.

More information:
 Town website or (609) 884-9567.

 

Cape May July Events Things to Do in Cape May 2013

Event Calendar Excerpts From the City of Cape May NJ

City of Cape May Events

MON, JULY 01

Jill Eikenberry and Michael Tucker Present World Premiere of New One-Acts at 8 p.m.  Two of Cape May Stage’s favorite performers – husband-and-wife team Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry – return to showcase an exciting and hilarious array of brand new works.  Tucker and Eikenberry, perhaps best known as the stars of NBC’s L.A.

“A Night Back in Time” with Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets and special guest The Jerry Spathis Rockabilly Band at Cape May Convention Hall.  Show starts at 7:30 PM.  Call the Cape May Convention Hall Box Office at (609) 884-9563 or (855) 708-9699 for more information.

TUE, JULY 02

East Lynne Theater Company presents An Evening of Fables at 8 p.m. Student Workshop Production with an admission-free performance.

WED, JULY 03

Family Fun Day at the Cape May Lighthouse: The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, becomes a beacon of fun. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and unique craft vendors at the base of the lighthouse. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 3. Free admission to activities on the grounds.

THU, JULY 04

REPEATS EVERY WEEK EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL FRI AUG 23 2013 .

FRI, JULY 05

Princesses and Pirates Luncheon: Young buccaneers and little maidens are invited to the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., for a pirate- and princess-themed luncheon. Lunch includes princess dress-up, mani-pedis and etiquette tips for the girls, and pirate gear, lessons in pirate walking and balloon swords for the boys. Enjoy a story, too! $23 for adults, $15 for children (ages 3-12).

FRI, JULY 05

Princesses and Pirates Luncheon: Young buccaneers and little maidens are invited to the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., for a pirate- and princess-themed luncheon. Lunch includes princess dress-up, mani-pedis and etiquette tips for the girls, and pirate gear, lessons in pirate walking and balloon swords for the boys. Enjoy a story, too! $23 for adults, $15 for children (ages 3-12).

REPEATS EVERY WEEK EVERY FRIDAY UNTIL TUE JUL 30 2013 .

FRI, JULY 05

BEACHCOMBING THE COVE
8:30 a.m.
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Cost: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3 to 12, children under 3 free

SAT, JULY 06

34th Independence Parade on Beach Avenue, near Cape May Convention Hall at 1 PM

SUN, JULY 07

Teddy Bear Tea Party: B.Y.O.B.—Bring your own bear (or dolly).  Teddy Bear Tea Parties at the Emlen Physick Estate feature kid-friendly menus and teddy bear music. Miss Jeanne and a special guest from The Cape May Teddy Bear Co. will be presenting stories and activities for the Teddy Bear Tea attendees as well as providing a goody bag.  11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, July 7.

The Cape May Macedonia Baptist Church will host “Vendors in Wilbraham Park” from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. This event features a variety of crafts, antiques, and edible delicacies. Proceeds help support the Church building fund. Contact Dianne and Terrill at 732-229-3359 for information. Rain date July 8. Free parking & Admission.

MON, JULY 08

Star of Stage and Screen, Ron Raines, and Broadway Musical Director, Don Pippin, Perform The Great Love of Broadway |8PM, $50

The Yacht Rock Revue is the Greatest Show on Surf and the finest tribute to ‘70s light rock to ever perform anywhere. Ever. Their spot‐on renditions of Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Steely Dan, and the rest of the Time‐Life Infomercial Catalog have enthralled fans across the United States.

Stockton Goes to the Beach Concert John Ford Coley – John Ford Coley is most famous for hit songs such as: “Love Is The Answer,” “Gone Too Far,” “I’d Really Love To See You Tonight,” “Nights Are Forever,” “We’ll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again,” “Come Back To Me,” “Soldier In The Rain,” “Sad To Belong,” “Simone,” “Westward Wind” and “Part of Me, Part of You.”  Robbie Dupree, is a singer-songwri

WED, JULY 10 TO SAT, JULY 13

“The Viking/Ocean Showdown” (The War Offshore) now in its 24th year, pits owners and teams of two of the finest sportfishing boat manufacturers against one another in head-to-head competition. Open to owners of Ocean and Viking sportfishing yachts. Hosted by Canyon Club Resort Marina in Cape May, New Jersey.

WED, JULY 10

Family Fun Day at the Cape May Lighthouse: The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, becomes a beacon of fun. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and unique craft vendors at the base of the lighthouse. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 10. Free admission to activities on the grounds.

Stockton Performing Arts Center in conjunction with The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company is proud to present Children’s Summer Playhouse, Winnie-The-Pooh  — Winnie-the-Pooh is Christopher Robin’s fat little bear of Very Little Brain, who would like to drift peacefully through life, humming tunes and stopping frequently to eat “a little something.” However, he finds

FRI, JULY 12 TO SAT, JULY 20

East Lynne Theater Company presents Lost on the Natchez Trace  The year is 1825 and slave auctioneer Malcolm Jeters is headed home when he falls from his mule in Mississippi’s Natchez Trace during a violent storm. Injured and starving, he yells for help. The only one who appears is a runaway slave. The question is, who will save whom?

FRI, JULY 12 TO SUN, JULY 14

Visit www.capemayrecreation.org or call (609) 884-9565 for more information.

SAT, JULY 13

Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure: Come aboard the Cape May Whale Watcher or the Spirit of Cape May to view and photograph historic lighthouses of the late 19th and early part of the 20th centuries. Most of these lighthouses stand on pedestals out of sight of land and are still operational.

MON, JULY 15

Stockton Goes to the Beach Concert:  Christopher Cross was by far the biggest new star of 1980, who virtually defined adult contemporary radio with a series of smoothly sophisticated ballads including the #1 hit, “Sailing.”   Cross will perform his hits, including:  “Sailing,” “

WED, JULY 17

Family Fun Day at the Cape May Lighthouse: The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, becomes a beacon of fun. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and unique craft vendors at the base of the lighthouse. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 17. Free admission to activities on the grounds.

kton Performing Arts Center in conjunction with The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company is proud to present Children’s Summer Playhouse, Jack & the Beanstalk.  Young Jack and his Mother have had their fair share of problems since Jack’s father disappeared—not only have they sold their precious cow, but now there’s a Giant to deal with as well!  Take a musical trip up the beanstalk with Jack

SAT, JULY 20

Art & Antiques Collectibles only … to benifit the West Cape May History Committee. From 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the Wilbraham Park, West Cape May, NJ. Rain Date July 21  Call (609) 884-9326 for more information.

SUN, JULY 21

Teddy Bear Tea Party: B.Y.O.B.—Bring your own bear (or dolly).  Teddy Bear Tea Parties at the Emlen Physick Estate feature kid-friendly menus and teddy bear music. Miss Jeanne and a special guest from The Cape May Teddy Bear Co. will be presenting stories and activities for the Teddy Bear Tea attendees as well as providing a goody bag.  11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sunday, July 21.

Captain Kidd Treasure Hunt starting at Cape May Convention Hall at 1 PM
Visit www.capemayrecreation.org or call (609) 884-9565 for more information.

MON, JULY 22

 

Broadway and Cabaret star, Karen Akers, in Cole Porter Tribute | 8PM, $50

Stockton Goes to the Beach Concert:  Show time is 8 PM.  Call Cape May Convention Hall Box Office at (609) 884-9563 or (855) 708-9699 for more information.

WED, JULY 24 TO SAT, AUGUST 31

WED, JULY 24

MON, JULY 29

WED, JULY 31

Family Fun Day at the Cape May Lighthouse: The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township, becomes a beacon of fun. Enjoy kid-friendly activities, performers, entertainment and unique craft vendors at the base of the lighthouse. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 31. Free admission to activities on the grounds.

 

Jul 01 New One-Acts by Michael Tucker and Jill Eikenberry, Cape May Stage, 8PM, $50 609 884 1431
Jul 1 Bill Haley Jr. and the Comets, Cape May Convention Hall. 609 884 9563
Jul 02 An Evening of Fables, East Lynne Theater Company, 609 884 5898
Jul 04 Fireworks, Beach & Congress Streets
Jul 06 Summer Antiques Show, West Cape May Fire Hall, Chamber of Commerce. 609 884 5508
Jul 06 34th Independence Parade, Beach Avenue, Cape May Convention Hall, 1pm
Jul 07 Vendors in Wilbraham Park, Cape May Macedonia Baptist Church 732-229-3359 Rain date July 8.
Jul 08 John Ford Coley, Convention Hall, 609 884 9563
Jul 10-Jul 13 “The Viking/Ocean Showdown”, Canyon Club Resort Marina
Jul 11 Happy Feet, Movies on the Beach, Convention Hall Beach
Jul 12-20 Lost on the Natchez Trace, East Lynne Theater Company, 609 884 5898
Jul 12-14 Promenade Art Show, 609 884 9565
Jul 13 Delaware Bay Lighthouse Adventure, Cape May Whale Watcher
Jul 15 Christopher Cross, Convention Hall, 609 884 9563
Jul 18 Spider-man, Movies on the Beach, Convention Hall Beach
Jul 20 Art & Antiques in the Park, Wilbraham Park, West Cape May History Committee, 609 884 9326
Jul 22 Karen Akers, in Cole Porter Tribute, Cape May Stage, 8pm, $50 609 884 1431
Jul 24-Aug 31 The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, East Lynne Theater Company, 609 884 5898
Jul 25 Shrek, Movies on the Beach, Convention Hall Beach
Jul 26-28 Cape May Comedy Festival, Convention Hall,
Jul 29 Ronnie Spector, Convention Hall, 609 884 9563
Jul 31 81st Queen Maysea Coronation, Cape May Convention Hall, 8pm, 609 884 9565
Jul 31-Sep 13 “Boeing Boeing”, Cape May Stage, 609 884 1341, 8pm

Looking for something to do during the Cape May NJ Holiday week or weekend?Come to Cape May and enjoy  Fireworks ride aboard the Cape May Whale watcher, go Parasailing, rent a Jet Ski or take a Ride on the New Cape May Jet Boat “Get Some”.