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Cape May Memorial Day 2015

Celebrate your Cape May Memorial Day 2015 with these official Memorial Day Events taking place in Cape May for the new start of the season.

Whale Watching, fishing aboard the Cape May Lady, attending the Cape May Music Festival or shop the craft festival during the weekend. The Memorial Day at the shore marks the official start of the new summer season and the long awaited vacation from this past year’s ice and snowy season.

Cape May Memorial Day Beach

Cape May Music Festival
May 24 – June 11, 2015
This annual music series brings an all-star lineup of family friendly concerts to Cape May, from classical orchestral performances to jazz concerts to Irish music and more. Over Memorial Day Weekend, listen to rousing American music with a free performance by the Atlantic Brass Band.

Cape May Memorial Day Ceremony  May 25, 2015 Honoring those who committed their lives for their country, the City of Cape May will hold recognition services at the Columbia Avenue Monument, followed by a special ceremony at Cape May Convention Hall and the traditional launching of the Memorial Flower Boat at the adjacent beach.

May 24: Crafts & Collectibles at Memorial Day  WHEN: Sunday, May 24, 2015 – 10AM to 4PM Map of New Jersey with Cape May County highlighted.WHERE: Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May NJ 08204 Beach Avenue at Stockton (Cape May County New Jersey Craft Shows, Antique Shows.) ESCRIPTION: Annual Crafts and Antiques at Memorial Day event with craft and antiques vendors offer a wide selection of country crafts, folk art, custom-designed jewelry, antiques and a choice selection of Victorian items. Cape May Convention Hall, Beach Avenue at Stockton, 10am-4pm

May 30: Jazz at the Estate Crafts Show Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., 12pm-6:30pm

Cape May Whale Watching for the Memorial Day Weekend

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Family Fun Things to do in Cape May for Memorial Day Weekend

Family Fun Things to do in Cape May for Memorial Day Weekend

Celebrating Memorial Day in Cape May NJ with your family

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. Memorial Day is a United States Federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3 p.m. US Eastern time. Another tradition is to fly the U.S. flag at half-staff from dawn until noon local time. Volunteers usually place an American flag upon each grave site located in a National Cemetery.

Read the latest press release for Cape May for the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend below. To get beach information on local beach conditions in Cape May please link here.

Cape May Press Release – Memorial Day Weekend 2014

CAPE MAY – The City of Cape May kicks off the start of the summer season with a weekend full of events, ranging from the grand opening of the new Cape May Convention Hall, to a special concert from a world renowned artist and orchestra, to a salute to our veterans. Experience Cape May and enjoy these worldly events.

The City of Cape May will proudly unveil the newly construction Cape May Convention Hall on Fri., May 25 at 10 a.m. Built to the Silver LEEDS level with solar panels erected on the roof of the 20,000 sq. ft. beachfront edifice, Convention Hall represents an economic development resource expanding Cape May’s season, and secures the city’s niche as a premier tourist destination.

The new state-of-the-art multi-purpose facility will continue the traditional uses, including roller skating, craft shows, general exhibitions, dances for children, teens, and adults, concerts, theatrical performances, and special events. The new hall also has the capability to host one to three day conventions and meetings, trade shows, and performing arts presentations. The grand opening celebration on Friday morning is free to the public.

The weekend will be highlighted by the gala fundraising performance of Peter Nero and The Philly Pops on the evening of Sat., May 26. The 8 p.m. specially-themed concert offers a unique and intimate setting for the undeniable talents of Peter Nero and The Philly Pops.. The concert is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

On Sun., May 27, at 8 p.m., the Temple University Jazz Quintet will provide the community with a free concert. Distinguished student musicians from the Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance will perform popular straight jazz and swinging jazz compositions, which will appeal to music lovers of all ages and genres. Jazz Pianist, Tim Brey, has recently returned from international competition in Amsterdam, and is featured in the quintet.

Memorial Day, May 28, the City of Cape May will honor veterans at 11 a.m. at Cape May Convention Hall. The ceremony pays tribute to those who committed their lives for the love of our country and people. The United States Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May, Color Guard, Drill Team, and Band will be featured during this patriotic ceremony. The traditional flyover by the United States Coast Guard helicopter and the launching of the Memorial Flower Boat will occur at noon on the adjacent beach.

Peter Nero and the Philly Pops tickets are available at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ 08204. Tickets may be purchased online at www.capemayconventionhall.org or by calling (855) 708-9699 or (609) 884-9563.

Each ticket includes admission to the concert plus a complimentary glass of champagne and a commemorative program. Street parking is available around Cape May Convention Hall and a free, round-trip trolley service from the Cape May Elementary School on Lafayette Street will run a continuous loop for audience members.

Memorial Day Weekend Opening in Cape May at the 931 Beach Guest House


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Family Fun Things to Do in Cape May for the Memorial Day Weekend

  • Climb the Stairs to the Top of the Cape May Lighthouse –   The Cape May Lighthouse is located on the southernmost tip of New Jersey. Climb up the winding 199 stairs to the top of the 157 foot-tall structure and from the watch gallery take in a fantastic view the Atlantic Ocean, the town of Cape May, Delaware Bay, and Cape May Point State Park.
  • Take a Ride on The Cape May Whale Watcher
  • Stay in a Cape May Historical Hotel
  •  Launch your Boat in Cape May
  • Dig for a Cape May Diamond at Sunset Beach
  • Take a Tour of a Real Victorian Mansion
  • Catch the Cape May Ferry to Lewes for a Day Trip
  • Take a Trolley Tour
  • Visit a Local Cape May Winery of the new Cape May Brew Pub Walk the Beach and enjoy the start of a new season.