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.


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

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Cape May - Wynonna and The Big Noise bring country star power to the Jersey Shore on Wednesday, July 25, performing in the Cape May Summer Concert Series. The show will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May, beginning at 8 p.m. Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to... Read More
Friday, July 27, 2018
Cape May - The Off-Broadway hit comedy Late Nite Catechism will be performed at the Cape May Convention Hall  on Friday, July 27 at 8 p.m. Late Nite Catechism, written by Vicki Quade and Maripat Donovan, made its debut May 28, 1993 at the Live Bait Theatre in Chicago and since then has grossed... Read More
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Cape May - Audiences will “Cherish” the time they spend watching The Association in the Cape May Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, Aug. 1. The Grammy-nominated group will perform at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May, beginning at 8 p.m. In 1966, Jules Gary Alexander, vocalist and lead... Read More
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Cape May - You won't want to miss delicious family fun with steamed crabs, steamed shrimp, pulled pork, local and regional craft beers, wine, spirits and all-day entertainment during one of Cape May's most popular summertime events on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate, the Craft Beer & Crab Festival... Read More
Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Cape May - The Box Tops bring their unique brand of blue-eyed soul to the Cape May Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, Aug. 8. The show takes place at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave. in Cape May, beginning at 8 p.m. In 1967, the Memphis-based Box Tops burst onto the music scene with their smash... 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!
Saturday, July 21, 2018
DJ Dance Party 9p-12a
Bastard Sons of Captain Mey 4p--8p
Andy Reeves 4:30p-8:30p
Victoria Watts Band
All Tuned Up
Darin MacDonald 8p-12a
The Deck Band 8:30p-12:30a
Dane Anthony 9:30p-1a
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Reel-Ting Band "Reggae Sundays" 3p-7p
Wesley Ochs 12 Noon-4p

What's New in Town

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