Events

All year round, Cape May County plays host to a full calendar of events for those of all ages. Check out the upcoming special events below!

DoTheShore This Week

For a quick look at what's happening soon, check out our weekly roundup at the link below.

Do The Shore: Nov. 14 to Nov. 20

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Off Shore - Calling all Princesses and Pirates! The Cape May County Park and Zoo's annual "Princess and Pirate Day" will take place on Saturday, Nov. 17 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 Freeholders, this event is... Read More
Wildwoods - On Saturday, Nov. 17 from 12 to 3 p.m., Backfin Bar & Grill will host a Thanksgiving Dinner for the homeless community from various shelters in our area.  Backfin is seeking donations of clothing such as coats, sweaters, scarves, gloves, etc. that we can distribute on this day to those... Read More
Off Shore - The Fifth Annual “Handmade in America” Professional Craft Show will be held at the Upper Township Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 17. Vendors are chosen by jury, and almost every vendor is from New Jersey. Every item in the show is made by skilled craftsmen, so everything is literally “handmade... Read More
Sunday, November 18, 2018
Wildwoods - Spirit Brands returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center for three weekends of cheerleading competitions with hundreds of teams bringing their dance moves, pom-poms and spirit to compete in the Oceanfront Arena! On Sunday, Nov. 18, the ARSC Recreation and School U.S. Finals will be open to all... Read More
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Wildwoods - “Mama Mia!” the musical, which dominated Broadway for 20+ years and toured the country afterward, will appear at Wildwood Catholic High School as this year’s tour de force musical in November. This is the first year the production is open to high school production. Directed by Lisa DiBruno, the... Read More
Avalon - Whether it’s a tradition or your first-time joining Avalon for Thanksgiving weekend, 2018 will not disappoint. The island boasts three days of action-packed activities for all ages to enjoy. From a tree auction, to character meet and greets, carnival rides, live music, festive refreshments and more... Read More
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Off Shore - On Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, from 12 to 3 p.m. in the Joe Canal’s Rio Grande parking lot, friends in the community will be supplying a hot to-go style Thanksgiving dinner. Please feel free to come and pick up a warm meal. We will also be handing out coats and blankets. If you have a... Read More
Friday, November 23, 2018
Sea Isle - Kick off the holiday season in Sea Isle City with several family-friendly activities planned for the Holiday Extravaganza over Thanksgiving weekend. Sponsored by the Sea Isle City Chamber of Commerce and Revitalization, the event takes place on Nov. 23-24 and features two days of iceless ice... Read More
Ocean City - An Old-Fashioned Family Christmas in Downtown Ocean City is scheduled for Nov. 23, the day after Thanksgiving. Asbury Avenue from 6th to 11th streets will be full of holiday spirit and entertainment to accompany everyone's holiday shopping experience beginning at 2 p.m. Features... Read More
Saturday, November 24, 2018
Ocean City - Platinum-selling, 18-year-old vocal sensation Jackie Evancho will return to the Ocean City Music Pier for a Christmas show 7:30 p.m. Nov. 24. Jackie will perform a selection of songs from her critically acclaimed “Someday at Christmas” album. Jackie’s Christmas show is filled with classic Christmas... Read More
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Wildwoods - Clothing Sale for Children! On Thursday, Nov. 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Glenwood Avenue Elementary School’s cafeteria, there will be a Clothing Sale open to the public. The sale will include new clothes – shirts, pants, sneakers and more – just in time for the cold winter season. All items will be... Read More
Friday, November 30, 2018
Cape May - Cape May Film Society presents “RBG.” At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has a lengthy legal legacy while becoming a pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans... Read More
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Off Shore - The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime during Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village, a free family event on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats... Read More
Wildwoods - Kick off the holiday season with the annual Family Holiday Celebration at the Wildwoods Convention Center! It will be sparkling with holiday lights and filled with the sounds of holiday music as the FREE Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration continues from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a full day of... Read More
- The renowned Jersey Shore Pops, conducted by Linda Gentille, makes its Gateway Playhouse debut on Dec. 1 From Doo Wop to dueling violins, “Holiday Pops” offers a yuletide musical celebration for everyone. On Saturday, Dec. 1, Linda Gentille and the Jersey Shore Pops bring the popular annual... Read More
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Wildwoods - We are preparing for the holidays! On Thursday, Dec. 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Glenwood Avenue Elementary School’s cafeteria, there will be a Christmas Bazaar open to the public. The one-night event hosts a shopping experience featuring local vendors and a light meal. The idea is to invite... Read More
Friday, December 7, 2018
Off Shore - The Lower Township Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 12th Annual Day of Hospitality on Friday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 7 p.m. Each participating business in Lower Township will display a green ribbon. Enjoy their hospitality, learn about their business and enter to win any prizes they may... Read More
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Wildwoods - An all-points bulletin will be in effect throughout Wildwood Dec. 8 as members of the Wildwood Police Department search for the master of merry mischief, the Grinch. Police will be running the Grinch out of town as part of the sixth annual Pinch the GrYnch 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk. The event will... Read More
Monday, December 31, 2018
Ocean City - All-inclusive admission buttons for Ocean City’s popular and family-friendly First Night New Year’s Eve celebration are on sale now. The price is a discounted $15 through Nov. 30, and they can be purchased at www.oceancityvacation.com/boxoffice or by calling (609) 399-6111. You can also purchase... Read More