Cape May Halloween Parade & Trick or Treating on the Mall Set for Oct. 22

CAPE MAY – Cape May’s annual Halloween parade is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 22 beginning at 3 p.m. Prior to the parade, trick or treating on the Washington Street Mall will be held from noon to 2 p.m., which is sponsored by the Small Businesses of the Washington Street Mall.

The parade route begins at Perry Street and Carpenter Lane, proceeds down Carpenter Lane to Ocean Street, travels down Washington Street and ends at the Emlen Physick Estate located at 1048 Washington St.

Parade registration is free and begins at 1:30 p.m. on the corner of Perry Street and the Washington Street Mall. Divisions are as follows: 3 and under, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, 18 and older, Groups and Floats. Prizes will be awarded to all divisions at the conclusion of the parade at the Emlen Physick Estate. The public is encouraged to participate by registering their children for judging or entering their own creations or antique autos, and decorated golf carts.

The Grand Marshals for the parade are Cape May City Mayor Clarence F. Lear III, Deputy Mayor Shaine P. Meier and council members Roger Furlin, Patricia Gray Hendricks and Beatrice Gauvry-Pessagno.

Pre-registration is available at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., or download the registration form by visiting

The parade is sponsored by the City of Cape May, the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May and the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC).

For additional information, visit, email or call (609) 884-9565. Like us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter @capemaycity.

Recent Articles

Get The Weekly DoTheShore Update!