Cape Resorts Hosts Family-Friendly Events All Summer Long


Summer is officially here and it’s time to celebrate at Cape Resorts! Kick off everyone’s favorite season with fun activities and events throughout Cape May all summer long. Cape Resorts properties are known for their all-American activities and this season is no different. With so many events every night of the week, there’s sure to be an event for everyone!

Kick off the week with the whole family! Every Monday, stop by the Rusty Nail at 4 p.m. to watch grill master Jimmy Burton roast a pig from Cape Resort’s own Beach Plum Farm. Enjoy pulled pork with a piggy platter or a piggy sandwich and delicious BBQ sides. Then head down to Congress Hall’s grand lawn from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. for the famous Carnival Night. Take a train ride, play carnival games, snack on tasty treats, enjoy classic carnival food and more.

Keep the party going on Tuesday with tie-dyed t-shirts and old-fashioned clambakes! Families can make their own funky tie-dye t-shirts from 1:30-3 p.m. at Congress Hall and 4:30-6 p.m. at the Rusty Nail. Starting July 9, stop by the Congress Hall grand lawn for a clambake and live music every Tuesday at 6 p.m. The family-style meal includes shrimp, mussels, clams with fresh sides of corn and cucumber tomato salad.

Wednesday nights are for fun games and creating masterpieces! Spend the afternoon on the Congress Hall veranda making ceramics from 3-5 p.m. with Miss Brenda. Head into the Grand Ballroom from 6-8 p.m. for a night of family fun and a feast of fried chicken. End the night with a few rounds of bingo with Blue, Cape Resorts’ mascot!

Take a break from the beach to get crafty on Thursday afternoons. Make Hawaiian leis at The Rusty Nail from 12-1:30 p.m. to accessorize every vacation look. To continue crafting, grab a paintbrush and decorate rocks and shells on the veranda at Congress Hall from 2-3:30 p.m. Starting July 11, bring the family to the BBQ bash on the grand lawn at Congress Hall at 6 p.m. Enjoy live music, fun games and a BBQ spread, featuring BBQ chicken, sausage, ribs and classic sides with every meal.

Kick off the weekend with beach activities on the Congress Hall beach from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. every Friday. Then, guests can spend Friday night watching a family-friendly on the Grand Lawn at Congress Hall. Movies begin at 7:30 p.m., but arrive early for fun, classic games out on the lawn and s’ mores.

Stay active and have some fun in the sun every Saturday afternoon with a soccer game on the grand lawn from 1-2 p.m. Switch out your sneakers for your swimsuit after the sun sets and watch a “dive-in” movie under the stars at the Congress Hall pool. Guests can enjoy the family-friendly movies every Saturday night starting at 7 p.m.

The fun doesn’t stop after the sun sets. Guests of Congress Hall can take a late night dip in the pool from 8-10 p.m. every Sunday night.

For true all-American fun, visit Cape May during “Independence Week!” Join in on the fun, patriotic activities all week long. Then, attend Congress Hall’s annual lobster bake and picnic BBQ with carnival games on July 4 before the fireworks show at 9 p.m.

Cape Resorts is ready for family-friendly fun all summer long! To learn more about the great events at Cape Resorts properties, visit