Do The Shore: August 7 to August 13


National Lighthouse Day Celebrations
Wednesday, August 7
Cape May Lighthouse, 215 Light House Ave., Cape May
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 North Central Avenue, North Wildwood

Celebrate National Lighthouse Day at two of the lighthouses in Cape May County, the Cape May Lighthouse and the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse! The celebrations begin at 9 a.m. at the Cape May Lighthouse and 10 a.m. at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse.


Lower Township Summer Concert Series
Wednesday, August 7 at 5:30 p.m.
Cape May Lewes Ferry Terminal Green, 1200 Lincoln Boulevard, Cape May

Family-friendly concerts return to the Cape May Green with the 2019 Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Lower Township and hosted by The Cape May-Lewes Ferry. Concerts run weekly every Wednesday night, featuring Desert Highway on August 7 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Guests are invited to bring beach chairs, blankets, picnic snack, family and friends and enjoy an evening of live music and the best sunsets. Admittance and parking are FREE. Food and beverages will be available to purchase. Carry-in alcoholic beverages are not permitted. For more information, visit


Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Wednesday, August 7 and Saturday, August 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Centennial Park, Fern Road and Ocean Avenue, Wildwood Crest

Enjoy live music for the entire family at the Centennial Park entertainment pavilion. The concert on Wednesday, August 3 will feature Sass Faction, playing pop and dance hits. The concert on Saturday, August 10 will feature Don’t Call Me Francis, playing dance and party hits. Don’t forget to bring a blanket or chair! This event is FREE to attend. For more information, call 609-523-0202.


Cape May Free Movies on the Beach: Jaws
Thursday, August 8 at 6:45 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall Beach,
714 Beach Ave, Cape May
When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down. The movie occurs on Stockton Beach next to Cape May Convention Hall. Live music featuring local artists will begin at 6:45 p.m. on the Cape May Convention Hall deck. Children’s activities begin at 8 p.m., and the featured movie will start at 8:30 p.m. Attendees are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be shown inside of Convention Hall and the live music and children’s games will be cancelled.


10th Annual Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash
Friday, August 9 to Sunday, August 11
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Come get tattooed! Rebel Image Tattoo and Villain Arts presents a full-blown tattoo expo and show in the Wildwoods Convention Center. It’s a weekend full of incredible artistry and fun events – over 300 major national tattoo artists, live tattooing, art exhibits, contests, sideshows, unique vendors and much more! Friday hours: noon–11 p.m.; Saturday hours: 11 a.m.–11 p.m.; Sunday hours: 11 a.m.–8 p.m. Tickets are available at the door and are $20 per day or $40 for all 3 days (children under 14 are free). For more information, visit or call 609-972-6671.


Wildwood Parrothead Festival
Friday, August 9 at 5 p.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Ave., Wildwood

Whether it’s a cheeseburger in paradise that you crave or a Margaritaville margarita, the Wildwoods’ inaugural Parrothead Festival – A Jimmy Buffett Tribute is sure to please! The festival takes place on Friday, August 9 from 5-10 p.m. in Fox Park, directly across from the Wildwoods Convention Center. There will be food trucks, shopping, entertainment, and more, with a performance by The Landsharks. Admission is FREE. The first 500 people through the gate will receive a free lei. For more information, email or visit


Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Friday, August 9 to Monday, August 12 at 7 p.m.
Rotary Park, 400 Lafayette St., Cape May

The City of Cape May is excited to again host free evening outdoor concerts in Cape May. Each concert will offer excellent entertainment in a family-friendly atmosphere. August 9, Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey; August 10, Barrington Band; August 11, Fred Hall Band; and August 12, LCMR Community Band. Concerts are held every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket to enjoy the entertainment comfortably. For more information, visit or call (609) 884-9565.


Cape May Promenade Craft Show
Saturday, August 10 &  Sunday, August 11 at 10 a.m.
Outside the Cape May Convention Center, 714 Beach Ave, Cape May

The Cape May Craft Show takes over the promenade on Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dozens of crafters will offer jewelry, leather goods, fashion and accessories,  water colors, and more! You are sure to find all the perfect gifts you’ve been searching for—and of course, a little something for yourself. The outdoor show is FREE for attendees. For more information, please send an e-mail to, or call (609) 884-9565.


Cape Regional’s 7 Mile Island Designer House Tour
Saturday, August 10 at 11 a.m.
Avalon and Stone Harbor

Designer House Tour enthusiasts, mark your calendars! Cape Regional Foundation is pleased to announce the 15th Annual 7 Mile Island Designer House Tour scheduled for Saturday, August 10 from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.  This year’s 7 Mile Island Designer House Tour features 10 unique and beautifully designed homes in Avalon and Stone Harbor – from bayfront to oceanfront and more. Tickets will be available at the Home and Health Show at Avalon Elementary School on Aug. 10 beginning at 9 a.m. Purchase tickets early, then enjoy all the exhibits at the show.


45th Annual North Wildwood Flea Market
Sunday, August 11 at 8 a.m.
JFK Boulevard from 2nd to 13th Ave., North Wildwood

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find at the market will take place Sunday, August 11 along JFK Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. where 100’s of 45th Annual North Wildwood Flea Market! The flea vendors will have all types of items for sale. For more information, call 609-827-3578 or email


Stone Harbor Family Fun Night
Monday, August 12 at 7 p.m.
Stone Harbor Fire House, 175 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Join the ScienceTellers on Monday, August 12 for “Aliens” Escape from Earth! at Stone Harbor’s Family Fun Night. The show starts at 7 p.m. Admission is FREE. For more information, visit


Sea Isle Movies Under the Stars: Christopher Robin
Monday, August 12 at dusk
Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, Sea Isle City

Enjoy free family movies under the stars on Mondays and free classic movies under the stars on Fridays. Don’t forget your beach chair or blanket! Movies are shown at Excursion Park starting at dusk. For more information, visit


Ocean City Mummers Night
Tuesday, August 13 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Boardwalk, 6th Street to 14th Street, Ocean City

Visit the Ocean City Boardwalk every Tuesday night from 7-9 p.m. to watch the Mummers parade down the boardwalk. Expect a fun time for the whole family with live music, dancing and crowd interaction. For more information, visit