Do The Shore: July 3 to July 9


Fireworks in Cape May County
Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4
Cape May County

Enjoy spectacular firework shows all over Cape May County celebrating the fourth of July. Wednesday, July 3: Lower Township. Thursday, July 4: Avalon, Cape May, Middle Township, Ocean City, Sea Isle City, Stone Harbor, Upper Township, Wildwood. For more information, read “Cape May County Fourth of July 2019 Fireworks.”


Parades in Cape May County
Wednesday, July 3 to Saturday, July 6
Cape May County

Celebrate the 243rd anniversary of our nation’s independence with parades all over the county. Wednesday, July 3: Avalon Boat Parade. Thursday, July 4: Avalon Mummers Parade, North Wildwood Bike & Pooch Parade, Ocean City Gardens Civic Association Bike Parade, South Ocean City Improvement Association Bike Parade, Strathmere 4th of July Parade. For more information, read “Cape May County 2019 Fourth of July Parades.”


Bay Atlantic Symphony Concert
Thursday, July 4 at 7 p.m.
Avalon Community Hall, 3001 Avalon Ave, Avalon

The Bay Atlantic Symphony presents its annual concert at Avalon Community Hall at 7:00 p.m on Thursday, July 4.  The evening is filled with patriotic selections by a world-class symphony including selections from Leroy Anderson, Kimo Williams, and John Phillip Sousa.  The Star Spangled Banner will begin the evening’s musical selections.  The guest conductor for the evening will be Dr. Nina Radcliff of Galloway Township, NJ who is often called upon by national, regional, and local media to provide medical expertise on breaking medical news topics.  No tickets are needed for the symphony concert; seating is provided on a first come, first served basis.


Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Thursday, July 4 to Monday, July 8
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. Thursday, July 4, Congress Street Brass Band; Friday, July 5, Chester County Concert Band; Saturday, July 6, America’s Sweethearts; Sunday, July 7, Cape May County String Band; Monday, July 8, Sweet Adelines. 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.


Sports Card, Toys, Comics & Collectibles Show
Friday, July 5 at 3 p.m., Saturday, July 6 and Sunday, July 7 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

Presented by RK Sports Promotions, the expo will feature more than 150 tables of the hottest collectibles, including old and new sports cards, toys, comic books, non-sports cards, Magic the Gathering, Beanie Babies, videos, supplies, autographed memorabilia, sets, posters, coins, t-shirts, Legos, dolls and much more. Show hours are 3-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is FREE. For more information, call (732) 422-9365 or visit


21st Annual Whale of a Day Family Festival
Saturday, July 6 at 8:30 a.m.
Clubhouse & Town Bank Roads, North Cape May

The Property Owners Association of Cape May Beach (Historic Townbank Inc.) announces once again our popular summer festival, ‘Whale of a Day,’ held rain or shine from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. This very special multi-block family day features over 120 vendor dealers including many types of food and refreshments, antiques, arts and crafts, a Fun Zone for the kids, live music from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside on the covered deck, a history display and bake sale (get there early!) inside the Clubhouse, our famous 60+ assorted basket raffles and more. For more information, visit


64th Annual Bazaar of the Cape May Point Civic Club
Saturday, July 6 at 8:30 a.m.
Cape May Point Fire Department, 412 Yale Avenue, Cape May Point

The 64th Annual Bazaar of the Cape May Point Civic Club is a summertime highlight featuring food, books, crafts, baked goods and white elephant items as well as silent auction treasures. Raffle tickets for restaurant certificates or gift baskets are also available. There will be children’s games and face painting available for the kids.  Please bring a shopping bag! All profits donated to local charities and community programs.


Wildwood Crest Summer Music Series
Saturday, July 6 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 on Saturday, July 6 with live music from Legacy Band, performing dance and party hits. Bring a blanket or a chair. This event is FREE to attend. For more information, call 609-523-0202.


Anglesea Night Market
Sunday, July 7 at 5 p.m.
Anglesea Night Market, Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood

The Anglesea Night Market series is back for 2019, starting on Sunday, July 7 from 5-10 p.m. Enjoy 16 or more of the best food trucks along Olde New Jersey Avenue in North Wildwood from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. Indulge in eclectic eats, cocktails from the area bars and pubs, crafters and all of the excitement of the North Wildwood Entertainment District! Call 609.318.4504 or visit for more information.


Ocean City Mummers Night
Tuesday, July 9 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