Do The Shore: Oct 1 – Oct 5


Exit Zero Jazz Festival 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

The Fall Exit Zero Jazz Festival takes place in Cape May, NJ. International touring artists perform on 2 outdoor stages on the grounds of the Exit Zero Ferry Park, located at the Cape May Ferry Terminal. Visit for more information. 

Lower Twp. National Night Out

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 5:00pm to 8:00pm

The Lower Township Police Department invites you and your organization to be a participant in our 37th Annual National Night Out Festival. This year, unlike years past, National Night Out will be held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal located at 1200 Lincoln Boulevard, in the North Cape May section of Lower Township, New Jersey, from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. Call (800) 643-3779 for more information. 

Lima Bean Festival

Saturday, October 9, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

West Cape May celebrates her farming heritage with the Annual Lima Bean Festival in the Borough’s Backyard Park (732 Broadway, behind the Fire House)! The lowly legume takes center stage beginning at 9:00am and delights locals and visitors alike with her vast array of recipes, crafts and products available. Any questions for this event should be directed to the Event Organizers, Theresa Enteado and/or Suzanne Schumann at (609) 884-1005 ext 100 or 101 or via email to

The Race of Gentlemen 

Friday, October 1, 2021 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

Spectators and racers alike will experience a simpler time of when guys were gentlemen and cars were king! Over 100 vintage auto (pre-1934) and motorcycles (pre-1947) including Indian, Harley Davidson, Excelcior, Ford, Dodge Brothers and more will compete in an exhibition style beach race at the water’s edge on the Wildwood beach. Lots of Speed, Thrills, Spills, coming at ya. Visit for more information. 

Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivors Weekend

Friday, October 1, 2021 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

The Mid-Atlantic Police & Fire Survivor weekend for the survivor groups of the Mid-Altantic region to North Wildwood in support of the survivors of those police and fire personnel who have lost their lives in the service of others. A Candlelight Vigil will be held at the Lou Booth Amphitheater at 7 p.m. which will include a solemn procession and wreath laying ceremony. Events are held rain or shine. Sunday events are private for families. For more information, call 609.522.2030 x1503 or for a detailed schedule of events.

Wildwood Italian Festival

Friday, October 1, 2021 – Saturday, October 2, 2021

Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood on Friday from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m. and on Saturday from noon until 11 p.m. Come experience an ‘Olde World’ family festival including a Procession of the Saints, delicious Italian food favorites, merchandise vendors, games, and continuous FREE live entertainment. A spaghetti eating contest will take place as well. SPECIAL for the 15th Anniversary Celebration, the Skyliners will perform Friday night and Bobby Rydell will perform Saturday night! Admission to the festival is FREE! For more info call 609.729.7499.

Sunset Beach Clean

Friday, October 1, 2021 8:00 a.m.

Jillian Simons, ambassador for 1 Piece Each, has teamed up with Sunset Beach Gift Shop to coordinate the “Sunset Beach –Beach Clean.” Tips on how to pick up trash safely will be discussed. After you have combed the beach, show your trash and receive a free soft-served ice cream cone or a cup of coffee. Please bring a reusable coffee cup.

30th Annual Italian Festival and Parade 

Saturday, October 2, 2021 11:00 a.m.

Festival-goers will enjoy an Italian Vendors Market with craft and specialty merchandise, delicious Italian delicacies and plenty of live entertainment. Call (609) 263-4371 for more information. Located at Kix McNutley’s, 120 63rd Street Sea Isle City.

Upper Township Fall Fest

Sunday, October 3, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

UPPER TOWNSHIP – Craft show, car show, food vendors, family fun, and live music. Amanda’s Field, 10 Sunset Drive Petersburg, NJ. More information.

The Wildwoods Food & Music Festival

October 9, 2021 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

(Formerly known as Wildwoods Seafood and Music Festival). 11a.m. to 8p.m. This family fun event will feature live bands, kids area, dozens of food and craft vendors in downtown Wildwood.  For more information call 609.729.4000 or visit