Do The Shore: Oct 6 – Oct 12


Lima Bean Festival

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

WEST CAPE MAY – 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

10th Annual Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce
Car Show and Swap Meet

WOODBINE – The Greater Woodbine Chamber of Commerce would like to invite you to their 10th Annual Car Show & Swap Meet on Saturday October 9, 2021 from 9am to 3 pm, rain date is Sunday October 10, 2021. This event will be held along the borough’s 3 – mile long bike path located at route 550 & Washington Ave in Woodbine, NJ.

Trophies will be awarded to the top 10 and we will have a peoples choice award where spectators and exhibitors can vote for their favorite car, dash plaques to the first 250 exhibitors, and free giveaways to the exhibitors. One lucky vendor will get a free vendors space for next year’s show. There will be plenty of craft vendors, food vendors, and you will be able to swap & sell your extra car parts, tools and more! Free parking and admission to all spectators. For more information about the event or to become a vendor, please contact Lisa at (609)780-3088 or

Sea Isle City Beach Clean-Up

Saturday, October 9, 2021 10 a.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – The Sea Isle City Environmental Commission will host their Autumn Beach Clean-Up starting at 10 a.m., with Sunday, October 10, as the rain date. Groups, families and individuals are asked to volunteer and can register the morning of the beach clean-up, on JFK Boulevard, at the Promenade, where representatives from the Environmental Commission will distribute trash bags, rubber gloves and other supplies.

Avalon Seafood Festival

Saturday, October 9, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

AVALON – Enjoy fresh, local seafood, live music and artisan craft and décor vendors at Avalon’s Seafood Festival. Grab a beverage, visit the Sound Advice tent featuring live-streaming football games, and have fun with the kids’ activities, character appearances, crafts, giveaways and more! Located at Surfside Park. 

The Wildwoods Food & Music Festival

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

WILDWOOD – (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

Fall Block Party and Fireworks Spectacular

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

OCEAN CITY – Fall Block Party from 5th – 14th Streets on Asbury Ave. Over 400 crafters, food vendors, music and more. In the evening, fireworks over the boardwalk from 6th Street – 14th Street. For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

Classic & Vintage Car Show

Saturday, October 9 2021, 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

STONE HARBOR – Cruise on over to our first-ever Classic & Vintage Car Show on October 9th on the 200 block of 96th Street! If you have a car that you would like to display, applications are still available. Trophies will be awarded for “Best of Show” and “People’s Choice”. Download application using the following link

Making Strides Breast Cancer of Ocean City

Sunday, October 10, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Join us in the fight against Breast Cancer! The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides is a 5000+ participant breast cancer fundraising 5K walk honoring over 250 survivors in Ocean City! Join us to celebrate with our pink warriors! 6th street practice field, 6th street and boardwalk. Check-in: 8:30 a.m. Stage Program: 9 a.m. Survivor Runway Lap: 9:50 a.m. Walk Start: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. No minimum registration fee but fundraising & donations are encouraged! Participants can register online at

Victorian Weekend Crafts & Collectibles

Sunday, October 10, 2021 10:00am – 4:00pm.  

CAPE MAY – All year long, Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. Victorian Weekend Crafts & Collectibles will be held at the Emlen Physick Estate on Sunday, October 10th from 10:00am – 4:00pm. For more information visit

Porsche Boardwalk Reunion

Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Porsches will be displayed from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the Boardwalk from 6th Street to 14th Street. Over 350 Porsches of all models and years between 1954 and 2021 are expected. Free Tech Sessions on Porsche related topics open to all at the Music Pier. Visit Porsche Cherry Hill’s sponsor tent. Enjoy an afternoon of all things Porsche!

John R. Elliott Hero Walk & 1-Mile Fun Run

Sunday, October 17, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – The HERO Fun Run will take place at 10:00 a.m. Hero ceremonies are at 10:30 a.m. The HERO Walk along the Ocean City boardwalk commences at 11 a.m.. We raise awareness of the importance of sober designated drivers. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the Sports & Civic Center, 6th & Boardwalk. For more information visit or call 609-626-3880.

Leif’s Legacy 5k Run/Walk

Sunday, October 17, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Leif Aleutian Foundation is raising awareness to pregnancy/infant loss. The race will be held on October 17. All proceeds going to pediatric care and the special care nursery at Shore Medical Center (Somers Point, NJ) and the Dahl Memorial Clinic (Skagway, Alaska). Help us support babies in need — giving them their best chance of survival. Run and Walk 5K Race begins on the Sea Isle City Promenade intersection with JFK Blvd. Registration will be Sunday, Oct 17 from 8-845am. Race starts at 9am.

4-H Open House and Trunk or Treat

Sunday, October 17, 2021 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Cape May County 4-H Youth Development Program is hosting a 4-H Trunk or Treat Open House for the public on Sunday, October 17th from 2 to 4 p.m. on the 4-H Fairgrounds. There will be plenty of yummy treats, fun Fall activities and information about the many clubs and activities open to Cape May County youth. The 4-H Fairgrounds are located at 355 Courthouse-South Dennis Road in Cape May Court House. All are welcome.

Halloween Parade & Dance Party

Friday, October 22, 2021 7:00 p.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – The parade will feature live music, strolling entertainers, floats, local organizations and many well-costumed participants will appear.  The Halloween Awards Ceremony and Family Dance Party will take place at the Excursion Park Band Shell immediately after the parade. The dance party will keep your “spirits” high and delight families with seasonal music and popular dance favorites. Call (609) 263-0050 for more information. Located at 45th St. & Landis Ave. to JFK Blvd. Sea Isle City. 

Crafts & Collectibles by the Sea

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY – All year long, Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. Crafts & Collectibles by the Sea will be held at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave on Saturday, October 23rd from 10:00am – 4:00pm.  For more information visit

Boo at the ZOO, the “Creepy Jeepy” contest

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May Zoo for their annual Boo at the Zoo event will be featuring tons of fun for the entire family. We will once again have center stage with all of our Jeeps proudly parked on the main lawn area and decorated for Halloween. The best dressed Jeeps will receive a Trophy! Visit for tickets. 

Avalon Trunk-or-Treat

Saturday, October 23, 2021 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

AVALON – Halloween fun starts early this year with Avalon’s famous Trunk-or-Treat event. Deck out the cars and costumes and enjoy a night of fall fun with family and friends. 30th Street Parking Lot in Avalon. 

Avalon Dune Grass Planting

Saturday, October, 23 2021, 8:30 a.m.

AVALON – Volunteer to assist in planting dune grass and helping to keep the beaches of Avalon safe from storms! Volunteers are asked to meet at Avalon Community Hall for a short demonstration, and a light lunch will be provided after planting. (Rain date Oct. 24)

Beach Cleanup

Saturday, October 23, 2021 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – Volunteers are needed to help the Sea Isle City Environmental Commission with its bi-annual beach cleanup. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags and gloves before they set out to scour the beaches for trash and debris. Rain date: October 24. Call (609) 263-2081 for more information. JFK Blvd. & Promenade in Sea Isle City.

Dog Day

Saturday, October 23, 2021 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Leashed dogs will be permitted on the boardwalk from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. All are welcome and encouraged to bring their favorite furry canine friend. Activities for the day include dog-specific vendors at the Music Pier, photo-op stations on the boardwalk, and the Humane Society of Ocean City’s “Pet of the Year” Announcement.  The fun starts at 9:00 A.M. and goes until 5:00 P.M. For more information call 609-399-6111.

HSOC “Howl-O-Ween” Parade

Saturday, October 23, 2021 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Hosted by the Humane Society of Ocean City, the first annual “Howl-O-Ween” Parade and dog costume contest is for people and dogs of all ages. Contestants are encouraged to dress themselves and their pooch in zany, fun Halloween costumes in the spirit of the season. HSOC’s “Pet of the Year” will be the event’s Grand Marshal. Registration begins at 2:00 P.M. at the Sports & Civic Center located at 6th & Boardwalk. The parade begins at 3:00 P.M. and the procession is from 6th to 14th Street on the Boardwalk. For more information call 609-399-6111.

23rd Annual Olde Tyme Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 23⋅10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – Our 23rd Annual “Olde Tyme Harvest Festival” is scheduled for Saturday October 23, 2021, with the rain date of Sunday October 24, 2021. The event will be held on Mechanic Street in Cape May Court House. This will be a daylong celebration of the old and the new Middle Township. We will be featuring live music, games, rides, food and much more!!!

Cape May’s Annual Halloween Parade

Sunday, October 24, 2021 3:00 p.m.

Cape May’s Annual Halloween Parade is scheduled for Sunday, October 24, 2021, beginning at 3 PM. The parade route begins at Perry Street and Carpenters Lane, proceeds down Carpenters Lane to Ocean Street, travels down Washington Street and ends at the Emlen Physick Estate located at 1048 Washington Street. For more information, visit

Ocean City Halloween Parade

Thursday, October 28, 2021 7:15 p.m. – 8:20 p.m.

OCEAN CITY, NJ – Halloween Parade on Asbury Ave. from 6th – 11th Street. Sponsored by the Ocean City Exchange Club. For more information, call 1-800-813-5580 or visit .

Halloween Crafts & Collectibles Show

Sunday, October 30, 2021 10:00a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  

CAPE MAY – All year long, Cape May MAC presents high quality crafts and collectibles shows featuring the wares of vendors and crafters from throughout the Northeast. Halloween Crafts & Collectibles will be held at the Emlen Physick Estate on Sunday, October 30 from 10:00am – 3:00pm. For more information visit

North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party

October 30, 2021 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. 

NORTH WILDWOOD – The annual family fun event! Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m., event is 5:30 – 7 p.m. Held along Olde NJ Avenue in North Wildwood. Music, Magic, Balloon Twisting and more! Families are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children’s costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood or at City Hall. All vehicles participating in the event must be registered. Parking for visitors will be available in the municipal lot at 2nd and Olde New Jersey Avenues. 609.522.2955 or

Boo at the ZOO 

Saturday, October 30, 2021 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE – The Cape May County Park and Zoo’s annual “Boo at the Zoo” event will take place on Sat., Oct. 30 from 10 A.M. until 2 P.M. at the Cape May County Park, in Cape May Court House. Sponsored by the Cape May County Board of Commissioners, this event is free and open to the public. Visitors of all ages are invited to wear a costume to this fun family event, which includes activities for the kids, craft station, games, candy, entertainment, animals, inflatable obstacle course, pirate ship and more.

Stone Harbor Trick or Treat

Saturday, October, 30 2021 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

STONE HARBOR – Keep those costumes out and hit the streets of Stone Harbor for a fun trick-or-treat event through the borough’s stores and businesses.


Sunday, October 31, 2021 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

SEA ISLE CITY – We’re inviting residents, businesses and organizations to distribute candy from your trunks or open tail gates.  A prize will be awarded to the “Best Decorated” vehicle. Marina Parking Lot 42nd Place & Bay in Sea Isle City. Contact the Recreation Office for more information or to reserve a spot for your vehicle. Call (609) 263-0050 for more information.