Do the Shore this Fall: Seven Mile Island

While the Jersey Shore most definitely shines during the summer months, it has plenty more to offer when the heat subsides and the leaves begin to fall. Here we outline just a few of the major events occurring in the Avalon and Stone Harbor communities this autumn season. For a complete list, be sure to consult the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce calendar at


End-of-Summer Shop Hop
Saturday, September 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Avalon Shopping District, Avalon
Avalon End-of-Summer Shop Hop: Grab your friends and hit the stores of Avalon for great end-of-season steals and deals . Avalon shopping district – 10 a.m. all day, ends at 4 p.m. Sunday.

Barefoot Ball
Saturday, September 12th at 5:30 p.m.
Where: Windrift Hotel, 105 80th Street, Avalon

Endless Summer Dinner & Auction
Thursday, September 17th at 6 p.m.
Where: Windrift Hotel, 2015 80th Street, Avalon
Cape Assist kicks off their Capital Fundraising campaign with their annual Endless Summer Dinner & Auction. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres and a lavish buffet dinner, music and the chance to win fabulous gifts.

Seafood Festival
Saturday, October 10th and Sunday, October 11th at 10 a.m.
Where: 30th Street and the Beach, Avalon
Taste delectable treats from the sea at the Chamber’s Annual Seafood Festival. Featuring fresh seafood vendors, chowder contest, live music, vendors and more.

Stone Harbor

Fall Migration Festival
Saturday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m.
Where: The Wetlands Institute, 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd., Stone Harbor

Savor September Festival
Saturday, September 19th at 9:30 a.m.
Where: 96th Street, Stone Harbor

Harvest Festival
Saturday, October 24th at 11 a.m.
Where: 96th Street, Stone Harbor
Hayrides, Pumpkin decorating, trick or treating to our shops, and creepy & crawly but cute animals!

Stone Harbor Trick or Treating
Saturday, October 31st from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Throughout Stone Harbor