Do The Shore This Weekend: August 30 to September 1


Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament
Friday, August 30 at 11 a.m.
Windsor Beach (across from Congress Hall), Cape May

As summer draws to a close, mark your calendars for a fun Cape May tradition—The Rich Reinhart Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament. The longest-running contest of its kind in the region, the Junior Clamshell Pitching Tournament is set for Friday, August 30 on Windsor Beach (across from Congress Hall) in Cape May. Registration begins at 11 a.m. and the tournament starts at noon.  The tournament is free and open to boys and girls in two age groups, ages 6 to 11 and ages 12 to 17. For additional information contact The City of Cape May at (609) 884-9565.


Beach Bumz Band Free Beach Concert
Friday, August 30 at 6 p.m.
Cape May Convention Hall Deck, 714 Beach Ave, Cape May

From the surf music of the Beach Boys to the island-inspired favorites of Jimmy Buffett, the Beach Bumz perform everyone’s favorite summer songs. The beach tribute band brings the sounds of paradise to the Cape May beach in a free concert on Friday, August 30. The show takes place on the deck of Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue in Cape May, New Jersey, beginning at 6 p.m. In the event of rain, the concert will take place inside Convention Hall. For more information, visit or call 609-884-9565.


Sea Isle Movies Under the Stars: Moonstruck
Friday, August 30 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. This week, Sea Isle presents Moonstruck (PG). Don’t forget your beach chair or blanket! Movies are shown at Excursion Park starting at dusk. For more information, visit


Free Concerts at the Rotary Park
Friday, August 30 to Sunday, September 1 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 30, John Walker Concert Band; August 31, Cumberland County Jazz Ensemble & Wind Symphony; September 1, Odessa Klemzer Band. Concerts are held at 7 p.m. Bring a beach chair or blanket to enjoy the entertainment comfortably. For more information, visit or call (609) 884-9565.


Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Spectacular
Friday, August 30 at 10 p.m.
Wildwood Boardwalk, Pine Avenue, Wildwood

Enjoy a special Labor Day Weekend Fireworks Spectacular to end the summer season on the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood at 10 p.m. Visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! Hear the fireworks explode to a musical score that is played all along the Boardwalk and is simulcast on 98.7 The Coast. Rain/wind date is Sunday, September 1 night at 10 p.m. For more information and weather updates, call 609-523-1602 or visit


West Cape May Tomato Festival
Saturday, August 31 at 9 a.m.
Wilbraham Park, Perry Street, West Cape May

The Tomato Festival in Wilbraham Park celebrates the Jersey Fresh Tomato and the end of the summer season! Festivities begin at 9 a.m. and continue until 5 p.m. Proceeds from this quirky event benefit the WCM Shade Tree Commission in their endeavor to protect and improve the tree canopy of West Cape May. Come on out and share in the spirit of community! 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 ext 101 – or via email to


John Walter Cape Community Band Concert at Sunset Beach
Saturday, August 31 at 6 p.m.
Sunset Beach Gift Shops, 502 Sunset Blvd., Cape May Point

Enjoy a free outdoor evening concert at Cape May’s Sunset Beach with the John Walter concert band. Get your toes tapping and your hands clapping as the community concert band for Cape May County plays an exciting mix of marches, pop, rock and patriotic music that is sure to entertain audiences of all ages.  Bring your own chairs or blankets to spread out along beach at the end of Sunset Boulevard as the sun sets over the Delaware Bay.  The band concert will immediately follow the flag lowering ceremony that starts at 6 p.m. For more information, visit


North Wildwood Concert Under the Stars: Beatlemania
Saturday, August 31 at 8 p.m.
Lou Booth Amphitheater, 2nd & Ocean Avenue, North Wildwood

Bring the whole family to the last North Wildwood Concert Under the Stars of the 2019 season! The concert will feature Beatlemania on Saturday, August 31 at the Lou Booth Amphitheater (2nd & Ocean Avenue) in North Wildwood. The concert is FREE to attend. Sponsored by North Wildwood Recreation and Tourism. For more information, please call 609-522-7722 or toll-free 1 (800) 882-7787.


Summer Send-Off Craft Show
Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1 at 10 a.m.
Cape May Promenade, 714 Beach Ave, Cape May

Come to the Summer Send-Off Craft Show on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1 on the Cape May Promenade. Dozens of crafters offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to watercolors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you’ve been searching for. For more information, call 609-884-9565.


Wildwood Block Party and Music Festival
Sunday, September 1 at 11 a.m.
Fox Park, Ocean Avenue between Burk & Montgomery, Wildwood

The Wildwood Block Party & Music Festival will be held at Fox Park (Ocean Avenue between Burk & Montgomery Avenues) across from the Wildwoods Convention Center in Wildwood from 11 a.m. – 11 p.m. This event is a family festival and will include crafts, games, rides, great food, and feature FREE live entertainment. For more information, call 609-522-2444 or visit


USCG Sunset Parade
Sunday, September 1 at 7:10 p.m.
USCG Training Center, 1 Munro Avenue, Cape May

Sunset Parades are colorful, inspiring military ceremonies featuring the Recruit Precision Drill Team, marching troops and cannon fire. They take place at sunset on TraCen’s Parade Grounds and are free and open to the public. On Sept. 1, gates open at 5:30 p.m., guests must be seated by 6:50 p.m. The parade will start promptly at 7:10 p.m. Guests are not permitted to bring bags of any kind to the seating area. Cameras must be removed from their bags prior to arriving at the seating area. For more information, call (609) 898-6700.