Events at Cape May Lighthouse Cancelled Aug. 7 for National Lighthouse Day

CAPE MAY – A severe weather forecast has forced cancellation of events celebrating National Lighthouse Day scheduled for today, Monday, Aug. 7 at the Cape May Lighthouse from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Cape May Lighthouse will remain open for climbing as usual today from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. unless and until severe weather is imminent. Admission to climb the lighthouse is $8 for adults and $5 for children (ages 3-12).

The Cape May Lighthouse is located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township.

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MAC’s year-round schedule of tours, festivals and special events, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit MAC’s website at For information about restaurants, accommodations and shopping, call the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at (609) 884-5508 or visit For information about historic accommodations, contact Cape May Historic Accommodations at