Events this Week: Sept. 28 – Oct. 5, 2022

This week is a bit of a “pregame” before all of the fall events next week, but there’s still a lot to do this week in Cape May County! Check out a list of the best events happening from Wildwood to Woodbine. Header photo taken by Collin Hall at Ed’s Funcade in Wildwood.

Wildwood Olde Time Italian Festival 

Friday and Saturday, September 30 to October 1 

Fox Park in Wildwood 

Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Ocean Avenue between Burk and Montgomery Avenues in Wildwood on Friday, September 30 from 5-11 p.m., and on Saturday, October 1 from noon – 11 p.m. for the 16th Annual Olde Time Italian Festival. 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.  

Cape May Community Cleanup Day  

Saturday, October 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  

Meet at Fisherman’s Memorial 

Tools and lunch are provided! Community members will pick up trash from the fisherman’s memorial along the harbor all the way to the nature center. For more information, call 609-884-9570 

Ocean City Jeep Invasion 

Saturday, October 1 from 12 to 5 p.m.  

Between 5th and 14th Streets on the Boardwalk 

Jeeps will be displayed on the boardwalk. For more information visit or email 

Wildwood Crest Borough Yard Sale 

Saturday, October 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Dozens of sale locations throughout the borough. Maps with sale locations available online at by Thursday 9/29. Info: 609-523-0202. 

Morey’s Piers Oktoberfest  

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 

Mariner’s Pier in Wildwood 

This is the cheapest time of year to spend a day at Morey’s Piers. There will be a Biergarten, festive bands, and themed decorations to welcome autumn. Tickets for a day’s pass start at only $29.  

A full line-up of bands will also rock the Coca-Cola stage during the Oktoberfest weekends. Musical performances are scheduled for Fridays from 6:30-10:30 p.m.; Saturdays from 1-5 p.m., then again from 6:30-10:30 p.m.; and Sundays from 12:30-4:30 p.m.   

Fall Pumpkin Party  

Monday, October 3 at 5:30 p.m.  

165 Academy Road, Dennisville 

The Dennis Township School District is hosting a Family Pumpkin Party. There will be vendors, crafts, games, a costume swap, a pumpkin decorating contest, and more! Join us for a night of not-so-scary family fun! 

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