Memorial Day Weekend Congress Hall Kicks Off Bicentennial Celebration of Summer

America’s Oldest Seaside Resort Celebrates 200 Years with Bay Atlantic Symphony Concert and Birthday Cake with Champagne Toast

CAPE MAY – America’s Oldest Seaside Resort, Congress Hall is celebrating a big birthday this year. The iconic landmark will kick off its Bicentennial Celebration Summer on Sunday, May 29 with a performance by the Bay Atlantic Symphony on the grand lawn at 7 p.m. After the performance, Curtis Bashaw, Managing Partner of Congress Hall, will be joined in the Ballroom by distinguished guests and visitors, including former Governor Christie Todd Whitman, to sing a round of Happy Birthday to the Big House by the Sea. Guests are invited to enjoy a piece of cake and a complimentary glass of champagne.

The Bicentennial celebration is open to the public, however seating is limited. The event will take place rain or shine.

Prior to the concert, starting at 4:30 p.m., the public is welcome to tour the newly renovated guest rooms at Congress Hall, all part of a multi-million dollar makeover in celebration of the 200th anniversary.