Beaches

The City of Cape May maintains over two miles of pristine bathing beaches along the Atlantic Ocean.  USLA-certified lifeguarding services are provided daily from May through September with extended evening hours from July through mid-September.  The City provides daily beach cleaning operations comprising mechanized equipment and hand raking from early May through the end of September.  There are eight permanent restroom facility buildings strategically placed along our beachfront which are operational from mid-March to early November.  Full access, parking, and related amenities on our Promenade and beaches have been installed for our local and visiting disabled and elderly citizens.  Cape May partners in two long-term beach replenishment agreements with state and federal agencies which focus on navigational, shoreline protection, and ecosystem restoration missions, with the creation and enhancement of recreational bathing beaches being a secondary benefit.   Affordable beach tag fees are in effect on a daily basis from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Accessories, such as chairs, umbrellas, cabanas, sundries, and snacks/non-alcoholic beverages are available from licensed vendors stationed on most beaches.   

Upcoming Events

Mon, November 18

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Located at Cape May Convention Hall

714 Beach ave Cape May, NJ

10am - 3pm

Fri, November 29

Holiday Crafts and Collectibles Show

Cape May Convention Hall on Beach Ave at Stockton

10am - 4pm

Sat, November 30

The small businesses of the Washington Street Mall and throughout Cape May City celebrate Small Business Saturday on November 30.