The Cape May Independence Day Parade Set for July 1

The City of Cape May will stage its annual Independence Parade on Saturday, July 1, beginning at 1 p.m.  The parade route is on Beach Avenue from Philadelphia Avenue to Patterson Avenue with the reviewing stand near Convention Hall. 

Cape May is honored to have Captain Owen Gibbons, Commanding Officer U.S. Coast Guard Tracen Cape May, as the Grand Marshal of the parade. The parade will feature string bands along with many other outstanding performing groups, family entries, autos, veteran organizations, and local officials.

Decorated bicycles, antique automobiles, and all community entries are welcome to participate in the Independence Parade.  Anyone interested in participating should contact the Cape May Department of Civic Affairs at 609-884-9565 or email

Date of Release: 
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Upcoming Events

Sun, June 25

Nature & Wildlife Show - Free Family Fun at Convention Hall
Free nature show for children with Steve Serwatka.
Steve Serwatka is a self supporting animal rehabilitator for the state of New Jersey.

Communion at the Cove

8AM at the Cove Pavilion located at Beach & 2nd Avenues

"Come worship in God's creation at the Cove. Morning worship with communion"