Planning a Fall Getaway to Cape May? Check Out These Awesome Events!

Planning a Fall Getaway to Cape May? Check Out These Awesome Events!

Summer is almost over, but the Jersey Shore isn’t going anywhere. The water is at its warmest, the sun is less intense, and the temperatures remain comfortably in the 70s — but the crowds disappear.

You can find the best deals on shore house rentals in Cape May, and along the East coast, online at We always know the coolest things to do at the shore. This fall, visit the tranquil beaches of historic Cape May, and check out these exciting events!

Summer Send-Off Craft Show: Sept. 1 to 2

Missing summer already? Come to the Cape May Boardwalk from 10 am to 5 pm to say goodbye to the season and pick up one last souvenir. Dozens of crafters will be selling their wares — everything from jewelry and fashion to leather goods and watercolor paintings.

The 12th Annual Dog Obedience Mutt Strutt: Sept. 15

All dog lovers are welcome! Walk your dog on the promenade from 8 am to noon, compete in dog trick and dog costume contests, or just come for a good time. This event is sponsored by the Cape May County Dog Obedience Training Club, and all proceeds help to fund their dog training classes and community outreach activities.

NJ Run for the Fallen: Sept. 26 to 27

Cheer on local teams who are running in remembrance of New Jersey military personnel who lost their lives in support of the Global War on Terror. Their goal is to create a 196+ mile memorial trail across the state.

Oktoberfest: Sept. 29

Head to Jackson Street for Oktoberfest, and you will see it transformed into a German promenade complete with authentic music, food, and beverages. You can also explore artisan tables full of unique crafts, antiques, and collectibles.

Victorian Weekend: Oct. 4 to 8

Are you a history buff? Visit during Cape May’s 45th Annual Victorian Weekend to learn about history, try to solve murder mysteries, check out historic house tours, and enjoy food and wine events. Everyone in the family will love this unique experience!

Cape May City’s Halloween Parade: Oct. 21

Everyone dresses in their spookiest outfits for this annual parade, which features local children and groups, as well as formal floats. Prizes will be announced at the notoriously haunted Emlen Physick Estate, where the parade ends. Prior to this event, which begins at 3 pm, thousands of excited children will enjoy Trick or Treat on the Mall.

Ready to Book Your Fall Getaway?

It’s not too late to book your Cape May vacation. Our website still has openings for vacation rentals by owner in Cape May this fall. Find out more when you explore our rentals today!

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