Fourth of July Festivities

Fourth of July Festivities

July 3rd 2017

Lower Township Fireworks: 9pm Monday, July 3  North Cape May Bayfront, between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Avenue Website:


July 4th 2017



FIREWORKS: 9 p.m. from a barge at sea in front of Congress Hall. See, email recdept@capemaycity.comor call at 609-884-9565.


DINNER & FIREWORKS: 6:15-10 p.m., watch from atop the Cape May Lighthouse. Participants go by trolley from Washington Street Mall Information booth to the Red Store in Cape May Point for a five-course dinner by Chef Lucas Manteca, then take trolley to Cape May Lighthouse and climb to the top to watch fireworks from the watch gallery. Reservations needed, only 12 people capacity. Call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities, see


Magic Show: 7:00-8:00pm FREE Magic Show for children & families with magician Rich Lessig.  Cape May Convention Hall 714 Beach Ave Cape May NJ
Free fun for the whole family, no need to call ahead!


Fourth of July Picnic & Patriot Celebration at Congress Hall: 3pm Congress Hall 200 Congress Place Cape May , NJ 08204 Enjoy all of Congress Hall’s Fourth of July celebrations; The Pinnacle of Independence Week! Join us on July 4th starting at 3pm for our Patriotic Celebration with BBQ , Lobster Bake and All Festivities! Rain or Shine! Complimentary children’s games on the lawn 3:00pm-5:00pm

All-American Picnic 5:00pm-9:00pm Call 609-884-6542 to reserve.

Carnival Games, Face Painting, and Balloon Twisting

Lobster Bake  6:30pm-9:00pm Call 609-884-6542 to reserve.

Entertainment on the Veranda: Franny Smith and the Atlantic City Jazz Band
Sing-a-Long with the Congress Hall Festival Choir Fireworks to follow the performance by the Festival Choir

It is $22 for adults, $15 for children ages 5-12, and 4 and under are free. No reservations are needed although guests are welcome to do so! Open to the public.  Carnival Games are also open to the public from 5pm to 9pm and it is $3 per ticket for games. Tickets are not able to be purchased in advance.


Cape May Whale Watcher July 3rd & July 4th – Fireworks Excursion 2017: Join the Stewart Family and the Crews of the Cape May Whale Watcher and Spirit of Cape May as we celebrate our great Nation’s Independence Day!
Trip includes FREE Pizza and Hot Dogs, a little dolphin watching, hopefully a sunset, and of course the FIREWORKS DISPLAY. Also available on board the Ship, we have our cash bar with Fountain Sodas, Bottled Water, Hot Coffee, Cocoa and Tea, Ice Cream, Snacks, Wine by the Glass, Draft Beer and Mixed Cocktails.
4th of July Fireworks will be on the Cape May Beach Front, in front of Congress Hall. 3rd of July Fireworks will be in the Delaware Bay near North Cape May and this year are co-sponsored by Cape May Whale Watcher and Spirit of Cape May.  Click Here For Tickets



LIVE ANIMAL SHOW: 11 a.m.- noon at Cape May Point State Park, showcasing native and exotic residents. Meet live snakes, turtles, frogs, lizards and bugs. Hands-on program, so anyone with bug spray or sunscreen on hands cannot handle some animals.Cost is $1 per person, free for 3 and younger. Museum Classroom, 305 Lighthouse Ave., Cape May Point. Contact Matt Pelligrine at or 609-884-2159.


 Star Spangled Salute featuring Ocean City Theatre Co. Spotlight Performers Show Choir, noon at Mark Soifer Park, 9th and Asbury avenues.;

MUSICAL FIREWORKS, 10 p.m. from barge at sea off Music Pier. Call 800-BEACH-NJ, 609-399-6111 or see oceancityvacation.comTidal Wave Band will perform in front of the Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, one hour prior to the fireworks and one hour after.

Patriotic Bike Parade Long Port Bridge: 10:00am Sponsored by the Gardens Civic Assoc.. Registration 9:00am at the Longport Bridge parking lot. Parade begins at 10am. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Patriotic Bike Parade on Asbury: 9:00am Sponsored by the South OC Improvement Assoc. Registration 9:00am at 40th & Asbury Ave. Parade begins at 10am. For more information call 609-399-6111.

Kite Flying Competition: Kite flying competition: 6pm 9th street beach followed by entertainment. For more information call 609-399-6111. Yo-Yo demonstration and contest at 8 p.m.; hula hoop contest at 8:30 p.m.

Spectacular Boardwalk 4th Of July Fireworks: 9:15pm a spectacular boardwalk fireworks display tops off the evening 9th Street beach. For more information call 609-399-6111.



Independence Day Family Parade

Check in from 8:15 a.m. at 9th & Atlantic Avenues, North Wildwood. Parade begins at 9 a.m. at 9th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds north to 1st & Surf Avenues. No rain date . Prizes awarded for the best decorated bikes in red, white and blue theme. FREE. Registration begins June 16th, call 609.522.2955 or

Patriotic Pooch Parade

The Patriotic Pooch Parade will join in the march of the Independence Day Parade through the island at Bill Henfey Park, 8th and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood. Check-in for parade participants will be from 8:15 a.m., parade at 9 a.m. Dogs of all shapes and sizes will parade along the streets of the Wildwoods dressed in patriotic garb alongside decorated bicycles. Prizes will be awarded for the best dressed pooches. FREE. NO RAIN DATE! To register, call 609.522.2955.


FIREWORKS: Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular

On the beach at Pine Avenue in Wildwood, but visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! This special holiday fireworks extravaganza is sponsored by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). 10 p.m. Free. 609.523.1602


Stone Harbor:


9:00 am Registration for Phillies Home Run Derby, Sand Sculpting Competition, and Decorated Bike Contest.
(no registration necessary for candy scramble (ages 6 and under), foot races (ages 7 and up), or slow bike races(ages 7 and up))

10:00am Opening Ceremonies immediately followed by Candy Scramble, then foot races, then slow bike races, then decorated bike contest
10:00 am Phillies Home Run Derby start

***Fireworks will be held on Sunday, July 2nd and can be seen at any beach end!  They are being set off a barge in 2017 off of 95th St. Approx 9:00pm (or when dark)
Eddie Morgan Band performs from 7-9pm on 95th St beach pavilion!


















Avalon Fourth of July Fireworks: 9:15pm Avalon Community Hall, 30th Street Website: 

Avalon Independence Celebration: 6-8pm 30th Street Parking Lot Avalon Community Hall 609-967-3066 URL:


Sea Isle City:

Sea Isle City Fouth of July Fireworks: 9:00pm 50th Street Beach Website:


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