• Stacks Image 3822
  • Stacks Image 3824
  • Stacks Image 3826
  • Stacks Image 3828
  • Stacks Image 3830
  • Stacks Image 3832
  • Stacks Image 3834
  • Stacks Image 3836
  • Stacks Image 3838
SEPTEMBER EVENTS
Due to the COVID19 situation, please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
PEOPLE, PLACE, PROCESS: April 1, 2020 through January 3, 2021 : 50 Years of Glassmaking at WheatonArts. WheatonArts, Millville. This exhibit in the Museum of American Glass honors 50 years of glassmakers at WheatonArts. Discover collaborations that artfully combine vision, artifacts that serve as muse, and the tools that connect skills across time. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

THEMES ACROSS CULTURES: April 1, 2020 through January 3, 2021: WheatonArts, Millville. View the similarities and differences of various artistic expressions found within South Jersey’s diverse cultural groups on display in WheatonArts’ Down Jersey Folklife Center. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

1: TUESDAYS AT THE TOWER: CONCERT SERIES: Stone Harbor. New performance every Tuesday night from July 7 to September 1. Beer & Wine Garden. FREE. www.SHNJ.org. www.StoneHarborBeach.com

4: RICH REINHART JUNIOR CLAMSHELL PITCHING TOURNAMENT: Cape May. 11am-3pm, Windsor Avenue Beach, www.capemaycity.com

4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26: MAURICE RIVER CRUISES: Millville. Mid-May through October: Friday and Saturdays at 1 and 4 p.m. Two hours on the beautiful “wild and scenic” Maurice River. Guaranteed sightings of Bald Eagles, Osprey and more. Call Captain Dave for reservations: 856-327-1530. Wednesday evenings are 2-hour sunset sails. Time varies according with daylight hours. www.mauricerivercruises.com

4-7: AIRFEST: Naval Air Station Wildwood. Cape May County Airport. WWII aircraft: B-24 Liberator, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang & other “Flyin” aircraft. Vendors, exhibitors, music, food. www.usnasw.org

5-6: SUMMER SEND-OFF CRAFT SHOW: Cape May. On the promenade from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.capemaycity.com

5-6: HANDS ON HISTORY: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Enjoy family activities and crafts including papermaking, tin punch, pottery, face painting, historic games and dress-up, storytelling and more! www.hcsv.org

6: STONE HARBOR FARMERS MARKET: 95th Street & Second Avenue. Every Sunday Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. 8am – 12:30pm. www.SHNJ.org

6: WILDWOOD BLOCK PARTY & MUSIC FESTIVAL: Family festival, crafts, games, rides, great food & continuous FREE live entertainment. 609-522-2444. www.WildwoodNJ.org

8: FREE MOVIE NIGHT: Millville Army Airfield Museum. 1 Leddon St. Millville. 6 to 8:30p.m. Veteran speaker and movie. Limited seating (call to reserve) 856-327-2347. www.p47millville.org

10-13: FALL SIDEWALK SALE: Cape May. Washington Street Mall and city-wide. 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. www.heartofcapemay.com

11-12: SEA ISLE CITY FOODIE WEEKEND: Sea Isle City. Nearly a dozen food trucks from across the Northeast featuring different cuisines from award winning food trucks. Crafters, family entertainment, live music, great drinks and much more. 609-318-4504. www.seaislecityfood.com

11-13: END-OF-SUMMER SHOP HOP: Avalon. Grab your friends, grab a cocktail and hit the stores of Avalon for great end-of-season steals and deals! 609-967-3936. www.visitavalonnj.com

11-20: CAPE MAY FOOD & WINE CELEBRATION: Cape May. 24th Annual Event. Indulge your taste buds in Cape May, N.J., named one of “America’s Best Food Cities” 609-884-5404. 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

12: 2ND SATURDAY WINE TASTING AT THE VILLAGE ON HIGH: Millville. Lovely wine and food pairings in the beautiful garden courtyard at the shopping village located at 501 N. High St., Millville. Cost is only $20 per person. Reservations: 856-371-0716. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

12: HARVEST BREW FEST and CRAFTS & COLLECTIBLES SHOW: Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May. Taste craft beers at this annual festival that celebrates all things local including music, food, artists and brews. Families welcome! 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

12-13: FALL CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEKEND: Woodland Village, Clermont. It’s our 17th birthday and we’re celebrating. Visit our 16 shops and take advantage of the sales, discounts, give-aways, and refreshments offered. www.gardengreenhouse.net/woodland-village/

12-13: REVOLUTIONARY WAR ENCAMPMENT: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. The American Revolution comes to life. Reenactors and encampments from both Loyalist and Patriot militia. Field camps, artillery demonstrations and more. www.hcsv.org

14- OCTOBER 25: SCARECROWS IN THE VILLAGE: Woodland Village, Clermont. Enjoy Fall in the Village where our walks are lined with a variety of scarecrows. www.gardengreenhouse.net/woodland-village/

17-19: NEW JERSEY STATE FIREMEN’S CONVENTION & PARADE: Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade Sat. at 2 p.m. at NJ Ave & Cresse Rd, Wildwood. njsfa.com. Fireworks on the Beach on the beach at Pine Avenue, Wildwood. 9 p.m. 609-523-1602 or www.dooww.com

18: THIRD FRIDAY: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. High Street in the District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. Levoy Theatre – www.levoy.net. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

18-19: WILDWOOD CREST FIREFIGHTERS WEEKEND CRAFT SHOW: Sunrise Park, Rambler & Ocean, Wildwood Crest. 609-523-0202. www.WildwoodCrest.org

19: PAWS FOR ART: WheatonArts, Millville. Hosted in partnership with the South Jersey Regional Animal Shelter, this FREE outdoor event celebrates our four-legged friends. Includes the Wheaton Barks Dog Show, animal and family-friendly activities, local non-profit animal rescue organizations, and more. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. www.wheatonarts.org

19: OCEAN CITY AIRPORT FESTIVAL: Annual festival at the Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Ave. Features include a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II Planes to Classics and Warbirds. The event will feature a parachute jump from Team Fastrax. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

19: PARACHUTE PYROTECHNIC SHOW: Ocean City. Consists of several highly trained and specially licensed Team Fastrax demonstrators exiting the aircraft 6,000 feet above Ocean City’s Beach & Boardwalk. Brilliant white or multi-colored projectile pyrotechnics are then ignited and flown in formation, creating a dazzling display for spectators on the ground. 8:00pm jump with a landing on the 7th St Beach. Viewable along the entire Boardwalk. 609-399-6111. www.oceancityvacation.com

19: DOWNTOWN CAR SHOW: Millville. High Street in the Arts District. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Greater Millville Chamber of Commerce. 856-825-2600. www.millville-nj.com

19: FALL MIGRATION FESTIVAL: Wetlands Institute, Stone Harbor. Sitting in the heart of the Atlantic Flyway, thousands of birds make their way across the Cape May Peninsula every fall. The Wetlands Institute will have guided viewing of migratory birds from the Institute and on Seven Mile Island, Monarch tagging demonstrations, live animal presentations and much more! 609-368-1211. www.wetlandsinstitute.org

19-20: BODNAR’S ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES AUCTION AT THE JERSEY SHORE: Cape May Convention Hall. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. www.capemaycity.com

19-20: FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL WEEKEND: Sea Isle City. Vendor market, food court, live music, amusement rides, children’s entertainment, antique auto show & parade, free guided historical trolley tours. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

19-20: CIVIL WAR ENCAMPMENT: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. The Blue & the Gray take the field at one of the Village’s longest-running and most popular events! Union & Confederate troops camp throughout the Village, demonstrations of field hospitals, weaponry and more. www.hcsv.org

23: NJ RUN FOR THE FALLEN: Cape May. Start at Sunset Beach. www.njrunforthefallen.org

24: WHEATON CONVERSATIONS: ARTISTS WENDEL WHITE & GLYNNIS REED:
6pm, Thursday, September 24, 2020. Register for this virtual event and become captivated by the powerful artworks of accomplished artists Wendel White and Glynnis Reed as they discuss their creative process, traditions of African American art and photography, and their approaches to interweaving identity with nature and place. White, a Distinguished Professor of Art and American Studies at Stockton University is known for his landscapes and portraits of African-American cultural history. His work has received numerous awards, grants, and fellowships, including a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Photography, with works represented in museum and corporate collections throughout the country. Reed is a professional artist with an MFA from the University of California. She works in various mediums, including photography, mixed media, and poetry, and has been exhibited across the United States and internationally. She is interested in various themes, including the representation of black women, particularly in relation to natural landscapes, identity, and place. 800-998-4552, 856-825-6800. This event is part of Wheaton Conversations, a new virtual series highlighting select artists with ties to WheatonArts! To see the full schedule of conversations, visit www.wheatonarts.org

September 24-October 18: FALL WALKING TOURS: Historic Cold Spring Village, Cape May. Enjoy beautiful autumn weather as you take a guided walk through a portion of Historic Cold Spring Village and experience the mystique of days gone by. Learn the history of several of the Village buildings and the lifestyles of those who worked and lived in them. Visit the Country Store where you can purchase a unique souvenir of the Village, then enjoy a complementary mini 4oz flight tasting at Cold Spring Brewery (beer, sarsaparilla, or water). End your visit with a delightful box lunch from Cold Spring Grange Restaurant which can be eaten on the Brewery grounds  or taken off site. Tours are offered at 11am. Thursdays through Sundays, beginning September 24 through October 18. Tours are $20 per person includes box lunch. (18.00 children 3-12) Members receive a $2 discount. Tours begin at the Seashore Road/Rt.626 Gate House. www.hcsv.org

24-27: FALL BOARDWALK CLASSIC CAR SHOW:
Wildwood. Classic cars displayed on the Boardwalk. FREE admission for spectators, and more! 609-522-4546. www.WildwoodMotorEventsNJ.com

25-26: SAVING SEPTEMBER in STONE HARBOR WEEKEND: Stone Harbor. Friday evening, enjoy a September Hospitality Night from 6pm to 9pm throughout our shopping district. Shops will be open, offering great fall deals and complimentary beverages. Enjoy acoustic musicians while you stroll the shops & restaurants. Saturday evening is our Stone Harbor En Blanc. Dress in white and dine out, get take out and host your own diner en blanc or join us at our socially distanced Sunset En Blanc at the 81st Street Public Marina. The Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce is providing 30+ spaces that can each accommodate a party of 8. You can reserve a space, bring your own food, drink and decor to enjoy a diner en blanc along the water from 6pm to 8pm. The SH Chamber will be selling "Saving September Weekend" gift bags for $20 that include a souvenir stemless wine glass, an exclusive Stone Harbor mask and a Stone Harbor Savings Certificate that will be good for exclusive deals at many of our shops and restaurants from 9/25 through 10/12. There is also a September Sidewalk Sale from Friday through Sunday. You can contact the SH Chamber for details and reservations at the Sunset En Blanc by calling 609-368-6101 facebook.com/stoneharborbeach

25-27: IRISH FALL FESTIVAL:
North Wildwood. The largest Irish Festival on the East Coast celebrating Irish heritage with dancing, music, food, vendors and crafts. Other festival activities include a golf tournament, amateur boxing matches, Irish dance lessons, Ceili, 5k Run and 1-mile walk, pipe exhibition, Irish music concert. 609-729-0075, 800-IRISH-91. www.CMCAOH.com

25-27: IRISH FESTIVAL WEEKEND: Sea Isle City. Celtic celebration features live Irish music and dancing, an Irish Vendor Market, great food and countless festival-goers “Wearin’ the Green.” 609-263-3611. www.lacosta-seaisle.com

26: SEAFARERS CELEBRATION: Wildwood Crest. Saturday features the festival along Sunset Lake featuring craft & food vendors, family entertainment, live music and children’s activities. On Sat. evening, the celebration moves to Centennial Park. FREE. 609-523-0202. www.WildwoodCrest.org

26: SAVOR SEPTEMBER: Stone Harbor. Food, Wine & Beer Festival with the area’s best food, wine, microbrews, art, music. Enjoy the tasting tents, a grape stomping competition, talented art vendors and live entertainment and more. “En Blanc” dinner on the eve of the event! www.StoneHarborBeach.com

26: OKTOBERFEST: Cape May. Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition in Cape May the festival will be located on Carpenter Lane between Ocean & Perry and continue down Jackson Street to Beach Ave. as it is transformed into a German promenade with authentic music and food. Visit the Beer Gardens and Food Courts browse the artisans tables selling crafts, antiques and collectibles. www.capemaychamber.com

27: OCNJ HALF MARATHON, 5K & D10 MILE NON-COMPETITIVE WALK/RUN: Ocean City. NO RACE DAY registration for the Half Marathon. Registration opens Feb. 1, 2020. Sign up early to save on registration fees. For more information call 609-399-6111 or www.ocnj.us/Race-Events

30: RACE OF GENTLEMEN: A living history event, celebrating America’s Racing & Hot-Rodding heritage. Held on the Wildwoods beach at Schellenger Ave. www.TheRaceOfGentlemen.com

Stacks Image 3851
Planning a trip? Check out the region’s premier guide covering Cape May, Cumberland & Atlantic Counties. Unlike most other guides that are filled with mostly advertising, the Vacationer is brimming with helpful stories along with beautiful photographs. Discover everything you need to plan your visit. Beaches, boardwalks, casinos, nightlife, dining, amusements, lodging and much more.

View online OR Request a printed copy
Tourism Information:
Cape May County
800-227-2297

Cumberland County
866-866-MORE

Interested in advertising with us?
Find out why advertising in the Vacationer is so different from your other choices.
Rate Card here
Contact our sales staff here
Stacks Image 3859
Stacks Image 465
Supported in part by a grant from the New Jersey Department of State, Division of Travel & Tourism.