Cape May Show Us Your Red, White & Blue

Decorating Contest

Register by Midnight July 4th

Join in the celebration by decorating your home, or

business in patriotic colors. Prizes will be awarded in the following

Categories: Best Home, Best Business, Best Nighttime Display, and Judge’s Choice. 

To enter email:

Sponored by Crest Savings Bank

Cape May Star Spangled Sand Sculpting Contest

Saturday, July 4th • 10am

Rain Date: July 5th

Check in at the yellow tent on the beach behind Convention Hall - 714 Beach Avenue

Theme: “A Patriotic Day at the Beach”

Bring buckets and shovels with you to create a masterpiece!

This competition is open to:

Individual adult (Ages 13 & up)

Individual child (ages 12 & under)

Family group (all ages)

Sculpting will begin at 10am • Judging at 2:30pm

(or upon request for earlier start after 8:00 a.m.)

To register please visit:

Sponsored by New Jersey Audubon Nature Center of Cape May

For more details please call: 609-427-3045 or e-mail

Cape May Let Freedom Ring - Citywide Bell Toll

Saturday, July 4 • 7:30pm

Citywide, Church bells will ring for approximately 30 seconds to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Join us If you have a bell, or download a bell ringing app,

or just grab some pots and pans to help let freedom ring all over Cape May.

Sponsored by Cape Resorts

Cape May Patriotic Flyover

Saturday, July 4th • 7:45pm

Following the citywide bell ringing turn your attention to the skies for a patriotic flyover. Featuring two SNJ WWII Advanced Trainer Aircraft.

the flyover will be visible from anywhere in Cape May City. 

Sponsored by the City of Cape May and the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May.

Cape May Free Music in Rotary Park

Saturday, July 4th & Sunday, July 5th • 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Stop by Rotary Park on Saturday and Sunday night

from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm for a free concerts featuring local musicians. 

Sponsored by Seashore Sound

Cape May Red, Bike & Blue Virtual Bike Parade

Register by Midnight, July 4th


Decorate your bike with red, white, and blue colors to show your patriotic spirit. 

take a picture or a 15 second video to enter to win a new beach cruiser bike. 

Submit your photo or video by posting it on either Facebook or Instagram and tagging it with #cmredbikeandblue. Or you can submit via email at

Sponsored by Curious Cape May Bike and Walking Tours

Cape May Patriotic Pet Virtual Contest 

Register by Midnight, July 4th


Dress up your pet for a patriotic portrait. Then take a picture or 15 second video to enter to win prizes. Submit your photo or video by posting it on either Facebook or Instagram and tagging it with #cmpatrioticpet. 

Or you can submit via email at

Sponsored By Good Scents Cape May 

The Great Cape May Bakeoff

Sunday, July 5th • 1pm

Register by Midnight, July 3rd 

Enter your best pie, cake, cookie, or brownie

red, white, and blue theme (either icing or filling.)

Prizes will be awarded.

To enter 

Sponsored by Elaine's Cape May

For more information visit: or Call 609-884-9565


  • Occurred Saturday, July 4th, 2020 — all day


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