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September 2022 Upcoming Festivals and Events

September 2022 Upcoming Festivals and Events

26th Annual Air Fest at NASW
September 2, 2022 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum, Cape May

Please join us for the 26th Annual Air fest at the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum.

Tomato Festival
September 3, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Backyard Park, 732 Broadway, West Cape May

The Borough of West Cape May is hosting the Tomato Festival at the Borough’s Backyard Park.  We will celebrate all things tomato at our themed festival! Proceeds from the quirky event benefit the WCM Shade Tree Commission in their endeavor to protect and improve the tree canopy of West Cape May. Come on out and share in the spirit of community. We look forward to celebrating the State’s well-known fruit with you in September!

Pose for Peace Beach Yoga
Monday, September 5, 2022 -7:30 am to 8:45 am
5th Street Beach, Sea Isle

Come and enjoy a peaceful experience doing yoga on the beach.

Full Moon Lighthouse Climb
Saturday September 10, 2022 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cape May Lighthouse

Climb the lighthouse under a full moon! Tickets required; see Cape May MAC for more details.

Ocean City Street Rod Show
Saturday September 10, 2022 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
Ocean City Boardwalk from 6th – 14th Streets

This boardwalk car show features classic street rods.

Ocean City Corvette Show
Sunday September 11, 2022 11:30 am – 4:00 pm
Ocean City Boardwalk from 6th – 14th Streets

Over 350 cars exhibited. One of the largest shows of its kind in the East. Models from every year Corvettes were manufactured comprise this colorful show.

Ocean City 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony
Sunday September 11, 2022 6:00 pm
Ocean City Tabernacle

“A Day to Remember” will include music, prayer and reflections on the memory of lives lost and on the community spirit that was renewed in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center.

Patriot Day: September 11 Remembered
Sunday September 11, 2022 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue, Sea Isle

Ceremony honors the lives lost on 9/11.

Fall Sidewalk Sales on The Washington Street Mall
Wednesday September 15 – Saturday September 18, 2022
Washington Street Mall, Cape May

Our sidewalk sales are famous for great savings on clothing, gifts, collectibles, and more! Be sure to stop by to pick up some of the hottest deals of the season from our merchants.

Fall Family Festival
Saturday September 17, 2022 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sea Isle Promenade

Fall Family Festival is Sea Isle’s most popular autumn festival, featuring two-days of family-friendly activities and entertainment. The festival will begin with a Seaside Vendor Craft Market along the oceanfront Promenade.  Also, the popular Fall Family Festival Food Court will be open in front of Excursion Park, located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue, where a tempting selection of local delicacies and traditional festival-fare will be on sale.  Meanwhile, inside Excursion Park, festival-goers will enjoy live music and a variety of free family activities.  We will once again have free amusement rides.

Fall Family Festival Antique Auto Show and Parade
Sunday, September 18, 2022 – 9:00am to 1:30pm
Sea Isle Promenade

Fall Family Festival will continue on Sunday with an Antique Auto Show along the Promenade.History-buffs and auto-enthusiasts will flock to display and admire scores of vintage vehicles while enjoying live music by The Snake Brothers Band. At 1:00 pm, trophies will be presented to the winners of the Antique Auto Show. Then, each of the vehicles entered in the auto show will parade through town, bringing this year’s Skimmer Festival to a spectacular close.

Cape May Harvest Brew Fest
Saturday September 17, 2022 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May

Enjoy craft beers and celebrate South Jersey during this all-day festival that celebrates all things local! Enjoy local food vendors, local artisans, local craft beers and local musical talent.

Ocean City Airport Festival
Saturday September 17, 2022 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Municipal Airport, 26th & Bay Avenue, Ocean City

This event includes a ground display of unusual airplanes ranging from World War II Planes to Classics and Warbirds, as well as a a parachute jump from Team Fastrax.

Parachute Pyrotechnic Show
Saturday September 17, 2022
Ocean City Boardwalk

This event features 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 p.m. jump with a landing on the 7th St Beach. Viewable along the entire Boardwalk.

Boardwalk Aerobatic Air Show
Sunday September 18, 2022 1:00 pm
Ocean City Boardwalk between 6th – 14th Streets (over the ocean)

Thrill to some of the best stunt pilots and aerobatic champions in the world plus military demonstrations.

East Lynne Theater Company Presents “Possessing Harriet”
Friday September 23, 2022 – Saturday October 22, 2022
The Cape May Presbyterian Church

Cape May’s Home of American Stage Classics, the East Lynne Theater Company brings to the stage provocative classics and history based contemporary entertainment that deal with the uniquely American experience.

Sunday September 24, 2022 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Carpenter Lane between Ocean, Perry and Jackson Streets, Cape May

Celebrate the famous Bavarian tradition when the streets of Cape May are 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

Savor September Beer, Wine and Food Festival
Sunday September 24, 2022 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
96th Street Shopping District, Stone Harbor

Savor the fall weather and a beautiful day enjoying food, wine, and beer. Enjoy local wineries and breweries, live music, art displays, food vendors, and more at this popular annual event.

Exit Zero Jazz Festival
September 30 – October 2, 2022
Various times and locations throughout Cape May

The 2022 Spring Exit Zero Jazz Festival is a 3-day musical feast featuring hundreds of musicians and thousands of visitors. Presented by the Worldwide Logistics Group, Exit Zero Jazz presents international touring artists performing on 2 outdoor stages on the beautiful grounds of Exit Zero Ferry Park overlooking the Delaware Bay. Each night, the musical feast continues with Fest shows in the bars and restaurants of Cape May. You might find yourself one minute second-lining to a New Orleans brass band, and, in the next, snaking through town behind a 22-piece Brazilian drum bloco. The joy of the Exit Zero Jazz Festival is in the discovery of incredible music and musicians you may never have known existed.