Your guide to September in Cape May.

Cape May is well-known for its beautiful high season, June through August, but September is also a great time to visit the Shore. This time of year, the weather is cooler and the streets are quieter. It’s a great time to explore new areas, visit Cape May’s unique shops and restaurants, and enjoy local attractions.

Here’s what to do this September in Cape May.


Cape May Food & Wine Celebration | September 13 – 22

Enjoy fine wine and a variety of culinary masterpieces a this “Top 100 Event in North America”. Hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC), this event will delight your taste buds with the best the Cape May culinary world has to offer. Find out why the New York Times dubbed Cape May “the restaurant capital of New Jersey.”


Harvest Brew Fest | September 14

No, the Harvest Brew Fest is NOT a fall festival. It’s actually the grand finale of summer festivals here in Cape May, landing just one week before the end of summer. Harvest Brew Fest offers patrons a lovely afternoon on the Emlen Physick Estate with delicious local food, beverages, live music, crafts and more.


Cape May Designer House Tour | September 21

This is a design lover’s dream! Take a self-guided through Cape May’s finest privately-owned homes. Visitors are invited to step across the thresholds of four professionally designed homes that are only open to the public for this special occasion. Get inspired and walk away with stunning décor ideas. Visitors will receive a booklet with home descriptions and a map.


Harry’s Weekly Specials

Harry’s Ocean Bar & Grille, our onsite restaurant, offers discount specials on select menu items Monday through Wednesday, every week.

  • On Mondays, enjoy ½ priced mussels, $5 pretzels, and take $2 off all draft beer.
  • Tuesdays, try $5 rose by the glass, $6 frose, $6 blackberry and rose sangria, $5 White Claw hard seltzer. Plus, $5 hummus and pita, and $6 goat cheese bruschetta.
  • On Wednesdays sip an Orange Crush for just $5. Other crushes such as strawberry, mango, grapefruit or creamsicle are $6. Pair your crush with $7 fish tacos or $6 wings.
  • Plus, on Sunday and Eagles Gamedays, enjoy $5 mini cheesesteaks, $6 wings, $7 fish tacos, $5 clam chowder, and $2.50 Miller Lite and Yuengling Drafts.

All in all, there’s plenty to do this September in Cape May. Come and enjoy the beautiful weather on the Jersey Shore.

For a full list of Cape May scheduled events, visit Cape May Magazine. Visit our Packages page to see what specials we’re running this season. Then, call our family-friendly beachfront resort for the best rates and room. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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