Monday, September 17, 2012

Victorian Weekend Coming Up In Cape May October 5th

October 5-9, 2012 ~ Victorian Weekend in Cape May
Friday through Tuesday, this annual celebration of Cape May’s Victorian heritage offers fun, fun, fun! Come to downtown Cape May for dances in Victorian dress, a crafts & antiques show, plus yummy food and wine events including murder mystery dinners. There will be house tours of course, with John F. Craig House among the Victorian “painted ladies” celebrated by this festival. For the full schedule and more information, call (609) 884-5404 or 1-800-275-4278 or visit
Dragon Boat
Dragons and Victorians and Birds, oh my! 2012 October events in Cape May, NJ include Victorian Weekend, the 1st Annual Dragon Boat Festival and the Cape May Autumn Birding Festival.
October 13, 2012 ~ Cape May Dragon Boat Festival
This new annual event features colorful dragon-headed boats manned by teams racing along a 250-meter straight course in Cape May Harbor. Come to the Harbor on Saturday to cheer on the festive boats or join a team and really get in on the fun. All equipment will be provided. There will also be demonstrations, live music, food and vendors with arts, crafts and other wares for sale. Races start at 9 am continue all day until about 3:30 pm depending on how the heats run. The events for the festival continue until about 5 pm. Visit or call the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at (609) 884-5508 to learn more.
October 26-28, 2012 ~ Cape May Autumn Birding Festival
This 66th annual event celebrates the yearly migration of thousands of wild birds passing through Cape May. Birdwatchers and photographers come from all over to join in the festival and catch sight of the flying multitude. Festival events at the Cape May Convention Hall (714 County Highway 604) include special guest presentations, a live raptor show, wildlife arts & crafts and much more! Of course the main event will be happening at the Cape May Bird Observatory (701 East Lake Drive) where there will be guided birdwatching tours and boat trips. Registration for the festival is open through October 17, 2012. Learn more and register by October 17th: ~ (609) 884-2736.
Our bed and breakfast in Cape May’s Victorian Row is only a minutes away (or even a few steps!) from all these great events. There’s still time to book your room at our Cape May, NJ B&B for Victorian Weekend, the Dragon Boat Festival and the Autumn Birding Festival.
Check back soon for a post about the upcoming Cape May Halloween events! There’s always so much fun going on in the beautiful Victorian town of Cape May

About Cape May and Cape May
Cape May is a city at the southern tip of Cape May Peninsula in Cape May County, New Jersey, where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean. With a rich history, award-winning beaches & boating, designation as a top birding location, and many Victorian structures, Cape May is a seaside resort drawing visitors from around the world. Cape May was recognized as one of America's top 10 beaches by the Travel Channel and its beach was ranked fifth in New Jersey in the 2008 Top 10 Beaches. is a site that's totally dedicated to the historic Cape May Resort vacation area. We have two goals - to promote our beautiful town's local businesses and to assist potential visitors in finding anything they could want or need in and around Cape May.
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