4th of July in Cape May is back and better than ever! As you know, Cape May is the perfect spot to celebrate the good ol’ US of A. In fact, many believe that July is the best time to stay at The Queen Victoria. With colorful fireworks displays, parades, special events, and old-fashioned summertime fun, Cape May is absolutely a must-visit destination for Independence Day 2021. Here’s what’s happening this year.
INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE on July 3rd
This year, Cape May’s Independence Day Parade falls on Saturday, July 3rd. Beginning at 12:00 pm, the parade takes place along Beach Drive. Don’t miss this festive celebration complete with vintage cars, holiday floats, and live performances by local musicians. Bonus, all decorated golf carts, bicycles, and baby carriages are encouraged to enter the new “Best Decorated” Contest this year for a chance to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prizes!
LOWER TOWNSHIP FIREWORKS on July 3rd
The Lower Township 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Display begins at 5pm on July 3rd. This event, held along the bayfront, offers an evening of live music, entertainment, delicious food, children’s amusement rides and spectacular fireworks. Festivities begin at 5pm between Lincoln Boulevard and Emerson Avenue. Amusement rides are on Washington Boulevard and Franklin Avenue. Fireworks begin at around 9pm.
HISTORIC COLD SPRING VILLAGE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION on July 3rd and 4th, 11am to 4pm
This annual celebration includes patriotic activities and events suitable for the entire family. Held on July 3rd and 4th from 11am to 4:30pm, this historic Independence Day event features A variety of patriotic family activities, programs, and music. Plus, the Village’s restored historic buildings will be open with demonstrations of Early American trades and crafts.
CAPE MAY CITY FIREWORKS on July 4th
Cape May City Fireworks are held at Congress Beach where onlookers may enjoy fantastic views from the sand, promenade or any property facing Beach Avenue. The show begins at 9:15 pm and includes an hour of dazzling fireworks. Please note, in the event of rain, the fireworks display may be rescheduled or canceled. Rain date July 5th.
Dinner at Vintage & Fireworks atop the Cape May Lighthouse on July 4th
Enjoy this exclusive chance to see the area’s Independence Day fireworks from the ideal vantage point: atop the Cape May Lighthouse. Enjoy a four-course dinner at Vintage then board the trolley at the Emlen Physick Estate for a short ride to Cape May Lighthouse. Climb to the top to watch the fireworks from the Watch Gallery. Reservations only. Subject to cancellation if fireworks are canceled. $125. Presented by Cape May MAC
As you can see, Cape May has quite the Independence Day celebration lineup. Don’t miss it. Visit us at The Queen Victoria for an unforgettable 4th of July in Cape May getaway. Book your room today.