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  • Writer's pictureShelley McKinley

Free Summer Fun!

Updated: Jul 9, 2021

Looking for some free activities to do this summer with the kids while in Wildwood, NJ or Cape May, NJ? Here is a list of activities happening every week in Cape May County that are free!! Check them out.

Monday - Marine Science Program

Beach Exploration - This free program designed for children and adults will be held each Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Each session will begin with a brief presentation at the Rambler Road beach, followed by short journeys to different areas of the beach to further explore the seaside environment of Wildwood Crest.

Monday - Family Fun at Sunset Lake

Sunset Lake near Atlantic and New Jersey avenues. 7:30 pm in July, 7 pm in August. FREE family event with live music, children's activities/entertainment, FREE family photos and some of the best sunsets on the East Coast. Held each Monday July 5 through August 23. Info: 609-523-0202.

Tuesday - Story time at the Wildwood Crest Library

Join us for books, rhymes, songs, and tons of fun outdoors at the Wildwood Crest Library!

Tuesday - Movies in Bryne Plaza (North Wildwood)

Bring your beach chairs and blankets to Downtown Wildwood on Tuesday nights this summer for free outdoor movies in the Plaza. A different family movie will be shown every week. Rain dates are Wednesday. No movie August 3rd for National Night Out.

Tuesday - Magic Show in Cape May

Don’t miss Free Family Fun in Cape May with the weekly Magic Shows!

7:00 - 8:30 PM at the Cape May Convention Hall

Visit or call (609) 884-9565 for more information!

Wednesday - Live Music at Centennial Park

Check out the tentative 2021 Summer Music Series Schedule for Centennial Park!

Wednesday - Cape May Summer Concerts

The Cape May Summer Concert Series includes a number of talented performers from all over the country, so get ready for some great music on your vacation.

Wednesday - Concerts at the Cape May Ferry

The Summer Concert Series is back, starting Wednesday, 7/7/21! Concerts are free, and open to the public; no tickets are required for entrance. Please note that no outside food or alcohol may be brought onto the green. A VIP experience is available via Exit Zero; tickets are required for VIP access, and include access to the Sunset Lounge, VIP parking, appetizers and a cash bar. VIP tickets can be purchased through Exit Zero at their website.

Thursday - Movies on the beach in Cape May

FREE MOVIES ON THE BEACH Stockton Beach (next to Convention Hall) Rain location inside Convention Hall Live Music & Children’s Activities, 8pm Featured Movie, 8:30pm 609-884-5508,

Thursday - Music in the Park

Music in the Plaza is a free concert series on Thursdays all summer at the beautiful Byrne Plaza in Wildwood, NJ. Bring your dancing shoes, as well as a blanket or beach chair. Come early and get dinner, or ice cream from one of the many downtown restaurants and Ice Cream Parlors!

Thursday - Live Music at Sunset Lake

Live acoustic music overlooking some of the best sunsets on the East Coast. Sunset Lake Gazebo (Miami and New Jersey). Entertainment TBA. 7:30 pm in July, 7 pm in August. More info: 609-523-0202.

Friday - Fireworks on the Boardwalk

This summer, kick off the weekend every Friday on the famous Wildwoods Boardwalk with Friday night fireworks! The fireworks will be launched from the beach on Pine Avenue and visible from anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! Rain date is Sunday at 10 p.m.

Saturday - Live Music at Centennial Park

Check out the tentative 2021 Summer Music Series Schedule for Centennial Park!

For more information on what's going on in Wildwood and Cape May the week you are visiting, check out our weekly calendar of events. All events are organized by week to help making planning easier.

If you haven't joined yet, please join our Facebook group for the latest updates on upcoming events and availability at our condo located in Seapointe Village.

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