June 8, 2016

Contact:                 Kate O’Connell
Office of Tourism, Recreation and Civic Affairs
(609) 884-8566

The Cape May Independence Day Parade Set for July 2

CAPE MAY, NJ – The City of Cape May will stage its annual Independence Parade on Saturday, July 2, beginning at 1 p.m.  The parade route is on Beach Avenue from Philadelphia Avenue to Patterson Avenue with the reviewing stand near Convention Hall.

Cape May is honored to have Captain Owen Gibbons, new Commanding Officer U.S. Coast Guard Tracen Cape May, as the Grand Marshal of the parade. The parade will feature string bands along with many other outstanding performing groups, family entries, autos, veteran organizations, and local officials.

Decorated bicycles, antique automobiles, and all community entries are welcome to participate in the Independence Parade.  Anyone interested in participating should contact the Cape May Department of Civic Affairs at 609-884-9565 or email

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See photo attached: Cape May Independence Parade on Beach Avenue.

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