Event Day Details

Training Center Cape May
1 Munro Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204

Parking is available along Pennsylvania Ave. and at other designated locations in the City of Cape May. Look for parking attendants as you approach the Training Center on Pennsylvania Ave. Shuttles will run a continuous loop from parking areas to the main gate.

Photo ID will be required for all adults. Bags are subject to search.

For the convenience of our visitors to the festival, a free shuttle will be available to and from the festival.  Please note specific locations for pickup and drop off within shuttle map provided.

10am – 4pm

Ship Tours

Walking tours of Coast Guard ships

Please Note: Ship tours include steep steps, and require proper footwear. No open-toed shoes or heels. Baby strollers are not allowed.

10am – 4pm

Trolley tours of Training Center Cape May

10am – 4pm

Kids’ Zone

Face-painting, games, kit-building, and a bounce house

10am – 4pm

Cultural Exhibits, Community Organizations and Vendors

Extensive cultural, historical, and Coast Guard exhibits; Photo booth; displays; vendors. Food and beverages, featuring Cape May Brews!

10am – 4pm

USCG Static Helicopter Display

Meet with the crew of a Coast Guard helicopter.

10am – 4pm

Vendors & Community Groups

10am – 4pm

Food and Beer Garden

Featuring Cape May brews

10am – 3:30pm


Enjoy music all day!

10am – 4pm

Live Demonstrations!

Check out special Coast Guard demonstrations and performances throughout the day. Visit the information tent at the festival entrance for times and locations.

  • US Coast Guard Recruit Band performances
  • Search and rescue demonstrations over Cape May Harbor
  • K-9 demonstrations
  • Fire Department demonstrations
  • Coast Guard recruits marching in formation

10:30am – 3pm, Hourly

Cape May Harbor Tour via Pirate Ship

(Ticket Required)

Family-friendly tours of Cape May Harbor via boat depart from the pier.

$5 per person requested donation for harbor tours. Purchase tickets on-site.

Please Note: Ship tours include steep steps and require proper footwear. No open-toe shoes or heels. Baby strollers are not allowed on tours.