Baby Parade

Don’t miss the most adorable parade returning to the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort. The 90th Annual Cape May Baby Parade is scheduled for Friday, July 28, 2023, and begins at 11:00 AM at Congress Street and Beach Avenue. There is a rain date of July 29th. The procession down Beach Avenue will conclude at Cape May Convention Hall near Howard Street.


Participants are invited to Convention Hall immediately following the parade for the awards ceremony conducted by the parade’s Grand Marshal, Queen Maysea. Trophies will be awarded in five separate categories: Beach Baby, Decorated Baby Carriage, Walking in Fancy Dress, Walking in Superhero Outfit, and Decorated on Wheels. There will also be an award for Best Overall Entry.


Registration is free to all participants 12 years of age and younger. Registration and judging will be held at Congress Street and Beach Avenue beginning at 10 AM. Pre-registration will be accepted until Thursday, July 27th at 4:30 PM. To register, please call the Office of Civic Affairs at 609-884-9565, or email at You can also register in person at Cape May Convention Hall located at 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204.

To download the registration form, please click here.

For additional information, visit or call 609-884-9565.