Halloween Parade

Due to New Jersey Governor Murphy's Executive Order on outdoor gatherings and with a priority to the safety and welfare of employees and attendees, the City has cancelled The Halloween Parade for the 2020 season.

Date:  Sunday, October 25, 2020

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38th  Annual Cape May Halloween Parade

Cape May’s annual Halloween Parade is scheduled to return in October 2021.  Prior to the parade, trick or treating on the Washington Street Mall will be held from Noon to 2 p.m., which is sponsored by the Small Businesses of the Washington Street Mall.

The Parade route begins at Perry Street and Carpenter Lane, proceeds down Carpenter Lane to Ocean Street, travels down Washington Street and ends at the Emlen Physick Estate located at 1048 Washington Street. 

Parade registration is free and begins at 1:30 p.m. on the corner of Perry Street and the Washington Street Mall.  Divisions are as follows: 3 and under, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12, 13-17, 18 and older, Groups and Floats.  Prizes will be awarded to all divisions at the conclusion of the parade at the Emlen Physick Estate. 

The Parade is sponsored by the City of Cape May, the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May and the Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities (Cape May MAC).

For more information call the City of Cape May Department of Tourism, Recreation and Civic Affairs at (609) 884-9565