Events Calendar

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May 1st

Loyalty Day is held at 12:00 Noon, in Wilbraham Park as a day of patriotism. Enacted in 1958 by President Eisenhower through an act of Congress, Loyalty Day celebrates the American people and their patriotic courage. This event is organized annually by the Peterson Little Post #386 of the Veterans of Foreign War.

May 12th

Saturday May 12th  9:00am - 2:00pm.  We will offer recycling at it's finest with the WCM Borough Wide Yard Sale. The sale will be advertised in local papers.  Set up in front of your home.   Sell your stuff, come rain or come shine!.

Please register at Borough Hall or by calling (609) 884-1005 x 100

May 16th

Wednesday May 16th  Borough wide BULK Trash pickup Includes: Furniture, mattresses, boards, tied tree limbs and pieces of wood, not more than 5 feet in length, not more than 50 pounds. NOT Included: Tree stumps, cast iron, metal pipes, demolition, construction material, cars or car parts, TV sets, computers, white items (refrigerators, sinks, etc.)

June 2nd (Raindate June 3rd)

Sponsored by the West Cape May Business Association, the Strawberry Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event each spring. Strawberries abound in both edible and non edible form. Festivities begin at 9:00 AM and continue until 5:00PM in Wilbraham Park. The rain date is June 3rd. Organizer Sharon Flanagan can be reached at (609) 886-0412.

Strawberry Festival Application

June 16th (Raindate June 17th)

The Greater Cape May Historical Society invites you to help preserve a piece of history and enjoy a beautiful day in the Borough of West Cape May at Wilbraham Park from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. Tourists and locals alike will find it fun looking (and buying) the many antiques and wares offered. The Colonial House Restoration fund will benefit from the proceeds. Will reschedule to Sunday, June 17th, in case of rain. Contact Joan Green at (609) 898-1236 for more information.

June 26th - August 28th (Tuesdays Only)

West Cape May Farm Market at the "BACKYARD" Park

By popular demand, the market will once again run a full ten weeks, beginning June 26– August 28, 2018, each Tuesday between 3:00pm and 7:30pm. The market is located at the West Cape May Municipal Complex at the Backyard Park, 732 Broadway.  We look forward to another bountiful season!

Rain or shine, the Market will be open! The Market features not only fresh produce and herbs, but, among others, purveyors of antiques; live art demonstrations; fresh coffee; barbecue, seafood and kettle corn. Also in the lineup are children's activities!

Come for the produce...linger for the wonderful sense of community as the sun begins to dip. Grab a lite dinner from one of our vendors, share some time with family and friends and relax listening to a variety of local musical talent between 5:00pm and 7:00pm. This wonderful community event aims to bring in more artists and unusual vendors, as well as increase the involvement of young people in the event each year.

2018 Entertainment Schedule

Beginning with the Tuesday, June 26th Farmer’s Market opening, the Borough will present 10 weeks of music entertainment. Come and have dinner and enjoy music presented Tuesday evenings thru August 28th with family, friends and neighbors. Call 609 884-1005 extension 107 for information.

The Farm Market Committee of Volunteers recommends walking, riding your bike or car pooling as parking is limited!

Click here to download the Farm Market Vendor Application

Click here to download the Farm Market Vendor Rules and Regulations

Click here to download sample insurance certificates



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July 7th (Raindate July 8th)

Macedonia Baptist Church returns with "Vendors in the Park" from 9:00am until 5:00pm.  This event features a variety of crafts, antiques, and edible delicacies.  Proceeds help to support the church building fund. Contact Todd Fayer at (609) 412-5376 for information.


CANCELLED July 21st (Raindate July 22nd)

The WCM Elementary School PTA "Art & Heritage Festival" is the place to be mid-summer. Held in the Wilbraham Park from 10:00am till 5:00pm, this event will be featuring local artists and fine crafters with food samplings and music! Proceeds from this fund raiser help defray cultural and scholastic activities for the students. Organizer: TBD.  The application form and additional information can be found by clicking here (not yet available if link is not able to be clicked).

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August 4th (Raindate August 5th)

The Ladies Auxiliary of the Peterson Little Post #386 flea market offers plenty to choose from.  Proceeds from this event fund scholarships for children in local elementary schools.  Recipients are determined through a written essay contest.  Come share the fun in Wilbraham Park from 9:00am until 5:00pm.  Contact Kathleen Bresan (609) 675-6020 for information.

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September 1st (Raindate September 2nd)

Click Here for the Tomato Festival Application

Click here for sample insurance certificates.

The Tomato Festival in Wilbraham Park celebrates the Jersey Fresh Tomato and the end of the summer season!  Festivities begin at 9:00am and continue until 5:00pm.  Proceeds from this quirky event benefit the WCM Shade Tree Commission in their endeavor to protect and improve the tree canopy of WCM.  Come on out and share in the spirit of community!

Any questions for this event should be directed to the Event Organizer, Barbara Hammond at (215) 439-8665 or

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October 6th (Raindate October 7th)
Lima Bean Festival

Click Here for the Lima Bean Festival Application

Click Here for insurance certificate samples

West Cape May celebrates her farming heritage with the Annual Lima Bean Festival in Wilbraham Park! The lowly legume takes center stage beginning at 9:00am and delights locals and visitors alike with her vast array of recipes, crafts and products available. The fun continues till 5:00pm, but plan to stop by early so you don’t miss a trick (or the great

Any questions for this event should be directed to the Event Organizer, Sharon Flanagan at (609) 886-0412 or


Wednesday October 17th
Borough Wide BULK Trash Pickup

Includes: Furniture, mattresses, boards, tied tree limbs and pieces of wood, not more than 5 feet in length, not more than 50 pounds. NOT Included: Tree stumps, cast iron, metal pipes, demolition, construction material, cars or car parts, TV sets, computers, white items (refrigerators, sinks, etc.)

Sunday, October 21st
WCM Community Christmas Parade Fundraiser
Chalfonte Smorgasbord
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
What: Delightful dinner of all the Chalfonte offerings, including Dot's Famous fried chicken
Where: The Chalfonte, 301 Howard Street, Cape May
Tickets: $25.00 each, limited tickets available. Click Here to purchase tickets.
Monday, October 29th
WCM Community Christmas Parade Fundraiser
Exit Zero "Curry" Scary Dinner
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
What: Enjoy curry or non-curry fare, featuring a chilling backdrop of scary music and costumes!
Where: Exit Zero Filling Station, 110 Sunset Boulevard, West Cape May
Tickets: $20 for 3 courses.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED - Please call Exit Zero for tickets/reservations (609) 770-8479


Wednesday, October 31st (5pm-7pm)

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Wednesday, November 7th
WCM Community Christmas Parade Fundraiser
Fin's Spaghetti Dinner
Time: 4:00pm - 8:00pm
What: A classic caesar salad, spaghetti marinara, finished with house meatballs and fresh basil. Dinner roll, soda and coffee included.
Where: Fin's Bar & Grill, 142 Decatur Street, Cape May
Tickets: $15 each, at the door or online. Click Here for online tickets.

Sunday, November 19th
Fundraiser Dinner "before the show"!
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm
What: TBD
Where:WCM Fire Hall by Chef Chris Shriver
Reservations: Call (609) 884-1005 ext 100 for reservations!
after dinner, head across the parking lot for ...
WCM Community Christmas Parade Fundraiser
Barry's Grand Ole Opry
Time: 7:15pm
What: Join some talented Cape May locals for a knee slappin' good time!
Where: WCM Borough Hall, 732 Broadway, West Cape May
Tickets: $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Click Here for online tickets.



 December 1st (Raindate December 2nd)

Always the first Saturday in December, The WCM Community Christmas Parade sets the stage for the areas holiday season. Now in its 53rd year, the parade steps off at 5:00pm sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and marches South on Broadway, winds East on Perry, and onto Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape May. A small army of volunteers assembles an unforgettable hometown memory each year! The Parade reschedules to

Please click the appropriate link below for contribution information and participant information:

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