Top 7 Things To Do in Fall in Cape May

Top 7 Things To Do in Fall in Cape May

The air is crisp. The crowds are getting smaller during the week. It’s a perfect time to  enjoy all that Cape May has to offer. If your looking for  what to do in Cape May, here is a list of top 7 things to do in fall in Cape May.

  1. Exit Zero International Jazz Festival


Exit Zero International Jazz Festival PRESENTS Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis. Saturday, November 7. Two performances, 6:00pm and 9:00pm. This years performances are held at the Lower Regional High School.

Hailed as “an extraordinarily versatile orchestra” by The Los Angeles Times, the JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER ORCHESTRA is composed of 15 of jazz music’s leading soloists under the leadership of musical director Wynton Marsalis. Drawing from an extensive repertoire that includes original compositions by Mr. Marsalis, Ted Nash, and other members of the orchestra, as well as the masterworks of Ellington, Mingus, Coltrane, and other great jazz composers, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concerts are internationally critically acclaimed. “The finest big band in the world today,” said the Daily Telegraph, UK.

2. Monarch Tagging 

Imagine an insect weighing less than a paper clip beginning a journey in Scarborough, Maine in late August. If successful she will arrive at her over-wintering grounds high in the Sierra Madre Mountains in Michoacan, Mexico in October. Our monarch will have traveled well over 2500 miles.

The Monarch Monitoring Project’s (MMP) overall goal is to increase our understanding of the fall migration of monarchs along the Atlantic coast. Both research and public education play their parts. Ultimately it is our hope that these efforts will improve the lot of these marvelous butterflies so that populations of migrant monarchs will enjoy a secure future.

3. Bird Watching at CMBO

Or how about “birding school” : Cape May Bird Observatory has a long track record for providing a wide range of indoor and outdoor wildlife events that are both fun and educational. Under the heading of the Cape May School of Birding, you will find a range of events offered that will help take your birding and other natural history interests to the next level.

4. Cape May Brewery Tour and Tasting.

5.Whale Watching Excursions

6.Winery Tours and Tasting

7 Sherlock Holmes Weekend

We offer our top 7 things to do in fall in Cape May as a partial list to curate activities in one place. What are your favorite things to do in the shoulder season in Cape May?


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    • October 7, 2015 / 12:33 pm

      True, Fall is a great time to ride the uncrowded streets.