Memorial Day weekend is here, and summer has unofficially begun! We hope that everyone’s weekend is filled with friends, family, and fun. But at this time, we also encourage remembrance of the reason why we are able to enjoy this extended weekend. It is because of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our country, our freedoms, and all we that we tout as our national ideals.
If you’re visiting Cape May this weekend, there are a number of opportunities to show reverence to those who have served and sacrificed. Here is a list of Memorial Day events dedicated to honoring these brave souls:
Sunday, May 28th
Coast Guard Sunset Parade – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center, Cape May Parade Grounds, 1 Munro Ave. 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Atlantic Brass Band at Cape May Rotary Bandstand (Free Admission) 7 PM – 8:30 PM
Monday, May 29th
Memorial Day Ceremonial Events:
9 – 10 am – Memorial Day Ceremony at the All Wars Monument, Columbia Avenue
11 am – Cape May Convention Hall, Wreath Laying Observance
11:45 am – U.S. Coast Guard Rifle Salute and launching of the flower boat from Gurney Street Beach
Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 29 at 10 am. Memorial Field on Pacific Avenue, next to American Legion Hall, Cape May Court House
Memorial Day Ceremony – Monday, May 29 at 2 p.m. Cape May County Veterans Cemetery, 129 Crest Haven Rd., Cape May Court House
Nightly at Sunset – Flag Ceremony at Sunset Beach (all season long, May – September), More info here.
Homestead Real Estate will be CLOSED on Monday, May 29th in Observance of the Memorial Day Holiday. We wish everyone a peaceful and enjoyable weekend.