While Cape May isn’t significantly known for being a music hub, there are some major music festivals around here each year. If you’re a music buff planning your 2023 trip to Cape May and trying to decide the best time to visit, here are some of Cape May’s most anticipated music festivals in 2023 that you may want to plan your trip around.
Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Twice a year, the Exit Zero Jazz Festival brings thousands of visitors for a weekend of fun, food, and incredible jazz music.
This 3-day event happens each spring and fall. The spring dates for 2023 have been set for May 5th-7th. You can keep up-to-date on their website for their releasing of the fall dates. The spring 2023 festival will be headlined by Samara Joy with plenty of other international touring jazz artists in the lineup. All concerts in the festival take place on the stage of the Cape May Convention Hall.
Cape May Music Festival
The Cape May Music Festival is a nearly one month long event put on by Cape May MAC showcasing a wide variety of artists with concerts happening every few days over the course of the month.
The 2023 festival takes place from May 25th to June 22nd. You can find the full lineup of concerts and purchase tickets on Cape May MAC’s website.
Barefoot Country Music Fest
The Barefoot Country Music Fest is not only one of the biggest music events in the Cape May area, but one of the biggest music events in the entire country.
This event brings some of the most popular country music artists to the area for four days of concerts and beach fun in Wildwood (just 15 minutes up the cape from Cape May). The festival takes place June 15th through the 18th. The 2023 Fest headliners are country music superstars, Blake Shelton, Darius Rucker, and Kid Rock.
Adjacent Music Festival
Subsequently, this rock music equivalent of the Barefoot Country Music Fest is happening just a little further up the road in Atlantic City. Memorial Day Weekend, May 27th and 28th, popular modern rock artists will take the stage for the Adjacent Music Festival.
The headlining artists are Paramore and Blink-182, and there are dozens of other big name bands in the lineup. Like the Barefoot Fest, this festival takes place right next to the beach. There will certainly be two days of music and fun during this festival.
If you’re thinking about attending any of these festivals, Homestead has over 200 vacation rentals in the Cape May area. We would love to host your stay. You can check out all of our rentals or contact us with any questions. We hope to see you in Cape May soon!