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Where to Celebrate Memorial Day at the Jersey Shore

by Erica Bauwens on May 15, 2015 in Roundups
Where to Celebrate Memorial Day at the Jersey Shore

Memorial Day weekend and the Jersey Shore go hand-in-hand. With plenty of people down the shore and ready to celebrate, now is the time to kick off the start of summer in style.

We’ve got a roundup of the hottest events stretched across the long weekend to help you celebrate Memorial Day. From live music to drink specials and everything in between, these are the spots to check out to guarantee that your season starts off with a bang.

Friday, May 22
Live Music, 2–6 PM
The Ocean Club’s Tiki Ten35 Pool Bar (1035 Beach Ave., Cape May) 

Fire Pit Friday, 5:30 PM
Willow Creek Winery (168 Stevens St., W Cape May)
 
Quizzo with Tommy E The Hot Sounds DJs, 6–9 PM
Kix McNutleys (63rd St., Sea Isle City)
 
Firkin Friday with Cape May Brewing, 6–11 PM
Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill (Caesars and Pacific Ave., Atlantic City)

Tropicana Light and Sound Show Kick-Off Festival, 8 PM
Tropicana (The Boardwalk, Atlantic City)

Good Noise, 8 PM
Spicy Cantina (500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights) 

LeCompt, 10 PM
Bobby Dee’s Rockin’ Chair (2409 Dune Dr., Avalon)

Saturday, May 23
Saturdays on the Crushpad, 12–6 PM
Hawk Haven Winery (600 S Railroad Ave., Rio Grande)
 
Cape May MAC Winery Cellar Tour & Tasting, 3–5 PM
Cape May Winery (711 Town Bank Rd., N Cape May)
 
Chris Gillin-Schwartz and The Kate Delany Duo, 4:30–8:30 PM
The Rusty Nail (205 Beach Ave., Cape May)
 
Crystal Gayle, 8–10 PM
Cape May Convention Hall (714 Beach Ave., Cape May)
 
Cultureal, 8 PM
Margaritaville Atlantic City (1133 Boardwalk, Atlantic City)
 
The Sensational Soul Cruisers, 9 PM
Kix McNutleys (63rd St., Sea Isle City)
 
Secret Service, 10 PM
Bobby Dee’s Rockin’ Chair (2409 Dune Dr., Avalon)

Sunday, May 24
Sangria Sunday, 12–7 PM
Hawk Haven Winery (600 S Railroad Ave., Rio Grande)
 
C.O.A.L. G, 2–6 PM
Spicy Cantina (500 Boardwalk, Seaside Heights)
 
Blues & BBQ Wine Festival, 2–7 PM
Natali Vineyards (221 N Delsea Dr.)
 
Dylan & Max, 4:30–8:30 PM
The Rusty Nail (205 Beach Ave., Cape May)
 
Frisky Band, 10 PM
Bobby Dee’s Rockin’ Chair (2409 Dune Dr., Avalon)
 
Michael Clayton Moore, 8:30 PM
Kix McNutleys (63rd St., Sea Isle City)
 
Live music with Chris Huff, 9 PM
O’Donnell’s Pour House (39th and 40th St. and Landis, Sea Isle City)
 
Guided Brewery Tours, 1, 3, 5 and 7 PM
Cape May Brewing Company (1288 Hornet Rd., Rio Grande)

Photos via Flickr, Hawk Haven Winery, and Cape May Brewing

 


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