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The original item was published from 7/28/2023 4:15:00 PM to 8/12/2023 12:00:04 AM.

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Posted on: July 28, 2023


The Cape May County Board of Commissioners wants to remind residents of recent news and upcoming events. For more information on these events and more visit


One of the key tourism indicators continues to track similar to the increases seen last year. New State data was released this week and Cape May County was up 16% in Occupancy Tax data for May compared to last year. Throughout the first five months of the year, Cape May County has seen a 34.4% increase over the same time in 2022, which is outpacing the growth Statewide which is 18%. The County’s 34.4% through the end of May is roughly one percentage point different from the increase year-over-year that was experienced last year through the same period.


The Cape May County Senior Art Show is accepting applications for participants in the 47th annual event. This year’s show will take place August 23 to September at the Atlantic Cape Community College Cape May Campus. The Art Show is open to any Cape May County resident aged 60 or older. For information or to obtain an application, please call the Division of Aging & Disability Services at 609-886-2784 and ask for Jacki.


The next date for Yoga in the Zoo at the Cape May County Zoo has been announced for August 19 at 8:45 A.M. Interested individuals should bring a mat and water and meet at the Zoo entrance no later than 8:45 A.M. There is no charge, but donations are accepted and will go directly towards the care and feeding of the animals. Well-behaved children are welcome but must stay with the group for the entire class.

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