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Posted on: October 12, 2023

Upcoming Fall Events at the Cape May County Park & Zoo

CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ – Fall is a great time to visit the Cape May County Park and Zoo. There are a several exciting events taking place over the next few months. 

“The Park and Zoo staff have done a tremendous job of putting together a great events schedule for the whole family, and the best part is the events are free to the public, just like the Zoo and Parks. Fall is the perfect time to head to the Parks and Zoo and you will not want to miss out on what they have planned.  I encourage everyone to join the staff at any or all of this fun events,” said Cape May County Commissioner Andrew Bulakowski, liaison to the Cape May County Park and Zoo.

October 28 - Halloween brings the best family event in Cape May County, Boo at the Zoo, from 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. It is sponsored by the Cape May County Board of Commissioners and is free and open to the public. Visitors of all ages are invited to wear a costume to this fun family event, which includes activities for the kids, craft station, games, candy, entertainment, animals, inflatable obstacle course, and more.

This event includes a Costume Contest that will start at 11:00 A.M., registration begins at 10:00 A.M. An awards presentation will follow the Halloween costume contest.  The Cape May Dancers will perform around noon, with a live animal show following. Master DJ & Sound will be rocking the event with some special Halloween tunes.

November 11 - Be on the lookout when the Pirates and Princesses taking over the Zoo from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Visitors of all ages are invited to wear their best dress up apparel to this exciting event, which includes activities for the kids, craft station, games, entertainment, inflatable pirate ship and of course animals!  Coronation ceremonies and Disney Trivia will be held by your favorite princesses along with lots of Pirate Fun!

November 25 – The start of the holiday season begins with Santa’s Tree Lighting Celebration, which is planned from 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Join the Holiday festivities with Santa’s village shopping, live music and carolers, ice sculpture carving, and lots of family friendly free entertainment.

The Cape May County Park & Zoo is open every day except Christmas currently from 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. The Zoo Fall/winter hours begin Friday, November 3rd from 10:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.    Find more information about all our events at

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