Cape May is best-known for its incredible summers, but the fall is also a great time to visit. In the autumn, the weather cools to perfect crisp temperatures and the summer crowds clear out. It’s a great time to explore new areas, visit your favorite shops and restaurants – like Harry’s – and enjoy local wineries. What’s coming up this season? Don’t miss Harry’s weekly specials and these other Cape May fall activities.
Harry’s Weekly Specials
Harry’s offers special discounted prices on select menu items Monday through Wednesday, every week. On Mondays, enjoy ½ priced mussels and take $2 off all draft beer. Tuesday, try $5 New England clam chowder (one of our signature dishes) and $10 fish & chips. Plus, take $2 off all wines by the glass. On Wednesdays sip an orange, strawberry, mango, grapefruit or creamsicle crush for just $5 – made fresh every time. Pair your crush with hummus & pita for $5 or wings for $6. Plus, on Sunday and Eagles Gamedays enjoy $5 mini cheesesteaks, $6 wings, $7 fish tacos, $5 clam chowder, and $2.50 Miller Lite and Yuengling Drafts.
Cape May Fall Activities
Spend a day in New Jersey wine country – right here in Cape May! Taste award-winning wines and enjoy the unique experiences each of our wineries has to offer. October is harvest season when grapes are harvested, so it’s the perfect time to visit!
Hop on one of MAC’s cheery red trolley tours. MAC’s tour guides will tell you everything you need to know America’s first seaside resort. From Cape May’s Victorian heritage to its seashore and maritime history, these guides won’t leave anything out.
Many are surprised to learn that Cape May is a mecca for theater lovers. East Lynn Theatre Company is one of several organizations bring a blend of provocative premieres and timeless classics to the community. This award-winning Equity professional theater is a must-not-miss on your next trip to Cape May.
Another outstanding theatre company, Cape May Stage, located in the heart of the Cape May’s historic district, continues its performance season through the fall with traditional, contemporary and new works. For years actors, directors, and playwrights from around the country have provided world-class theatre in a unique and historic venue.
Visit the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May, NJ’s only Victorian house museum, for a look into life as it was lived more than 100 years ago. This place is haunted so if that’s your thing you may want to try the Phantoms of the Physick Estate walking tour which focuses on the estate’s “spirited” residents.
The 46th annual Victorian Weekend celebrates the Victorian lifestyle which makes Cape May so special. This 3 day event features murder mysteries, historic house tours, food and wine specials and more. Event festivities take place beginning on October 4.
All in all, there’s plenty of great things to do this fall in Cape May. While you’re here, visit us at Harry’s for great food and drinks, a fun atmosphere, and beautiful ocean views. Come enjoy the beautiful fall weather on the Jersey Shore.