#CapeMayStrong is a collaborative project of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, the City of Cape May, and Cape May Community Partners. Our mission is to provide support and guidance to all local residents, seasonal homeowners, businesses, and visitors in Cape May, while keeping our community informed as we all navigate the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Now Available!

The Official Cape May Strong Limited Edition T-Shirt

Available in gray or white, in unisex sizes ranging from S to XXXL. Free shipping or delivery anywhere in Cape May!

Show your support of our historic town with one of our official Cape May Strong t-shirts and make a difference in the local community. For every purchase, we will donate 100% of the proceeds to the Cape May Community Food Closet.

We are all in this together, and we are all #CapeMayStrong!

Beach Tag Update

Seasonal and Veterans tags are currently available for sale at booths located at Broadway, Gurney, Howard, and Madison Avenues from 9:30 am – 4 pm. 

Starting Saturday, June 6, beach tags will be required for all Cape May City beaches. Seasonal, Veterans, and Daily tags will be sold at all locations from 9:30 am to 4 pm, and Seasonal and Daily tags will also be available at several beach entrance ramps.  

Cape May City Status Summary

Up-to-date information on Cape May’s reopening status for residents, visitors, and local businesses. 

Please adhere to the CDC’s social distancing guidelines at all times and wear a face covering when near others. 

Beach Access

  • Walking, Jogging, Fishing
  • Sitting or Sunbathing
  • Swimming (As of 5/30/20 at 10 am) Guarded Beaches include Poverty, Hughes, Philadelphia, Queen, Jefferson/Howard, Stockton, Steger, Windsor, Mogck (Grant Ave), 1st Ave, and The Cove
  • No Dogs

Promenade Access

  • Walking, Jogging
  • No Biking, Skateboarding, or Dogs
  • All Cape May City Public Restrooms are now open from 7 am to 7 pm: Beach Avenue at Wilmington, Trenton, Philadelphia, Gurney, Grant, Broadway, and Second Ave; Plus Lyle Lane and Ocean Street Restrooms.


  • Short-Term Rentals (Starting May 28)
  • Hotels, Motels, B&Bs, and any other rentals (Starting May 28 at 60% capacity; 100% as of June 22)
  • Long-Term Rental of 30 Days or More (Starting May 11)


  • Grocery Stores & Pharmacies
  • Online/Curbside Only for Retail Stores - Check Store Websites for Details
  • Face Masks Required for Pickups/Entry
  • Non-Essential Retail Stores - No Entry


  • Take Out & Delivery Only
  • Face Masks Required for Pickups
  • No Indoor or Outdoor Dining

Parking Meters

  • All Parking Meters are on as of Saturday, May 16, at 10 am.

For Residents

Own a home in Cape May? We’ve put together a list of key information for you.

Cape May Beach Rainbow

For Visitors

Planning a visit to Cape May? We want to help make your stay safe and enjoyable.

For Businesses

Own a Business in Cape May? Find up-to-date information here.

How Can You Help?

Want to know how you can help the Cape May community during these challenging times? We've compiled a list of local organizations and services that are making a difference. And we encourage you to join them in their efforts.

Get Involved