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Delaware Bay Independence Day Celebration; Cape May Ferry Terminal Open to the Public for Fireworks, Free Entertainment
By JSalmon on 06/24/2019:  

 Delaware Bay Independence Day Celebration
Cape May Ferry Terminal Open to the Public for Fireworks, Free Entertainment

CAPE MAY, NJ –On July 3, 2019, an Independence Day Fireworks show will once again illuminate the Delaware Bay coastline in Lower Township, New Jersey. The fireworks show will launch at approximately 9:00 p.m. from a barge roughly one half mile off shore of the Cape May ferry terminal. Wind and weather conditions may alter the starting time of the fireworks display. The Annual Independence Day Fireworks Display is part of Lower Township’s “Independence Day Festival” which will be held on Bay Drive in North Cape May, NJ beginning at 5:00 p.m.

“Get a front row seat on the green of the Cape May ferry terminal to view and enjoy this year’s Independence Day Fireworks celebration on the Delaware Bay!” said Jennifer Shivers, Assistant Director of Business Operations for the Ferry. “The Independence Day Festival is a fantastic, patriotic, family event and we’re happy to share the view from our terminal for residents and visitors to enjoy the fireworks. Don’t forget your blankets and beach chairs!”

Prior to the show, Philadelphia based cover band, Jumper, will provide live music from 6:00-9:00 p.m. Winner of VH1's Cover Wars, Jumper has been entertaining people from Key West to Boston for more than 10 years. From Sinatra to Lady GaGa, Jumper has it covered. Prepare yourself for a whirlwind tour of music from the past & present. Free face painting is available from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Before the light show, come early, set up your beach chairs and blankets and unwind. Ferry food services will have food and beverages available for purchase on the south patio, at the On the Rocks Dockside Grill, and Terminal Food Court. Carry in alcoholic beverages are prohibited. For more information on the Independence Day Fireworks Celebration, call our Guest Services Center at 800-643-3779.

About the Cape May-Lewes Ferry
The Cape May – Lewes Ferry is owned and operated by the Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962. The Ferry is open year-round and has carried more than 45 million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2018, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported approximately 275,000 vehicles and nearly 1 million passengers. For schedule, rates and other program information, please visit the ferry’s website at, or call toll free, 800-643-3779. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @CMLFerry.

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Fireworks on the Delaware Bay in 2018