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What: University City Dining Days
It’s 10 days of prix-fixed meal specials at participating restaurants in University City.
Where: Various restaurants
When: July 12 through July 22
Cost: Three-course meals can run from $15 to $35
What: Friday Night Fireworks in Wildwood
Grab a blanket or a beach chair and head to the beach to watch this awesome fireworks display every Friday through the summer.
Where: Pine Avenue and the Beach, Wildwood
When: Friday, July 20, at 10 p.m.
What: Movies at the Mann: Star Wars: A New Hope
Watch the movie outside while listening to The Philadelphia Orchestra accompany the movie live.
Where: Mann Center for the Performing Arts
When: Friday, July 20
Cost: $25 and up
What: The British Invasion Years
This live concert pays tribute to the 1960s pop and rock era.
Where: Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Avenue, Cape May, NJ
When: Friday, July 20 at 8 p.m.
What: Lancaster Avenue Jazz Festival
Families can enjoy the up-and-coming jazz musicians in the park while strolling the children’s village, artisan vendors and delicious food trucks. Tim Warfield will headline.
Where: Saunders Park, 3827 Powelton Avenue
When: Saturday, July 21 at noon (Rain date: July 22)
What: Food Truck Frenzy
Live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting and food trucks! Lots and lots of food trucks will be at this first ever festival at Linvilla Orchards. Just a few of the trucks in attendance will be Dump-N-Roll, Plum Pit, Roasty Toasty, the Tot Cart, Mama’s Meatballs, Cupcake Carnivale and more! Families can pick their own fruits and vegetables too.
When: Saturday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Raindate: July 22)
Where: Linvilla Orchards
What: Outdoor Movie Screenings in Philadelphia: Hugo
When: Saturday, July 21, 10 minutes before sunset
Where: Trolley Car Diner
What: Cape May County 4-H Fair
This family-friendly event has livestock and horse exhibits, food vendors, a children’s petting zoo, livestock auctions and more.
Where: 4-H Fairgrounds, 355 Court House, Cape May Court House, NJ
When: July 19-21
What: Railroad Days
Enjoy railroad history, model and toy trains and displays and much more at this two-day festival.
Where: Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9 S, Cape May, NJ
When: July 21-22