Shopping in Cape May

A Place on Earth

By bringing soap making into the twenty-first century, we are reviving a lost art form, steeped in tradition.

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Across the Way

We specialize in many unique gifts and items for the home.

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Arden’s Kids

Lynn Arden’s has moved! We are now reopened as ARDEN’S KIDS located by the horses in Washington Commons on Ocean Street.

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BEACHLOVE

Beautiful women’s clothes, accessories, home decor, gifts and small batch owner-made candles on the Washington Street Mall in the Heart of Cape May, NJ.

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Cape Atlantic Book Co

We are a full-service independent bookstore located in historic Victorian Cape May, New Jersey.

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Cape May Bird Observatory

Optics, accessories, book, clothing, gifts and more… in stores & online!

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Cape May Cigars & Wine

Offering a walk in humidor and an eclectic collection of fine cigars & wines.

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Cape May Decoys

We specialize in local craftsmanship, folk art, home decor, and birding. We are located at 860 Broadway in West Cape May next to Cape Winds Florist.

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Cape May Olive Oil Co.

Gourmet olive oils, balsamic vinegars, natural sea salts, organic spices, and pure cane sugars

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Cape May Peanut Butter Co.

A great experience for the peanut butter lover! Fresh nut butters ground in-store.

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Cape May Sports Memorabilia

High quality sports cards & memorabilia at reasonable prices.

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Cape May Winery
Cape May Winery

Our wine shop is open daily.

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Cape Publishing

That’s us! Pay us a visit to subscribe to Cape May Magazine.

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Cheese Shop – Cape May Creamery

Cape May’s hot new cheese and charcuterie boutique has arrived. Cheese boards, charcutier boards and all things cheese.

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Collier’s Liquor Store

Our famous wine selection has received acclaim from The New York Times. We can supply wine, beer, soda, liquor, ice, and cups for parties and large groups.

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Dellas 5 & 10

501-503 Washington Street
609-884-4568

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Elaine's Boutique
Elaine’s Boutique

We are a new chic store located in beautiful Cape May. In our boutique, you can find the latest clothing, shoes and accessories for both men and women.

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Fathoms

A fresh approach to coastal clothing and gifts in Cape May, New Jersey. Our store features national brands as well as local artisans.

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Free Love Bridal

Beautiful is always in style! Find the bridal gown of your dreams at Free Love in Cape May.

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GIVENS

GIVENS is the result of our desire to create a space dedicated to our ever-growing circle of artists, designers, & creatives.  2019 marks our 5th year on Washington Street in Cape May!

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Great White Shark

Great White Shark carries one-of-a-kind Cape May sweatshirts, t-shirts, & caps, plus gifts for everyone, from car decals to beach jewelry. We have sizes ranging from S to 6X. We also carry children’s sizes.

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Green Street Market

All natural, healthy, fresh and delicious whole foods specializing in organic, non-GMO, locally grown and fair trade certified products

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Hawk Haven Winery

Offering wine sales year-round.

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Jessie Creek Winery

Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Chardonnay and Pinot Grigio with new additions coming soon.

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Latitude Cape May

Whether you’re looking for that perfect ‘feel good’ dress, a wardrobe accent piece, or looking to step outside your fashion boundaries, Latitude offers it all.

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Love the Cook

House roasted coffee, loose leaf tea, spices, oils, mustards, salad dressings, kitchen accessories and gadgets, as well as a selection of cookbooks.

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O’Neill’s Estate Jewelry

At O’Neill’s Estate Jewelry, you will discover truly exceptional, diverse and memorable pieces. Whether it is a romantic treasure from the Victorian era, a unique contemporary gem, or anything in between, you are sure to fall in love with the impressive vast selection at O’Neill’s Estate Jewelry.

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Out of the Past Antiques

Find the things you had forgotten and take them home with you! Out of the Past Antiques is full of fond memories and small surprises!

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Patricia Rainey Studios

Patricia Rainey’s love of the landscape and the rugged coastline of New England is reflected in her realistic oil and watercolor paintings.

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Sea Bags

Sea Bags are born as sails and transformed into nautically inspired totes and accessories that bring our customers great happiness. You see, we believe that sails soak up sun, salt, smiles and adventure.

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Shirt Shops of Cape May

Providing quality clothing to residents and visitors on the island of Cape May since 1986. A one-stop-shop for resort wear for all seasons with 5 locations to serve you.

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Só Sóleil

Women’s & children’s clothing, footwear & accessories.
smart | sophisticated | sublime

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Splash

Splash, Whale’s Tale Gallery, introduces a handcraft and jewelry gallery.

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Stitch by Stitch

Stitch by Stitch is headquarters for Cape May and Victorian cross stitch and needle work designs.

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Sunset Beach Gift Shop
Sunset Beach Gift Shops

In our main gift shop we have a great selection of souvenirs and collectibles for your browsing and shopping convenience.

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Sunset Liquors

We provide a large selection of domestic, imported and (a very popular) craft beer wall as well as wines from around the USA and world are also plentiful.

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The Museum Shops

Cape May MAC offers three gift shops: the Carriage House at the Emlen Physick Estate, the Cape May lighthouse museum shop, and the World War II Lookout Tower museum shop. All three gift shops are fully accessible. The Carriage House Everything you need to relax in style with a warm and fragrant cup of tea.… Read more »

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Tommys Folly Boutique

Make sure to put Tommy’s Folly Boutique on your Cape May “must-do” list. Located on the corner of Carpenters Lane & Perry Street, this stylish boutique is a fashion lover’s paradise and features sophisticated resort wear and accessories from both established designers and up-and-coming talent.

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Trinkets
Trinkets

Trinkets offers a wide range of jewelry from fun to fine. Jewelry repair and design is done on the premises by Paul McCord.

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Victorious

A selection of 1920’s engagement rings, eternity bands, and other fabulous estate jewelry, as well as our selection of designer jewelry

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West End Garage

Check out antique furniture and accessories, vintage memorabilia, artwork from local and regional artisans, estate jewelry, and more. This is a gift-shopping paradise; you can find unique gifts for the most discriminating person.

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Whale’s Tale

For 30 years, we have sold hand-crafted jewelry, soaps and fragrances, kids’ toys and books, specimen sea shells, and a large assortment of cards and paper goods.

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Willow and Stone
Willow & Stone

Willow & Stone is the latest addition to their Cape May family of stores including Good Scents and Red Oak Trading. Willow & Stone is looking to challenge fast fashion. They carry eco-friendly, sustainable and Fair Trade accessories, jewelry and clothes for men and women. Most items are made in the USA.

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Willow Creek Winery

Pinot Noir, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Malvasia, Chambourcin and some wonderful port!

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WingNutz

Wingnutz is a Nut Haus located by Cape May Brewing Co. offering nuts, popcorn and other great snacks!

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Store Hours in Cape May
Store Hours

All of the shops in Cape May are independently owned and operated, so they open and close at their discretion.

From mid-June to Labor Day, most stores are open 10am-10pm daily.

After Labor Day to late October, most are open from 10am-5pm with longer hours on Friday and Saturday.

Some stores are seasonal and close for the winter or are open only on weekends.

Shopping locations in Cape May
Locations

The majority of Cape May's shops can be found in these locations:

  • Washington Street Mall
  • Washington Commons
  • Carpenters Square Mall
  • West End Garage (West Cape May)
  • Beachfront near Convention Hall and near Jackson Street
  • Sunset Beach
Parking in Cape May
Parking

There is metered parking available along Carpenters Lane and Mansion Street/Lyle Lane during the summer, which puts you within walking distance to the Washington Street Mall, Washington Commons, and Carpenters Lane.

Meters in the mall area are active April 1 - December 31.

Parking in West Cape May is always free.