Cape May Music Festival Venues 2020
CAPE MAY CONVENTION HALL
714 Beach Ave.
Several Festival concerts are presented in Cape May Convention Hall. The building is located on the beachfront Promenade which can be accessed by ramp or stairs from street level. Adjacent accessible parking is clearly marked. There is a drop-off area directly in front of the building. Metered parking is available along Beach Avenue and adjacent streets. There is another ramp and stairs from the Promenade to reach the entrance of the building. The building is modern with self-opening doors and accessible restrooms. All seating on the floor is movable and wheelchairs can easily be accommodated. There is also bleacher seating available.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE ADVENT
Washington and Franklin Streets
The Episcopal Church of the Advent is the venue for the chamber concert component of the Festival. This church is a historic building. All seating is fixed but there are areas which can accommodate wheelchairs. The entrance to the building is on Washington St. with both stairs and a compliant ramp available for guests. There is one accessible restroom in the church and several more available in the Parish Hall directly behind the church on Franklin St. Parking is available on adjacent streets, some metered and some free.
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Decatur & Hughes Streets
The First Presbyterian Church is the site of the Bay Atlantic Symphony concert. The church is on the building’s upper level and can be accessed from a staircase on the Decatur St. side. There is an elevator available on the side of the church by the parking lot. There is limited free parking in the church lot and more metered parking available on adjacent streets. The church is historic and provides amphitheater type seating. All seating is fixed but there are areas which can accommodate wheelchairs. There is an accessible restroom available on the upper level and an additional restroom on the lower level of the church.
VINTAGE AT THE EMLEN PHYSICK ESTATE
1048 Washington St.
Located at the Emlen Physick Estate, Vintage offers intimate, open air seating for 50 under the patio tent. The patio is paved with brick pavers and is easily accessible through the Carriage House Shop. All seating is movable and wheelchairs can be accommodated easily. Accessible restrooms are located in a building a short distance from the patio. This is the venue for Bach’s Lunches and “Musical Desserts!.”
7 Ocean St. (corner of Beach Avenue)
Aleathea’s Restaurant is located in the Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St. This is a Victorian era hotel on the beachfront. The restaurant, with a capacity of approximately 100, is located on the hotel’s first floor and is accessible from the street both by stairs and a non-compliant ramp. All seating is movable and wheelchairs can easily be accommodated. An accessible restroom is located off the lobby. There is free parking available for guests directly across Ocean St. in the hotel lot and metered parking on adjacent streets. The Jazz Brunch is held at Aleathea’s Restaurant
WILLOW CREEK WINERY
160-168 Stevens St., West Cape May
Just a a short drive from the center of Cape May, Willow Creek is a working farm, vineyard and winery and offers vineyard vistas and gardens for strolling. A half mile from the entrance on Stevens St., beyond the architecturally stunning Villa, lies the impressive hand-carved post-and-beam Winery building surrounded by a beautiful outside brick patio. There is a drop off area, accessible parking and accessible restrooms. All parking is free. All seating is movable and wheelchairs can easily be accommodated.