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CAPE MAY – U.S. Coast Guard Training Center Cape May will to host a Sunset Parade at the Training Center, Sept. 1 at 7:10 p.m.

According to a release, the event is free to the public.

Training Center Cape May will open at 5:30 p.m. Visitors are encouraged to use this time for security screening, parking, and seating. Guests should plan on being seated by 6:50 p.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the ceremony.

Visitors should expect increased security screening for the event, and guests are not permitted to bring bags (except diaper or medical bags) to the seating area including purses, camera bags, and backpacks. Photography is permitted and encouraged, but cameras must be removed from their bag before arriving at the seating area. Guests are encouraged to leave bags in their vehicles during the Parade.

Visitors attending the event must have a valid, state issued, or government issued identification card to access the base.

Before and after, visitors are welcome to visit the Enlisted Memorial, the only memorial honoring Coast Guard members who lost their lives in service.

In the event of inclement weather, visitors can call 609) 898-6700 for updated or cancellation information.

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