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Sat, May 18


Training Center Cape May

US Coast Guard Demo by Philadelphia Hellcats!

US Coast Guard Demo by Philadelphia Hellcats!
US Coast Guard Demo by Philadelphia Hellcats!

Time & Location

May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Training Center Cape May, 1 Munro Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204, USA

About the Event

US COAST GUARD DEMO by PHILADELPHIA HELLCATS! Saturday, May 18, 2024 (10 AM to 4 PM) Coast Guard Community Festival (FREE ENTRY TO THE EVENT!) Training Center Cape May 1 Munro Ave, Cape May, NJ 08204

Spectators and fans are invited to see live medieval armored combat demonstrations by the Philadelphia Hellcats ACW, a local chapter of Armored Combat Worldwide (ACW), at the Coast Guard Community Festival held by the Cape May County Coast Guard Community Foundation. Free entry to the event ensures the whole family can enjoy medieval armored combat between real Knights in armor using historically accurate medieval weapons. Get close and hear swords, axes, shields and armor clash and sparks fly. This is your chance to meet and talk to the fighters in this action-packed medieval sport! Bring the family and friends to see real Knights! Real Fights!

The. Festival goers also can get an inside look at an Active-Duty Coast Guard Base while exploring Training Center Cape May, the nation’s only boot camp for enlisted Coast Guard Recruits. While on foot and by trolley, you will have access to view and go inside the U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape May vessels, view a Coast Guard helicopter up close and much more.

You may see the Coast Guard Recruit Band and Precision Drill Team, a thrilling Search and Rescue Demonstration by the U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City as the helicopter hovers above Cape May Harbor. Enjoy live music featuring up and coming county singer, Kenny Curcio and local favorites, The Independence Day Band. A Kids’ Zone, great food from local food vendors, local brews, merchandise and community vendors are also planned. In past years, the Festival has drawn upwards of 5,000 people for this FREE event.

Active-Duty Military Members who attend the Festival receive a Coupon toward their purchase of lunch in appreciation for their service. The Festival also generates funds for the USCG Training Center Cape May’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) branch to provide leisure programs and services to improve the quality of life of Service Members and their families.

ACW fighters are invited to participate. There is no registration fee for fighters. Fighter should sign up to fight before the event.



FIGHTER REGISTRATION: Fighters can register to fight by contacting the ACW Philadelphia Hellcats on Facebook:

MORE FIGHTING INFO?   Check out the ACW website:

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