Christmas in Cape May

Photo courtesy of Cape May MAC

The holiday season is one of the most magical times of the year to visit Cape May, NJ. Christmas in Cape May is filled with events, tree lighting, breakfasts with Santa, house tours and more. It’s a great time to plan a weekend getaway or play hooky during the week and escape to Cape May to soak in the holiday fun. Book a stay with us now and enjoy all that the season brings! 

There are many Christmas in Cape May events that are family friendly. Several also cater to a romantic couple’s getaway or a big trip down the shore with friends. We are honored to be featured again on this year’s house tour for Saturday, December 16th. Guests staying with us that weekend are offered complimentary tickets to attend the tour. In addition to the great house tour, here are other events worth checking out in Cape May this season:

Photo courtesy of Cape May MAC

Through the month of December: Lamplighter Tours of Inns  and Emlen Physick House Holiday Tours and Dickens Village Display and Kids’ Activities, Winter Wonderland, Dinner with the Clauses and Carousel and Train Rides at Congress Hall.

Photo courtesy of Cape May MAC

Through December 17: Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

Through December 30: The Ultimate Christmas Show at Cape May Stage

December 1: Tree Lighting and concert at Congress Hall

December 1: City of Cape May Tree Lighting

December 2: West Cape May Christmas Parade (Rain date is Sunday, December 3rd)

December 2-3: Annual Craft Show at Convention Hall

December 2, 9 and 16: Christmas House Tour

December 3-5: Dickens Christmas Extravaganza Lectures by Cape May MAC

December 8: Holiday Wine Dinner at The Mad Batter

December 3, 7, 8, and 9: Louisa May Alcott’s Christmas at the East Lynne Theater

December 12: Community Band Holiday Concert

Many area restaurants are open for reservations and breweries, wineries and distilleries have winter hours to stock up for holiday celebrations. Additionally, shopping on Washington Street Mall is spectacular for shopping small and local this holiday season. Finally, keep an eye peeled for snowy owls and other winter weather birds on the many different Cape May Birding trails and observatoriesBook your stay with us and come enjoy Christmas in Cape May!

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