Activities

Cape May’s ‘An Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit’ Delights the Child in Everyone

Thousands of Christmas holiday visitors since 2011 have delighted in visiting “An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit: Holiday Traditions through the Years,” at Cape May’s Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. The exhibit has become a much-anticipated part of Cape May’s festive holiday season.

The exhibit features a giant indoor Christmas tree, a Dept. 56 Dickens Village, model trains,... Read More

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90 Years of Quality Meats

Established in 1928, Gaiss’ Market has stood for exceptional quality and superior service for nearly a century. Located at 1215 Bayshore Rd., Lower Township, Gaiss’ has served as the local market and a destination for sausage connoisseurs from the Tri-State area. It operates the only smokehouse in the county and has garnered multiple regional awards for its products, including a national award... Read More

Events

Santa Returns to the Cape May – Lewes Ferry

Before loading his sleigh and starting his fast jaunt around the world, Santa has graciously agreed to stop at the Cape May Ferry terminal to visit some of his favorite Delaware Bay children for two special Christmas breakfasts on Saturday, Dec. 15. The breakfast engagements are set for 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

“Breakfast with Santa continues to be an extremely popular holiday event for us... Read More

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Wildwoods Convention Center Hosts Return of Boardwalk Basketball Classic Tournament Dec. 26-31

The annual Boardwalk Basketball Classic returns to the Wildwoods Convention Center Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Monday, Dec. 31, featuring an impressive lineup of high school boys’ and girls’ basketball teams from NJ, PA, NY, DE, MD and VA totaling approximately 1,000 competitors. 

Returning to this year’s annual holiday basketball tournament will be an additional day of competition on... Read More

Activities

Roller Skating Returns to Cape May Convention Hall Dec. 14

A Cape May tradition continues when roller skating begins again at Cape May Convention Hall on Friday, Dec. 14. Family roller skating is offered on Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. and a Teen Skate from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Two sessions of family skating will be offered on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. and from 4 to 6 p.m. Toddler Skating will be held every Friday morning, starting on Jan. 4... Read More

Activities, Events

Cape May’s 2018 Holiday Calendar of Events

Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

Through Dec. 30

Cape May Stage presents “An Actor’s Carol”: Having played Scrooge many times a cranky actor finds himself visited by three spirits of his own. A cast of four play 17 characters in this hilarious new look at a classic that... Read More

Activities, Shopping

Family-friendly Nature Programs and Nature Store Sale Days at Cape May National Wildlife Refuge

Finish up your holiday shopping and see wonderful winter nature!

Saturday, Dec. 15 and Sunday, Dec. 16, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Holiday Nature Store Sale Days
Don’t miss this big sale on shirts, stuffed animals, earrings, field guides and all the rest of nature-oriented goodies in our Nature Store. Everything is 10% off our already-discount... Read More

Events

Do The Shore: Dec. 5 to Dec. 11

Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall
Thursday, Dec. 6 to Sunday, Dec. 9
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May

The North Pole comes to Cape May at Congress Hall’s Winter Wonderland every Thursday through Sunday now to Dec. 28. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and sweet treats while shopping 15 specialty vendors. Be sure to hop on the Congress Hall Express and... Read More

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VIDEO: Gift Giving Ideas at the Shore: Part 1

If you're looking for a unique gift to give this holiday season, look no further! We have a few local spots that have something for everyone on your shopping list.

View the full list of local holiday gifting ideas here.

 

Events

Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour is Dec. 15

The 29th Historic Dennisville Christmas House Tour is our premier fundraising event. On the third Saturday of December, a minimum of eight beautifully decorated 18th and 19th century historic homes, as well as several public buildings and two churches, are open to the public. Start your holiday season with a festive glimpse of history in Dennisville at Christmastime!

Sponsored by the... Read More