Santa’s been spotted at the shore, and DoTheShore has your guide to finding him all over Cape May County this holiday season!
Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration – Photos with Santa
On Saturday, Dec. 1 during the Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration, bring the family inside the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood, at 11:30 a.m. as Santa arrives and makes his grand entrance! Take FREE photos with Santa and enjoy holiday-themed crafters, entertainment and much more! For more information, call (609) 729-9000 or visit www.wildwoodholiday.com.
Winterwood Gift & Christmas Shoppe – Visit with Santa
Father Christmas will be at Winterwood’s Cape May store, 526 Washington St., during the Washington Street Mall’s Hospitality Nights on Thursday, Dec. 6 and Friday, Dec. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. Bring your cameras for pictures with Santa! For more information, call the Cape May store at (609) 884-8949 or visit www.winterwoodgift.com.
Harbor View Restaurant – Breakfast with Santa
On Saturday, Dec. 8 from 9 to 11:30 a.m., visit Harbor View Restaurant, 954 Ocean Dr., Cape May, for a delicious breakfast and visit with Santa while overlooking the Cape May Harbor! Bring your camera for lots of free photos! Reservations recommended but not required. For more information and reservations, call (609) 884-5444.
Cape May County Park & Zoo – Santa’s Family Workshop
The Zoo’s Giraffes snuck Rudolph and his crew in the back gates! On Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., visit the Cape May County Park & Zoo, 707 Rt. 9 N., Cape May Court House, and get your photo taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Reptile House. Other special events are planned throughout the day, including crafts stations, education animals and more! Event is FREE! For more information, call (609) 465-5271 or visit www.cmcZoo.com.
The Marketplace @ Teaberry – Visit with Santa
Santa will be visiting The Marketplace @ Teaberry, 1944 Rt. 9, Clermont, on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Santa is looking forward to seeing all children, young and old, and even your furry, four-legged friends! Make sure to bring your Christmas lists so Santa can take them back to the North Pole! For more information, call (609) 624-1700 or visit www.marketplaceatteaberry.com.
Mama’s Junk Co. – Shop with Santa
Stop by Mama’s Junk Co., 204 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House, on Saturdays, Dec. 8 and 22 and shop with Santa from 12 to 4 p.m.! Bring your camera and the family for a photo with the big guy and receive a free gift with every purchase in store. Hot cocoa will be served as you browse a fabulous collection of holiday décor and gifts! For more information, visit www.MamasJunkCo.com.
Cape May – Lewes Ferry – Breakfast with Santa
Head to the Cape May Ferry terminal, 1200 Lincoln Blvd., North Cape May, for breakfast and story time with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, Dec. 15! Before loading his sleigh and starting his jaunt around the world, Santa has graciously agreed to stop at the Ferry terminal for a special breakfast with some of his favorite Cape May County children! Seatings are available at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Cost is $23 for adults, $14 for children 3-12, and free for children 2 and under. Purchase tickets at www.cmlf.com.
The Shore Club – Breakfast with Santa
Join The Shore Club, 1170 Golf Club Rd., Cape May Court House, for Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.! Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive at 10 a.m. to take photos and hand out gifts. Face painting, cookie and ornament decorating included! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to make your reservations.
Congress Hall – Breakfast with Santa & Dinner with the Clauses
On Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Santa will come to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom at 200 Congress Pl., Cape May. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, tell Santa all of your Christmas wishes and snap a photo for the mantle. Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for kids ages 4-12. On Fridays, Dec. 7, 14 and 21, join Blue the Pig and other friends from Congress Hall in preparation for Santa’s arrival! Sing along to your favorite Christmas Carols and enjoy a delicious three-course meal in Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $50 for adults and $25 for kids ages 5-12. For more information and reservations, call (609) 884-6542.
Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities – Santa’s Trolley Rides & Breakfast with Santa
Mr. and Mrs. Claus have made their way to Cape May from the North Pole! Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 22, children can enjoy trolley rides from the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., with Mrs. Claus, then meet Santa afterward for a sweet in the Carriage House. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-12. Hours vary. Advance reservations strongly recommended. Santa will also be visiting the Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., on Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. for a family-friendly breakfast buffet. Visit with Santa and share your Christmas list! Cost is $18 for adults, $12 for children ages 3-12 and $5 for children under 3 who are dining. For more information and reservations, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit www.capemaymac.org.
Santa will not be limited to these events. He can also be seen at various community events and parades!