Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall
Continues Dec. 4 through Dec. 31
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Place, Cape May

Congress Hall’s Winter Wonderland is a can’t-miss holiday destination. Enjoy festive holiday decorations, rides on the Congress Hall Express & Carousel, Santa’s Workshop, arts & crafts, tasty treats and so much more. Browse the Vendors Village for local and handmade products, ranging from clothing, toys, souvenirs, small batch foods, and more. For more information about Winter Wonderland, visit or call the concierge at 609-884-6542.

Downtown Wildwood Christmas in the Plaza
Friday, Dec. 6 & Saturday, Dec. 7
Byrne Plaza, 3400 Pacific Ave., Wildwood

This year’s Christmas in the Plaza, sponsored by the Greater Wildwood Jaycees, will be a two-day event that includes FREE carnival rides, craft and food vendors, holiday activities, appearances by Santa Claus on Friday and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, entertainment and more! For information about the Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade, please contact the Greater Wildwood Jaycees at 609-729-5501 or visit

Wassail Day at Historic Cold Spring Village
Saturday, Dec. 7 at 11 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Route 9 South, Cape May

The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime at this free family event. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats served by historical interpreters in period clothing. Visitors can meet Father Christmas in the Country Store and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride throughout the festively decorated Village grounds for a small donation. The Country Store will be open and stocked with unique holiday gift ideas including traditionally-processed wool, artisan crafts for the home, books, jewelry, toys and old fashioned candy. Admission is FREE. For more information, call 609-898-2300.

West Cape May Christmas Parade
Saturday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m.
West Cape May Volunteer Firehouse to Carpenter Lane in Cape May

Now in its 54th year, the parade steps off from the West Cape May Volunteer Firehouse and marches south on Broadway, then winds east on Perry Street and onto Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape May. Music, floats and more will delight both the young and young at heart! For registration and more information, visit

Crafts at Christmas Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday, Dec. 7 & Sunday, Dec. 8
Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May

The Annual Crafts at Christmas arts and craft show will take place on Dec. 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Dec. 8 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. inside Cape May Convention Hall. This show features vendors offering handmade crafts and unique gift ideas including jewelry, photography, pottery, home accessories and much more. For additional information, visit, email or call at 609-884-9565.

Check out the Home for the Holidays section for more holiday events and a full list of parades, tree lightings, and Santa sightings!