Do The Shore: Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall
Thursday, Nov. 29 to Sunday, Dec. 2
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 Carousel. Just steps away in Santa’s Workshop you’ll find elves with Christmas crafts and story time with Mrs. Claus. Hours are Thursdays & Fridays, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. On Friday, Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1, Winter Wonderland will stay open until 10 p.m. For more information, visit

5th Annual Hospitality Night
Friday, Nov. 30 at 6 p.m.
MudHen Brewing Company, 127 W. Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood

5th Annual Hospitality Night at MudHen will feature kids’ activities, live music, a tree lighting with Santa at 6 p.m., and complimentary hot cocoa and cider. In light of the giving season, please bring a gift donation for the Lynch Who Stole Christmas! Learn more at

Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday, Dec. 1 at 9 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Convention Center will be full of shopping, crafts, face painting, local school children’s choruses & band performances, music, dance performances, a magician, FREE holiday movies and a special visit from Santa Claus. For more information and the full schedule of events, visit

Wildwoods Cheerleading Competitions
Saturday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m.
Wildwoods Convention Center, 4501 Boardwalk, Wildwood

On Saturday, Dec. 1, Spirit Brands will host the Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival in conjunction with the Family Holiday Celebration at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Competitions will be held from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Spectator admission is $15 at the door the day of the event. For more information, call 866-52-CHEER or visit

Wassail Day
Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m.
Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 Rt. 9 S., 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 wagon ride throughout the festively decorated Village grounds for a small donation. For more information, visit

Chocolate Lovers Feast
Saturday, Dec. 1 at 1 p.m.
Blue Rose Inn, 653 Washington St., Cape May

It’s a bountiful feast for chocolate lovers! Enjoy seven plated courses of delicious chocolate desserts at the Blue Rose Inn, and hear how each was created from the chef who prepared it. This is a limited event so reserve early. Admission is $40. Purchase tickets online or at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth, or at the Physick Estate at the Carriage House or the Hill House Office. Visit for times of operation.

Community Band Holiday Concert
Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 7 p.m.
Ocean City Library Senior Center, 1735 Simpson Ave., Ocean City

Enjoy your favorite Christmas music as the John Walter Cape Community Band plays holiday songs that are sure to entertain audiences of all ages. Sing along to your favorite Christmas tunes, both classics and modern. Free admission! For more information, visit