Free Holiday Events in Cape May County


Celebrating the Christmas season with your family and friends doesn’t have to be expensive. Save some money by heading to the shore and checking out these FREE holiday events!

Travel back in time and experience holiday traditions of the past for free at the Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit, held at the Carroll Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May. Experience a breathtaking exhibit of holiday traditions complete with a giant Christmas tree, a Dickens Village, model trains, nostalgic photos from Christmas past, and more! The exhibit runs daily through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2020 (except Christmas), and hours vary. For more information and hours, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit

Bring the entire family to enjoy a free holiday concert at Cape May Convention Hall, 714 Beach Ave., Cape May. The Angelus Chorus will perform a free holiday concert with a selection of traditional and secular music on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 7 p.m. The Chorus is a 50-voice group of community members singing secular and sacred. For more information, visit or call (609) 884-9565.

Take in the festive sights of Christmas in Ocean City during Free Horse & Carriage Rides on Saturday, Dec. 21 and Sunday, Dec. 22 from 12 to 3 p.m. starting in front of City Hall, 861 Asbury Ave., Ocean City. For more information, call 1-800-BEACH-NJ.

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