Guide: Christmas Parades in Cape May County

Almost every town on the peninsula celebrates the holiday season with Christmas parades. We’ve put them all in one place to make things just a bit easier during this busy time of year.

Sea Isle Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting 

Friday, November 24 from 6 to 7 p.m.  

Along Landis Avenue 

The parade runs south on Central from 49th to 84th Street, then continues on 84th to Landis, then turns north on Landis and ends at JFK Boulevard. Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony to follow at Excursion Park. 

Stone Harbor Holiday Pet Parade 

Friday, November 24 at 1 p.m.  

281 96th St, Stone Harbor 

Sponsored by the Borough of Stone Harbor and Paw Prints. 

Stone Harbor Christmas Parade  

Saturday, November 25 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.   

96th Street in Stone Harbor  

Bring the family, wear your best holiday accessories and enjoy Stone Harbor’s Famous Christmas Parade! 

Wildwoods Jaycees Christmas Parade 

Friday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 p.m. 

The parade starts at 16th Avenue in North Wildwood and heads south along Central Avenue and Pacific Avenue through the Holly Beach Station Mall until Spicer Avenue in Wildwood. It then heads west towards New Jersey Avenue and back north to Oak Avenue then heads east ending at Byrne Plaza. 

Ocean City Christmas Parade 

Friday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m.  

Asbury Avenue, Ocean City  

6th Street to 11th Street. Registration information at

West Cape May Christmas Parade 

Saturday, Dec. 2 from 5 to 8 p.m.  

The West Cape May Community Christmas Parade, Cape May’s biggest event of the winter, steps off at 5 p.m. at the West Cape May Fire Hall. The parade can be expected to arrive in the Mall area sometime after 5 p.m., with a route that takes it on Perry Street and down Carpenters Lane. 

Middle Township Tree Lighting & Parade 

Friday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m.  

Downtown Cape May Court House 

The parade lineup begins at 5 p.m. at Memorial Field and steps off at 6 p.m. The parade will travel north along Route 9 to Mechanic Street – the tree lighting will take place after the parade, in front of the library. 

Lower Township Rotary Christmas Parade 

Saturday, Dec. 9 at 6 p.m. 

Parade is in Villas 

The parade begins at Breakwater and Bayshore, and will continue south on Bayshore ending at Rosehill Pkwy. 

Woodbine Holiday Parade

Sunday, Dec. 10 at 6 p.m.

Starts at Woodbine Elementary School

The parade lineup begins at 5 p.m. behind the Woodbine Elementary School. To be part of the parade, call 609-231-7963