CAPE MAY – The nation’s oldest seashore resort bursts into color during Cape May’s 22nd Annual Spring Celebration (formerly “Spring Festival”), sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) and the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, from Friday, April 28 through Sunday, May 7, 2017.
The city’s charming Victorian gingerbread architecture, outstanding restaurants, lovely green gardens, tree-lined streets and Victorian-era landmarks make it the ideal place to enjoy 10 fun-filled days celebrating the arrival of spring. Rediscover the 1879 Physick Estate on tour with a new theme for 2017: “Let’s Go Shopping! Victorian Consumer Culture.” Indulge your taste buds during popular events for chocolate lovers, the Chocolate Lovers Feast and the Chocolate Tasting Tour; New in 2017! Explore Cape May’s hidden secrets with the Underground Railroad Trolley Tour (co-sponsored by MAC and the Center for Community Arts); experience the thrill of characters interpreting the past on the Cape May Time Capsule Trolley Tour; be inspired on Private Homes Tours; take a Ghosts of Cape May trolley tour and learn about Cape May’s “spirited” residents; indulge in local flavors with food and wine events; solve a mystery while enjoying a fine dinner during Murder Mystery Dinners, and so much more, including crafts and collectibles shows and local history exhibits.
The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) is a multifaceted not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the preservation, interpretation and cultural enrichment of the Cape May region for its residents and visitors. MAC membership is open to all. For information about MAC’s year-round schedule of tours, festivals and special events, call (609) 884-5404 or (800) 275-4278, or visit MAC’s website at www.capemaymac.org. For information about restaurants, accommodations and shopping, call the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May at (609) 884-5508. For information about historic accommodations, contact Cape May Historic Accommodations at www.capemaylodging.com.