What to do in Cape May for the Remainder of the Holiday Season

Events Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)

December 18, 26, 29 and 31

Lamplighter Christmas Tour: Relive the memories of Christmas past on this self-guided evening tour of a selection of Cape May’s finest Bed and Breakfast inns and private homes, specially decorated for the holidays, with a unique theme at each location. Innkeepers will share a presentation at each location. The tour also includes a visit to the Carroll Gallery at the Emlen Physick Estate where you can see “An Old-fashioned Christmas” exhibit, receive your souvenir gift and enjoy warm beverages and holiday treats. Adults $20; children (3-12) $15. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Dec. 18, 26 and 29. 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 31. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

December 19

42nd Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tour: This self-guided tour, the main attraction of Cape May’s festive holiday season, features homes, inns, hotels and churches decorated for the holidays, plus caroling, strolling musicians and good old-fashioned cheer. Hospitality centers offer warm beverages and traditional treats. Includes admission to the Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., and An Old-fashioned Christmas exhibit in the Carroll Gallery. Continuous shuttle service on heated trolleys. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 19. Adults $28; children $20 (ages 3-12). Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

December 27-28

Chefs’ Dine-Around: Attention foodies! Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a five-course, gourmet feast for the holiday, with each course served in one of Cape May’s premier restaurants. Wine will be provided with each course, and a representative will be on hand from the sponsoring winery to explain the pairings. A trolley shuttle between restaurants is provided. Reserve early; limited to 34 people! $125 per person (gratuity included). Sunday, Dec. 27-Monday, Dec. 28 at 6 p.m. Sponsored by the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC). For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

Ongoing Tours and Events

The Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC) offers admission to the Emlen Physick Estate, the Cape May Lighthouse and the World War II Lookout Tower, as well as trolley, walking, house and boat tours throughout the year. Dates and times vary seasonally. Please see this season’s ongoing tours, activities and events below. For more information, dates and times, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278 or visit www.capemaymac.org.

• Cape May Bike Tour
• Cape May Family Treasure Hunt
• Cape May Lighthouse, Oil House and Museum Shop
• Carriage House Museum Shop
• Combination Trolley/Physick Family Christmas House Tour
• Emlen Physick Estate Tour
• Evening Physick Estate Tour
• Evening Yuletide Tour
• Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour
• Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Ride
• Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery Tour
• Historic District Trolley Tour
• Holiday Inns Tour
• Holiday Lights Trolley Ride
• Physick Family Christmas House Tour
• Santa’s Trolley Ride
• Self-Guided Audio Tour of Cape May
• Self-guided Wine Trail
• Self-guided Wine & Brewery Trail
• Winery Cellar Tour & Tasting

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