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A place with plenty of open outdoor space to enjoy and the go to place for family vacations for people from throughout the Northeast and beyond. The reputation of being a favorite vacation place was built on the experiences of the generations that have come and taken part in the good times that have led to fond memories. We invite you to visit and build your own family memories.
People are asking the question - is the Jersey Shore open for the holidays? The answer is yes, there's plenty to do with certain limitations. Find more of the answers here
Indoor dining is now open at 25% occupancy. The County of Cape May is committed to safe hospitality and fun for everybody. Jersey Cape is ready to welcome you this holiday season with warm hospitality, festive entertainment and unique shopping experiences.
During the Holidays:
Tours abound in Cape May throughout November and December and the town is authentically decorated for a Victorian Christmas. So come visit for a Lamplighter Christmas Walking Tour to enjoy beautiful outside decorations and perhaps detective style mystery. Explore Cape May's haunted past with a Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Ride where you'll learn and discover about all of Cape may's spooky secrets. A more traditional approach to enjoying the beauty of Christmas in Cape May is with a ride through Cape May’s Historic District on the Holiday Lights Trolley Ride. here you'll see beautifully decorated inns and homes as a guide talks about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and plays Christmas music. Contact the Cape May MAC for information and tickets.
Holiday splendor abounds in almost every Jersey Cape town, so head over to Ocean City for free horse and carriage rides and festive downtown shopping all holiday season long. Get into the holiday spirit in The Wildwoods at Downtown Wildwood Christmas on the Plaza event on December 4th and 5th to enjoy carnival rides, vendors, holiday activities, family entertainment and more!
Be sure to visit Stone Harbor for their annual Island Holiday Weekend Nov. 27-28 with warm merchant hospitality and great shopping. You can also visit neighboring Avalon for Thanksgiving Weekend in Avalon for safe and socially distanced for holiday activities and entertainment for the whole family! Stop by The Reeds at Shelter Haven resort where you can enjoy holiday cheer and festive treats at events like Fire Pit Fridays.
Theater is still a must in Cape May even as our theater companies have gone online for 2020. Visit Cape May Stage and East Lynne Theater to see what's playing online this holiday season
Check back soon for more amazing holiday events or visit the Events page of this website for dates, locations and times of these exciting events. And remember, it's more fun to stay over, so check the list of Accommodations for the best places to stay this season. See you soon!
We encourage you to call or search the websites of your favorite places to Stay, Eat, Shop & Play for the latest information.