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Upcoming Holiday Events in Cape May County

The holidays are just around the corner and local businesses are ready to spread holiday cheer! Light up the holidays with Christmas tree lightings or start your Christmas shopping early at one of these fun shopping events around Cape May County.

Free Horse & Carriage Rides in Ocean City
Starting Saturday, November 21 from 12-3 p.m.
In front of City Hall, 9... Read More

Ring in 2020 in Cape May County

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Jersey Shore style! Gather your friends and have a night out! Or scroll down to the bottom to find fun family-friendly activities throughout Cape May County.

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Beach Plum Farm – Enjoy the final festive menu of 2019 at Beach Plum Farm on New Year’s Eve. All are welcome to bring their own wine or liquor; farm-fresh... Read More

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.,... Read More

7 Ways to Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the Kids

New Year’s Eve is one of the most festive nights of the year. Friends and family gather to count down the waning moments of the year, and anticipate the fun times ahead in the year to come. While adults tend to look forward to New Year’s Eve festivities more than children, there are many ways parents can ring in the New Year with their kids.

1. Toast with a mocktail.... Read More

Morey’s Piers Annual Holiday Sale Offers Deep Discounts on Summer Fun

You’d be forgiven for assuming Morey’s Piers, Wildwood’s family-run amusement park, is a summer-only business. After all, the rides and water parks DO shut down after Labor Day. But company elves aren’t exactly off-duty. This time of year, they’re hard at work spreading yuletide joy.

“The holidays are all about creating memories and sharing traditions with loved ones, which is something... Read More

Christmas Gifting Ideas

Looking for the perfect gifts to give your loved ones this holiday season? Here's your go-to guide for the best local gifts that are sure to be at the top of everyone's wish list!

Salt Bug Jig
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Holiday Gifting Idea: 2020 Beach Tags

Stumped on what to get someone on your list? If your loved one is a beach lover, give him or her an early glimpse of the sun and sand by gifting beach tags for the next summer season! Some communities even offer special holiday tags, making for a festive addition to any beach tag collection. Read on for information about purchasing beach tags this holiday season in each municipality.

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2019 Christmas Parades in Cape May County

Check out all the Christmas Parades throughout Cape May County this holiday season!

Sea Isle City Christmas Parade
Friday, Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.

Sea Isle City’s annual Holiday Extravaganza will kick-off the holiday season in grand style with a parade from JFK Boulevard & Central Avenue to Excursion Park. For more information, call (609) 263-9090.

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2019 Santa Sightings

Santa's been spotted at the shore, and The Herald has your guide to finding him all over Cape May County this holiday season!

Ocean City Christmas in the Downtown – Visit with Santa
Friday, Nov. 29 at 1 p.m.
Asbury Ave., Ocean City

Join the merchants & Chamber in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas. There will be caroling, free horse... Read More

2019 Christmas Tree Lightings in Cape May County

Light up the holidays with these Christmas tree lightings in Cape May County!

Cape May – MAC’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7 p.m.
Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May

|At 7 p.m., Santa arrives to flip the switch for the festive Tree Lighting Ceremony on the grounds of the Physick Estate. That evening, the... Read More