2023-2024 Events In Cape May County!
(Please confirm events as weather cancellations are not always reflected here. This list is updated every day so check back often!)
-Now-December 30, Cape May Stage's "A Tuna Christmas"
-Now-January 1, Christmas In Cape May
What better place to get into the true spirit of Christmas than Victorian Cape May? This seaside town is transformed into a Dickens village for the holidays with garlands of fragrant greens and twinkling gaslights. Wrap yourself in the warmth of holiday spirit and sample a variety of fun tours and events. If you've never been to Cape May during the Christmas season, it's a must-see! Cape May has the largest collection of Victorian buildings outside of San Francisco, and the town completely transforms into a 19th Century Christmas wonderland!
-Now-December 31, Holidays Events In The Wildwoods
-December 10, Willow Creek Winery Holiday Market
Head to serene West Cape May for this fun event!
-December 10, **NEW EVENT** Create In The Crest Holiday Jubilee
-December 10, Woodbine Holiday Parade
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
-December 16, Cape May Elf Dash Bar Crawl
This is a charitable event with the mission to ignite the Christmas spirit and bring joy to our beloved Cape May community as we party the night away. But we’re not just about having fun; we’re on a mission to make our community brighter. We dedicate 100% of the proceeds raised to benefit local families and charities right here in Cape May. It's a wonderful opportunity to give back and make the season brighter for those in need. There is no cost to participate, but they ask you RSVP on their website here (you can also find a list of bars in the crawl).
-December 16, Onesie Party At Elaine's In Cape May
Go ahead and add that Unicorn Adult Pajama outfit to your cart, because the Onesie Party is BACK for 2023! The drinks will be flowing, we’ll have some rocking live music, and you’ll already be in your pajamas. Why not book a hotel room for the night and walk home? It’s an even shorter trip to the Bloody Mary bar in the morning! Join us Saturday, December 16th for the festivities.
-December 16, Live Music At Jesse Creek Winery
-December 17, Christmas Jazz Concert In Cape May
-December 17, Holiday Lights Trolley Tour In Cape May
Who can resist the twinkle of Cape May’s beautiful Victorian homes decorated for Christmas? This trolley ride through the historic streets of Cape May is a delight. Listen to Christmas music and enjoy hearing about the history of many of the Christmas traditions of today. Victorian Cape May is outstanding at Christmas and this is a ride to share with friends and family to revel in Cape May’s Christmas spirit. Trolleys are open-air. Blankets are recommended! Cape May MAC blankets are available for purchase at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth and the Physick Estate.
-December 18, Wildwood Crest Holiday Lights Walk
-December 19, Middle Twp House Decorating Contest
-December 22, Cape May Christmas Play
The townsfolk of Cape May are buzzing with excitement, especially after a fresh blanket of snow brings them closer to the big day. All except for Adeline Baker, the sole heiress of the Baker family fortune, who is quite fed up with being alone. Each potential suitor has been less promising than the last. Can you help Adeline find love in time for Christmas? Or will she spend another holiday season alone? Click Here For Tickets.
-December 22, Fire Pit Friday At Willow Creek Winery
From 4 – 8pm with Gordon Vincent!
-December 23, Live Music At Willow Creek Winery
From 1 – 4pm with Perry Curcio!
-December 29-30, Live Music At Willow Creek Winery
From 4 – 8pm with Mike DiEleuterio on Friday and 1-4pm on Saturday!
-December 31, Ocean City First Night New Year’s Eve Celebration
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with the entire family. The 31st anniversary of this Ocean City event will feature traditional favorites like rides, ice-skating and magicians, along with headline entertainment including the Stevie Nicks tribute band Gypsy and the Motown revue Motor City. For a complete schedule and to purchase all-inclusive admission buttons, please visit firstnightocnj.com.
-December 31, New Year's Eve At Harry's In Cape May
-December 31, New Year's Eve At Mudhen Brewery
The wait is over!! Join us for the ultimate New Years Celebration featuring live music by @fatmezz
-January 1 2024, Ocean City First Day Events
---First Day Shopping Extravaganza Welcome the New Year by shopping for tremendous bargains in Downtown Ocean City, Asbury Avenue from 6th Street to 14th Street.
---First Day 5k Boardwalk Run Pre-register at ocnj.us/race-events or race day 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the Music Pier.
---First Day at The Beach 2 p.m. at the Music Pier. Join us for Ocean City’s first dip in the ocean for the New Year.
Activities include a 1 p.m. 5K run on the Boardwalk (pre-register at www.ocnj.us/race-events), a 2 p.m. First Dip polar plunge, and an all-day Shopping Extravaganza. Visit firstnightocnj.com for more information.
-May 3-5, NEW EVENT: Adult Beach Camping
OVERSAND EXPO is a weekend of beach camping on the beach in Wildwood, New Jersey. The weekend will include a full weekend of camping (Friday night thru Sunday afternoon). Registered participants will be allowed to camp on the beach under the stars all weekend long. Camping units will be restricted to tents, small travel trailers (under 20ft), tear drop trailers, Off-road and overlanding trailers, RTT's, Vans, and Pick up trucks with bed campers. No RV's will be allowed on the beach. Click Here to register.
-June 20-23, Barefoot Country Music Festival