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The Queen Victoria Blog

News, Events and Suggestions

Welcome to The Queen Victoria blog!

We're pleased to share our special Cape May perspective with you, including fun things to do in Cape May, Restaurant Reviews/Suggestions, and Cape May touring ideas.  Cape May is a wonderful place to visit (often!) in every season of the year.  Please check here often to learn about what is going on at The Queen Victoria B&B and the area on our Cape May blog.

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Cape May Craft Beer & Crab Festival

Cape May Craft Beer & Crab Festival

Published on July 27, 2015

Coming up in August is an event that’s taken Cape May by storm; it’s the 4th Annual Craft Beer & Crab Festival!

Held on Saturday, August 8, this event features two East Coast favorites as well as live music, crafts, and a Victorian...

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Cape May Movies on the Beach: 2015 Lineup

Cape May Movies on the Beach: 2015 Lineup

Published on July 14, 2015

Every summer, Cape May offers free evening entertainment on the beach through its Movies on the Beach series. The annual series kicks off in July and runs through August with showings on Thursday evenings.

Just a five-minute walk from...

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The Queen Victoria: Loyal Customer Profile

The Queen Victoria: Loyal Customer Profile

Published on July 13, 2015

Through the years we’ve had the fortune of hosting wonderful people from across the globe in our Victorian bed and breakfast, and sometimes we get the opportunity to host these amazing guests more than once. In this blog, we’re going to...

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The Queen Victoria’s treat recipes

The Queen Victoria’s treat recipes

Published on June 02, 2015

Our guests at The Queen Victoria are used to the royal treatment and treats worthy of the royal family. Anna Marie and I have enjoyed hosting afternoon tea in our Victorian beauty for many years and it is a tradition we hope our guests...

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Cape May Restaurant Week

Cape May Restaurant Week

Published on May 15, 2015

We don’t want to sound like a broken record but Cape May truly has fantastic dining establishments and a great week to experience as many as you can is approaching. The annual Cape May Restaurant Week runs May 31 – June 7 in 2015 and if...

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Cape May Music Events

Cape May Music Events

Published on April 30, 2015

You could think you’re hearing everyone singing for joy for being in beautiful Cape May, but the truth is our town gets quite musical in May with the arrival of two music festivals.

The first is the Cape May Music Festival that’s...

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Cape May Spring Festival

Cape May Spring Festival

Published on April 17, 2015

Spring is a wonderful time to visit Cape May; though you’d hear Anna Marie and I say that any time is a wonderful time to visit our shores. But for our guests that prefer to travel when it’s warmer out we’d highly recommend timing your...

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Favorite moments from 2015’s Big Cheesy tasting party

Favorite moments from 2015’s Big Cheesy tasting party

Published on March 18, 2015

One Saturday each March, Anna Marie and I host our Big Cheesy annual cheese tasting party. This year’s complimentary event, held exclusively for guests of The Queen Victoria on Saturday, March 7, was a terrific success.

We had great...

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Wine Lover’s Weekend Produces Exceptional Red Blend

Wine Lover’s Weekend Produces Exceptional Red Blend

Published on March 11, 2015

We’d first like to thank all 39 attendees at this year’s Wine Lover’s Weekend!  Everyone I spoke to about it had a great time.  In fact we’ve already got quite few couples booked for next year’s event, which will be one week later on...

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Cape May Winery: Blending Challenge

Cape May Winery: Blending Challenge

Published on February 23, 2015

In our last blog post we reviewed the history of the Cape May Winery and this time we’re sharing how our relationship with the winemaker, Darren, evolved into our current Wine Lover’s Weekend wine blending challenge.

Back in 2009, Anna...

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Cape May Winery

Cape May Winery

Published on January 09, 2015

Since opening twenty years ago, Cape May Winery has shared wonderful flavors with our city through the variety of wines they produce. The popular vineyard is one of our favorites as we partner with them every year for our Wine Lover’s...

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Channeling Weekends with Debbie Wojciechowski

Channeling Weekends with Debbie Wojciechowski

Published on December 02, 2014

Three or four times a year, typically in our "shoulder" seasons, The Queen Victoria hosts Channeling Weekends.  In 2014 we started working with a new Medium named Debbie Wojcechowski.  During her first Channeling event at The Queen...

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Dickens Extravaganza

Dickens Extravaganza

Published on November 04, 2014

On December 19th, 1843 Charles Dickens published "A Christmas Carol", changing our perception of Christmas forever.  Since the early 1980s, Cape May has been celebrating the season, the author, and the era with a 3 day festival full of...

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The Early Bird Discount

The Early Bird Discount

Published on July 03, 2014

The Early Bird discount program is undoubtedly our most popular discount program. In fact, it is the only discount that we offer during the summer season and one of the best Cape May hotel deals.

First of all, what is it?  For guests...

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Beach Tags

Beach Tags

Published on June 28, 2014

First time visitors to Cape May are often surprised, and sometimes upset, that they are required to pay a fee to get on the beach. The fact is, most beaches in New Jersey charge for use of their beaches by selling little plastic tags...

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Lessons of History Lecture Series

Lessons of History Lecture Series

Published on April 26, 2014

In 2012 the Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts (MAC) launched an annual lecture series titled "Lessons of History".

This widely acclaimed series was the inspiration of innaugural speaker Myles Martel, who presented his lecture "Ronald...

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Exit 0 Jazz Festival

Exit 0 Jazz Festival

Published on April 07, 2014

For years the Cape May Jazz Festival was a staple of the Fall & Spring Cape May scene.  That festival is no longer, but I'm pleased to say that the Exit 0 Jazz Festival, which was born the week after Hurricane Sandy struck in 2012, is...

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Best of Cape May

Best of Cape May

Published on March 31, 2014

We are very proud to announce that we have once again been voted "Best of Cape May" in 2013.  Every year Capemay.com sponsors its "Best of Cape May" contest, allowing visitors to their site to vote on their favorites in many different...

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