The latest Cape May Christmas news and events.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Queen Victoria! To those of you who are booked with us this holiday season, we can’t wait to welcome you. To our friends we won’t see, we wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year!

Below, you can read about upcoming Cape May holiday tours and events we’re very much looking forward to.


Candlelight Lamplighter Tours 

One of Cape May MAC’s most popular tours. See inside a selection of Cape May bed & breakfast inns and private homes, elegantly decorated for the holidays. This self-guided \walking tour includes a visit to An Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit at the Physick Estate Carriage House and celebrates Victorian architecture, historic preservation, and much more.  

Lamplighter Christmas House Tour | tickets and availability   


Christmas Parade | December 3

Join us for the West Cape May Community Christmas Parade and set the stage for the area’s holiday season. Now in its 55th year, the parade marches through town beginning at the West Cape May Volunteer Firehouse and finishing at the end of Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape May. Each year a small group of volunteers assembles to create an unforgettable hometown memory. Don’t miss it.
In event of inclement weather, the Parade reschedules to (Sunday) December 4th. 


Tree Lighting Ceremony at The Rotary Park | December 2 

Mark the official start of the Christmas season and enjoy some old-fashioned holiday cheer with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at Rotary Park. This festive family program will include caroling and a special visit from Santa Claus! 


Hospitality Night on The Washington Street Mall | December 9

Get your Christmas shopping done during this festive seasonal event, complete with special discounts, sales, and tokens of appreciation for shoppers! This really is a fun seasonal event full of cheer. A Victorian Santa Claus will make a special appearance, plus enjoy holiday music and caroling as well. 


The Queen Victoria Gift Certificates 

Looking for the perfect holiday gift for close friends and loved ones? Our top choice? A The Queen Victoria gift certificate! We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. We think The Queen Victoria gift certificates make ideal holiday presents because the fun doesn’t stop once they’re opened. In fact, it’s just beginning! If gift certificates aren’t right for you, our gift shop is packed with great items for just about everyone on your list. 


Restaurant of the Month | Ebbitt Room located in the Virginia Hotel 

The Ebbitt Room, located in the Virginia Hotel on Jackson Street, is one of Cape May’s finest restaurants. If you’re looking for an upscale dining experience, it’s hard to beat the Ebbitt Room. For a more casual experience, try the delicious dishes on their bar menu.


Room of the Month | Regent’s Park

The Room of the Month is Regent’s Park. Regent’s Park features a private porch, lovely gas fireplace (log and brick finish), cozy sitting room, and a queen bed. Plus, the bathroom offers private his and her sinks with a large walk-in shower. Regent’s Park’s décor is especially lovely for this time of year, with red and green upholstery, drapes, and wall-to-wall carpet. Make your stay extra special this December, request a fresh bouquet, chocolate cover strawberries, or an artisanal cheese tray upon arrival.