At The Queen Victoria, we’re looking forward to an exciting holiday season full of special events. Today, for example, marks the beginning of Cape May Restaurant week. Then, in two weeks, we’ll host the popular Chocolate Lovers Weekend which happens to coincide with Cape May’s Christmas Preview Weekend. It’s a festive time of year and we invite you to join us for all Cape May has to offer through the holiday season!

Cape May Restaurant Weekend | November 1 – 4

Enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner for $35 during our third-annual Cape May Restaurant Weekend. No tickets are required. Simply visit any participating restaurant during the dates and times indicated on their individual listings. Restaurants will continue to be added as they register!

Participating restaurants include:

5 West Pub

Upscale, friendly neighborhood pub. Great food, drinks, and service.


Located across from the ocean in the Inn of Cape May. Enjoy a cocktail on our porch rocker before dinner and watch the world go by.

Black Duck on Sunset

American and French Cuisine with Asian Influences served in a casual like fine dining setting.

Blue Pig Tavern

Beloved by locals and visitors alike, there is no better place to enjoy classic American comfort food.


Fun, food, and drink! Serving Cape May since 1979.

Fins Bar and Grille

Farm to table fresh cuisine with views of our amazing fish tanks and one of a kind illuminated bar top.

Good Earth Organic Eatery

Organic farm-to-table eatery preparing seasonal, from-scratch, nourishing cuisine.

Iccara Italian Bistro

Specializing in authentic Italian cuisine and fresh seafood.

Iron Pier Craft House

Our unique blend of sharing, tasting, and tapas you will love the non-traditional style of dining.

Lobster House

The Lobster House has proudly provided guests a variety of dining experiences for over four generations.

Merion Inn

1885 landmark restaurant and bar in the heart of the Historic District, famous for traditional regional seafood, sizzling steaks, and classic cocktails.


Serving refined Greek food.

Peter Shields Inn & Restaurant

Dine in one of the Inn’s five inviting dining rooms or overlooking the ocean on the front porch.

Sapore Italiano

We are a BYOB fine dining Italian restaurant located in West Cape May, NJ.

Seasalt Restaurant

Fresh indigenous ingredients paired with handcrafted cocktails and specialty wines in an unforgettable chic beach setting.

The Ebbitt Room

The Ebbitt Room is strongly rooted in a farm-to-table, farm-to-glass dining philosophy featuring the freshest ingredients from our very own Beach Plum Farm.


Celebrating 23 years of serving fine New American cuisine.

Union Park Restaurant

Across from the ocean, this elegant dining room serves classic American food with a special touch.

Washington Inn

Delicious food served in a picturesque Cape May plantation house.


Chocolate Lover’s Weekend (and Christmas Preview Weekend) | November 16 – 17

Chocolate Lover’s Weekend is back and we could be more excited! Join us November 16 – 17 at our lovely Queen Victoria for this wildly popular chocolate affair.

Treat yourself. Here, you can indulge – even a little bit – in delicious chocolate treats made by local artisans. And, you don’t have to feel bad, because chocolate is good for you! That’s right – chocolate is high in antioxidants making it especially good for the prevention of heart disease.

We’ll serve loads of specialty chocolates, chocolate baked goods, and goodies of all kinds. We still have availability, so make plans to join us for this tasty, healthy, and fun weekend!

Plus, this year, Chocolate Lover’s Weekend happens to coincide with Cape May’s Christmas Preview Weekend.


Christmas in Cape May | November 16 – January 1 | Preview Weekend | November 16 – 17

Christmas is a very special time in Cape May. Not only is the town beautiful, but there are many fun events and activities to enjoy.

In Cape May, Christmas starts early with the “Cape May Christmas Preview Weekend” and Tree Lighting Ceremony. Then, holiday celebrations are ongoing through the end of the year. Here are some special events you can look forward to this holiday season.

  • Candlelight House Tours
  • Chocolate Lover’s Feast
  • Cheery Cherry House Christmas Tour
  • Christmas Traditions Lecture
  • Combination Trolley/Physick Family Christmas House Tour
  • “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” Exhibit
  • Dickens Christmas Extravaganza
  • Evening Yuletide Tour
  • Evening Yuletide House Tour
  • Physick Family Christmas House Tours
  • Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides
  • Holiday Crafts Fair
  • Holiday Lights Trolley Rides
  • Holiday Inns Tours
  • Lamplighter Christmas Tours

Join us at The Queen Victoria was one or all of these upcoming events. Our beautifully restored Victorian Inn is everything you need this holiday season.