Christmas in Cape May 2021 officially starts in just a few days on November 19. Where better to celebrate Christmas than in Victorian Cape May? Wrap yourself in the warmth, goodwill, and cheer of our seaside village with tours and events commemorating Christmas and old St. Nick. It all kicks off on Holiday Preview Weekend with the annual Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting, followed by a full month of Cape May Christmas special events. Please confirm all dates and times at Cape May MAC. 

Book your room at The Queen Victoria for Christmas in Cape May.

 

Featured Date-specific Cape May Christmas 2021 Events 

Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting | November 20, 2021, at 5pm 

This year, the annual Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting features the Atlantic Brass Band performing all your holiday favorites. Enjoy free admission to the Physick House Museum and a special appearance by Santa! Don’t miss this chance to celebrate all that’s merry and bright! 

 

Christmas Candlelight House Tours | December 4, 11, and 18 

Cape May Christmas Candlelight House Tours are a beloved annual tradition for all to enjoy. The first tour was launched in 1973 and has remained a highlight of the Christmas season ever since. Tours take place on three nights in December. Explore Cape May homes, bed & breakfast inns, churches, and hotels – all with beautifully decorated holiday interiors. This self-guided tour is one of MAC’s biggest fund-raisers. Maps are provided and a local trolley shuttle travels on a planned route with limited stops. Walking is encouraged to get the most out of the tour. Advanced purchase is highly recommended. 

 

Ongoing Cape May Christmas 2021 Events 

Cape May Christmas Trolley Tours and Rides 

Tour Cape May on one of Cape May MAC’s open-air trolly rides this holiday season. Holiday tours begin on November 19. Choose from the NEW All that Glitters Trolley Tour, Santa’s Trolley Ride, Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Ride, and more listed below. Holiday tours are scheduled to begin on Cape May Christmas Preview Weekend and will run into early January. 

Cape May Christmas Trolley Tours and Rides  

  

Cape May Christmas House Tours 

In addition to the Cape May Candlelight House Tour (above), enjoy several other home tours brought to you by MAC, each with its own special holiday flare. Tour Cape May homes, bed & breakfast inns, and even the Physick Estate to see beautifully decorated and festive interiors. These self-guided tours celebrate Victorian architecture, historic preservation in Cape May, and much more. There are many more tours to choose from. 

Cape May Christmas House Tours 

 

Other ongoing Cape May Christmas Events 

 

Visit The Queen Victoria for Christmas in Cape May

Christmas in Cape May is such a treat. Every year we look forward, not only to these special events, but to preparing our inn for the holidays and sharing it with visiting friends. We hope you’ll join us this Christmas season. Peruse our gift shop, enjoy tea and holiday baked goods, and much more. Wishing you a very happy holiday season from The Queen Victoria.