If you’ve only been visiting New Jersey for the beach in the summertime, you’re seriously missing out! Read on to learn about events that will be kicking off the holiday season this year along the Jersey Shore.
With so much going on, you’ll want a condo to rent from owners in Ocean City and other beach towns this holiday season!
Borough of Lavallette Tree Lighting – December 1st. The tree lighting begins at 7 pm. Refreshments will be served after at the Lavallette School, courtesy of the Lavallette Business Association. Bring your camera for pictures with Santa!
Candlelight Christmas Inn Tour – December 2nd. Did you know that Spring Lake used to be a getaway for some of the wealthiest barons and landowners in New Jersey? This year, the historic Breakers Hotel will be decked out in holiday spender. Join them on December 2nd for a tour of this famous site, and a spot of tea!
Holiday Bash by the Bay – December 8th. The cocktail party of the season at The Reeds at Shelter Haven located in Stone Harbor will light up the bay with a lively holiday gathering! Grab your friends and enjoy live entertainment. You can have a fun time dancing, eating food and cocktails, visiting the selfie station and winning prizes. Get ready to boogie in the ballroom or cozy up by the fire pits.
Wildwoods Family Holiday Celebration – December 9th. At the Wildwoods Convention Center from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, enjoy free admission to holiday-themed crafts, movies, photos with Santa, entertainment, a tree lighting ceremony and much more!
Santacon – December 9th. Meeting up at Hooks Bar at noon, join the Seaside Heights Santa Claus convention for your chance to spread holiday cheer in the most magical way possible. Dress from head to toe and remember to bring an unwrapped toy and two non-perishable food items for local charities.
Gingerbread Decorating with Mrs. Claus at Congress Hall – December 10th. This year, Mrs. Claus is paying a visit to Cape May, and she’s bringing along her favorite gingerbread recipe! Families will love decorating gingerbread with Mrs. Claus, and children will be delighted to taste their creations after the fun!
‘The Ultimate Christmas Show’ presented by Cape May Stage – December 15th. Looking for a comedic way to welcome in the holiday spirit? Come see this hilarious slap-stick performance by Cape May Stage about an ambitious group of performers that are looking to put on the best Christmas show ever! Suitable for viewers ages 10 and up, this performance will be sure to have your family giggling all night!
How The Grinch Stole Lego ® – December 16th. Visit the Monmouth Museum at 10:30 am for this festive workshop. Children can recreate memorable moments from this classic tale. Everyone knows how Dr. Seuss’ stole Christmas, but not everyone knows how the Grinch stole LEGO®!
Winter Wonderland at Congress Hall – December 21st. Ever dream of being transported back to a Victorian Christmas village? Now’s your chance! Guests of Winter Wonderland can sip hot cocoa, enjoy the beauty of the Christmas lights designs and do a little bit of shopping, and best of all, it’s free to enter!
DJ & Dancing at Hemingway’s – December 22nd. Looking for a more adult way to celebrate the holiday season? Moms and dads can spend the night dancing and listen to live music at Hemingway’s in Cape May from 9 pm to midnight on December 22nd! Let the good times roll!
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