Events for Saturday, November 27, 2021

Lamplighter Christmas Tour

See inside a selection of Cape May bed & breakfast inns and private homes, specially decorated for the holidays on this self-guided evening walking tour that includes a gift and a visit to An Old-fashioned Christmas Exhibit at the Physick Estate Carriage House.  

Holiday Lights Trolley Tour

Who can resist the twinkle of Cape May’s beautiful Victorian homes decorated for Christmas? This trolley ride through the historic streets of Cape May is a delight. Listen to Christmas music and enjoy hearing about the history of many of the Christmas traditions of today. Victorian Cape May is outstanding at Christmas and this is a ride to share with friends and family to revel in Cape May’s Christmas spirit. Trolleys are open-air. Blankets are recommended! Cape May MAC blankets are available for purchase at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth and the Physick Estate. Tour begins and ends at the trolley stop on Ocean Street.

Santa's Tree Lighting Celebration at the Cape May Zoo

Don’t miss this new holiday tradition for the entire family brought to you by the Cape May County Board of Commissioners. The celebration will include live holiday music by the John Walter Cape Community Band, an ice sculpture demonstration, the polar express train ride, bounce house castle & slide, character appearances, dance performances, free treats for all and a visit by the jolly man himself in the red suit. Join us for this free family friendly favorite event to kick off the holiday season. The Ceremony and Lighting of the Tree will be at 5:00 pm Saturday. Collectibles and crafts for sale by the Cape May County Associations of Zoo Keepers from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. The Zoo will be open from 10 am to 3:30 pm.

All That Glitters Trolley Tour

The year is 1899.  A dear friend of the family has volunteered to help with the final preparations for the very important New Year’s Day Celebration.  She wants to consolidate a shopping trip for the necessities to avoid making numerous trips.  Join her as we travel through town making plans for this important endeavor, and then we will go to the Physick Estate to meet the family as they prepare the house for the holidays.

Tours start at 11:45, 1:00 or 2:15

Santa's Trolley Ride

Mrs. Claus comes direct from the North Pole to lead this tour! She tells stories and leads holiday songs on this jolly holiday trolley ride through town.  Santa joins the fun at the Gazebo on the grounds of the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate.