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November 2022 Festivals and Events

November 2022 Festivals and Events

Fall’s Craft & Collectibles Show
November 5, 2022 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cape May Convention Hall

Come see Fall’s Craft & Collectibles Show

Full Moon Lighthouse Climb
November 8, 2022 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cape May Lighthouse

Climb the lighthouse under a full moon! Tickets required; see Cape May MAC for more details.

Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Thursday November 11, 2022 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
Veterans Park, JFK Boulevard and Landis Avenue

Local officials will gather with representatives from VFW Post 1963 and other members of the community to honor all of our nation’s military veterans. The ceremony will feature the laying of wreaths at the base of the park’s Memorial Fountain and many words of praise for the men and women who served our nation in uniform.

Ocean City’s Winterfest by the Sea
Saturday November 12, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Civic Center, Ocean City

The Chamber of Commerce presents their Third Annual Winterfest By The Sea Holiday Shopping Extravaganza features craft vendors, food vendors and strolling Santa will be present. 

Fall Girls Weekend
Friday November 18, 2022 to Sunday, November 20, 2022
Participating Businesses Town-wide

Shop for the holidays, get some amazing deals and kick-off the season in Sea Isle City.

Cape May Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony
November 19, 2022 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Emlen Physick Estate, Cape May

Help us kick-off the Holiday season! Santa and his elves have decked out the Physick Estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a free performance of holiday classics by the Atlantic Brass Band as we join Santa in lighting the tree! Dawn’s Delights will be serving hot chocolate and baked goods for purchase.

“Earlier than the Bird” Downtown Shopping Extravaganza
Saturday November 19, 2022, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Throughout downtown Ocean City

Get out earlier than the bird and jump start your holiday shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving. Shop in your pajamas for early bird shopping specials.

Horse & Carriage Rides
Saturday, November 19 – Sunday November 20, 2022 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Asbury Avenue, starting at 6th Street, Ocean City

Get in the holiday spirit with a horse-drawn carriage that will take riders up and down Asbury Avenue. This event will run each weekend through December 18.

Shop Small Weekend
Friday November 25, 2022 to Sunday, November 27, 2022
Participating Businesses Town-wide throughout Ocean City

Support local businesses by shopping small this weekend.

Holiday Parade and Mayor’s Tree Lighting Ceremony
Friday, November 25, 2022 6:00pm
31st Street to Excursion Park, JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Avenue

Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Kick-off the Holiday Season with a Holiday Parade. The parade will begin at 31st street and central avenue to 84th street, 84th street to Landis and then Landis to JFK Boulevard. Fire engines, costumed characters and Saint Nick on a holiday float will highlight the parade.  Then immediately following a tree lighting ceremony and other festivities will happen at Excursion Park.

Holiday Craft & Collectibles Show
Friday November 25 – Saturday November 26, 2022 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cape May Convention Hall

Come see Holiday Craft & Collectibles Show and purchase unique gifts for friends and family

Christmas in the Downtown
Friday November 25, 2022, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Asbury Avenue, Ocean City

Join the merchants & Chamber in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Friday November 25 – Sunday November 27, 2022 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Asbury Avenue and 6th Street, Ocean City

A horse-drawn carriage will take riders up and down Asbury Avenue, starting at 6th Street. This event will run each weekend through December 18.

Photos with Santa
Saturday November 26 – Sunday November 27, 2022, 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Music Pier, Ocean City

Take photos with Santa at the Music Pier each weekend before the holidays until December 18.

Breakfast with Santa
Saturday November 26, 2022 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
Congress Hall, Cape May

Breakfast with Santa returns to Congress Hall! We are excited to host this holiday family favorite in the Grand Ballroom. Our team has prepared a playful new children’s menu complete with holiday drinks and special desserts. Dress up in your holiday best for photos with Saint Nick by the poinsettia tree.

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