Tree Lighting Events
Congress Hall Tree Lighting Ceremony & Concert
200 Congress Pl
Cape May 08204
12/2/2016 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED
FREE FOR All Ages
$Donations will be accepted for a local charity
CALL: (609) 884-6583
Gather at Congress Hall for our Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Grand Lawn on Friday, December 2, featuring a wonderful concert by the Congress Hall Festival Choir and the lighting of our beautiful outdoor tree at 9PM. Donations will be accepted for a local charity. Village open until 10:00PM First concert: 5:30 pm Second concert: 8:00 pm Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Call (609) 884-6583 for reservations. Train Ride and Carousel for the kids (separate fees)
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Tree Lighting Ceremony
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse 111 North Central Avenue
North Wildwood 08260
12/2/2016 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Festive ceremony will take place at the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st & Central Avenues, in North Wildwood. Christmas tree lighting event includes music, cookies, hot chocolate, and Santa Claus! 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free admission. Fun for the whole family.
Christmas in Middle Township Parade & Tree Lighting
Mechanic Street & Municipal Parking Lot.
Cape May Court House 08210
12/2/2016 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
We will be hosting our annual Christmas Parade on December , 201 at 6:00pm. The parade begins in the Acme parking lot, with participants arriving at 5:00pm. From the Cape Savings parking lot we will proceed south on Route 9 starting at 6:00pm. Judging will be in front of the Bellevue Tavern. We The parade will make a right onto Hand Ave and proceed to Boyd Street, then make a right onto Boyd Street and go to the tree lighting ceremony at Township Hall. Santa will light the tree. Everyone can follow Santa back to the Firehouse. Santa will be giving candy canes, Mrs. Clause will be reading Christmas Stories and the Middle Township Volunteer Fire Department will be serving hot beverages and cookies for our guests. Fun for the whole family.
Cape May Tree Lighting
Rotary Park 498 Lafayette St Cape May 08204
12/2/2016 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy some old fashioned holiday cheer when the City of Cape May officially kicks off the holiday season on Friday, Dec. 2nd at 7 p.m. with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, at the newly renovated Rotary Park Bandstand. The Bandstand is located on the 400 block of Lafayette Street. The holiday family program will include caroling, a presentation from the LCMR chorus and a special visit from Santa Claus. Cape May City officials and representatives for the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May, and Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities will also be present for the ceremony.
Somers Point Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
Shore Road from Dawes Ave. to New Jersey Ave. and up to City Hall.
Somers Point 08244
12/2/2016 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
This festive, annual parade will lead Santa Claus down Shore Road from Dawes Ave. to New Jersey Ave. and up to City Hall. Festive floats, live music and groups from the community and school will march. NEW this year is a float-decorating contest don’t miss the excitement! Mayor Jack Glasser and Santa Claus will light the tree after the parade concludes. Inside City Hall, Santa Claus will meet with children for pictures while his elves give out special treats. Caroling performed by the Mainland Tri-M Choral. Special Thanks to the Somers Point Volunteer Fire Companies.
Stone Harbor Christmas Tree Lighting and Caroling
9508 Second Ave Stone Harbor 08247-1912
12/7/2016 4:45 pm – 7:00 pm
FREE FOR ALL AGES
CALL: (609) 368-6101
Everyone’s invited! Please join us for a trolley ride as we sing songs of the season. Then gather in front of Borough Hall for the ceremonial tree lighting, followed by donuts with Frosty at the Firehouse.
Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade & Tree Lighting
16th & Central Avenues to Convention Center
12/9/2016 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED
FREE FOR ALL AGES
Watch a festive line-up of floats, fire trucks and other creatively decorated vehicles parade down the streets of the Wildwoods accompanied by Santa himself! Registration begins at 5 p.m. at the North Wildwood Recreation Center (10th & Central Aves); line-up begins at 5:30 p.m.; parade steps off at 6 p.m. at 16th & Central Avenues, then continues South on Pacific Avenue through Wildwood to Heather Road in Wildwood Crest, then ends at the Wildwoods Convention Center. Parade awards will be presented in the Wildwoods Convention Center at 7:30 p.m., immediately following the 7:15 p.m. tree lighting ceremony. Trophies will be awarded in these categories: Commercial, Community Service, Marching Bands, and Public Service. (Rain date for parade is Sunday, December 11 with registration at 4 p.m.)