Cape May is the perfect place for a romantic getaway. We have compiled a list of events we think are perfect for a date.

Cape May Date Nights Calendar
several plates of two grilled jumbo shrimp on top of salad elegantly plated

CULINARY EVENTS

Cape May MAC offers some unique dining experiences. Indulge in the decadent Chocolate Lovers Feast or spice your dinner with a Murder Mystery. Learn to appreciate fine wines from grape to glass, or enjoy a classic Tea Luncheon… it’s all here to make your visit memorable…and tasty!

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THEATER

Cape May is home to many great theater companies and productions! Learn more about companies and performances here.

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Moonlight trolley tour

MOONLIGHT TROLLEY TOUR

Victorians tended to sentimentalize even the most mundane things, from teacups to toothbrushes. Take this romantic trolley ride along the beachfront and through the heart of the Historic District, under the light of the full moon and hear tales of Victorian courtship. Tour begins and ends at the Washington Street Mall Information Booth.

$15 for adults, $12 for children (ages 3-12)

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Emlen Physick Estate house tours

DINNER & FIREWORKS

Celebrate Independence Day in style with a rare opportunity to view fireworks from atop the Cape May Lighthouse! A trolley will transport you from the Physick Estate for a seasonal, five-course dinner by Chef Lucas Manteca at Cape May Point’s Red Store. Then climb to the top of the lighthouse with fellow diners and experience the most spectacular view of Independence Day fireworks on the island. Don’t miss this exclusive event!

Reservations necessary; limited to 22 people

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Cape May Lighthouse at night during a full moon

LIGHTHOUSE FULL MOON CLIMB

Take advantage of the light of the full moon and let it guide you up the 199 stairs to the starry top. The Lighthouse is located in Cape May Point State Park, Lower Township. Tower admission is free for “Friends” members.

$15 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12) and active military or veterans

Purchase tickets from the Keeper at the Lighthouse the night of the event

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two guys dressed as sherlock holmes and watson standing in front of a the cape may sign on the Washington street mall

SHERLOCK HOLMES WEEKEND

The game’s afoot in Victorian Cape May… Choose your weekend for a suspense-filled encounter with that inimitable detective Sherlock Holmes in the National Historic Landmark City of Cape May, New Jersey. Limited to 100 tickets each weekend.

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