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
Christmas Trolley Tour

HOLIDAY LIGHTS TROLLEY RIDES

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 our Christmas traditions 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, Hill House Visitors Center and Carriage House Museum Shop. Tour begins and ends at the trolley stop on Ocean Street.

Adults: $15; Children (3-12): $10

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VINTAGE BYOB

Cape May MAC has partnered with the KARA Group (George’s Place, Y.B., and more), to create a modern, eclectic, and delicious dining experience on the grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate.

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EVENING YULETIDE HOUSE TOUR

Take a 30-minute guided tour of the first floor of Cape May’s 1879 Emlen Physick Estate, decorated in authentic style for a Victorian Christmas. See how the Physick family would have entertained for the holidays. Afterwards, visit the Carriage House for a visit to “An Old-Fashioned Christmas” exhibit.

Adults $20; Children (3-12) $18

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Emlen Physick Estate house tours
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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THEATER

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

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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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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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