Take a ferry ride to the winter carnival at the Lewes Ferry Terminal with ice skating, amusement rides, crafts and activities at Santa's Workshop. The Ferry offers shuttles to the Spectacular Light Show in Cape Henlopen State Park! We have a variety of ferry packages available. If you have questions or would like to make reservations, please call our Customer Service Team - 1.800.643.3779. Winter Carnival Dates (at the Lewes Ferry Terminal) November 25th - December 17th, Friday & Saturday ONLY (except 12/2 and 12/3) December 22nd - December 23rd, Thursday & Friday December 26th through January 1st, DAILY Time: 5pm - 9pm
This 1879 Victorian house museum sparkles for the holidays with authentic Victorian decorations that invite you to step back into Christmas past!
On the Physick Family Christmas House Tour, you will visit the Physick Estate, decorated in true Victorian style, for a unique living history experience with members of the Physick Family household of the 1890s. Also see the Christmas Traditions exhibit at the Carriage House Gallery, a breathtaking Dickens Village beneath the boughs of a giant Christmas tree.
Take a ride through Cape May’s Historic District and see cheerfully decorated inns and homes as guides talk about Victorian Christmas traditions, lead sing-alongs, and play Christmas music.
On Sunday, December 18th, The Cape May Terminal will host SANTA and all of his friends! Join us for a Winter Carnival featuring iconic Christmas Games; explore Santa's Workshop in the Gallery featuring crafts and great activities for kids aged 3-9, and enjoy face painting and balloon art. It all gets a little sweeter to know that there will be a Hot Chocolate and Cookie Bar, provided free of charge by the Ferry. Additional food and beverages available for purchase in the Food court. Date: Sunday, December 18th Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Cost: Free! Sponsors: Lower Township Recreation Department, The Lower Cape Municipal Alliance, and The Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Looking to tempt your taste buds? The Ferry has partnered with local craft breweries to host five-course dinners with special menus. Every dinner has a unique menu and unique beer pairings. Brewery representatives will be on-hand to discuss the various beer styles offered. Due to limited capacity, reservations are required. To reserve your spot, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1.800.643.3779 from 8:30am - 4:30pm daily. Location: Cape May Ferry Terminal Cost: $59/person including beer, food, tax, and gratuities
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Emlen Physick Estate
Use our map to explore the grounds and find the answers to questions about the Physick family and life in Victorian times on this educational scavenger hunt. Turn in your answer sheet at the Carriage House Museum Shop and receive a prize! The Treasure Hunt packet costs $5.
Cape May Family Treasure Hunt
An adventure for the whole family! Discover the fun of exploring Cape May and uncovering its architectural elements from a kid's perspective. The Family Treasure Hunt packet includes a clues sheet and map that will take you on a self-guided discovery tour set to your own pace (answer sheet also included).
The Treasure Hunt packet costs $5. A great family activity for any time of day, it's available year-round.
For more information, call 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278
Get into the Christmas spirit at three of Cape May’s festively decorated Bed and Breakfast Inns and private homes decorated for the holiday on these self-guided tours.