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What’s going on Easter Weekend in Cape May?

If you’ll be with us in Cape May for the Easter weekend, there are daily activities to keep the kids busy—you won’t even have to give up the annual egg hunt. Plus, we have the roundup of who’s serving Easter brunch and dinner.

Easter Weekend Events

All weekend

Spring Break at Congress Hall, featuring The Case of the Missing Taffy Box Children’s Play, Never Grow Up Luncheon, Paint and Create, Kids Can Cook, Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, Congress Hall Scavenger Hunt, Train Rides, Family Yoga & Meditation, Easter Egg Hunt and many more activities.

Saturday

10am Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt at Lafayette Street Park. Call 609-884-8888 or visit capemaykiwanis.com for more information.

Noon Easter Kegg Hunt at Cold Spring Brewery. Hop on over and sign up to play! Start at the Brewery and ask Mark for your sheet. Follow the directions to explore Historic Cold Spring Village for eggs. When you find an egg open it up and answer the question to move to your next clue. At the end, put your answers inside the Easter Kegg. One lucky winner with the correct answers will be drawn on Easter, Sunday, April 16. This lucky winner will get a Free Cold Spring Brewery Growler.

Sunday

6:30am Easter Sunrise Service at The Cove

10:30am – 3:30pm Easter Egg Hunts & Family Lawn Games at Congress Hall. Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue the Pig at Congress Hall’s annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Noon to 2pm Easter Fashion Stroll on the Washington Street Mall. Put on your Easter best and join the annual Easter Fashion Stroll. Registration begins at noon on the 300 block of the Washington Street Mall. The Stroll begins at 1pm. Call 609-884-9565 for more information or email boxoffice@capemaycity.com.

Visit with the Easter Bunny

After he’s done with Easter weekend preparations (which we imagine involve copious egg decorating and egg-hiding strategy meetings), the Easter Bunny comes to Cape May and can be spotted having breakfast at a handful of local restaurants. Reservations to dine with him are recommended since we hear his schedule’s pretty packed.

The Original Fudge Kitchen Visit with the Easter Bunny Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12 noon till 4pm at our Washington Street Mall Location.

Elaine’s Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a delicious brunch on The Porch. This event is for kids of all ages and is one of our favorite events of the year. Call 609-884-1199 to reserve your seats today! 9am to noon.

The Harbor View The Easter Bunny arrives at 9:00am. Enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny while overlooking Cape May Harbor. Plenty of specials for the Kids. Reservations accepted but not required. Bring your camera for lots of free pictures.

SeaSalt Easter at the Beach! Come celebrate with SeaSalt Restaurant and the Easter Bunny! Snap a post-worthy pic of your little one and our special guest while dining with the ultimate view. Sunday, April 16th from 10am-3pm, enjoy a 3-course Prix Fixe menu paired with a specialty brunch cocktail. Adults $30.00; Children’s menu $14 includes choice of juice and a fresh fruit cup. Breakfast available 8am-3pm. Reservations suggested. Call 609-884-7000.

Easter Menus

Friday

Rio Station Friday Lent Menu. A selection of fish, seafood and vegetarian specials. Reservations suggested 609-889-2000

Washington Inn Oysters, Wine and Tapas. Reservations suggested 609-889-2000

Saturday

Washington Inn Oysters, Wine and Tapas. Reservations suggested 609-889-2000

Easter Sunday Brunch

Beach Plum Farm in West Cape May is coming alive as the daffodils blooms and spring arrives.  At 10am, 11am, noon and 1pm, guests will enjoy a farm-to-table family brunch. Chef Todd Phillips will be using ingredients right from the farm to build his menu, which will be enjoyed in the picnic grove and heated tent. Easter flowers will be for sale, and story time for the kids will happen at 12:30 and 1:30.  There will also be hayrides around the farm.  $35 per adult, $15 per child (ages 4-12). Seating is limited call 609-602-0128 to reserve a spot.

Congress Hall Join us for Easter Brunch in the Ballroom. Seatings from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. $40 per person; $15 for Children (ages 4-12). View the menu (it’s huge!). For Reservations please call 609-884-8422.

The Ebbitt Room at the Virginia Hotel in Cape May will be open, from 2pm until 7pm, on Easter Sunday. Savor items from the regular Spring menu, along with special Easter additions. Live piano music from Matt Hayden. For reservations, call 609-884-5700.

Elaine’s Meet the Easter Bunny and enjoy a delicious brunch on The Porch. This event is for kids of all ages and is one of our favorite events of the year. Call 609-884-1199 to reserve your seats today! 9am to noon.

The Harbor View The Easter Bunny arrives at 9:00am. Enjoy Breakfast with the Easter Bunny while overlooking Cape May Harbor. Plenty of specials for the Kids. Reservations accepted but not required – 609-884-5444. Bring your camera for lots of free pictures.

Marie Nicole’s Grille at Diamond Beach in Wildwood Crest is serving Easter brunch, with specials that are sure to please all palates.  Country Frittata with Eggs, Sautéed Peppers and Onions with Cheese and Potatoes, Crab Cake Benedict, and Salmon Hash are just some of the amazing entrees diners can choose from. For reservations, call 609-522-5425.

North End American Grill in North Wildwood is serving brunch from 10 am -2 pm. Diners can enjoy a Lobster Omlette with fresh lobster, baby spinach, pepper jack cheese and bacon, French Toast Casserole – slow cooked French toast casserole topped with a bananas foster walnut sauce, or go for a healthier option like the fruit and granola bowl. Guests can create their own drink at the new Bloody Mary Bar or enjoy one of their signatures like the North End Mary – vodka, clamato, horseradish, Worcestershire, salt and pepper, with a shrimp garnish.  Bellinis and bottomless Mimosa’s are also available! For reservations, call 609-435-5691.

Rio Station Our special Easter Brunch menu served from 8am – 2pm. Reservations suggested 609-889-2000.

SeaSalt Easter at the Beach! Come celebrate with SeaSalt Restaurant and the Easter Bunny! Snap a post-worthy pic of your little one and our special guest while dining with the ultimate view. Sunday, April 16th from 10am-3pm, enjoy a 3-course Prix Fixe menu paired with a specialty brunch cocktail. Adults $30.00; Children’s menu $14 includes choice of juice and a fresh fruit cup. Breakfast available 8am-3pm. Reservations suggested. Call 609-884-7000.

Washington Inn Buffet style Easter Brunch served from 10am to 2pm. $29.95 Adults; $17.00 Children. View the menu. Reservations recommended 609-884-5697.

Easter Sunday Dinner

Marie Nicole’s Grille at Diamond Beach in Wildwood Crest is serving Easter dinner with specials that are sure to please all palates. Dinner served from 4-pm. Enjoy specials like Roast Duck, Rack of Lamb, and a Double Cut Pork Chop. For reservations, call 609-522-5425.

The Merion Inn Join us on Easter Sunday from noon until 8pm. A real, sit-down supper, serving our regular menu, Easter specials and a few additional brunch items until 1:30pm. Easter specials are available a la carte or as a 3-course prix fixe. Children’s menu available. Reservations recommended 609-884-8363. View the menu

Rio Station A selection of Easter specialties as well as our full Rio dinner menu served from 3 to 9pm. Reservations suggested 609-889-2000.

Two Mile Landing Serving a four-course Easter dinner from 11am until 7pm. The full 2 Mile menu will be available all day. Reservations recommended 609-522-1341.

Washington Inn Easter Dinner served from 4pm to 7pm. Offering our regular dinner menu and a special a la carte menu. Reservations recommended 609-884-5697.

Union Park is offering a 3-course Easter Dinner menu from 2pm to 7pm on Easter Sunday for $35 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For reservations, call 609-884-8811 or visit unionparkdiningroom.com. View the menu


Easter Weekend in Cape May

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If you’re spending the Easter holiday weekend in Cape May, here’s a list of restaurants serving Easter brunch, Easter dinner, and offering visits with the Easter Bunny.

Events

Easter Fashion Stroll – Sunday at 1pm

An annual tradition on the Washington Street Mall! Sunday, March 27 a 1 p.m. at the 300 block. Registration begins at noon, and the stroll will begin at 1 p.m. Judging categories and age groups are: 3 and younger, 4 to 6, 7 to 9, 10 to 12, 13 and older, best dressed lady, man, couple, family and for the best Easter bonnet. Treats, gift certificates and ribbons will be awarded to winning participants. In the event of rain, the location will move to Our Lady Star of the Sea parish hall located at 520 Lafayette Street.

Easter at Congress Hall

Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue the Pig at our Easter Egg Hunt. Egg hunts will be held at 10:30am and 12:00pm. Don’t miss our family lawn games from 1:30pm-2:30 pm, including potato sack races, three-legged races, and more! While you’re here take a train ride on the Congress Hall Express from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Egg hunts and family lawn games are complimentary and do not require a reservation! Guests can simply attend their preferred time.


 

Easter Brunch & Dinner

Aleathea’s at the Inn of Cape May

Easter Brunch served 11:30am-2:30pm. Dinner 4pm-7pm. Adults are $24.95 per person, children $14.95 each, under 3 are free. (609) 884-5555

Carney’s

Our Easter Dinner 3-course meal is $20.00 per person. Offered Sunday, March 27 from noon until 8pm. (609) 884-4424

Congress Hall

Enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch in our Grand Ballroom. For reservations, call 609-884-8422.

The Ebbitt Room

Serving Easter Dinner from 2pm-7pm. (609) 884-5700

Hemingway’s at the Grand

Easter Breakfast & Brunch. Adults $19 each, children 12 and under $10 each. Call 609-884-5611 ext. 516 for reservations.

The Lobster House

Easter Dinner served 12noon-9pm. The Lobster House does not take reservations.

The Merion Inn

Offering Easter Dinner on Sunday, March 27 from noon to 8pm. (609) 884-8363

Oyster Bay

Serving Easter Dinner from 4pm. (609) 884-2111

Washington Inn

Easter Brunch is being served from 10am-12:30pm. $29 per person, $17 for children. Easter Dinner 4pm-7:30pm. (609) 884-5697

The Reeds at Shelter Haven (Stone Harbor)

From 10am until 2pm, the Reeds at Shelter Haven in Stone Harbor will host their annual Easter Brunch, perfect for visitors to the shore and residents alike. The interactive meal features food stations throughout the dining room, and reservations are required. Guests will enjoy breakfast selections; live-action omelet and carving stations; hot entrees; salads, seafood and sides; and a variety of desserts. In addition, Bloody Marys and mimosas will be just $5 each. Easter Brunch is $40 per person for adults; kids 12 and under are just $20 each, while kids 3 and under are free. Call 609-368-0100.


Visit with the Easter Bunny

Cape May Ferry’s Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 26 from 9am to noon. Join us for one of two seatings! With hot and cold buffet selections, there’s something for everyone while the little ones in your life get their picture taken with Mr. Bunny. Registered children can also participate in an Easter Egg hunt between seatings with special golden eggs for Ferry prizes. Egg Hunt at 10 AM. (Restrictions: Children will be limited to 10 eggs and one golden egg and must be registered for either breakfast to partake in the hunt. Participants should bring their own Easter baskets or bags for the hunt. Egg Hunt will be divided into age groups and limited to 10 eggs per child.) $22 per adult, $12 per child ages 3-12, under 3 free. Reservations are required. Call 1-800-643-3779.

Congress Hall

Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue the Pig at our Easter Egg Hunt. Egg hunts will be held at 10:30am and 12:00pm. Egg hunts and family lawn games are complimentary and do not require a reservation! Guests can simply attend their preferred time.

Harbor View

An annual event, enjoy breakfast with the Easter Bunny.  Plenty of specials for the kids and bring your camera for lots of free pictures.  Reservations accepted but not required. Call 609-884-5444.

Oceanview Diner

The Easter Bunny will be here on Sunday from 8am-12noon.

The Original Fudge Kitchen

Meet the Easter Bunny on Friday from 12-4pm, Sat from 12-4pm, and on Sunday at the Easter Stroll.

Uncle Bill’s Pancake House

Meet the Easter Bunny this weekend 8am-12noon.

 

 


2013 Easter Fashion Stroll

easter-interiorThe 2013 Easter Fashion Stroll, sponsored by the City of Cape May, the Washington Street Mall Merchants and the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May,  prevailed even though light showers threatened to dampen the day mid-way through the judging.  But both the judges and the participants braved on. Mayor Edward Mahaney, Jr. presided over the event. Prizes were awarded according to age, gender and Easter attire and all donated by the Mall merchants and surrounding businesses.