What’s that sound? Can you hear it? It’s the sound of sleigh bells. And you know what that means. It’s the 43rd West Cape May Christmas Parade coming your way December 6 starting at 5 p.m. in front of the West Cape May Borough Hall. The parade winds its way along Broadway and up West Perry Street toward… Read more »
Take a Christmas tour around our beautiful seaside town with our Christmas 2008 pictorial! Select any image to view the full size. Pictures by Macy Zhelyazkova.
On any given holiday, the Coast Guard Training Station in Cape May has about 800 recruits who would rather be home. In the spirit of giving, many residents from the Cape May area volunteer to host recruits for a traditional holiday dinner. I’ve always wanted to have a couple of recruits at my house for… Read more »
Any beach town can pull off summer but few can compete with Cape May when it comes to Christmas. Think Victorian, think Charles Dickens and enjoying Wassail at the Physick Estate. Where else can you experience all that? Cape May is just as special to those of us who live here and what better way to share with you the experience of Christmas in Cape May than to ask those who live here what it means to them.
I don’t know about you, but I love Christmas morning. Yes, the presents are nice – but it is breakfast that I crave. But here’s the question – what to make? So, I ask myself – what would the Victorians do?
Enjoy these holiday recipes from the Bed and Breakfast Inns and Guest Houses of Cape May.
Most may not realize we owe many of our Christmas traditions to the Victorians, more specifically Prince Albert and Queen Victoria.
Rather than try to recreate a precise Victorian decor per se, why not consider using Victorian concepts to add a new richness to your family’s Christmas celebration this year.
Victorian Cape May is a seaside town like no other. The ancient ocean rolls up on her flat beaches within yards of meticulously decorated wooden homes. At holiday time, Cape May is in stark contrast to her cousin towns on the Jersey shore.
A collection of vintage holiday postcards from the early 1900s.