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Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting at Congress Hall 2023

Here are more fun Christmas activities in Cape May, New Jersey.

  • As of November 28, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this Christmas Tree Lighting.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

Head to Congress Hall’s Grand Lawn to usher in the spirit of the holidays with the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Enjoy live music from the Festival Choir as you wait in anticipation. Then, count down together and throw the switch, illuminating our gorgeous 30-foot Tannenbaum.

When is the Cape May Christmas Tree Lighting?

December 1, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 8:30 pm

When is the raindate?

No rain date information has been provided.

Will Santa be at the Christmas Tree Lighting in Cape May?

No, Santa is not expected to make an appearance at the Christmas Tree Lighting.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?

Christmas Tree Lightings in New Jersey

Tree Lighting Activities

  • Live music
  • Concert and sing along
  • Tree lighting

Entertainment Schedule

  • 6:00pm – Live Music on the Congress Hall Lawn
    • Featuring the talents of Don Evans Trio
  • 7:30pm – Concert and Sing-Along with the Congress Hall Festival Choir
    • Who doesn’t love a holiday sing-along? The Congress Hall Festival choir will take the stage to lead the crowd in festive song.
  • 8:00pm – Tree Lighting Ceremony Begins
    • After the sing-along, count down together and throw the switch!

What is the admission price?


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Where is this Christmas Tree Lighting happening?

This event is happening at

200 Congress Place
Cape May, NJ 08204 United States
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