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Downtown For The Holidays In Ocean City: Nov. 18 - Jan. 1, 2024: Ocean City. Over 100 Shops And Cafes On Asbury Avenue In This Seaside Resort Will Host Downtown For The Holidays Celebration. For More Information about these Downtown for the Holidays events. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Cape May’s Holiday Season: Cape May. Six weeks Six weeks (Nov 17-Jan. 1, 2024) of special holiday tours and events. Holiday Preview Weekend, 50th Annual Christmas Candlelight House Tours (Dec. 2, 9,16), Lamplighter Christmas Tours, Ghosts of Christmas Past Trolley Rides, Physick House Tours, Holiday Inns Tours. Trolley Rides, Breakfast with Santa, and more. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

Wildwood Business Improvement District Christmas Tree Lighting: 1. Byrne Plaza, Downtown Wildwood. Approximately 8:00 p.m. 609-729-5501 www.WildwoodHoliday.com

Wildwood Crest Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony: 1. Sunset Lake. Wildwood Crest. 6pm. 609-523-0202. www.wildwoodcrest.org

Greater Wildwood Jaycees Christmas Parade: 1: Parade steps off at 6:30pm. 609-729-5501. www.WildwoodHoliday.com

Ocean City Christmas Parade: 1. 6pm. on Asbury Ave. from 6th to 11th Streets. 609-399-6111. 1-800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Downtown Wildwood Christmas In The Plaza: 1-2. Byrne Plaza, Wildwood. Fri: 5-9 p.m. Sat: 10am-5pm. 609-523-1602. www.DOOWW.com

West Cape May Christmas Parade: 2: Now in its 57th year, the parade steps off at 5pm sharp from the WCM Volunteer Firehouse and marches South on Broadway, winds East on Perry, and onto Carpenter Lane in the City of Cape May. www.westcapemay.us

Winter Encampment/Wassail Day: 2: Historic Cold Spring Village. The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of the holidays at this free family event. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and holiday treats served by historical interpreters in period clothing. Visitors can meet Father Christmas in the Country Store and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride throughout the festively decorated. www.hcsv.org

North Wildwood Tree Lighting Ceremony: 2. Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, North Wildwood. 4:30pm. 609-522-2955. www.NorthWildwood.com

Train Show: 2-3. Ocean City Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace and Boardwalk from 10am- 4pm. on Saturday and 10am- 4pm. on Sunday. Admission Fee. 609-399-6111. 1-800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Free Horse and Carriage Rides Through Downtown: 2-3, 9-10,16-17, 23: Ocean City. Noon to 3pm. 6th & Asbury Ave. The Asbury shopping district becomes a “Miracle on Asbury Avenue” celebrating the holiday with beautifully decorated shops and special holiday offers, free horse and carriage rides throughout the downtown and much more. 800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Winter Wonderland At Holly Beach Park: 8-9, 15-16.  Wildwood. 123 E. Andrews Ave., Wildwood. 5:30 p.m. 609-522-5837. www.Recreation-WildwoodNJ.org

Spirit Brands Cheerleading Festival: 9. Wildwoods Convention Center. 866-52-CHEER. www.SpiritBrands.org

Family Holiday Celebration & Tree Lighting Ceremony:  9. Enjoy a family-friendly event at the Wildwoods Convention Center from 9am until 4:30pm. featuring FREE admission to holiday-themed crafters and movies, photos with Santa, choir performances, children’s craft making table, a magician, face painting, dance performances and much more! At 4:30 pm there will be a tree lighting ceremony. 609-729-9000.www.WildwoodHoliday.com

Third Friday: 15: Glasstown Arts District, Millville. High Street in the District comes alive with those enjoying the arts, entertainment and more. Exhibition openings, live music, dining and shopping in a festive atmosphere. Levoy Theatre – www.levoy.net. 856-293-0556. www.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Wildwood Crest Holiday Lights Walk: 18. Sunset Lake, Rambler Rd. & New Jersey Ave., Wildwood Crest. 609-523-0202. www.wildwoodcrest.org

Battle at The Boards Basketball Tournament: 23. Wildwoods Convention Center. 3 p.m. www.BBClassic.com

Boardwalk Basketball Classic: 26-31: Wildwoods Convention Center. The largest holiday co-ed basketball tournament with teams from all over the country coming to compete. 609-522-3355. www.BBClassic.com

Avalon’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks Celebration: 31. Dusk at Surfside Park. www.avalonboro.net

New Years Eve Fireworks: 31. Sea Isle City. JFK Blvd. and Beach. Join us for a spectacular Fireworks Display on the Beach. 8pm. 609-263-8687. www.visitsicnj.com

First Night New Year’s Eve Celebration: 31. Ocean City. A complete schedule of entertainment leading up to fireworks at midnight. www.oceancityvacation.com

First Day Shopping Extravaganza: Jan. 1, 2024. Ocean City. Welcome to the New Year by shopping for tremendous bargains in Downtown Ocean City, Asbury Avenue from 6th to 14th Streets. First Day 5K Boardwalk Run and First Day at the Beach. 609-399-6111. 1-800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

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