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Please check all event dates & specifics with the event host…
Fall Crafts & Collectibles Show: 4. Cape May Convention Hall. Dozens of vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties and crafts including seasonal decorations, gift items and more.609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

Winterfest By The Sea: 4. Ocean City. The Chamber of Commerce presents their Third Annual Winterfest By The Sea Holiday Shopping Extravaganza.  The event takes place inside the Civic Center.  Craft vendors, food vendors and strolling Santa will be present. Shopping hours are 9am to 5pm. www.oceancityvacation.com

Veteran’s Appreciation Day Event: 4.  Millville Army Airfield Museum. 10am. Free: All veterans and public invited. 11 am Ceremony. Canteen lunch. www.p47millville.org
Trail of Two Cities 5K/Walk: 5. Ocean City. 9th St. Bridge from Ocean City to Somers Point. Pre-registration and race day. 8am start. For more information & registration  or call 609-525-9317. www.ocnj.us/race-events

Spirit Brands American Rec. & School Cheer Championship: 13. Wildwoods Convention Center. 866-52-CHEER. www.SpiritBrands.org

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

Carroll Gallery Exhibit: An Old-Fashioned Christmas Exhibit: Carriage House: Nov 17-Jan. 1, 2024.  Cape May. Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St. www.capemaymac.org

Girls Weekend: 17-19. Sea Isle City. Shop for the holidays, get some amazing deals and kick-off the season.  Chamber businesses offer discounts, specials and deals on dining, services, boutique items and more! The Chamber sponsors events throughout the year that will keep you coming back to shop, dine, stay and more! www.seaislechamber.com

Cape May’s Holiday Season: Cape May. 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

Christmas Tree Lighting: 18: Woodland Village, Clermont. 6 pm to 8 p.m. Santa arrives to illuminate thousands of twinkling lights throughout the Village. Get photos with Santa. www.gardengreenhouse.net/woodland-village/

Earlier Than The Bird Downtown Shopping Extravaganza: 18: Ocean City. Get out earlier than the bird and jump start your holiday shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving.  Shop in your pajamas for early bird shopping specials. 8 a.m. to Noon.  www.oceancityvacation.com

Free Horse and Carriage Rides Through Downtown: 18-19, 24-26: 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. 1-800-BEACH-NJ.  www.oceancityvacation.com

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

Christmas In The Downtown: Our Miracle on Asbury Avenue: 24: Ocean City. 2pm. to 5pm Join the merchants & Chamber in kicking off an old-fashioned Downtown Christmas. 1-800-BEACH-NJ. www.oceancityvacation.com

Family Holiday Beach Bonfire: 24. North Wildwood. 2nd & Surf Ave., North Wildwood. 5-9 p.m. Rain date 11/25. www.WildwoodHoliday.com

Shop Small Weekend: 24-26: Sea Isle City. Throughout town, businesses will offer deals, discounts and hospitalities as you stroll from store to store to kick off the holiday season! www.seaislechamber.com

Holiday Parade & Mayors Tree Lighting Ceremony: 24. Sea Isle City. 6:30pm. Ceremony & Santa’s arrival at Excursion Park. www.visitsicnj.com

Festive Friday: And Snowfest Saturday: Nov. 24-25: Avalon. 11am to 4pm. Throughout the shopping district in Avalon. Embrace the holiday season with Festive Friday, featuring more than 40 holiday activities for the entire family to enjoy. 609-967-3936. www.avalonboro.net

Holiday Crafts & Collectibles Show: 24-25. Cape May Convention Hall. Dozens of vendors come to Cape May to sell hand-made novelties and crafts including seasonal decorations, gift items and more. 609-884-5404 or 800-275-4278. www.capemaymac.org

Christmas In North Wildwood: 24-26. Olde New Jersey Ave. & surrounding establishments. Santa, face painting, scavenger hunt, prizes and more! 609-923-6397 www.WildwoodHoliday.com

Island Holiday Weekend & Christmas Parade: 24-25: Stone Harbor. Holiday market and Carousel at the Water Tower Lot. Pet parade, downtown holiday dash, merchants’ hospitality night. www.SHNJ.org or www.StoneHarborChamber.com

Small Business Saturday: 25: Glasstown Arts District. National Business Promotion for specialty shopping on “main street.” Shop Small in the Glasstown Arts District. 856-293-0556. wwww.glasstownartsdistrict.com

Holiday Parade: 25: 4pm. 80th St. to 7th St. on Dune Drive. www.avalonboro.net

Wildwoods Holiday Shopping Village: 25: Wildwood. A completely outdoor shopping experience. Byrne Plaza at 3400 Pacific Ave. will be transformed into a holiday shopping village with live entertainment and music, raffles and more. Dozens of local small business vendors will be on hand for you to purchase the perfect holiday gift. Start a new tradition and bring the family to this unique outdoor shopping event featuring local artisans specializing in jewelry, handcrafted items, holiday decorations, baked goods, boutique shops, gifts and more. Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce at 609-729-4000. www.wildwoods.com 
Christmas At The Hangar: 25. Naval Air Station Wildwood. Cape May County Airport . 10AM - 4PM – A free community event open to all. Enjoy free cookies and hot chocolate and get pictures taken with Santa Clause, enjoy Live Music, Face Painting, and explore a festive Historic Hangar #1. www.usnasw.org

Small Business Saturday In The Village: 26: Woodland Village, Clermont. 10am- 5pm. Shop local for unique and unusual gifts for everyone on your list. Music, food truck, potato roaster, kids' activities including henna tattoos, face painting with craft. Several shops will offer specials for the weekend. www.gardengreenhouse.net/woodland-village/

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