Seasonal Events :  Past Events

Jazz Night in the Boiler Room

Jazz Night in the Boiler Room

September 26, 2013

7:00 p.m.

Fresh off of their triumphant Monterey Jazz Festival debut last Sunday, we're welcoming the Phronesis trio all the way from London.  Joi...

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Oktoberfest

Oktoberfest

October 5, 2013

10:00am - 5:00pm

Visit Jackson Street as it transforms into the Cape May version of Munich, Germany to celebrate Oktoberfest! Spend the whole day enjoyin...

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End of the World Party

End of the World Party

October 12, 2013

All good things must come to an end!  Join us to kiss summer goodbye with our annual end of summer party!  Enjoy food and drink specials and a fun time with family and friends!  Hang out by th...

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Beach Plum Farm Fall Festival

Beach Plum Farm Fall Festival

October 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2013

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Bring the whole family down to Beach Plum Farm each Saturday in October from 10am-4pm for some good ol’ farm fun! Enjoy all of your fall...

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Steers and Suds

Steers and Suds

October 17, 2013

The Ebbitt Room Dining Series

Join us at The Ebbitt Room for a curated dinner featuring grass fed beef from the Rosenkranz Farms in the Finger Lakes region of New Yor...

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TEDx Cape May Conference

TEDx Cape May Conference

October 20, 2013

9:30am

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TEDx Cape May returns to Cape May this year at Convention Hall on Sunday, October 20, 2013, be...

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12th Annual Phantom Ball

12th Annual Phantom Ball

October 25, 2013

8:00-11:00pm

Join us for our 12th annual spooktacular bash at Congress Hall!!  A local and guest favorite, featuring deliciously devilish passed hors...

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Rusty Nail Surf Film Festival

Rusty Nail Surf Film Festival

Every Tuesday in September

8:00 p.m.

Since the Rusty Nail has become the hangout for local surfers and lifeguards, what better spot for a local movie night?  We're setting u...

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Jazz Night at the Ebbitt Room

Jazz Night at the Ebbitt Room

November 7, 2013

Join us for an intimate evening at the Ebbitt Room to welcome this year's Exit Zero International Jazz Festival.  Vocalist Charenee Wade joins Aaron Diehl in a special Jazz Festival event in t...

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Exit 0 International Jazz Festival

Exit 0 International Jazz Festival

November 8-10, 2013

As the official hotel, Congress Hall is proud to sponsor the 2013 Exit Zero International Jazz Festival in Cape May, November 8th–10th! Four-time Grammy Award winner, Dianne Reeves, will headl...

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Scotch and Cigars

Scotch and Cigars

November 14, 2013

The Ebbitt Room Dining Series

Join us at The Ebbitt Room as we discover the subtle intensities of single malts and late fall cuisine. Savor rich and smoky scotches pa...

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West Cape May Parade Fundraiser

West Cape May Parade Fundraiser

November 14, 2013

6 p.m.

Kick off the Winter Wonderland festivities at Congress Hall with our annual West Cape May Parade Fundraiser. Enjoy passed hors d' oeuvre...

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Thanksgiving Dinner at Congress Hall

Thanksgiving Dinner at Congress Hall

November 28, 2013

Blue Pig Tavern or Ballroom

Leave the cooking to the chefs here at Congress Hall for your Thanksgiving feast this year.  Whether you choose to dine next to our cozy...

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Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ebbitt Room

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Ebbitt Room

November 28, 2013

Ebbitt Room 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Make the Ebbitt Room your home away from home this Thanksgiving!  Enjoy an excit...

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

November 29 - December 31, 2013

Congress Hall Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Escape to the North Pole this Holiday Season as Congress Hall's Grand Lawn is tr...

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Tree Lighting & Holiday Concert

Tree Lighting & Holiday Concert

December 6, 2013

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Join us at Congress Hall as we light up Cape May with our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Concert.  Listen to the Co...

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Breakfast with Santa in the Ballroom

Breakfast with Santa in the Ballroom

November 30 & December 7, 14 & 21, 2013

8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

Jolly old St. Nick himself invites you to have breakfast with him and his pal, Blue every Saturday this holiday season in our magical Ba...

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Story Time with Mrs. Claus

Story Time with Mrs. Claus

November 30 & December 7, 14 & 21, 2013

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

November 30th, and December 7, 14, and 21 Every Saturday at Winter Wonderland the elves take a break from their busy schedule as Mrs. ...

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Christmas Dinner at the Ebbitt Room

Christmas Dinner at the Ebbitt Room

December 25, 2013

2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Delight in the magic of the holiday season here at the Ebbitt Room.  The quaint setting here creates the perfect place to enjoy a memora...

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Christmas Dinner at the Blue Pig Tavern

Christmas Dinner at the Blue Pig Tavern

December 25, 2013

1 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Put Congress Hall at the top of your Christmas list and indulge in a delicious Christmas Dinner prepared just for you and your family by...

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Santaland Diaries

Santaland Diaries

November 30 - December 29 , 2013

Congress Hall, along with Cape May Stage will be offering a special show right here at the hotel!  You won't want to miss this hilarious performance.    A struggling young writer takes a job ...

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Gingerbread House Making

Gingerbread House Making

December 1 - 22, 2013

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn to build the most beautiful gingerbread bungalow from the first lady of the North Pole- Mrs. Claus! Join her every Sunday and tran...

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Boiler Room Rockin’ NYE Fiesta

Boiler Room Rockin’ NYE Fiesta

December 31, 2013

9:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.

Come party with us this year as we ring in 2014 in style!  We have Billy D. Light rockin' the room all night long.  A $20 cover charge i...

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Glitter Ball

Glitter Ball

December 31, 2013

7:00 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

This event is now sold out! Please see our other NYE Party at the Boiler Room. Ring in 2014 in style here at Congress Hall's gorgeous B...

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NYE Gala at the Ebbitt Room

NYE Gala at the Ebbitt Room

December 31, 2013

Raise a glass to 2014 with your loved ones at our wonderful New Year's Eve Gala at the Ebbitt Room.  Enjoy an amazing 5-course menu hand crafted by Executive Chef Anthony Micari.  Live music w...

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4th Annual Chili & Chowder Challenge

4th Annual Chili & Chowder Challenge

February 2, 2014

Ballroom in Congress Hall 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Don't miss the 4th Annual Chili & Chowder Challenge at Congress Hall. Come and t...

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 13 - 17, 2014

Blue Pig Tavern

For Valentine's Day, the Blue Pig Tavern is offering a special menu for you to share with that special someone. From February 13th-17th...

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

Valentine’s Day Dinner

February 14, 2014

Ebbitt Room

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart at Cape May’s most beloved restaurant, The Ebbitt Room. Lovingly prepared by our Executiv...

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Beatles Night – Part 2

Beatles Night – Part 2

February 16, 2014

Boiler Room at Congress Hall 8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.

If you didn't make it to the January Beatles night (and for all those who just d...

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Sunday Supper & Old-Timey Hymn Sing

Sunday Supper & Old-Timey Hymn Sing

March 9, 2014

Congress Hall Ballroom 6 p.m.

Please join us for a gathering of our Cape May community. Come and celebrate the...

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16th Annual Ocean Drive Marathon

16th Annual Ocean Drive Marathon

March 30, 2014

Cape May County, NJ

The Ocean Drive Marathon is run on a beautiful 26.2-Mile point-to-point course thru the scenic barrier islands of Cape May County, NJ. T...

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Cape May Singer Songwriter Weekend

Cape May Singer Songwriter Weekend

March 28-29, 2014

Congress Hall

The 7th Annual Singer-Songwriter of Cape May will be held at historic Congress Hall, as well as select showcase venues in Cape May. SS ...

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Annual Slow Food Dinner

Annual Slow Food Dinner

April 10, 2014

Farm-to-Table at Congress Hall 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Come out and dine "green" as Cape May Forum partners once again with Congress Ha...

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Nose to Tail Dinner

Nose to Tail Dinner

April 11, 2014

Ebbitt Room 5 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

With the arrival of spring comes the first harvesting of Beach Plum Farm's own B...

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Spring Break at Congress Hall

Spring Break at Congress Hall

April 15 - 23, 2014

Congress Hall

We have something special for everyone at Congress Hall this spring break!  You can meet the princesses, learn to cook from our executiv...

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

April 22

Founder's Hall 2:00 P.M.

April 16 - SOLD OUT! April 22 is still available. Don’t be late for this very i...

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Pirates, Princesses, & Pals Luncheon

Pirates, Princesses, & Pals Luncheon

April 21

Congress Hall Ballroom 12:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M.

April 17 - SOLD OUT! April 21 is still available. Bring your pirates and prince...

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Kids Can Cook, Too!

Kids Can Cook, Too!

April 23

Harrison Room 10:30 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

April 15 & 18 - SOLD OUT! April 23 is still available. Calling all chefs! Our k...

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Congress Hall Scavenger Hunt

Congress Hall Scavenger Hunt

April 19

Congress Hall Lobby Noon & 2:00 P.M.

Calling all detectives! Meet us in the lobby for a hunt around the Congress Hall...

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Easter Brunch

Easter Brunch

April 20, 2014

Ballroom in Congress Hall 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue for a fun-filled weekend. En...

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Easter Egg Hunt & Activities

Easter Egg Hunt & Activities

April 20, 2014

Congress Hall

Join the Easter Bunny along with his sidekick, Blue for a fun-filled holiday! Head out to the lawn for some Easter egg hunts (for both t...

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