Holiday Getaways

Christmas & New Year's in Cape May

Between the delicious feasts, beautifully-decked Victorian architecture and month-long festivities of Winter Wonderland, there's always something to savor, enjoy and behold when the season comes to town. Plan your getaway today with our selection of holiday packages and stay enhancements, and discover why so many choose Cape May as their holiday destination.

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Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

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This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle. This is a Cape May holiday favorite that you won't want to miss!

    November 30th - December 22nd

    November 30th
    December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd

    9:00am - 2:00pm
    in the Congress Hall Ballroom

    Adults $28
    Children (ages 4-12) $16
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

View Breakfast Menu

Stay Overnight

Book Breakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book your
overnight stay: (855) 290-8467

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Breakfast With Santa. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

    Wednesday, December 25th
    Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Adults: $50
    Children: (ages 4-12) $20
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Aloha 2020!

Beach Shack New Year's Eve Bash

BEACH SHACK

Available December 27, 2019 through January 1, 2020

Say hello to 2020 at The Rusty Nail's Beach Bash this New Year's Eve. Enjoy deluxe accommodations at the Beach Shack, a New Year's Eve dinner celebration for two at the Nail, a recovery kit to bounce back in the morning and a 5pm late checkout on New Year's Day.

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We're sending out 2019 with the second annual Rusty Nail New Year's indoor beach party. The heat is on so put on your flip flops and Aloha shirts and dance the night away to a live band. Count down to midnight, and watch as the beach ball drops at midnight.

This package includes:

  • New Year's Eve Celebration Dinner for Two at the Rusty Nail ($75 dining credit)*
  • Open Bar and Champagne Toast along with Savory bites at Midnight**
  • Recovery Kit for two with everything you need to bounce back: juice, bottled water and individual aspirin packets
  • Guaranteed 5pm Late Checkout on January 1st

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Ring in the New Year with friends! Additional adult Party tickets may be purchased as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.

After booking your package, please make your reservation for the Rusty Nail New Year's Eve Dinner by calling (609) 884-6542. Dinner is available from 8:30 until 10:00. The New Year's Eve Party ends at 1:30am.

*Dinner must be signed to room for $75 dining credit to be applied.
**Must be 21 years or older to attend the New Year's Eve Party.

Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle. This is a Cape May holiday favorite that you won't want to miss!

    November 30th - December 22nd

    November 30th
    December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd

    9:00am - 2:00pm
    in the Congress Hall Ballroom

    Adults $28
    Children (ages 4-12) $16
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

View Breakfast Menu

Stay Overnight

Book Breakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book your
overnight stay: (855) 290-8467

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Breakfast With Santa. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

    Wednesday, December 25th
    Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Adults: $50
    Children: (ages 4-12) $20
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Glitter Ball Getaway

CONGRESS HALL

Available through January 1, 2020

Cheers to 2020 with family and friends in Congress Hall's Beautiful Grand Ballroom at America’s first seaside resort. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, two tickets to the Glitter Ball, a late checkout on New Year's Day and more.

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Celebrate the evening with dinner and dancing to live music. You can dance the night away and head right up to your room, or keep the party going at the Boiler Room after-party. The only way to welcome 2020 is at Congress Hall's Glitter Ball!

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Two Tickets to Congress Hall's Glitter Ball, which includes:
    — Open Bar
    — Passed hors d' oeuvres
    — A three-course plated dinner
    — Champagne Toast
  • $30 Blue Pig Breakfast Dining Credit, per room night**
  • 3pm Late Checkout
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Celebrate New Year's Eve with friends! Additional tickets to the Glitter Ball can be purchased as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.*

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*Guests can purchase no more than two extra tickets per room.
**$30 Blue Pig dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No Cash Value.

Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle. This is a Cape May holiday favorite that you won't want to miss!

    November 30th - December 22nd

    November 30th
    December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd

    9:00am - 2:00pm
    in the Congress Hall Ballroom

    Adults $28
    Children (ages 4-12) $16
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

View Breakfast Menu

Stay Overnight

Book Breakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book your
overnight stay: (855) 290-8467

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Breakfast With Santa. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

    Wednesday, December 25th
    Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Adults: $50
    Children: (ages 4-12) $20
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle. This is a Cape May holiday favorite that you won't want to miss!

    November 30th - December 22nd

    November 30th
    December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd

    9:00am - 2:00pm
    in the Congress Hall Ballroom

    Adults $28
    Children (ages 4-12) $16
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

View Breakfast Menu

Stay Overnight

Book Breakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book your
overnight stay: (855) 290-8467

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Breakfast With Santa. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

    Wednesday, December 25th
    Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Adults: $50
    Children: (ages 4-12) $20
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

'Twas the Night at the Virginia

virginia hotel & cottages

Available through December 28th

Celebrate Christmas this year in the warmth and sophistication of the Virginia. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, Christmas dinner for two in the Ebbitt Room, decadent chocolate with a bottle of wine at turn down on Christmas Eve and more.

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Wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning among evergreens, twinkle lights, and beautifully decked halls. Relax and enjoy a perfect dinner in the Ebbitt Room, with all of the holiday trimmings. Stroll along the Victorian Streets, stop by Congress Hall's festive Winter Wonderland, and discover the charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

Package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Christmas Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room*
  • Decadent Chocolate with a Bottle of Wine at turn down on Christmas Eve
  • Continental Breakfast for Two each morning
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "'Twas the Night" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for Christmas Dinner. Dinner is served from 2:00pm to 7:00pm on December 25th.

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the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

New Year's Eve at the Virginia

The Virginia Hotel & Cottages

Available through January 1, 2020

Toast to the New Year with someone special at the Virginia. Enjoy dinner in the Ebbitt Room, glasses of champagne, a late check out on New Year's Day and more.

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Savor a New Year's meal of farm fresh cuisine. Our Executive Chef Jason Hanin has been meticulously preparing a special three-course menu to say goodbye to 2019 and hello to new beginnings. Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast for two. Let the sounds of the piano serenade you in a round of Auld Lang Syne as you welcome the New Year in Cape May.

Your package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room on New Year's Eve*
  • Two Glasses of Champagne
  • Continental Breakfast each morning of your stay
  • 3pm Late Check-out
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "New Year's Eve at the Virginia" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for New Year's Eve Dinner. Dinner is served from 5:00pm to 7:45pm or 8:00pm to 10:30pm on December 31st.

Book Now

the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

'Twas the Night at the Virginia

virginia hotel & cottages

Available through December 28th

Celebrate Christmas this year in the warmth and sophistication of the Virginia. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, Christmas dinner for two in the Ebbitt Room, decadent chocolate with a bottle of wine at turn down on Christmas Eve and more.

read more

Wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning among evergreens, twinkle lights, and beautifully decked halls. Relax and enjoy a perfect dinner in the Ebbitt Room, with all of the holiday trimmings. Stroll along the Victorian Streets, stop by Congress Hall's festive Winter Wonderland, and discover the charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

Package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Christmas Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room*
  • Decadent Chocolate with a Bottle of Wine at turn down on Christmas Eve
  • Continental Breakfast for Two each morning
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "'Twas the Night" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for Christmas Dinner. Dinner is served from 2:00pm to 7:00pm on December 25th.

Book Now

the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

New Year's Eve at the Virginia

The Virginia Hotel & Cottages

Available through January 1, 2020

Toast to the New Year with someone special at the Virginia. Enjoy dinner in the Ebbitt Room, glasses of champagne, a late check out on New Year's Day and more.

read more

Savor a New Year's meal of farm fresh cuisine. Our Executive Chef Jason Hanin has been meticulously preparing a special three-course menu to say goodbye to 2019 and hello to new beginnings. Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast for two. Let the sounds of the piano serenade you in a round of Auld Lang Syne as you welcome the New Year in Cape May.

Your package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room on New Year's Eve*
  • Two Glasses of Champagne
  • Continental Breakfast each morning of your stay
  • 3pm Late Check-out
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "New Year's Eve at the Virginia" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for New Year's Eve Dinner. Dinner is served from 5:00pm to 7:45pm or 8:00pm to 10:30pm on December 31st.

Book Now

the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

Christmas at Beach Plum Farm

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES

Available December 23rd through 26th

Celebrate Christmas surrounded by the magic of our farm. Enjoy luxurious cottage accommodations, Christmas dinner in your cottage complete with all the trimmings, guided excursions and more.

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Christmas at Beach Plum Farm

Start a new tradition during this special time of year with the ones you love in our idyllic cottages at Beach Plum Farm. As you open the front door adorned with a fresh wreath made of pine, inside you’ll find the stockings hung and picture-perfect twinkle lights. Join in on a farm-to-table dining experience at the hoop house on Christmas Eve, then it’s back to the cottage for sweet dreams as you await Santa’s arrival. On Christmas Day you’ll find the elves have stocked the fridge with a seasoned turkey and side dishes prepared to perfection. You just pop them in the oven, which leaves more time for relaxing, opening gifts, playing games and making memories with your family. At night the back trails of the Elfin marsh are lit by star-studded winter skies, perfect for star gazing, hot chocolate and holiday storytelling. This Christmas, enjoy a picture-perfect holiday surrounded by the ones you love at Beach Plum Farm.

Your Christmas Holiday includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family, extended family or your favorite group of friends
  • Christmas dinner with all the trimmings for four in your cottage (with the option to add more people)
  • Guided excursion of your choice, each day
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Plus, you can add the Christmas Eve Farm To table Dinner as a package enhancement*

Call Now to Book: (833) 327-6268


* Package enhancements can be added when making your reservation.

New Year's Eve at Beach Plum Farm

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES

Available December 27th through 31st

Ring in 2020 in the splendor of Beach Plum Farm. Enjoy deluxe cottage accommodations, a New Year's Eve Dinner & Celebration in our Hoop House & Barn, a stocked refrigerator with farm-fresh goods and more.

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Ring in 2020 at Beach Plum Farm

Plant the seed for the perfect year by celebrating with us at Beach Plum Farm. The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres underscored by the sounds of the farm and the fiddle. Bring your own spirits, and we’ll add a touch of our fresh herbs and juices to make the perfect artisanal cocktails. After a farm-to-table New Year’s feast in the hoop house, enjoy a hayride to the back fields. Take a look up at the night sky and make your wish upon a New Year’s star before heading back to the barn for dancing. Join us in the countdown to midnight as we celebrate the second annual Beach Plum Farm New Year’s Egg Drop. The final festive menu of the year will be curated by Chef Joshua Liwoch, inspired by what is fresh and in season.

Your New Years Holiday includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family, extended family or your favorite group of friends
  • NYE Celebration for four with Farm-to-Table dinner in the Hoop House and dancing in the Amish barn (with the option to add more people)
  • Stocked refrigerator with all the makings for a farm fresh breakfast plus other treats
  • Guided excursion of your choice, each day
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Late Checkout of 5pm

Call Now to Book: (833) 327-6268

Breakfast with Santa at Congress Hall

CONGRESS HALL BALLROOM

Santa is coming to Congress Hall’s Grand Ballroom! Enjoy a delicious breakfast and visit with Jolly Old St. Nick. Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

This breakfast buffet includes scrambled eggs with fresh herbs, bacon, fruit, buttermilk pancakes, sweet treats, and much more. Kids will get the chance to tell Father Christmas all of their Christmas wishes, while parents snap a pretty picture for the mantle. This is a Cape May holiday favorite that you won't want to miss!

    November 30th - December 22nd

    November 30th
    December 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st & 22nd

    9:00am - 2:00pm
    in the Congress Hall Ballroom

    Adults $28
    Children (ages 4-12) $16
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

View Breakfast Menu

Stay Overnight

Book Breakfast with Santa as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book your
overnight stay: (855) 290-8467

Breakfast with Santa can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Breakfast With Santa. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom

CONGRESS HALL

Leave the Christmas cooking to the Chefs at Congress Hall this year and join us for a beautiful Dinner in the Ballroom. Christmas Dinner can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

read more

Executive Chef Michael Greenstein has prepared a delicious buffet menu featuring Christmas ham, buttery mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables and more. Join us in the Ballroom for the afternoon's feast, or choose to start a new holiday tradition this year and stay overnight in one of our beautiful Cape May hotels. When Santa takes his ride around the world, stay with us and wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning. Enjoy our Winter Wonderland, and sip on hot cocoa as you stroll along our Veranda. Walk around Cape May and discover the beautiful lights and charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

    Wednesday, December 25th
    Served from 1:00pm - 6:00pm

    Adults: $50
    Children: (ages 4-12) $20
    Children 3 and younger are complimentary

Stay Overnight

Book Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom as a Stay Enhancement along with your getaway. Our Reservations Agents will be happy to help with arrangements.

Call to book: (855) 290-8467

Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom can be booked as a Stay Enhancement with room reservations at Congress Hall, the Star Inn, the Sandpiper, the Congress Place Suites and the Beach Shack.

Reserve Your Tickets

Please call the Concierge Desk to reserve your tickets to Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom. Due to the popularity of this event, reservations are highly recommended. Reservations are first-come, first-serve.

Call the Concierge Desk
to Reserve Tickets: (609) 884-6542

A credit card is required at the time of booking. Our cancelation policy states that the reservation must be cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the reservation to avoid a full charge to the card for each ticket reserved.

Christmas at Beach Plum Farm

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES

Available December 23rd through 26th

Celebrate Christmas surrounded by the magic of our farm. Enjoy luxurious cottage accommodations, Christmas dinner in your cottage complete with all the trimmings, guided excursions and more.

read more

Christmas at Beach Plum Farm

Start a new tradition during this special time of year with the ones you love in our idyllic cottages at Beach Plum Farm. As you open the front door adorned with a fresh wreath made of pine, inside you’ll find the stockings hung and picture-perfect twinkle lights. Join in on a farm-to-table dining experience at the hoop house on Christmas Eve, then it’s back to the cottage for sweet dreams as you await Santa’s arrival. On Christmas Day you’ll find the elves have stocked the fridge with a seasoned turkey and side dishes prepared to perfection. You just pop them in the oven, which leaves more time for relaxing, opening gifts, playing games and making memories with your family. At night the back trails of the Elfin marsh are lit by star-studded winter skies, perfect for star gazing, hot chocolate and holiday storytelling. This Christmas, enjoy a picture-perfect holiday surrounded by the ones you love at Beach Plum Farm.

Your Christmas Holiday includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family, extended family or your favorite group of friends
  • Christmas dinner with all the trimmings for four in your cottage (with the option to add more people)
  • Guided excursion of your choice, each day
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Plus, you can add the Christmas Eve Farm To table Dinner as a package enhancement*

Call Now to Book: (833) 327-6268


* Package enhancements can be added when making your reservation.

'Twas the Night at the Virginia

virginia hotel & cottages

Available through December 28th

Celebrate Christmas this year in the warmth and sophistication of the Virginia. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, Christmas dinner for two in the Ebbitt Room, decadent chocolate with a bottle of wine at turn down on Christmas Eve and more.

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Wake up in Cape May on Christmas morning among evergreens, twinkle lights, and beautifully decked halls. Relax and enjoy a perfect dinner in the Ebbitt Room, with all of the holiday trimmings. Stroll along the Victorian Streets, stop by Congress Hall's festive Winter Wonderland, and discover the charm of our Victorian town at this special time of year.

Package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Christmas Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room*
  • Decadent Chocolate with a Bottle of Wine at turn down on Christmas Eve
  • Continental Breakfast for Two each morning
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "'Twas the Night" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for Christmas Dinner. Dinner is served from 2:00pm to 7:00pm on December 25th.

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the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

Aloha 2020!

Beach Shack New Year's Eve Bash

BEACH SHACK

Available December 27, 2019 through January 1, 2020

Say hello to 2020 at The Rusty Nail's Beach Bash this New Year's Eve. Enjoy deluxe accommodations at the Beach Shack, a New Year's Eve dinner celebration for two at the Nail, a recovery kit to bounce back in the morning and a 5pm late checkout on New Year's Day.

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We're sending out 2019 with the second annual Rusty Nail New Year's indoor beach party. The heat is on so put on your flip flops and Aloha shirts and dance the night away to a live band. Count down to midnight, and watch as the beach ball drops at midnight.

This package includes:

  • New Year's Eve Celebration Dinner for Two at the Rusty Nail ($75 dining credit)*
  • Open Bar and Champagne Toast along with Savory bites at Midnight**
  • Recovery Kit for two with everything you need to bounce back: juice, bottled water and individual aspirin packets
  • Guaranteed 5pm Late Checkout on January 1st

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Ring in the New Year with friends! Additional adult Party tickets may be purchased as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.

After booking your package, please make your reservation for the Rusty Nail New Year's Eve Dinner by calling (609) 884-6542. Dinner is available from 8:30 until 10:00. The New Year's Eve Party ends at 1:30am.

*Dinner must be signed to room for $75 dining credit to be applied.
**Must be 21 years or older to attend the New Year's Eve Party.

New Year's Eve at Beach Plum Farm

BEACH PLUM FARM COTTAGES

Available December 27th through 31st

Ring in 2020 in the splendor of Beach Plum Farm. Enjoy deluxe cottage accommodations, a New Year's Eve Dinner & Celebration in our Hoop House & Barn, a stocked refrigerator with farm-fresh goods and more.

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Ring in 2020 at Beach Plum Farm

Plant the seed for the perfect year by celebrating with us at Beach Plum Farm. The evening begins with hors d’oeuvres underscored by the sounds of the farm and the fiddle. Bring your own spirits, and we’ll add a touch of our fresh herbs and juices to make the perfect artisanal cocktails. After a farm-to-table New Year’s feast in the hoop house, enjoy a hayride to the back fields. Take a look up at the night sky and make your wish upon a New Year’s star before heading back to the barn for dancing. Join us in the countdown to midnight as we celebrate the second annual Beach Plum Farm New Year’s Egg Drop. The final festive menu of the year will be curated by Chef Joshua Liwoch, inspired by what is fresh and in season.

Your New Years Holiday includes:

  • Cottage or Barn Accommodations at Beach Plum Farm, perfect for your entire family, extended family or your favorite group of friends
  • NYE Celebration for four with Farm-to-Table dinner in the Hoop House and dancing in the Amish barn (with the option to add more people)
  • Stocked refrigerator with all the makings for a farm fresh breakfast plus other treats
  • Guided excursion of your choice, each day
  • Access to Beach Plum Farm golf carts and bicycles
  • Late Checkout of 5pm

Call Now to Book: (833) 327-6268

New Year's Eve at the Virginia

The Virginia Hotel & Cottages

Available through January 1, 2020

Toast to the New Year with someone special at the Virginia. Enjoy dinner in the Ebbitt Room, glasses of champagne, a late check out on New Year's Day and more.

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Savor a New Year's meal of farm fresh cuisine. Our Executive Chef Jason Hanin has been meticulously preparing a special three-course menu to say goodbye to 2019 and hello to new beginnings. Ring in the New Year with a champagne toast for two. Let the sounds of the piano serenade you in a round of Auld Lang Syne as you welcome the New Year in Cape May.

Your package includes:

  • Accommodations
  • Dinner for Two in the Ebbitt Room on New Year's Eve*
  • Two Glasses of Champagne
  • Continental Breakfast each morning of your stay
  • 3pm Late Check-out
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Once you book the "New Year's Eve at the Virginia" package, please call the Ebbitt Room at (609) 884-5700 to reserve your seats for New Year's Eve Dinner. Dinner is served from 5:00pm to 7:45pm or 8:00pm to 10:30pm on December 31st.

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the Virginia Hotel call to book the Virginia cottages: (800) 732-4236

Glitter Ball Getaway

CONGRESS HALL

Available through January 1, 2020

Cheers to 2020 with family and friends in Congress Hall's Beautiful Grand Ballroom at America’s first seaside resort. Enjoy deluxe accommodations, two tickets to the Glitter Ball, a late checkout on New Year's Day and more.

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Celebrate the evening with dinner and dancing to live music. You can dance the night away and head right up to your room, or keep the party going at the Boiler Room after-party. The only way to welcome 2020 is at Congress Hall's Glitter Ball!

As our guest you will enjoy:

  • Two Tickets to Congress Hall's Glitter Ball, which includes:
    — Open Bar
    — Passed hors d' oeuvres
    — A three-course plated dinner
    — Champagne Toast
  • $30 Blue Pig Breakfast Dining Credit, per room night**
  • 3pm Late Checkout
  • Complimentary Valet Parking

Celebrate New Year's Eve with friends! Additional tickets to the Glitter Ball can be purchased as a Stay Enhancement at the time of booking.*

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*Guests can purchase no more than two extra tickets per room.
**$30 Blue Pig dining credit must be signed to your room to be applied. No Cash Value.

Make the season bright.

Winter Wonderland, the Congress Hall Tree Lighting, Breakfast with Santa, Holiday Farm-to-Table Dinners at Beach Plum Farm, Christmas Dinner in the Ballroom, holiday decorations in the Historic District and so much more. Come see all there is to do when the holidays come to Cape May.

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