Halloween in Cape May offers more than just wine and spirits all in a charming atmosphere

Many guest of the Bacchus Inn ask if there is anything to do in the fall in Cape May. Halloween is one of the many charming fall activities in Cape May.

The Bacchus Inn as well as many other bed and breakfast get into the spirit of Halloween. We decorate our inns with mums, cornstalks, hail bails, and other flowers. The fall has its own unique beauty in Cape May. The earth tones of fall match perfectly with our painted ladies.

Craig Mc Manus is a guest and a friend. Craig has been coming to Cape May for a long time and is well aware of our unique long term guest. He has written several books on the ghosts of Cape May and the Bacchus Inn is one of the featured Bed and Breakfast. He has enlighten us to our long standing guest whom we have always had feelings but didn’t know the details. Craig has a new book this year ,” 400 years of the Ghosts of Cape May”. It is available at many inns as well as the stores of Cape May. Craig also shares his incite on the Cape May trolly ghost tour, ticket are available through Cape May MAC.

The Halloween parade is a charming event that features children and adults dressed up for the holiday. The parade begins at the Washington St Mall and precedes up Washington St to the Physick Estate. Prizes are presented in several categories including infants, toddlers, kids, groups and floats. The prizes are presented on the lawn behind the Physick Estate. Refreshments are available and the local dance team does a show.

The adults have some great activities as well. Congress Hall has their Halloween Ball. It takes place in the ballroom just off the Brown room in Congress Hall. It is great fun. One of the great benefits of Cape May is the ability of guest to walk to events like these. No car is necessary since Congress Hall is in the center of town just blocks from most Bed and Breakfast.

The Gables will be holding their annual Halloween party at the Chalfonte.

The Washington Mall area is beautifully appointed for the fall giving strollers a comforting atmosphere. The Washington street Mall merchants offer wonderful gifts and decorations for Halloween. The bars and restaurants are ready to give vacationers a different options than home. They offer indoor and outdoor seating along the mall so travelers can watch the people go by. Many Cape May restaurants offer seasonal menus. So fall provides new interesting options for the discerning palette.

Cape May is a city a new in fall. Whether you are a new vacationers or a returning traveler Cape May is a great choice for Halloween. Great Bed and Breakfast, like the Bacchus Inn, restaurants, shops, and special events make Cape May the perfect spot for Halloween.

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