Light Up the Holiday Season with Four Fun Tree Lighting Ceremonies in the Wildwoods, December 1, 2, and 9

The Wildwoods, NJ – November 20, 2023Celebrate the official start of the holiday season in the Wildwoods this December by attending four unique and festive tree lighting ceremonies across the 5-mile island.

The spirit of the season illuminates December 1, 2, and 9 in Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, North Wildwood, and at the Wildwoods Convention Center, respectively. Visit each event for festive treats, holiday music and photos with Santa. Start new holiday traditions and make new memories for the whole family to look back on.

Friday, December 1

Downtown Wildwood Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Join us in lighting up the holiday season with the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Byrne Plaza, Downtown Wildwood at 8 p.m. on Friday, December 1, sponsored by the Wildwood Business Improvement District. For more information, call 609-729-5501 or visit

Friday, December 1

Wildwood Crest Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

Visit Sunset Lake at Atlanta and New Jersey Avenues in Wildwood Crest at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1 for their tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Christmas season in the borough. Enjoy music, light refreshments, a visit from Santa Claus, and more! For more information call 609-523-0202 or visit

Saturday, December 2

North Wildwood Tree Lighting

Come to the Hereford Inlet Lighthouse Courtyard, 1st and Central Avenues in North Wildwood, at 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 2, for a Christmas tree lighting event including music, refreshments, self-guided tours of the lighthouse, and Santa Claus. For more information, call 609-522-2955 or visit   

Saturday, December 9
The Wildwoods Convention Center Tree Lighting

The Wildwoods Tourism Authority will illuminate the Wildwoods Convention Center Christmas tree as part of their Family Holiday Celebration from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 9. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there to assist in the tree lighting ceremony, which begins at 4:30 p.m. in front of the Wildwoods Convention Center. For more information call 609-729-9000 or visit

For more information about the Wildwoods Five Weekends of Holiday Fun, visit or call 609-729-9000.

For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit or call 800-992-9732.



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