posted on October 18, 2012 09:30
Cape May – Lewes Ferry Hosts Special Halloween Trick or Treat Cruise
Ghost Stories, Costume Contest Add to the Family Fun!
(Cape May, NJ) Looking for a ghoulish good time? Climb aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry for an afternoon of fun and fright! On Saturday October 27 and Sunday October 28, the ferry is hosting its first ever Halloween Trick or Treat Cruise. Complete with trick-or-treating, ghost stories, and costume contest, this three hour round-trip excursion is packed with all the Halloween favorites.
Dress up in your favorite costume and trick-or-treat on the vessel. Fill your bag with delicious Halloween treats to enjoy in the salon where a storyteller from the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts and Humanities will entertain you with haunted tales of ghosts and ghouls.
Don’t forget to enter the Trick or Treat Cruise costume contest for a chance to be chosen a winner by our fans on Facebook. Please register for the costume contest at the ticket counter before boarding the vessel. The crew has even created a pet category! Food will be available for purchase during the crossing and a cash bar will be available in the lounge.
“The Halloween Trick or Treat Cruise puts a unique spin on the typical Halloween tradition,” said Charisse Rudolph, customer service manager. “It provides a new and exciting way to enjoy Halloween that is fun for the whole family.”
New Jersey foot passengers will depart from the Cape May Terminal at 11:00 a.m. and return at approximately 2:30 p.m. while Delaware foot passengers will depart from the Lewes Terminal at 12:45 p.m. and return at approximately 4:15 p.m.
Round-trip foot passage tickets cost $18.00 for guests 14 years of age and older; $9.00 for those between the ages of 6-13, and free for children ages 5 and under. Due to limited capacity and expected popularity of the event, reservations are recommended. To reserve tickets call our Guest Services Department at 1-800-64 FERRY (800.643.3779).
About the Cape May-Lewes Ferry
The Cape May – Lewes Ferry is owned and operated by the Delaware River and Bay Authority, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962. The Ferry is open year-round and has carried more than 40 million passengers since its inception on July 1, 1964. In 2011, the ferry service, which connects Victorian Cape May, New Jersey, and historic Lewes, Delaware, transported approximately 275,000 vehicles and nearly 1 million passengers. For schedule, rates and other program information, please visit the ferry’s website at www.CMLF.com, or call toll free, 800-643-3779.