Winter Lights on Cape Ann

Celebrate the spirit of the season with spectacular light displays in Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester.

Winter Lights on Cape Ann

Celebrate the spirit of the season with spectacular light displays in Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester.

We invite you to CELEBRATE the spirit of the season with us! Pack up the car and come enjoy our First Annual Winter Lights Celebration on Cape Ann! Local businesses throughout Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester are getting into the festive spirit by decorating their establishments with twinkling lights and/or creative window displays! Over 150 lighted locations will help bring joy to all those who visit from November 27 through New Year’s Day! A custom-designed digital map providing clearly marked locations of each participant, as well as a printed and downloadable brochure are now available.


We look forward to your visit to this magical coastal community! Winter Lights on Cape Ann is brought to you by The Town of Rockport, Discover Gloucester, Manchester Cricket, and the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce. We remind you to play by the rules, wear masks, and keep your family safety top of mind.

Plan Your Winter Lights on Cape Ann tour with the custom digital map and downloadable brochure.

Download the Winter Lights on Cape Ann Brochure by clicking on the image.

Here is the list of participating businesses across Cape Ann.


1623 Studios
All Purpose Flowers
Arts Abound
Atlantic Vacation Homes | AVH Realty, Inc.
Backyard Growers
Beauport Hearing Care
Beauport Hotel Gloucester
Beth Williams Studio
Blue Shutters Beachside Inn
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
Cape Ann Lanes
Cape Ann Motor Inn
Cape Ann Museum Green
Cape Ann Olive Oil Co.
Cape Ann Savings Bank
Cape Ann’s Marina Resort
Common Crow Market
Design of Mine
Discover Gloucester
Elks Gloucester Lodge 892
Engel & Volkers By the Sea
Fireflies Boutique
Gazebo at Stage Fort Park
Gloucester Stage Company
Gloucester’s Rotary
Gloucester’s Visitors Welcoming Center
Good Guy Branding
Harborview Inn
Jane Deering Gallery
Little Red Rooster
Local Colors Artists’ Cooperative
Maritime Gloucester
Mark Adrian Shoes
Melon Rose Flower Company
Mile Marker One Waterfront Restaurant
Minglewood Harborside
Nor’east Cleaners
Oliver’s Harbor
Pop Gallery
Remax 360 and A-1 Maintenance
Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center
Savour Wine and Cheese
Schooner Adventure
Schooner Ardelle
Schooner Thomas E Lannon
Seaport Grille Gloucester
Shackteau Interiors
Taj Restaurant
The Brass Monkey
The Cornerstone Creative
The Cottage on Smith Cove
St. Paul Lutheran Church
Village Silversmith
Wheelhouse Cowork
Wingaersheek Inn & Motel


Addison Choate
Art Nook Gallery
Beach & King Street Inn
Bean and Leaf Café
Bearskin Neck Leathers
Beech Tree Bed and Breakfast
Blue Lobster Grille
Brothers Brew Coffee Shop
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
Cape Ann Motor Inn
Cape Ann Savings Bank
Carol Lee’s Cottage
Cedar Chest Rockport
CLEOD Glassworks
Coast & Country
Cynthia Curtis Pottery
Ellyn Kroeger Gallery
Emerson Inn / Pigeon Cove Tavern
Esmeralda – Jewelry, Accessories & Gifts
Feather & Wedge Restaurant and Bar
First Congregational Church of Rockport
Fish Shack Restaurant
Gallery Montanaro Fine Art
Good Dog Gallery
Happy Whale
Helmut’s Strudel Shop
Hula Moon
John Caggiano Gallery
John Tarr Store
Jonathan the Painter
Katie’s Gift Shop
Ken Knowles Fine Art
La Provence
Lantana House B&B
Linden Tree Inn
Lula’s Pantry
My Place by the Sea
Ocean View Restaurant
Rockport Art Association & Museum
Rockport Baptist Church
Rockport Candle Company
Rockport Fudgery
Rockport Inn and Suites
Rockport Music
Roy Moore Lobster Co.
Rusty and Ingrid Screen Prints
Sally Webster Inn
Sand Castles
Satellite Fine Arts
Scott Tubby Fine Art
Seafarer Inn
Seaside Boutique and Beads
Seaview Farm
Seven South Street Inn, Guest House
Shalin Liu Performance Center
Shore Thing Rockport
Square Circle
Susan Lynn Gallery & Studio
Susie’s Stories Rockport
Sweats Of Rockport
The Art of David Arsenault
The Cove at Rockport
The Dove
The Glass House
The Ice Cream
The Paper Mermaid
The Pewter Shop
The White Seagull Gallery
Tidal Edge Gallery
Tom Nicholas Gallery
Tuck’s Candy & Gifts
Tucks Candy Factory
Tusinski Gallery
Village Silversmith


Essex Shipbuilding Museum
Essex Wine Exchange
In Home Design Center
Perim Lang Antiques
Precision Roofing of New England
Sea Meadow Gifts and Gardens
The Scrapbook
Village Creamery
Village Market
Village Restaurant
Woodman’s of Essex


Bravo by the Sea
Cala’s Restaurant
Cape Ann Savings Bank
Captain Dusty’s Ice Cream
Cargo Unlimited
Coldwell Banker
Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty
J Barrett & Company
Manchester 375th Committee
Michelle James Salon
Nor’east Cleaners
Style Snoop
The Manchester Cricket