You’ll find more than just gifts for the holidays at Margate’s Spectacular Holiday Shopping Weekend. Get ready for loads of Christmas cheer, discounts and giveaways Friday through Sunday, Nov. 24 to 26.

The city’s participating businesses will have specials to keep you shopping all weekend long. Pick up a shopping passport at Bocca (7805 Ventnor Ave.) and get it stamped by 10 participating businesses to receive a free pizza. When you’re not checking items off your holiday shopping list, check out a whole sleigh-full of fun events, beginning at noon Friday and 11 a.m. Saturday. Watch a holiday parade, say hello to Santa Claus, take a trolley ride or stop and listen to Christmas carolers, with movie showings, crafts, amusements and much more to keep the whole family busy all weekend long. The weekend wraps up with a Christmas lighting and menorah raising at 5 p.m. Sunday outside the Margate Library (8100 Atlantic Ave.).

For a complete list of the weekend’s activities and participating locations, go to

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