Enjoy Christmas in Downtown with First Friday and the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 4 at 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Luminaries and warming barrels will line the streets to lend a festive atmosphere. Live music begins with all your favorite Christmas Carols at 7 pm at the corner of William and Sandusky Streets where the Main Street Delaware Christmas Tree, sponsored by Jegs, will be lit at 7:30 pm.
Santa will be in his house at the Strand Theatre, 28 E. Winter Street, and free carriage rides, sponsored by Delaware County Bank, will be loading outside the theatre throughout the night. Bring your camera to the Santa House to capture the memories.
Santa House opens on First Friday in December from 6-9pm.
Schedule for Santa House: (Friday hours feature free horse drawn carriage rides and a gift for each child)
Friday, December 4, 6-9pm
Saturday, December 5, 1-3pm
Friday, December 11, 6-8pm
Saturday, December 12, 1-3pm
Friday, December 18, 6-8pm
Saturday, December 19, 1-3pm
The Holiday Open House will take place the next day on Saturday, December 5 from 12 – 4. Downtown businesses will offer treats, treasures, and tasty things to help make this day a great holiday time in the downtown. Main Street Delaware’s Santa House will be open at the Strand Theatre from 1-3 p.m.