The tree is up and it’s time to enjoy Christmas in Downtown Delaware with Home for the Holidays season from December 4-24, 2020.
In lieu of a tree lighting ceremony, Main Street Delaware has put together a safe way to support local and enjoy the sights and sounds of Christmas in Downtown Delaware from December 4 – December 24, 2020.
Kickoff the Holidays
The kickoff starts on Friday, December 4, as visitors are encourages to shop and dine downtown (or pick up carryout) throughout the season. You’ll enjoy the amazing window displays of the downtown businesses, as well as the beautifully decorated Main Street Delaware Christmas Tree. The tree has already been lit, so visit anytime to enjoy.
Dash for Dasher Scavenger Hunt!
Santa has lost Dasher! The Dash for Dasher Scavenger Hunt is no longer a one-day event! Explore Downtown Delaware from December 4 – 24 following Santa’s clues to find his lost reindeer.
Photos with Santa
Santa visits and photos are different for 2020, but precautions will ensure safety for all.
There will be no physical contact with Santa this year, but there will be an opportunity to purchase a printed photograph for $10 by professional photographer, Kathy Brady of For His Glory Photography!
Photos will take place at the Delaware Welcome Center (20 E William Street). Make reservations here.
- Fridays, December 4, 11 & 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Saturdays, December 5, 12 & 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Holiday Shop Hop
Tune in to Main Street’s Facebook live stream on Sunday, December 6 at 3 pm for exclusive deals from some of your favorite downtown establishments! Have your phones ready to call in and claim your deal!
Letters to Santa
Can’t visit with Santa this year? Make sure he gets your letter by dropping it off in the North Pole Post mailbox on the front porch of the Welcome Center, 20 E. William Street.
Get more details about our Home for the Holidays weekend and more activities during the month of December!
Shop Local in Delaware
Main Street Delaware has put together a list of shops to visit in Downtown Delaware. Some offer online shopping as well. See the full list here.
There will be no tree lighting ceremony, Christmas parade, or carriage rides in 2020.
Check out these other upcoming Christmas events!
Thursday, September 23, 2021
Sunday, September 26, 2021
Thursday, September 30, 2021
Sunday, October 3, 2021