Check out the resort area of Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach for holiday fun.  Activities abound from tree lightings, Santa's House, Hometown Parade and holiday Farmers' Market.  Don't forget, while checking off your Christmas list...your purchases are TAX-FREE in Delaware.  Don't forget to support local businesses and SHOP LOCAL!  

Whether in Downtown Rehoboth, at Dewey Beach or on Coastal Highway, there are hundreds of shops, restaurants and places to stay.  Click on the the categories below for more information and specials/promotions:


2020 Santa's House on the Boardwalk

Santa's House will be open during the Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting on November 27, 2020 and weekends in December until Christmas.  Don'y miss the light displays along the boardwalk too.  Stay tuned for the full 2020 schedule! Sponsorship Opportunities Available - click here for more information

Santa’s House is located on the Rehoboth Boardwalk at the end of Rehoboth Avenue.  Make sure to stop by and tell Santa your Christmas wish list!  There is no charge to visit Santa; donations are appreciated. Remember to bring your camera!  Sponsorship Opportunities Available - click here for more information.

Rehoboth Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Friday, November 27, 2020.  It's a hometown tradition! Enjoy a holiday sing-along and the annual tree lighting at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand.  For additional information, contact the City of Rehoboth at 302-227-2772 or

Dewey Beach Sip and Shop

Don't miss the premier holiday shopping event of the year!  Friday, November 27, Saturday, November 28 and Sunday, November 29, 2020.  Stop by the Starboard Restaurant in Dewey Beach for live music, vendors with handmade artwork & goods and much more!  More info at

Holiday Rehoboth Beach Farmers' Market

The Rehoboth Beach Farmers' Market will be holding a holiday market in Grove Park.  Stay tuned for 2020 date.  For more info, visit

Dewey Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Dewey Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Fifer's Orchards market on Chicago Street.  

Rehoboth Beach Hometown Christmas Parade

This year's Rehoboth Beach Hometown Christmas Parade is being sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company.  Stay tuned for 2020 date and time.  For more information and sponsor/registration forms, please contact them at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Winter WonderFEST

The Winter WonderFEST is bigger, brighter and cooler for 2020!  Fun activities include: Light Spectacular, Dashing through the Show 5K, plus Ice Rink and Christmas Village.  New location...Hudson Fields in Milton.  November 20 - December 31, 2020.  For tickets and info, visit

More Holiday Events and Activities

The Rehoboth Beach & Dewey Beach resort area has many fun events and activities ... visit the Chamber's calendar of events page for details

2019 Holiday Thanks

The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their holiday help to date: Farr Real Estate Engineering, Peninsula Paving, the Delaware Humane Association, City of Rehoboth Beach, Coastal Towing, Short's Marine, Murphy Electric, Anderson Carpet One, and of course, Mr. Claus and his Elves.


(updated February 5, 2020)

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