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!  Small Business Saturday is November 30, 2019!

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:


2019 Santa's House on the Boardwalk

  • Friday, November 29, 2019 (Opening Night and Rehoboth Tree Lighting) · 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM.  Sponsored by Farr Real Estate Engineering.
  • Sunday, December 1, 2019 · 1 PM - 3 PM.  Sponsored by Peninusla Paving.
  • Sunday, December 8, 2019 · 1 PM - 3 PM
  • Sunday, December 15, 2019 · 1 PM - 3 PM
  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 · 1 PM - 3 PM.  Dogs on the Nice List can visit Santa from 2-3PM.  Sponsored by Delaware Humane Association.

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!  Thanks to our Santa House Sponsors · Farr Real Estate Engineering, Peninsula Paving and the Delaware Humane Association!

Rehoboth Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Friday, November 29, 2019 from 6:30PM to 7:00 PM.  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 29, Saturday, November 30 and Sunday, December 1, 2019.  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 on Saturday, November 30, 2019.  For more info, visit

Dewey Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Dewey Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 PM at Fifer's Orchards market on Chicago Street.  Visit from Santa at 6:00 PM!

Rehoboth Beach Hometown Christmas Parade

This year's Rehoboth Beach Hometown Christmas Parade is being sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company and will be held on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 6:30PM.  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 16 - December 31, 2019.  For tickets and info, visit

More Holiday Events and Activities

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

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 November 26, 2019)

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