Town of Dagsboro Delaware

Christmas Events

Each year the Town of Dagsboro has a Christmas Tree Lighting and a Christmas Parade. The tree lighting is the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year. The Christmas parade is the second Tuesday of December. Check back frequently for more information and updates.

  • The Dagsboro Christmas Tree Lighting will be Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Katie Helm Park. This celebration has special music provided by area students, hot chocolate and cookies, and concludes with a visit from Santa.
  • Our Christmas parade will take place on Tuesday, December 10, 2019 at 7 p.m. Entry Forms are below. You can drop them off at Town Hall, e-mail them, or fax them back to us. The parade line up is on Main Street near the back entrance of Indian River High School. The parade route continues down Main Street towards town. It turns left onto Clayton Street and ends at the new Dagsboro Fire Hall.

2019 Rules&Regs Christmas Parade

Entry Form Christmas Parade 2019

Interested in being a vendor at the parade? Please fill out this VendorApplication – Parade 2019

  • The Town of Dagsboro will also have Santa in the Park again this year for children to share their wish lists. Santa will be at Katie Helm Park on Tuesdays and Thursdays in December from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The dates for his visits are: December Tuesday 12/3, Thursday 12/5,  Wednesday 12/11 (due to the parade on Tuesday the 10th), Thursday 12/12,  Tuesday 12/17, and Thursday 12/19. 
  • Please note all of these dates are weather permitting.