Delaware's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From the Festival of Lights Celebration on December 7 to the Holiday Lights Express on December 25, enjoy the upcoming holiday events in Delaware, including a 5K, holiday house tour, car parade, theater production, rock concert, sports card show, breakfast with Santa, and more.

Festival of Lights Celebration, Claymont,DE

December 7, 2023 at 6:00pm
The Claymont Community Center will come alive with the spirit of the holidays this December. Join in the six-year-old tradition and experience the unique aspects of Christmas, Diwali, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Enjoy an evening of lighting ceremonies followed by delectable hors d'oeuvres and dessert.

The Santa Cause 5K, Newark,DE

December 9, 2023 at 10:00am
At Klondike Kate's on Main St. in Newark, Delaware join the holiday spirited fun of The Santa Cause 5K. Don your best ugly sweater and help out a great cause in a 5K walk/run. Enjoy the Post Race Party afterwards and don't forget your bib! Make sure to arrive before 9:55am on December 9th to pick up your bib.

Nemours Christmas Car Parade, Wilmington,DE

December 9, 2023 at 5:30pm
Family, friends, and members of the community are invited to join in the holiday cheer at Nemours Children's Hospital on December 9th at 5:30pm. Bring your decorated vehicle and brighten the days of the children and families in the hospital, or just drive by and wave to show them you care. New toy and monetary donations can be made to support the Child Life Program at the end of the route.

Milton Holiday House Tour, Milton,DE

December 9, 2023 at 2:30pm
Explore the beauty of Downtown Milton at the Milton Holiday House Tour! Enjoy a self-guided journey through several of the town's most scenic and historic homes. Get the chance to peek inside some of Milton's most beautiful abodes, all while enjoying the festive decorations. Tour takes place on December 9, 2023 at 2:30pm in Downtown Milton.

The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus, Georgetown,DE

December 10, 2023 at 2:00pm
Make the most of the holidays with Possum Point Players! Join them at 441 Old Laurel Road for a special production of "The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus." Enjoy the beautiful music, heartwarming story, and delightful characters in this timeless classic. Get ready for a memorable afternoon of family fun and Christmas cheer.

Holidaze Rock, Wilmington,DE

December 10, 2023 at 3:00pm
Witness Kategory 5's Rock and Roll inspired Christmas show at The Baby Grand on December 10, 2023! Be prepared for an exciting full live production with over 20 musicians, visual and sonic surprises - this is a not-to-be-missed show to delight all ages. All proceeds will benefit Community Engagement Programs at The Grand.

The Muppet Christmas Carol, Middletown,DE

December 16, 2023 at 7:30pm
Come experience the magic of the season at The Everett Theatre in Middletown, DE with a special showing of The Muppet Christmas Carol. Enjoy the comedic performances of the Muppets mixed with the original story of Ebenezer Scrooge. Relish in the legacy of the late Jim Henson and Michael Caine's iconic performance of Scrooge. Don't miss this special holiday showing!

Wilmington Winter Sports Card and Collectible Show, Wilmington,DE

December 17, 2023 at 8:00am
On December 17, 2023, sports card and collectible enthusiasts can gather to explore a large selection of items at Chambers Memorial Hall. Attendees will have the chance to find rare gems and purchase from a variety of vendors. Don't miss this great opportunity to find something special at the Wilmington Winter Sports Card and Collectible Show!

Breakfast with Santa, Odessa,DE

December 17, 2023 at 7:00pm
Head to the Odessa Fire Company on December 17 for a magical evening! Enjoy a festive breakfast meal and take pictures with Santa. Create lasting Christmas memories with your family and friends. Don't miss out on this special event!

Holiday Lights Express, Wilmington,DE

December 25, 2023 at 5:00pm
Get into the holiday spirit at Greenbank Station on December 25! Enjoy the 1-hour evening trip filled with thousands of twinkling lights aboard the 100-year-old, heated coaches. Delight in the beautiful decorations of the Red Clay Valley from the comfort of the train. Don't miss the chance to feel the magical holiday cheer!

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