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 24, 2018!

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:


Santa's House on the Boardwalk - 2018
  • Friday, November 23rd - 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 24th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 25th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 2nd - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 9th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 15th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 16th - 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 23rd - 12 noon - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 23rd - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Dogs only hour)

Santa’s House will be on the Rehoboth Boardwalk at the end of Rehoboth Avenue!  Stop by and tell Santa your Christmas wish list!  There is no charge to visit Santa; donations are appreciated. Remember to bring your camera!

Rehoboth Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Rehoboth Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Friday, November 23, 2018.  It's a hometown tradition! Holiday sing-along will begin at 6:30PM at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstan Pavilion and the annual tree lighting at 7 PM.  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 23, 2018 from 9AM-5PM and Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 10AM-5PM.  Live music, complimentary beer samples and 30 vendors with handmade artwork and goods!  Free event plus kid and pet-friendly!  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 24, 2018 from Noon to 3PM.  For more info, visit

Dewey Beach Holiday Tree Lighting

The Dewey Beach Tree Lighting festivities will take place on Saturday, November 24, 2018 beginning at 5:00-7:00 PM at Fifer's Orchards market.  Parking is free on any street in Dewey.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their family, refreshments, and their Christmas Spirit!

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 4, 2018 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 2018!  Fun activities include: Light Spectactular at the Cape Henlopen State Park, Dashing through the Show 5K, plus Ice Rink and Christmas Village.  November 17, 2018 - December 31, 2018.  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: City of Rehoboth Beach, Dennis Diehl, Matt's Auto Care, Short's Marine, Murphy Electric, and of course, Mr. Claus.


(updated November 13, 2018)

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