Top Holiday Events Near Bethany Beach, DE
December 2, 2021
The most wonderful time of the year is finally here! Throughout Coastal Delaware, that means our spaces will transform into glistening wonderlands, Santa will open his home to visitors, and there will be a tree lighting at the beach! If you’re looking to move near Bethany Beach, you can look forward to celebrating the season at enchanting events like these every year!
7th Annual Tree Lighting | December 4, 2021
Downtown Bethany Beach | 214 Garfield Parkway
Kick-off the holidays at the beach with the annual tree lighting! Come enjoy a Party with Santa complete with photos, treats, and airbrush body art, trolley and tractor rides, and a 5 p.m. tree lighting, followed by a choir performance.
Weekend Wonderland in Bethany | December 4, 11 & 18, 2021
Downtown Bethany Beach
On the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas, head downtown to enjoy tax-free holiday shopping, photos with Santa, a Cocoa Crawl, an Elf On the Shelf Scavenger Hunt, and more!
Caroling | December 11, 2021
South Bethany | Town Hall
Go caroling by trolley during this special event that takes carolers all over town to share holiday joy. A trolley will pick up participants at the Town Hall. Visit the town website to make reservations.
Meet Santa at the Santa House | Scheduled times through December 22, 2021
Lewes, DE | Citizens Bank at the corner of Second and Banks Streets
Head up the beach to the town of Lewes with the whole family to visit with Santa at his house! A special “Santa House” will be set up in front of Citizens Bank with special visiting hours where kids can meet Santa and drop letters in his mailbox.
Santa on the Boardwalk | Weekends through December 22, 2021
Rehoboth Beach, DE | End of Rehoboth Ave.
Visit Santa at his beach house in Rehoboth Beach, take pictures, and tell him all your holiday wishes. This Santa House is dog-friendly on Dec. 19th from 12-3 p.m.!
Winter WonderFEST | Nightly through January 2, 2022
Milton, DE | Hudson Fields
Come enjoy a drive-through Light Spectacular along with an open-air hayride to celebrate the season! This event raises funds to give away $75,000 of grants to local nonprofits.
While you’re out and about along the Delaware coast this holiday season, you’re invited to tour the new homes at Friendship Creek in Bethany Beach, and maybe gain a little inspiration for your next move. Happy Holidays!