2019 List of Christmas Parades Across Delmarva
A number of towns and cities across Delmarva are holding Christmas parades throughout the month of December. Below is a list of parades in our area:
Tuesday, Dec. 3 - Rehoboth, Del. – Starts at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy local school marching bands, fun and festive floats, see local chapters and clubs, the Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts, and sing along with Santa!
Wednesday, Dec. 4 - Milton, Del. - 7-9 p.m., sponsored by the Milton Fie Department, Inc., 116 Front St., Milton, DE 19968.
Friday, Dec. 6– Crisfield, Md. – Starts at 6:30 p.m. Parade starts at the Crisfield Library and will continue down Route 413 to 11th Street. Featuring bands, floats, and more.
Saturday, Dec. 7 - Chincoteague, Va. – Starts at 7 p.m. Floats, bands, fire companies from all around the Eastern Shore and a special visit from Santa.
Saturday, Dec. 7 – Ocean City, Md. – The parade, which starts at 11 a.m. on Old Landing Road at 120th Street, will feature more than 50 units, including high school bands, antique cars, colorful holiday floats, horses and more. The southbound lanes of Coastal Highway are closed for the parade in that general area allowing spectators to gather curbside. Pedestrians will not be allowed to watch the parade from the median on Coastal Highway.
Saturday, Dec. 7 - Seaford, Del. – Starting at 7 p.m., the parade features marching bands, fire units, car clubs, floats, and more. The theme for 2019 is "Ringing in Christmas."
Saturday, Dec. 7 - Princess Anne, Md. - Parade gets underway at 11 a.m. followed by photos with Santa at the fire house.
Monday, Dec. 9 – Snow Hill, Md. – The parade begins at 7 p.m. and begins on South Church Street and turns onto West Market Street to the Worcester County Court House. There will be high school marching bands, floats, firetrucks, and a visit from Santa.
Tuesday, Dec. 10 – Dagsboro, Del. – This event gets underway at 7 p.m. Enjoy floats, marching units, fire trucks and a visit by Santa Claus. After the parade, Santa will be stationed at the Dagsboro Fire Hall to talk with the kids and get their Christmas wish lists. The parade begins at the entrance to Indian River High School on Main Street Extended and comes into town, turning left on Clayton Street and ending at the fire hall. Click here for more information.
Saturday, Dec. 14 - Dover, Del. - 6:30 p.m. The parade lineup will begin at Legislative Mall. The parade will proceed north onto Federal Street towards East Loockerman Street. The parade will then turn left and proceed west in the eastbound lane of East Loockerman Street. The parade will then proceed West on Loockerman Street, will turn left onto South Queen Street and head south toward Bank Lane where the parade will then end and break up. The total length from beginning to end is .6 mile.
Saturday, Dec. 14 - Gumboro, Del. - Gumboro's second annual parade will take place from 5:30-8:30 p.m. starting from the Gumboro Community Center, 36849 Millsboro Highway in Gumboro. Lineup starts at 4:30 p.m. with the parade getting underway at 5:30. Trophies will be awarded in the following categories:
• Marching Bands- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Youth Group- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Non Profit- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Fire Equipment- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Antique- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Farm Equipment- 1st 2nd, 3rd
• Commercial- 1st 2nd, 3rd
* Judges Choice- 1st, 2nd, 3rd
• Sussex County Spirit- 1st 2nd, 3rd
Saturday, Dec. 14- Hurlock, Md. - The parade gets underway at 5 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, Dec. 15.