The holiday fun and tree-mendous excitement begins with the lighting of our Famous 100-foot Christmas Tree at Old School Square. Kids can visit Santa, ride the holiday carousel, enjoy outdoor ice skating, listen to music, enjoy great food, and go inside the 100-foot Christmas Tree to see the animated elf scenes, model train layouts and more! The tree is illuminated through the beginning of the New Year.
November 29th: The lights go on! Tree Lighting Ceremony for the 100-Foot Christmas Tree, located in Old School Square field. Special guests include Santa Claus! Bring a toy, canned goods or monetary donation to the Tree Lighting. Santa will be lighting the famous 100ft Christmas Tree at 7:15pm. Directly following the Tree Lighting Santa will be available for photos! Enjoy ice-skating, Putt’n Around Mini Golf & Carousel and much more! Event is free, activities for a nominal fee!.
November 30th-December 23rd: Visit with Santa
in his Key West Style house next to the 100ft. Christmas Tree. Santa is available for photos December 1–23 on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings from 5–9pm.
December 2nd: Lighting of the Menorah
6pm–Old School Square grounds.
December 8th: Holiday Parade
6pm–Celebrate the “Holidays in Paradise”. Parade along Atlantic Avenue. For details and how to participate: mydelraybeach.com
December 14th: Holiday Boat Parade 6pm–8:30pm
Along the Intracoastal Waterway from Boynton Beach to Delray Beach.
December 30th: Kwanzaa Celebration
2:30–6pm at the Spady Museum. spadymuseum.com
December 31st: New Years Eve
Delray Beach will ring in the New Year on December 31st with a family friendly event from 5-9pm on the grounds of Old School Square. Free activities include: kid’s crafts, face–painting, Celebration Crowns, Resolution wall, vintage game room, live entertainment and DJ, outdoor family games and more! The Carousel, Mini-Golf and Ice Skating will be available for $3. Food trucks will be on site. The fireworks finale will launch from the Old School Square Parking Garage at 9pm.