Delray Beach is known far and wide for its BIG Famous 100 Foot Christmas Tree and this year, we’ve got a brand new one!

So…what’s the BIG idea? We’re partnering BIG –time with non–profits to bring BIG smiles to those in need. At the Tree Lighting on November 30th we hope you’ll go BIG in helpful ways, so bring a toy, canned goods or monetary donation to the Tree Lighting.

Delray Beach is known far and wide for its BIG Famous 100 Foot Christmas Tree and this year, we’ve got a brand new one!

So…what’s the BIG idea? We’re partnering BIG –time with non–profits to bring BIG smiles to those in need. At the Tree Lighting on November 30th we hope you’ll go BIG in helpful ways, so bring a toy, canned goods or monetary donation to the Tree Lighting.

Support our local causes as we raise some BIG bucks for some very worthwhile causes.

Support our local causes as we raise some BIG bucks for some very worthwhile causes.

• All People’s Day

• The Avenue Church

• Be Like Brit

• Big Dog Ranch Rescue

• City House Delray

• CROS Ministries Caring Kitchen

• Delray Citizens for Delray Police Toy Drive

• Delray Beach Police Department’s Heroes and Helpers

• Gold Coast Down Syndrome Organization

• HOW (Help Our Wounded) Foundation

• Palm Beach County Food Bank

• Redemption Church

Donations can also be dropped off at the Gingerbread House located next to the 100 Foot Christmas Tree during the month of December.

November 29th, 2018: Lighting of the Famous 100ft Christmas Tree

This year, Delray Beach celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Famous 100 Foot Christmas Tree.  A whole generation of Delray Beach children have grown up with the Tree which has been named one of the 10 Best Christmas Trees in America.

Festivities begin at 5pm

A month long celebration kicks off with Santa 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! Old School Square Park.

November 29th, 2018: Lighting of the Famous 100ft Christmas Tree

This year, Delray Beach celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Famous 100 Foot Christmas Tree.  A whole generation of Delray Beach children have grown up with the Tree which has been named one of the 10 Best Christmas Trees in America.

Festivities begin at 5pm

A month long celebration kicks off with Santa 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! Old School Square Park.

Season Schedule

November 30th through January 1st: Tree Open Daily

Activities include “Ice–Skating”, Mini Golf & Carousel. Details & hours below.

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 1st: Carols by Candlelight

7pm, $15. Andy Childs, John Ford Coley and The Little River Band. The evening culminates with the lighting of 1,000 candles throughout the audience. 561-243-7922, oldschoolsquare.org

December 2nd: Empty Bowls at Old School Square

11am. $25. Benefiting the Palm Beach County Foodbank. This unique event invites the public to “eat simply, so others can simply eat.” Potters create bowls, bakers provide rustic breads, and chefs donate hearty soups. oldschoolsquare.org

December 12th: Lighting of the Menorah

6pm–Old School Square grounds.

December 4, 11, 17 & 18 at 5:00pm, 8, 15, 22 at 10am: Cookie Cruises with Santa

Ahoy! Join Santa for a once in a lifetime opportunity to cruise with him on the Intracoastal Waterway. Enjoy our Cookie Cruise with Delray Yacht Cruises and the Jolly Old Elf himself! $28. Reservations Required: 561-243-0686

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.

Holiday Activities

Tree Hours: Nov 30–Jan 1st

Open Daily: 10am-9pm (Opens 1pm on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) $1 suggested donation.

Visit with Santa: Nov 30th–Dec 23rd

Thursday–Sunday Evenings: 5pm–9pm

Photos–$12. $20 Fast Pass to visit Santa.

Activities & Gift Shop Hours:

Open: Nov 30–Jan 1st
Weekdays: 5pm–9pm
Saturdays: 10am–9pm
Sundays: 1pm–9pm
School Holidays: Dec 24th–28th,1pm–9pm
Purchase tickets at the Gingerbread House Gift Shop on the east side of Old School Square Park.

Ice Skating

$7 per 45 minute session, $3 for socks if you forget yours; purchase at Gingerbread House.

Carousel

$3 per ride–purchase at Gingerbread House.

Putt’n Around Mini Golf

$3 for 6 holes–purchase at Gingerbread House.

Christmas at Cason Cottage! Nov 30th–Dec 31st

Thurs, Fri, Sat: 11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm. $1 suggested donation.

Old School Square Holiday Festivities: Nov 30th–27th

Shows, outdoor concerts & workshops.
oldschoolsquare.org

Holiday Activities

Tree Hours: Nov 30th–Jan 1st

Open Daily: 10am-9pm (Opens 1pm on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day) $1 suggested donation.

Visit with Santa: Nov 30th–Dec 23rd

Thursday–Sunday Evenings: 5pm–9pm

Photos–$12. $20 Fast Pass to visit Santa.

Activities & Gift Shop Hours:

Open: Nov 30th–Jan 1st
Weekdays: 5pm–9pm
Saturdays: 10am–9pm
Sundays: 1pm–9pm
School Holidays: Dec 24th–30th,1pm–9pm
Purchase tickets at the Gingerbread House Gift Shop on the east side of Old School Square Park.

Ice Skating

$7 per 45 minute session, $3 for socks if you forget yours; purchase at Gingerbread House.

Carousel

$3 per ride–purchase at Gingerbread House.

Putt’n Around Mini Golf

$3 for 6 holes–purchase at Gingerbread House.

Christmas at Cason Cottage! Dec 1st–Dec 31st

Thurs, Fri, Sat: 11am-3pm and 6pm-8pm. $1 suggested donation.

Old School Square Holiday Festivities: Dec 1st–27th

Shows, outdoor concerts & workshops.
oldschoolsquare.org

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