The 36th Christmas in St. Michaels promises to be better than ever with the return and expansion of its weekend of holiday events taking place on the water and in the heart of historic St. Michaels, Md. This year’s events include a Lighted Boat Parade and festive Talbot Street Parade; a Tour of Homes; Breakfast with Santa; Holiday Music and Meals; a Santa Dash; a Marketplace and Sweet Shoppe, and a Light up the Night drive-by house and harbor tour.
The Marketplace and Sweet Shoppe located at St. Mary’s Square’s Granite Lodge kick off the weekend event at noon on Fri., Dec. 9. Shoppers will find one-of-a-kind, artisan-crafted items and culinary delights available only during this weekend event. The Marketplace and Sweet Shoppe are open for select hours through Sun., Dec. 11 at 3:00 p.m.
Holiday music will fill the air throughout the weekend event, including a special Mid-Shore Community Band performance of seasonal music from 10:00 – 12:00 noon on Sat., Dec. 10 at the corner of Railroad Avenue and Talbot Street. In celebration of their 350th anniversary, Christ Church, St. Michaels Parish, will host a musical offering in the church, Sunday, December 11, 4:30pm. This is sure to be a wonderful wrap-up to our festive weekend.
Family-favorite events include Saturday’s Breakfast with Santa, which takes place from 8-10:00 a.m. at the waterfront Foxy’s Harbor Grille, with limited $10 tickets available for online purchasing. The 10:30 a.m. Talbot Street Parade, Santa Dash, and the Tour of Homes are wonderful mid-day events, with the Lighted Boat Parade beginning along St. Michaels Harbor at 6:00 p.m.
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church Breakfast takes place on Saturday starting at 7:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Tickets at the door – 304 S. Talbot Street.
Christmas in St. Michaels’ Old Fashioned Easter Shore Christmas Dinner takes place on Saturday starting at 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Tickets at the door – Union United Parish Hall on Fremont Street on the day of event.
Don’t forget the 19th Christmas in St Michaels Collector’s Ornament which features The Maryland Blue Crab on sale now!
For parade routes, event details, to purchase ornament & online tickets, and more are at christmasinstmichaels.org.