Town of Dagsboro readies for the holidays

DAGSBORO – The Town of Dagsboro is readying for the upcoming holiday season with two special events in November and December.

First, the town’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held Saturday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. at Katie Helm Park.

The evening’s festivities will include musical performances from local musicians, free cookies & hot chocolate and a visit by Santa Claus, who will be escorted by the Dagsboro Police Department, according to Town of Dagsboro Vice-Mayor Brian Baull.

After Santa arrives, he will visit with all children in attendance to get their Christmas wish list.  Residents and visitors are also invited to bring a donation of canned food items, which will be donated to local area food banks and food pantries to help those in need this holiday.

After a successful return following a nearly 30-year absence, the 2nd Annual Dagsboro Christmas Parade will take place on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7 p.m.

The parade will step off from Indian River High School onto Main Street and travel to the Dagsboro Fire Hall on Clayton Street.

This year’s parade will once again feature fire trucks, floats, marching units and more.  Parade applications are now available by calling Dagsboro Town Hall at 732-3777 or an application form can be downloaded from the Town’s website at

Rain date is Friday, Dec. 11.

Parade sponsors are needed to help defray costs of this year’s Parade.  To become a parade sponsor, call Brian Baull at 321-9020.

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