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Bring your family and friends to Maryland's "Most Charming Small Town" during our annual Christmas in Easton events!

Early Christmas shopping is rewarded in Easton. November 1 - December 6 you'll earn Moonlight Madness raffle tickets when you shop with our participating local merchants. The more you spend, the more chances you have to win prizes worth over $10,000! Participating Easton retailers will have Moonlight Madness posters in their storefront windows. Winning tickets will be drawn at 10 p.m. on Friday, December 6. You must be there to win!


Moonlight Madness

Friday, December 6, 2019 | 4-10 p.m.

Come out on Friday, December 6 for Easton's fourth annual Moonlight Madness event! There will be music in the streets, pictures with Santa, in-store events, and giveaways. This year we are giving away gifts and prizes worth over $10,000! Learn More


Holiday Parade

Saturday, December 7, 2019 | 6:30 p.m.

Kicking off with the annual tree lighting in Thompson Park at 6 p.m. Come to Easton's largest parade of the year and see the season's best floats, classic cars, bands, and more throughout the downtown business district! Learn More

More Holiday Events in Easton!


Talk to Rudolph

November 29 - December 24 | Talbot Town Shopping Center

Give Rudolph a call and share your holiday wish list so he can deliver it to Santa before Christmas!

Mon-Sat: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sun: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

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EVFD Annual Holiday Train Garden

November 29 - December 25 | EVFD Fire Station (315 Aurora Park Drive)

The holiday train will fire up its engine to the delight of Easton area families. This festive tradition brings holiday treats, entertainment, and characters including Frosty the Snowman, Rudolph, and Santa’s elves.

Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Christmas Day: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. & 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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Small Business Saturday

November 30

The unofficial start to the holiday shopping season in Easton begins with Small Business Saturday! Support your independently-owned businesses that create jobs and help our local economy. Drop by Thompson Park starting at 10 a.m. to find Shop Small swag, sales and promotions information, and all the things needed to plan for the shopping event. 

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Festival of Trees

November 30 - December 3

Friends of Hospice is pleased to present this year’s theme: A Timeless Christmas. The Festival of Trees has been a Christmas tradition in Easton for 34 years! Proceeds benefit Talbot Hospice with over 3 million dollars raised since 1986. Come see beautifully decorated Christmas Trees at the Tidewater Inn.

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Carols by Candlelight

November 30 | 5-7 p.m.

This free event will take place in front of the Tidewater Inn. Choral groups, choirs, and bell ringers will perform. All spectators will receive a complimentary candle and songbook. Enjoy hot cocoa and holiday treats provided by our local restaurants and stores. The celebration starts with a special Christmas tree lighting by Santa!

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Holiday Carriage Rides

Dates to be announced soon

The Tidewater Inn and Discover Easton will be offering FREE carriage rides during the holiday season! Don’t miss the opportunity to see downtown Easton in classic fashion during the most wonderful time of the year.


Art & Craft Marketplace

December 6 - December 8

Located at the Waterfowl Building in downtown Easton. The marketplace will showcase fine arts and craft from local and regional artisans. Find one-of-a-kind, handcrafted gifts that make the perfect holiday presents.

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Pictures with Santa

December 6 | 5-8 p.m.

Come to the Bullitt House (102 E. Dover St.) during Moonlight Madness. Let your little ones meet Santa so they can tell him what they’d like for Christmas this year. Enjoy beverages and treats after taking the scrapbook photo with Santa.


Breakfast with Santa

December 8 | 9 a.m.

Santa never leaves Easton with an empty belly. Join him for breakfast at the Tidewater Inn! Enjoy a breakfast buffet with specialty kid friendly items and “reindeer food” for the kiddies to take home! Call (410) 822-1300 for reservations and more info.

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Elf the Musical

Avalon Theatre this December!

This year’s Avalon Theatre Holiday Show will be ELF THE MUSICAL!

Dec 13, 14: 7 p.m.
Dec 15: 2 p.m.
Dec 19, 20, 21: 7 p.m.
Dec 21, 22: 2 p.m.

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Sip & Shop Sundays

Every Sunday in December | 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Every Sunday in December leading up to Christmas is Sip & Shop Sundays. Participating downtown Easton stores will be open and offering sweet treats, creative holiday drinks, and the best gifts to purchase loved ones for the holidays. There is no better way to enjoy your Christmas shopping experience.