Beach & Beyond Holidays 2016
Celebrate the season at the Beach & Beyond! Join in these events that are fun for the whole family and find unique gifts from the place you love - Worcester County.
Snow Hill Christmas Tree Lighting in Byrd Park
Wednesday, Nov. 30, 5:30pm
Byrd Park, Snow Hill
Put a red bow on the tree, have a cup of hot cocoa, visit with Santa or sing Christmas carols as
Byrd Park lights up with colorful lights!
Berlin Christmas Parade
Thursday, Dec. 1, 7-9pm
Berlin Main Street
Celebrate the holiday season as people fill the streets to watch the marching bands, dance
teams, fire companies and floats while awaiting the arrival of Santa.
6th Annual Mayor’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Evening
Downtown Pocomoke City
Friday, Dec. 2, 5:30-8:30pm
Enjoy live entertainment, free refreshments, s'mores by the bonfire, cookie decorating,
ornament making, horse & carriage rides, Santa House, and even a chili cook off!
Snow Hill Christmas Market & First Friday
Friday, Dec. 2, 12pm-8pm
Toy Town at 209 N. Washington St.
Put a dent in your holiday shopping with vendors offering jewelry, sea glass, baked goods,
antique toys, locally roasted coffee, Christmas decorations, alpaca products, and chocolate
Train Garden at Pocomoke River Canoe Company
Friday, Dec. 2, 5-8pm
Free admission, but donations greatly appreciated.
During First Friday, stop by the Pocomoke River Canoe Company , home to the Corddrey
Company Crossing Train Garden — reminiscent of Snow Hill many years ago. Children and
their families will love this recently renovated enchanted wonderland reduced to "O" gauge.
Art League of Ocean City Holiday Artisan Fair
Friday, Dec. 2, 5-7pm & Saturday, Dec. 3, 11am-4pm
Scope out local artisans offering handmade items including jewelry, glass, ceramics. Enjoy live
music, refreshments, and book signings with local artists and authors. Free admission.
Michael Londra’s Celtic Yuletide
Saturday, Dec. 3, 8pm
Ocean City Performing Arts Center
Michael Londra presents an evening of "Christmas from Ireland" told in song, dance and the
classic stories of his youth.
9th Annual Reindeer Run 5K
Saturday, Dec. 3, 9am-12pm
Fly through the historic and festive streets of Berlin on this annual fun run. Try to win the race or
just focus more on your outfit to get awarded ‘Best Dressed’
Inaugural Berlin Artists Holiday Studio Tour
Saturday, Dec. 3, 12pm-8pm
Local Berlin artists open their work spaces to the public for a day of exploration and shopping —
includes artists offering an array of mediums including painting, letterpress printing, glass
blowing, fine jewelry design, and 3-D printing.
Calvin B. Taylor House Museum Christmas Open House
Saturday, Dec. 3, 11am-4pm
If you've never visited the museum, you are in for a treat! Literally, stop by for homemade
gingerbread and hot cider wassle, and take a stroll back through the history of Berlin.
19th Century Christmas at Furnace Town
Saturday, Dec. 3
Take a step back in time to see how Christmas was celebrated in the 19th Century at Furnace
Town Living Heritage Museum. If it's a cold night, dress warmly! Call 410-632-2032 for more
Berlin Carriage Rides
Weekends Dec. 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 11am-3pm
Free carriage rides downtown every weekend in December, through Christmas. Rides begin at
the Berlin Welcome Center located at 14 S. Main Street.
Victorian Christmas Celebration at Purnell Museum
Saturday, Dec. 4, 10am-4pm
Step back in time for an old fashioned holiday gathering at the Julia A Purnell Museum! Enjoy
the decorated museum, mulled cider, old fashioned sweets, special exhibits with Victorian-style
Christmas trees, and even a children's ornament project!
Holiday Makers Market & 2nd Friday
Friday, Dec. 9, 5-8pm
This year, the Holiday Makers Market will be part of December’s 2nd Friday Art Stroll! Local
artisans will have the opportunity to set up in the Berlin Welcome Center to showcase and sell
their goods. Stroll the town, enjoy the beautifully decorated store fronts and get into the holiday
Berlin New Year’s Eve Celebration & Ball Drop
Saturday, Dec. 31, 8pm-12:30am
Town of Berlin
Kiss 2016 goodbye and celebrate the arrival of 2017 in downtown Berlin! Food vendors, beer
garden, and music.