Crab Pot Christmas Tree & Boat Parade

Phillips Wharf Christmas Celebration Tilghman

 December 14, 2019 is the Tilghman Island Crab Pot Christmas Tree Lighting and Annual Boat Parade

Save the Date: December 14th, 2019, 5:30 pm - 8:30pm

Tilghman Island MD residents will again kick off the holidays on Sat., Dec. 14. There will be a cocktail party at The Bridge Restaurant at 5:30 p.m. Meet Santa at 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in one of the classrooms at Phillips Wharf and enjoy some cocoa and cookies.

The Great Crab Pot Tree Lighting will follow at 6:30 p.m. on the Phillips Wharf Campus. The tree lighting will be followed by the lighted boat parade at 7:00 p.m. and the awards ceremony at 7:45 p.m.

“This has become a highlight of the Christmas season for the island,” explains Kelley Phillips Cox, executive director of Phillips Wharf Environmental Center, the organization spearheading the celebration. “While it’s a local tradition, we welcome everyone to come see us and enjoy the beauty of the season.”

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Where Do I go?
Phillips Wharf Campus
6129 Tilghman Island Road
Tilghman, MD 21671
Join the Boat Parade!

Please click and download the attached PDF to enter your boat in the form to enter your boat in the parade!

Boats will be on display through Knapps Narrows from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

The Fire Boat will lead the parade through the Narrow followed by an awards Ceremony at Characters Bridge Restaurant thereafter.

Phillips Wharf Christmas Celebration Tilghman