Christmas in Ellsworth is a collaboration of businesses, organizations and the City of Ellsworth to highlight holiday events, and market Ellsworth as a place to enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment through out the season. We invite you to follow our webpage and calendar of events, as well as  visit our city for unique shops, a range of dining experiences and plenty of Christmas and Holiday happenings for all ages.


  • November 24 – Ornament Making – 2 pm, Ellsworth Library
  • November 24-Dec 31 – Drive-thru Holiday lights – 5-9 pm, Woodlawn
  • November 24-Jan 7 Timberland Acres Holiday Light Show – 5-9 pm
  • November 25 – City of Ellsworth Tree Lighting – 3-5 pm, City Hall
  • November 25 – The Nutcracker Robinson Ballet – 6:30 pm, The Grand
  • November 26 – The Nutcracker Robinson Ballet – 2 pm, The Grand
  • November 30-Dec 2 – Walk-thru Holiday Lights – 5-7 pm, Woodlawn
  • December 1 – Frogtown Puppeteers – 6 pm, The Grand
  • December 2 – Frogtown Puppeteers – 1 pm, The Grand
  • December 2 – 43rd Annual Christmas Parade – 4 pm
  • December 2 – Santa (after the parade) – 5:30 – 6:30 pm, The Grand
  • December 2 – Free Family Movie Night, Elf – 1 pm, The Grand
  • December 4 – Winter Wreath Making Workshop – 1 pm, Ellsworth Library (Registration Required)
  • December 6 – Holiday Open House – 6–7 pm, Ellsworth Library
  • December 6 – Acadia Handbell Choir – 7 pm, Ellsworth Library
  • December 7 – Hanukkah Storytime – 10:30 am, Ellsworth Library
  • December 7 – Santa Letter pickup – 4 pm, City Hall
  • December 7 – Free Screening of Elf, the Musical with Hot Cocoa Bar – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 7,8,9 – Walk-thru Holiday Lights – 5 – 7 pm, Woodlawn
  • December 8 – Gingerbread House Making – 2–4pm, Ellsworth Library
  • December 8 – Elf, the Musical – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 9 – Breakfast with Santa – 8-10:30 am, The Moore Center
  • December 9 – Teen Crafts/Ornament making – 12pm, Ellsworth Library
  • December 9 – Elf, the Musical – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 9 – Beth C Wright Trees for Hope Auction – 7 pm, Maine Coast Mall
  • December 10 – Santa and Reindeer – 10 am-noon, Woodlawn
  • December 10 – Elf, the Musical – 2 pm, The Grand
  • December 10 – Beth C Wright Trees for Hope Auction – 2 pm, Maine Coast Mall
  • December 13 – Santa – 5-6 pm, Ellsworth Library
  • December 14 – Live Music – Paul Stookey & Michael Burd – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 14,15,16 – Walk-thru Holiday Lights – 5-7 pm, Woodlawn
  • December 15 – National Ugly Sweater Day – The Moore Center/li>
  • December 15 – Parent’s Night Out – The Moore Center (Call for Reservations)
  • December 15 – Elf, the Musical – 7 pm, TheGrand
  • December 16 – Visit with Santa – 12-2 pm & 2:30-4 pm, Sugar Mags
  • December 16 – Elf, the Musical – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 17 – Elf, the Musical – 2 pm, The Grand
  • December 21 – Christmas story time/craft – 10:30 am at the Ellsworth Library
  • December 21 – Elf, the Musical – 2 pm, The Grand
  • December 21,22,23 – Walk-thru Holiday Lights – 5 – 7 pm, Woodlawn
  • December 22 – Visit with Santa – 5-7pm, Sugar Mags
  • December 22 – Elf, the Musical – 7 pm, The Grand
  • December 23 – Elf, the Musical – 2 pm, The Grand
  • December 28,29,30 – Walk-thru Holiday Lights – 5-7 pm, Woodlawn
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