As an annual tradition dating back centuries, Santa Claus rides into Rockport Harbor on a fishing boat, and then makes his way to Dock Square to light the tree. This is no mall Santa but the real thing!!
The day we have all been waiting for!
Saturday, December 3rd. Santa arrives at 3:45PM and the tree lighting is at 4PM in Dock Square.
Last year’s tree:
Wait for it. Bam! That just happened! Check out all the people in the audience as I stuck the two photos together. Hopefully you are using a browser that allows moving gifs. Some people disappear. Magic Santa!
Plan your strategy for where to be by reading the coverage from the past two years:
Christmas in Rockport website for much more info on the whole run up to the big day.