A Main Street Christmas - Tree Lighting and Santa Parade

 December 4, 2021

Tree Lighting - 5:30 p.m. - Train Station, 1 N. Main Street
Santa Parade - 6:30 p.m.

Rain/Snow Date -  December 11

Come visit our CHARMING town where true holiday SPIRIT is about bringing the community together, to share some memories, and make new ones. 

The old-fashioned Main Street Christmas celebration is a growing favorite, attracting families from Mount Airy, as well as visitors from surrounding counties, Baltimore City, and Washington, DC.

Downtown Mount Airy has delicious restaurants and over 18 shops, to keep you busy. Between all the shops, you are bound to find something for everyone on your gift list. Please consider Mount Airy next time you need to find that special gift for someone. Main Street will be closed to traffic during this event so you can feel free to walk safely down Main Street!

A Main Street Christmas in history, provided by Carroll Media Center Videos.


If you would like to be a part of the Main Street Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and/or the Parade, please click on the button and complete the online form.

We will have stationery, pens and the Letter-to-Santa Mailbox!  If you would like to get a head start, click on the button to print out a Letter to Santa template.

Letter to Santa template button Opens in new window

Main Street Closes at 5:00 PM from Prospect Rd to Hood St. 

Road closure extends to W. Watersville Rd (Mount Airy Elementary School) to Paradise Rd. (Calvary United Methodist) from 6:30 PM to  approximately 7:30 PM, or when the parade is over.

Road Closure returns to Prospect to Hood after parade.

Tree Lighting ceremony 5:30 PM at the Train Station

Parade Participants should be lining up at Mount Airy Elementary School at 5:45 PM.

Santa Parade along Main Street will begin at 6:30 PM

Santa will be arriving at the end of the parade!!

Parade Route

PARADE ROUTE - From Mt. Airy Elementary School 405 N Main St, Mt Airy, MD 21771 to Calvary United Methodist Church 403 S Main St, Mt Airy, MD 21771