Solomons Christmas Walk 2022

Solomons Celebrates 41st year of Christmas Walk on December 10th!

 Dear friends,

Solomons Business Association will celebrate its 41st year of Christmas Walk with the fabulous Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, December 10th.

We are grateful for our sponsors and we are asking for Sponsors to aid this event during the most wonderful time of the year! Without you, we could not continue to have the annual Christmas Walk. Please find our sponsorship form attached.

The Annual Lighted Boat Parade, starts at 6 p.m and ends along the Riverwalk at approx 7:15 p.m. weather permitting. The Lighted Boat Parade, coordinated by Solomons Island Yacht Club, Southern Maryland Sailing Association, Patuxent River Sail and Power Squadron, Solomons Yachting Center, and Sail Solomons will begin at dusk and end along the Riverwalk  A Captain’s meeting covering the route, safety issues, and rules for judging will begin at 5:15 p.m. at the Solomons Yachting Center. More information to come.

Entertainment: (times are approximate)

4:00 pm: Carolers starting at the Solomons Victorian Inn will tour the island ending up at the Gazebo on the riverwalk.

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Dancers from A Time to Dance performing hear the Solomons gazebo

5:00 pm: Christmas Walk Parade led by Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad Fire Department with:

  • Gospel Business Men Fellowship in America Southern Maryland Chapter
  • Patuxent High School Cheer squad
  • Solomons Steelers
  • Mill Creek Middle School Pom Pom squad
  • A Time to Dance

4:30 pm – 7:00 pm: Patuxent High School Jazz Band playing on Solomons gazebo steps.

7:30 pm: Pictures with Santa at Solomons Mission Center.

The island will be decorated with our lights and banners.

A beautiful 15 to 18 ft Christmas tree from Chesapeake Bounty arrives Monday, November 28thThe lights on the Christmas Tree at the Solomons Riverwalk Gazebo will be switched on at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 9th.

Look for Santa’s mailbox for letters to Santa, at the Gazebo. Letters will be published by BHHS Pen Fed Realty on SBA Face Book page from 12/1 to 12/20. Note: If you do not want your child’s letter published, please say so on their letter!

Our decorating theme this year will be Red Poinsettia flowers.

The deadline for judging the Best Decorated Home and Best Decorated Business is Saturday, December 19th. Decorated houses and businesses in Solomons/Dowell will be scored and voted on by the public on our FB page. Starting December 1st, we will be watching as the decorations go up and adding the photos to our SBA FB page for the public to judge the best house decoration and the best business decoration. Extra points will be garnered if elements of our theme are included in your decorations.

Our new Christmas Walk Chair, Brandi Maloney will organize all our extra special Christmas events. Please contact Brandi at bmmaloney0@gmail.com or (301) 401-4325.

Send sponsorship checks and your registration to be included in all our printed material to SBA/Christmas Walk, P.O. Box 724, Solomons MD 20688, or contact SBA Board Member, Vandy Young at (240) 577-1617 or vandyoung@gmail.comno later than Monday, November 28th.

Please Note: There will be additional free parking at Tiki Bar Parking Lot, 112 Maltby St, Solomons, MD 20688

Thanks so much,

Vandy Young/ For Solomons Business Association

Sponsorships/ and in kind- more to come

  • Calvert Marine Museum, Free admission 6-9 pm Live music, hot chocolate, cookies, crafts for kids, photos with Santa and Otter. Museum shop open.https://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=1690
  • Solomons Victorian Inn – Open House and refreshments 
  • Tiki Bar Parking Lot, 112 Maltby St, Solomons, MD 20688 – Free Public Parking –
  • BHHS Pen Fed Realty – Santas mailbox in the gazebo. They will publish children’s letters to Santa on FB/unless you note not to.
  • Blue Heron Inn – Christmas Decorated Open House. Good view of the boat parade.
  • The tree by Chesapeake Bounty will be decorated by Patuxent NAS Chief Petty Officers.
  • Solomons Riverwalk Christmas Lights: Installed and decorated by the Navy Sailors from Patuxent River Naval Air Station
  • SMECO – Christmas Pole Lights in Patuxent Plaza.

Link for Solomons Christmas Walk letter:  Christmas Walk 2022_ Sponsorship_LetterV5.OCT30_1 (3)

Link for Solomons Christmas Walk Sponsorship Registration form: CW registration 2022_V5.Oct 30_1 (1)

Solomons Lighted Boat Parade Registration Form and link: https://solomonsmaryland.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/2022BoatParadeRegistrationForm3-scaled.jpg

Solomons Lighted Boat Parade flyer below and link: https://solomonsmaryland.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/2022-BoatParadeInformationFlyer_3.jpg

 

 

 

Solomons Lighted Boat Parade flyer below and link:

https://solomonsmaryland.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/2022-BoatParadeInformationFlyer_3.jpg

More to come soon with list of sponsors & events.