Get in the holiday spirit by attending a tree lighting, holiday parade or festive event!
Tree Lightings & Parades
Ambler Holiday Parade
When: December 3, 1 pm
Where: Butler Ave, Ambler, PA
Ambler’s Annual Holiday Parade is on Saturday, December 3rd. Arrive early to get your prime spot on Butler Ave. There will be marching bands, floats, mummers and Santa!
Ambler Tree Lighting
When: November 25, 5 pm
Where: 4 S. Ridge Ave, Ambler, PA
The 5th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting will take place on Black Friday at 5 pm.
Souderton Holiday Parade
When: December 3
Where: North Main Street & East Broad Street, Souderton, PA
“Be Creative” is the theme of this year’s Souderton Holiday Parade featuring an exciting line up of floats, parade vehicles, performances and appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus atop a festive red firetruck. Visitors may also bring new, unwrapped toys to the parade for donation to Toys for Tots.
Towamencin Township Holiday Lights Festival
When: December 3, 4:30-8:30 pm
Where: Fischer’s Park, 2235 Bustard Road, Harleysville, PA
Come out and take a stroll through Towamencin’s winter wonderland of lights and holiday cheer. The annual Tree Lighting will take place from 6-6:15 pm. There will be free pictures with Santa from 5-8 pm. Hop on the horse drawn surreys that take you around the park to see the light displays and decorated trees by the local girl scout troops. The local boy scouts will be handing out FREE hot chocolate, cookies, and roasting marshmallows. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the season by visiting the volunteer acts in the amphitheater.
Rooftop Tree Lighting at Brothers Kershner Brewing Co.
When: December 2
Where: 4119 Skippack Pike, Skippack, PA
Celebrate the holiday season at the 2nd annual Rooftop Tree Lighting at Brothers Kershner.
Ardmore Business Association Holiday Tree Lighting
When: November 25, 6 pm
Where: Schauffele Plaza, 35 Cricket Ter, Ardmore, PA
Bring the family out for fun and see Santa arrive on a firetruck to light the tree in Ardmore. The event will get you in the holiday spirit with hot chocolate and cookies. Get ready to meet Santa and have your photos taken. This event is free.
Christmas Barn and Vineyard Lighting
When: December 3, 7-9 pm
Where: 2730 Hilltown Pike, Perkasie, PA
Grab a glass of wine and watch the illumination of the barn and vines as all the lights go on at once. Every year, more lights are added. Local Harvest Pizza and Scratch Kitchen Food Trucks will be providing great food until 9 pm and Overtones will be entertaining with live music from 4-8 pm. Indoor seating in the historic bank barn and the Coop and Stable rooms, along with tastings are available – 6 wines for $8. Beer from local breweries is also available.
Holiday Events & Celebrations
River House Sip and Shop Night Market
When: December 7th, 6-9 pm
Where: River House at Odette’s, 274 River Road, New Hope, PA
Looking for a gift for that special someone? Looking to shop local this holiday season? Or just an excuse to hang out with friends? Step out of the winter weather and into our Rhapsody Ballroom for the most stylish event of the season. Enjoy live music, sip specialty cocktails, and shop select home goods, apparel, accessories & products from more than ten local New Hope Boutiques to get a head start on your Holida/ Shopping! Free for all to attend.
The Black Friday Gift Card Sale at River House is available from 10 am on 11/25 – 10 am on 11/29. Buy a gift card, get a gift card. Receive a $25 gift card for every $100 spent on River House apparel or $150 on gift cards.
Holiday Sip N Shop at Steam Pub
When: December 12, 6-9 pm
Where: 606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton, PA
Get your holiday shopping done at Steam Pub’s Holiday Sip N Shop on Monday, December 12th from 6-9 pm. Featuring local vendors with clothing, makeup, jewelry, home goods and more!
The Amazing Christmas Village
When: Dec. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17 & 18, 11 am-4 pm and Dec. 23, 3-7 pm
Where: 4201 Neshaminy Blvd, Bensalem, PA
Experience Bensalem’s own European style outdoor holiday market right in Neshaminy Square Shopping Center. The Amazing Christmas Village is modeled after the traditional Christmas Markets found all through Europe. Mark your calendar and make plans to come out for the 3rd Annual Amazing Christmas Village. Family fun and shopping every Saturday and Sunday in December until December 23rd our Friday evening event. Visit our amazing outdoor market for all your holiday gift giving needs. We have a variety of vendors each day including holiday gifts & decor, crafts, arts, jewelry, candles, beauty, fashion, books, housewares, toys, beverages, sweets & food vendors. Our market will have endless free Holiday Music, Santa Visits, Free Entertainment and Free parking – everything to make your holiday shopping merry and bright! Grab your warm coats and bring the whole family and your holiday spirit and take part in our outdoor Family and Pet Friendly FREE Holiday Shopping Event.
Holiday Tours at Historic Pennypacker Mills
When: November 22 – January 8
Where: Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville, PA
Tour through Pennsylvania Governor Samuel Pennypacker’s home, decked in Victorian Christmas decorations. See for yourself how the Pennypackers celebrated Christmas and what life was like in the early 1900’s. The tour includes two floors of family furnishings and heirlooms, a Butler’s Pantry, kitchen, laundry room and more. The Museum Shop has unique vintage inspired decorations, gifts and children’s toys for purchase. Pre-registration is required and the last tour is at 3 pm. Tours last approximately 1 hour.
When: Nov. 10 – Dec. 4
Where: Montgomery Theater, 124 N. Main Street, Souderton, PA
The Carols is showing the Montgomery Theater. Buy tickets for the show and view dates and times online.
American Celtic Christmas at the Keswick Theatre
When: December 17, 8-10 pm
Where: 291 N Keswick Ave, Glenside, PA
Enjoy An American Celtic Christmas at The Keswick Theatre. It’s a Celtic holiday, pop musical and Irish dance extravaganza for the entire family.
Christmas at Colonial: Nights of Winter Lights
When: Nov. 26 – Dec. 26
Where: Colonial Gardens, 745 Schuylkill Road, Phoenixville, PA
Get into the holiday spirit with Christmas at Colonial: Nights of Winter Lights! There will be acres of dazzling lights, holiday displays, your favorite holiday characters, and more. Purchase tickets online.
FEZtival of Trees & Lights with Trains
When: Nov. 17, 4-8 pm
Where: 5410 Butler Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA
Walk through the beautiful indoor forest of decorated trees at the LuLuShriners FEZtival of Trees & Lights with train. This is a family-friendly event and is open to the public. Enjoy refreshments, children’s activities, shop the marketplace, view an amazing model train, play the raffle and take photos with Santa. Advanced timed tickets are required for breakfast with Santa on November 19.
PHestivaL of Trees
When: December 3-4
Where: Level 3 of the Pavilion at King of Prussia Mall, 680 Dekalb Pike, KOP, PA
The PHestivaL of Trees is a 2 day holiday event benefitting local animal shelters and rescues. The event will feature hundreds of uniquely decorated holiday trees along with animal rescue partners. The focal point of the event is to display and sell spectacular holiday trees created by local designers, artists, florists, individuals, schools and community groups.
Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular
When: November 25 – December 31
Where: Greater Philadelphia Expo Center, 100 Station Ave, Oaks, PA
The Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular is a must-visit! Attractions include the Ice Slide – a new 2 land 160-foot long ice slide, photos with Santa, Rudolph’s Rink, Gritty Nights, the Tinsel Lodge – a cozy spot to enjoy great food and beverages, and Mrs. Claus’ Reading Room, along with live performances every Friday by a professional choir.
Christmas at Cairnwood
When: Select dates
Where: 1005 Cathedral Road, Bryn Athyn, PA
Celebrate the season at Cairnwood Estate with your friends and family. Discover elegant rooms of the Estate with eight professionally decorated trees, twinkling balustrades, festive mantels over 1895 fireplaces and the exhibition of period fashions. Indulge in a festive holiday tea, take a guided Christmas tour or explore the state at your own pace with a self-guided tour.
Food & Drink
Holiday Season at Plumsteadville Inn
5902 Easton Road, Pipersville, PA
The Holiday season is already upon us and we are here to help! Whether it’s family, work, or friends, we have multiple spaces for Holiday soirees! These spaces can hold anywhere from an intimate gathering of 12 in the lounge or a large party of 100 in our recently updated banquet room. Give us a call or stop by to begin planning your event! Not only is the holiday season here, 2023 is right around the corner. The Plum knows how to throw a good party to ring in the New Year. We offer our same great menu with additional specials, complimentary champagne at midnight, a dance floor, and awesome live music. Reservations are highly recommended. Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer? Our gift cards can be purchased for any amount, do not expire, and can even be purchased online for your convenience!
140 Veterans Lane, Doylestown, PA
Celebrate the holidays at Vela. Whether it be catering your special event or in your home, Vela will make your entertaining more enjoyable. Looking for the perfect gift? Gift cards are available at the front desk.
Every year in the U.S., many people celebrate the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve. This celebration is considered one of the most Italian traditions. Typically, the family gathers around a feast of seven different seafood dishes or one or two different types of fish prepared in seven different ways. Reserve a table at Piccolo’s or create your own Feast of the Seven Fishes at home. Explore our holiday menu today – The Piccolo Team is looking forward to serving you! We offer catering tray options for your holiday parties and don’t miss our Black Friday Gift card promo! Happy Holidays from all at Piccolo Trattoria!
606 Second Street Pike, Southampton, PA
Celebrate the holidays at Steam Pub! Steam offers both on and off premise catering for all occasions. They offer a la carte, butler, buffet, open bar and cash bar options. Host your event at their location or let them bring the food to you. Check out the website for food and drink specials!