It’s the happiest time of the year in Montgomery County! Here are our picks for festive fun. You can always find even more things to do by visiting our Event Calendar. And be sure to check out our 2019 Holiday Guide and list of Where to See Santa in Montco.
Santa Returns to Berkshire Mall
When: Friday, December 6
Where: 16665 State Hill Road, Wyomissing
Come visit Santa Claus in his home away from the North Pole until December 24th. Make memories this holiday season and get your pictures with Santa at the Berkshire Mall.
Annual Phoenixville Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
When: Friday, December 6 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Main and Bridge Street, Phoenixville
With a Winter Shopping Market in the Main and Bridge Street parking lot from 5-9 p.m., the parade at 7 p.m., and the annual tree lighting ceremony right after the parade (around 8 p.m.), it is bound to be a night full of memories and activities for the whole family!
Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Christ’s Lutheran Church
When: Saturday, December 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon
Where: 700 E. Pennsylvania Avenue, Oreland
Come enjoy a holiday sing-along, good food and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus! Bring your camera for photos. There will be two seatings, 8:30 to 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. to noon. Adults are $7, and children 13 and under are $5. There will also be a toy drive for the children of Silver Springs Martin Luther School so please bring a new unwrapped toy to be donated! All proceeds of Breakfast with Santa with benefit the Silver Springs Toy Drive. Find out more here.
Breakfast with Santa at UPT Recreation Center
When: Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Where: Upper Providence Township Recreation Center, 499 Hopwood Road, Collegeville
Bring the whole family for a continental breakfast, crafts, face painting and moon bounce with Santa! Bring your camera to take photos. Tickets are $25 for a family of four (residents) or $30 for non-residents. Additional people are $8. Register here.
Chillin’ On Main with Santa
When: Saturday, December 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 3 E. Philadelphia Avenue, Boyertown
This outdoor community event in Historic Boyertown will feature arts and crafts vendors, food/snack vendors, Christmas wreaths and photos with Santa.
Lansdale Christmas Bazaar at North Penn YMCA
When: Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 608 East Main Street, Lansdale
Annual event will include vendors, crafts, food and more.
Gingerbread Craft Show at Church of the Holy Spirit
When: Saturday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 2871 Bardt Road, Harleysville
Shop holiday gifts, crafts, food items and more. Plus, get your photo taken with Santa from 9 a.m. to noon. Leashed pets are welcome. Prints start at $10.
King of Prussia Town Center Winterfest
When: Saturday, December 7 from noon to 5 p.m.
Where: King of Prussia Town Center, 200 Main Street
Winterfest returns to the King of Prussia Town Center with four Saturdays of free family fun – complete with tastings, holiday activations, live entertainment, special guest appearances from our favorite holiday characters and more. This Saturday’s activities include horse and carriage rides, arts and crafts by The Painted House, and music by DJ Soundscapes, The Elegance Quartet and Schuylkill Elementary Choir. Santa and The Grinch will also make an appearance.
Merion Township Holiday Village and Tree Lighting
When: Saturday, December 7 from noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Upper Merion Township Building, 175 W. Valley Forge Road, King of Prussia
Enjoy an afternoon of festive fun! There will be food, vendors, face painting, balloon animals, live entertainment and more!
Children’s Christmas Party at The Colonial Theatre
When: Saturday, December 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 227 Bridge Street, Phoenixville
Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust is hosting a children’s party! Kids will enjoy a holiday feature cartoon movie, popcorn, pictures with Santa, treats, music and fun. ust stop by your nearest Phoenixville Federal Bank & Trust branch to pick up your FREE ticket while supplies last and bring a jar of peanut butter to the party to donate to PACS – Phoenixville Area Community Services!
Candlelit Tour at Morgan Log House
When: Saturday, December 7 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 850 Weikel Rd, Kulpsville
Built in the early 1700s, the Morgan Log House is one of the oldest surviving homes in Montgomery County. Visitors have a unique opportunity to learn what winter was like for those in the Morgan Log House and explore the home by candlelight on December 7 while the home is decorated in its finest 18th Century holiday greenery.
Narberth Dickens Festival
When: Sunday, December 8 from noon to 4 p.m.
Where: 101 Forrest Ave, Narberth
The Narberth Dickens Festival is a free family event held each December on the streets of downtown Narberth. It draws thousands to this little borough every year, and it has become the fastest-growing holiday festival in the Philadelphia area. In this Dickens-themed event, the town of Narberth is transformed into 1840’s London, as Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and all the characters from A Christmas Carol roam the streets for an afternoon. There is entertainment and activities for all ages, including horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday crafts, carolers, period vendors and food, dancers, musicians, ballet performances, puppet shows, magicians, puppeteers, ice sculptors, a free Dickens-themed scavenger hunt for children, and much more. Put on your top hat and join the fun!