NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS
New Year’s Day Calling
Saturday, January 1st
Winterthur Museum, Delaware
Celebrate 2022 with a Yuletide tour and craft activities for all ages. Enjoy Winterthur holiday hospitality-hot chocolate, cookies, and the gift of a paperwhite bulb to bloom in your home.
Chester County Lights Up Holiday Weekends
Weekends through January 1st
Historic Chester County Courthouse, West Chester
Stroll through thousands of twinkling lights as Chester County Hospital Lights Up Holiday Weekends in West Chester! Historic West Chester will transform into a magical wonderland full of festive fun, one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, and special events each weekend!
HOLIDAY CONCERTS & SHOWS
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular
Daily through January 1st
Top of every hour from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Sensory friendly shows at 2:30 PM, Thursdays and Fridays and upon request.
Comcast Technology Center, Philadelphia
The Comcast Holiday Spectacular is back for the 2021 holiday season! This year the 15-minute family friendly holiday show will play on an outdoor video wall! Details
A Christmas Carol
Through January 2nd @ 7:00PM
People’s Light, Malvern
Callous Scrooge, shackled Marley, and the haunting spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future spring vividly to life in this fresh adaptation of Dickens’ beloved classic. Details
Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show
Daily through Wednesday, January 5th
931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley
Peddlers Village Holiday Lights
Daily through Sunday, January 9th
Winter in Franklin Square
Daily through February 27th
Featuring the Electrical Spectacle Light Show. Guests can celebrate the magic of the season both day and night in festive Franklin Square.
A Longwood Christmas
Daily through Sunday, January 9th
Fire, Ice, and Everything Nice. Longwood Gardens creates a colorful exhibit that captures the holiday spirit in a way only they could.
Boathouse Row Kwanzaa Lights
Sunday, December 26th through Saturday, January 1st
Schuylkill River Trail, Philadelphia
See Boathouse Row illuminated in honor of Kwanzaa. Two great spots for soaking up the lights: Fairmount Water Works or the platform above the Fairmount Fish Ladder on the Schuylkill River Trail just off Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Dasher’s Lightshow – A Christmas Drive Thru Experience!
Evenings through January 2nd
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Philadelphia Mills Mall, Philadelphia
A Christmas lightshow drive-thru designed for you to experience the magic of the Holidays safely in the comfort of your vehicle.
Carnival of Lights 2021
Daily through January 1st
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Norco Fire Co, Pottstown
Over 250,000 Holiday lights , Amusement Rides, Holiday Food, Games, visit with Santa & Friends and Holiday Marketplace.
Light Up The Vines
Daily through Jan. 2, 2022
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bucks County Wine Trail Wineries
The Bucks County Wine Trail hosts the second annual Light Up the Vines holiday illumination! Enjoy the beauty of the holiday season in our beautifully lit vineyards.
Holiday Light Walk-Through
Every night, beginning at dusk
Arasapha Farms, Glen Mills
Enjoy an amazing display of lights at this Holiday Walk-Through. This year the walk-through will be donations only and all proceeds will be going to The Delco Group. Details
Koziar’s Christmas Village
Through Saturday, January 1st
Saturdays 4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
782 Christmas Village Rd., Bernville
An Old Fashioned Christmas Experience with more than a Million Lights!
Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular
Daily through Saturday, January 2nd
Doors open at 5pm daily (4:30 on select days)
The Fairgrounds at The Greater Philadelphia Convention Center, Oaks
Marvel at more than a million twinkling light bulbs, shop the Mistletoe Marketplace, “ice” skate on Rudolph’s magical, ice-free rink, and enjoy tasty food and drinks of the season!
West Chester Griswolds
Daily through Saturday, January 1st
Monday—Thursday 4:45 PM—9:45 PM
Friday—Sunday 4:45 PM—10:15 PM
304 Dutton Mill Rd., West Chester
Rose Tree Park’s Festival of Lights
Through January 2, 5–10 pm daily
1671 N. Providence Road, Media
Miracle on South 13th Street
13th Street between Tasker and Morris
Smedley Street Christmas Light Spectacular
Smedley Street between 16th and 17th Streets and Moyamensing and Oregon Avenues
Open through Sunday, January 9th
Wednesday through Sunday, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Philadelphia Zoo
A fantastical light experience, LumiNature is set to transform the Zoo into a dazzling winter wonderland!
Sunday, January 2nd
9:00AM – 6:00PM
City Hall, Philadelphia
Ring in 2022 by attending This only-in-Philadelphia time-honored tradition. Parade is free to attend but tickets are available for bleacher seating and finale performances.
CELEBRATE THE SEASON
Festival of Trees
Daily through January 9th
Tuesday-Friday, 11:00 AM & 1:00 PM
Saturdays, 11:00 AM, 1:00PM & 2:00 PM
Sundays, 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
Pearl S. Buck Museum , Perkasie
One of the most unique and historic holiday traditions in the region, the festival showcases beautiful trees and vignettes designed and decorated by some of Bucks County’s best artists, decorators, and local community groups to convey the spirit of Pearl S. Buck’s legacy as an author, activist, and humanitarian.
Winter in Dilworth Park: Rothman Rink, Wintergarden, and Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market
Through January 1st
Dilworth Park, Philadelphia
Right outside City Hall, local artisans, designers, and crafters will offer unique selections for gifts. This market was designed to complement Christmas Village across the street—but only focuses on locally made gifts. Stop by after skating on the Rothman Rink and running through the beautiful Wintergarden.
Christmas In The Castle Tours
Daily through January 30th
Weekdays 1:30 and 2:30 pm Weekends 1:00, 1:30, and 2:30 pm
Glencairn Museum, Bryn Athyn
Holidays at the Museum
Daily through Monday, January 3rd
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
Make the museum part of your holiday traditions, and discover treasures at every turn. Enjoy art, food, and shopping that will make you feel warm all over.
Yuletide at Winterthur
Daily through Sunday, January 2nd
Historic Christmas traditions take visitors back to the 18th century at Henry Francis du Pont’s former home.
Holiday Garden Railway
Daily through Sunday January 2nd
10:00 AM – 5:-00 PM
Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia
Visitors of all ages will be wowed by the quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under), and bustling model trains, all set in the lovely winter garden of the Morris Arboretum.
Christmas at the Historic Grange Estate
January 1, 2, 8, 9 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Historic Grange Estate, Havertown
Leave the modern pace behind and experience memories of Christmas with a pronounced Victorian sensibility. The Grange Mansion is decorated throughout with a themed tree in every room, dressed with nostalgic ornaments, copious greenery and a nod to the mid-century.
Gingerbread Competition & Display
Daily through Saturday, January 8th
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM daily
A holiday tradition at Peddler’s Village since 1984, the Gingerbread Competition and Display is a feast for the eyes with more than 75 creative and whimsical entries!