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December 2019

This event is a private, half-hour photo experience for children with special needs and their families. Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and have their photo taken with...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Oxford Valley Mall
2300 Lincoln Hwy
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Oxford Valley Mall
Telephone: 215-790-7512
Contact Name: Kaitlyn Palocsko
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Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and service learning. Character education is integrated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tower Hill School, Wilmington
2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Sundays, December 1 and 15 | Breakfasts at 9, 9:45, and 10:30 a.m.Ring in the holiday season with family, friends, and a pancake breakfast at DMNH! Be sure to register early for this popular...

Cost: $7 for DMNH Members | $14 for non-members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Bundle up in your ugliest sweater and enjoy cider tasting.

Where:
Paws Discovery Farm
1105 Hainesport-Mount Laurel Rd.
Mount Laurel, NJ  08054
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Sponsor: Paws Discovery Farm
Telephone: 833-246-3276
Contact Name: Jordan Blau
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Join cartoonists from the National Cartoonists Society at this drop-in event. See how cartoons are drawn and leave with a drawing of your own.

Cost: $15, adults; $8, kids

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
Contact Name: Mercer Museum

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Witness a selection of Aesop's most famous fables dramatized in this seasonal performance by Bright Star Touring Theatre. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Free Library of Philadelphia
Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: The Philadelphia City Institute Board of Managers
Telephone: 215-686-5372
Contact Name: Sundays on Stage

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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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There will be a holiday sing-along and animal encounters.

Where:
Paws Discovery Farm
1105 Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road
Mount Laurel, NJ  08054
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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Adults enjoy live music, dancing, burlesque performers, the new Miss Jungle Belle pinup pageant, contests and more. Live music by: Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones, Lucky 757, and Not Fade Away...

Cost: $20-$38

Where:
Ruba Club
416 Green St.
Philadelphia, PA  19123
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Sponsor: Ruba Club
Contact Name: The Pennsylvania Liberty Belles / Rebecca Marchand
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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We pre-assemble the houses and provide decorating materials, you provide the creativity! Bring the mess to us - you keep a memory filled, decorated gingerbread house! Participants are welcome to...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Cedar Grove Barn
100 Cedar Grove Road
Conshohocken, PA
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  Magical Talking Tree.. noon-5pm The Magical Talking Tree wakes up every weekend to talk to the young and young at heart.                                    ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Road
Galloway, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-686-5416
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The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
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On one remarkable Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts who show him past, present—and possible future. You and your favorite kids are in for a treat with a special hour-long...

Cost: $14-$20

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
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  Meet the museum’s own fantastic beasts and learn about the real animals that inspire your favorite fantasy stories. Take in a Bunnies and Broomsticks game, make a magic wand and...

Cost: $22, adults; $18, kids

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Tour the venue to learn how Christmas celebrations have evolved throughout the years. Along the way, you’ll spot mantles covered with greens, plainly wrapped presents and even Santa.

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Road
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 610-287-9349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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Meet Lila Liberty, a young hero on a quest to spread acceptance and kindness. To complete her mission she needs to collect all six of her Super Hero Gadgets, like Respectacles to see different...

Cost: $9, adults; $2, kids

Where:
National Liberty Museum
321 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Liberty Museum
Telephone: 215-925-2800
Contact Name: Tessa Coberly
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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
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​On Black Friday, experience the surprising political and global history of shopping in Revolutionary America and Ireland. Gather under the Liberty Tree to find out what items early Americans...

Cost: $21, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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The event will feature more than 800 uniquely decorated holiday trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses designed by local artists, corporations and schools. While wandering through the winter...

Cost: $14

Where:
Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Road
Timonium, MD  21093
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Sponsor: Kennedy Krieger

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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The show features O- and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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With a gift for each child, Santa will greet families at their seat and offer the opportunity to have a photo taken with him. At the station, Mrs. Claus will be available to help finalize letters...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, kids; $4, age 1 & younger

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Strasburg Rail Road
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale, this production transports audiences on a journey through the four seasons. When Gerda’s best friend is captured by the...

Cost: $25 & up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Merchants along Kings Highway and side streets – including Mechanic, Ellis and Tanner streets, Haddy Lane, Kings Court and Haddon Avenue – will feature incentives,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Haddonfield
Mechanic Street, Ellis Street, Tanner Street,
Haddy Lane, Kings Court, and Haddon Avenue.
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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While in the Visitor Center, view the entries of the gingerbread house competition and try your hand at ornament making. Visit Eleutherian Mills Residence decorated for the holiday season featuring...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd
WIlmington, DE
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The program offers a different theme and activity each week. November 3rd – "Floating ink" Seascapes Create waterways and seascapes using a marbling process to blend water and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
118-128 N Broad St
Philadelphia, PA
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This is an exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at the museum for experiment-based exploration. The...

Cost: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, and Children 5 & under are free.

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
GPS 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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More than 100 Christmas trees magically float on Lake Meone and light up to the music.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a picture ID for one free general admission. Local participants include: p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Participating venues
, PA


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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Santa rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this...

Cost: $19, adults; $17, kids.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad's Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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"Elf The Musical," Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is a human,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Second Street Players' Riverfront Theatre
2 S Walnut St
Milton, PA
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and service learning. Character education is integrated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tower Hill School, Wilmington
2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-686-5416
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The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
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Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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Telephone: 215-249-0100
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Kids will hear the story of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse by Helen Ward—and find artifacts in the Rome Gallery.  

Cost: $10, one adult & one child

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Telephone: 215-898-4045
Contact Name: Julianna Whalen

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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


Website »

More information

The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
Website »

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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
View map »


Website »

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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
View map »


Website »

More information

Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
Website »

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There has been an explosion of the understanding not only of addiction (substance use disorder), but how brains enable human capacities such as valuation, decision-making and social cognition....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Line Unitarian Church
816 S Valley Forge Road
Devon, PA  19333
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Sponsor: Be a Part of the Conversation
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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and service learning. Character education is integrated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tower Hill School, Wilmington
2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Waldron Mercy Academy is a diverse, Catholic, coeducational, independent school were students from age 3 to grade 8 learn through the joy of discovery. Sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, our...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Waldron Mercy Academy
513 Montgomery Ave
Merion Station, PA  19066
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Website »

More information

This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
View map »


Website »

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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Website »

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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-686-5416
Website »

More information

The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

More information

The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
View map »


Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
Website »

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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
Website »

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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »


Website »

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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
Website »

More information

The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Website »

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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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Read, sing, play and learn at this story time for babies and caregivers.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Woodlawn Library
2020 West 9th St
Wilmington, DE  19805
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Telephone: 302-571-3869
Contact Name: MARIA MASINGTON

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Program includes storytime.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Woodlawn Library
2020 West 9th St
Wilmington, DE  19805
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Sponsor: Woodlawn Library
Telephone: 302-571-3869
Contact Name: MARIA MASINGTON

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This is an exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at the museum for experiment-based exploration. The...

Cost: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, and Children 5 & under are free.

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
GPS 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Each child will receive one picture (it will be printed out at the event) in a  custom frame. You may take your own pictures as well. The facility will be decorated with a Winter...

Cost: $12.95/child

Where:
Pump It Up of Marlton
8 E. Stow Road
Suite 160
Marlton, NJ  08053
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Sponsor: pump it up
Telephone: 856-797-9663
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
View map »


Website »

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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
View map »

More information

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
View map »


Telephone: 215-249-0100
Website »

More information

This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
View map »


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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and service learning. Character education is integrated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tower Hill School, Wilmington
2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Find Your Voice. Speak Your Truth. Learning to Think Critically in a Culture of Kindness. Guided by Quaker principles since its founding in 1885, Friends School Haverford promotes academic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Friends School Haverford
851 Buck Lane
Haverford, PA  19041
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Telephone: 610-642-2334
Contact Name: Carolyn Clingman
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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Pathways Parenting Group A parenting group intended to build both community and advocacy skills in parents. *Every other Wednesday from 10am-noon This group is *free*. This group is without...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Bok Building
1901 S. 9th Street Space 519
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Sponsor: Pathways Magazine
Telephone: 610-565-2360
Contact Name: Jackie

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Which animals are hibernating? Did you know there are only three Pennsylvania mammals that are true hibernators? The rest are active or just sleeping a lot. Hear a story about an animal getting...

Cost: $5

Where:
Norristown Farm Park
Barley Sheaf Dr. & Germantown Pike
E. Norriton, PA  19403
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Sponsor: Montgomery County Parks, Trails, & Historic Sites
Telephone: 610-270-0215
Contact Name: Ruth King
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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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Kick off the winter holiday season with a festive evening featuring entertainment, family-friendly activities, and a grand finale – the lighting of the Philly Holiday Tree by Mayor Jim Kenney...

Cost: FREE

Where:
CIty Hall
John F. Kennedy Boulevard and North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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Choi is an author, reporter and essayist known best for her New York Times bestselling novel Emergency Contact (2018), and her newest release, Permanent Record (2019). Her work meditates on the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-686-5416
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The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
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Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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This is an exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at the museum for experiment-based exploration. The...

Cost: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, and Children 5 & under are free.

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
GPS 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Stroll along the festive Germantown Avenue and enjoy extended store hours, along with holiday sales and promotions throughout the Chestnut Hill shopping district. Celebrate the season with live...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chestnut Hill Business District
Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Sponsor: Chestnut Hill Business District
Telephone: 215-247-6696
Contact Name: Kate O'Neill
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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Telephone: 215-249-0100
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Tower Hill School inspires students to be their best in a supportive environment that balances engaging academics with athletics, the arts and service learning. Character education is integrated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tower Hill School, Wilmington
2813 W. 17th St.
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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Recreate the magic of Christmas Eve aboard an authentic steam train. Passengers can wear their PJs and enjoy cookies and milk as they travel down the tracks. During the trip, a reader dressed in a...

Cost: Adults $20.00; Children (ages 2-11) $14.00; Infants (ages 1 and under) $4

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Strasburg Rail Road
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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
View map »


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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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Kids are invited to wear their pajamas as they listen to the tale of The Polar Express and enjoy hot chocolate and cookies. Doors open at 6:30pm for guests to visit the Brandywine Railroad and...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610.388.2700
Contact Name: Brandywine River Museum of Art
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Website »

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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
View map »


Website »

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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
View map »


Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
Website »

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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 302-658-9111
Contact Name:

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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
View map »


Website »

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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-686-5416
Website »

More information

The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
View map »


Website »

More information

The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
View map »


Website »

More information

Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
View map »


Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
Website »

More information

Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
View map »


Telephone: 610-388-2700
Website »

More information

View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The show features O- and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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This is an exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at the museum for experiment-based exploration. The...

Cost: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, and Children 5 & under are free.

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
GPS 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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More than 100 Christmas trees magically float on Lake Meone and light up to the music.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Each child will receive one picture (it will be printed out at the event) in a  custom frame. You may take your own pictures as well. The facility will be decorated with a Winter...

Cost: $12.95/child

Where:
Pump It Up of Marlton
8 E. Stow Road
Suite 160
Marlton, NJ  08053
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Sponsor: pump it up
Telephone: 856-797-9663
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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Telephone: 215-249-0100
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Telephone: 215-581-3181

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Resounding Joy: A Christmas Concert with Adlan Cruz – For One Night Only the International award-winning recording artist, performer, composer and arranger, Adlan Cruz, is bringing his talents to...

Cost: 0

Where:
Victory Christian Fellowship
100 Wilton Boulevard
NEW CASTLE, PA  19720
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Sponsor: Victory Christian Fellowship
Telephone: 302-324-5400
Contact Name: Receptionist
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Held at the Santa Set at Macy's Court.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Montgomery Mall
230 Montgomery Mall
North Wales, PA  19454
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Sponsor: Bucks County Free Library
Telephone: 215-790-7512
Contact Name: Montgomery Mall
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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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Recreate the magic of Christmas Eve aboard an authentic steam train. Passengers can wear their PJs and enjoy cookies and milk as they travel down the tracks. During the trip, a reader dressed in a...

Cost: Adults $20.00; Children (ages 2-11) $14.00; Infants (ages 1 and under) $4

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Strasburg Rail Road
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Each store will host a special event, ranging from live music to food tastings.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Preview Night (Adults Only) Friday, December 6, 2019  6PM -9PM Adults $10 Entry Fee Shopping & Children's Activities Saturday, December 7, 2019 9AM - 3PM Adults:...

Cost: $10, Friday; $5, Saturday

Where:
Kimberton Waldorf School
410 W Seven Stars Road
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Kimberton Waldorf School
Telephone: 610-933-3635
Contact Name: Craft Show Committee
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Haddonfield’s Candlelight Shopping will take place from 6-9 p.m. every Friday evening starting Friday, November 29 through Friday, December 20.  Merchants along Kings Highway and our charming...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Haddonfield
Kings Highway
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Humeysha New Asian Futurisms Closing Reception First Friday, December 6, 6-9pm   Combining sounds of home and heritage, Humeysha conjures up ethereal multimedia explorations of past...

Cost: $5-$30

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Asian Arts Initiative
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Drop the kids off for games, obstacle courses, a zip-line and dinner.

Cost: $35

Where:
Kid Fit NJ
2040 Springdale road
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
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Five quick-changing actors play dozens of roles in this fast, funny and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. Terrorizing the good citizens of Bucks...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Bucks County Playhouse
70 S Main St
New Hope, PA
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-686-5416
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The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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PAX Unplugged is the tabletop-only show in the international series of PAX events featuring more than 250 exhibitors, the chance to see the best live tabletop shows such as Acquisitions...

Cost: $10 & up

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
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Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
View map »


Website »

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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
View map »


Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
Website »

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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
Website »

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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Website »

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The show features O- and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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A highlight of the event will be the arrival of Santa on a Langhorne-Middletown Fire Company truck at 6:30 p.m. on Friday for the official tree-lighting ceremony. There will be indoor...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Woods Services Campus
40 Martin Gross Drive
Langhorne, PA
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Sponsor: Woods Services
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
View map »


Website »

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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Glory of Stories introduces young visitors to the Museum through a story, interactive tour, and art making. Ages 2+.  Family Friendly.

Cost: Free to Members; $5 per child and one adult free for Non-Members..

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale, this production transports audiences on a journey through the four seasons. When Gerda’s best friend is captured by the...

Cost: $25 & up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-922-1122
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This is an exhibition of contemporary art featuring new works developed and created by artists invited to utilize the resources and facilities at the museum for experiment-based exploration. The...

Cost: $12 Adults, $11 Seniors, $7 Students, and Children 5 & under are free.

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
GPS 1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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More than 100 Christmas trees magically float on Lake Meone and light up to the music.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Philadelphia’s Garden District celebrates the weekend with extended store hours, shopping & dining specials, activities, entertainment and more.

Cost: Pay as you go

Where:
Chestnut Hill
Philadelphia, PA  19118


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Enjoy crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks, pics with Santa, shopping, a light display surrounding the mansion & carriage house, and performances by: Delaware Arts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockwood Park & Museum
4651 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: New Castle County
Telephone: (302) 395-5600
Contact Name: Suzanne Casey
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You’ll have 60 minutes to make your way through a four room ‘80s adventure with one goal: To "get back to the future. Do the right thing and beckon a real, live,...

Cost: $37.55

Where:
Escape The 1980s
The Bourse Building
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Escape The 1980s
Telephone: 215-402-7036
Contact Name: John Foster
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Performed by the Young Peoples Theaterworkshop. 3 Shows! December 6th at 7:30 PM December 7th at 11 AM and 2 PM

Cost: $10

Where:
Swarthmore-Rutledge School
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Sponsor: Young Peoples Theater Workshop
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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Performed by the Kelsey Players. Show dates and times: Friday, Dec. 6 at & 7pm​ Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1pm & 4pm​ Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1pm & 4pm

Cost: $12, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Kelsey Theatre
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West WIndsor, NJ
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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"Elf The Musical," Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is a human,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Second Street Players' Riverfront Theatre
2 S Walnut St
Milton, PA
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Visit Scuba Santa in Ocean Realm as he holiday cheer and poses for underwater selfies. The World’s Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree is back and joined by eight whimsical miniature...

Cost: $29, adults; $21, kids

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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The Sugar Plum Fairy travels to colonial Philadelphia to enchant the dreams of young Abby and Johnny with her beautiful technical artistry as audiences are transported from 'Olde City...

Cost: $40-$70

Where:
The Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut St
Apt. 501
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: The Rock School for Dance Education
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Bring the pets for Holiday Pet Photos with Santa on 12/7/19 from 1pm-4pm at Wag n Wash Natural Pet Food and Bakery, 706 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, NJ. Receive a 4x6 professional photo printed...

Cost: 00

Where:
Wag n Wash Natural Pet Food and Bakery
706 Haddonfield Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: West Jersey Volunteers for Animals
Telephone: 856-889-9266
Contact Name: Iris Brown
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Dive into the pages of some of your favorite childhood books at the Very Eric Carle exhibit, which encourages children to become immersed in the world of the children's book author and...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Ave. of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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ALL ABOARD the Museum for a night of winter wonder! Wear your favorite pair of holiday PJ’s and enjoy a variety of fun and interactive winter-themed activities including a hot chocolate lab, a...

Cost: $3/DMNH Members (free under 3), $12/non-members ($3 ages 1-2, free under 1 yr)

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The park is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of lights and decorations.  Make memories at the Merry Marketplace, located in Oscar’s Wacky Taxi courtyard. Enjoy...

Where:
Sesame Place
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place®
Telephone: 215-702-3566
Contact Name: Sesame Place
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!Visitors receive “passports” with itineraries that encourage guests to discover holiday traditions, such as Diwali, the Dragon-Boat Festival, and Eid-al-Fitr and Ramadan. Special...

Where:
Penn Museum
3260 South St
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Telephone: 215-898-4045
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Interactive art installation celebrates the vibrant colors and flavors of favorite sugary delights across over a dozen environments, from flying unicorn pigs to a marshmallow tsunami. More than one...

Cost: $20-$28

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
9th and Market
Philadelphia, PA
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Make visiting the Historic Strawberry Mansion, Fairmount Park’s largest historic house, part of your holiday tradition. The Porch Club of Riverton and the Garden Club of Philadelphia and...

Cost: $8 for Adults, $5 for Seniors (65+), Children 12 and under are FREE

Where:
Historic Strawberry Mansion
2450 Strawberry Mansion Drive
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Historic Strawberry Mansion
Telephone: 215-228-8364
Contact Name: Historic Strawberry Mansion
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The ultimate indoor LEGO playground is transforming into a winter wonderland complete with themed workshops, magical LEGO creations and a LEGO Santa.   Festivities...

Where:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia
Located inside Plymouth Meeting Mall
500 West Germantown Pike
Plymouth Meeting, NY  19462
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Activities include: Crafts: Kids can make their own ornament and gift wrap. Adult How-Tos: Christmas Tree ID – Learn about the different types of Christmas trees,...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE
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Conifers are also known as the Cone Makers. December seems to be abundant with evergreens. Miss Marcia will teach kids about these hardy plants and then lead a craft. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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Join the Sugar Plum Fairy on her journey to the Land of the Sweets in this fresh take on the Nutcracker. Featuring Ballet 180 School students alongside professional dancers, the show blends a...

Cost: $22

Where:
Fugett Middle School
500 Ellis Ln
West Chester, PA
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The Village paths come alive with the sounds and smells of wintertime at this free family event. Select buildings will be open where guests can enjoy hands-on crafts, live music, hot beverages and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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This family-friendly event includes cookie decorating courtesy of LiLLiPiES, holiday craft station, photo ops with Santa, holiday selfie station, performances from Princeton High School’s a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N Harrison St
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Shopping Center
Telephone: 609.921.6234
Contact Name: Princeton Shopping Center
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At check-in, event staff will distribute the official SantaCon.org wristbands and event guide maps which will give you the best inside scoop on the days best drink specials in the city's...

Cost: $12.07

Where:
Howl at the Moon Philadelphia + Various Venues
258 South 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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Sponsor: SantaCon.org
Contact Name: Customer Service Team

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Enjoy family-friendly performances, shop an array of arts and crafts by local artists/artisans of color and support YAW students as they showcase their original artwork created throughout the fall...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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In the main museum, kids can try their hand at a variety of holiday crafts such as paper quilling, bead wreaths and yarn dolls.  Everyone will enjoy sipping hot mulled cider while listening to...

Cost: $3-$7

Where:
Delaware Agricultural Musuem and Village
866 N Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE
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A parade of local working boats will be illuminated in holiday lights for all to see on the Delaware River at 5:15pm. The best spot to take in this sight is from the museum’s second floor...

Cost: $18, adults; $14, kids

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Use natural materials like pinecones and grapevines to make decorations worthy of replacing all of your old, plastic, holiday decorations. Please bring a hot glue gun if you have one. Feel free...

Cost: $10

Where:
Bucks County Audubon Society
2877 Creamery Rd.
New Hope, PA  18938
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Sponsor: Bucks County Audubon Society
Telephone: 215-297-5880
Contact Name: Marissa Jacobs
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Bring the kids to make and decorate winter-themed ornaments. This is a drop-in activity.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Clay Studio
139 N. 2nd St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Philadelphia Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and...

Cost: $24.50-$36.50 (includes museum admission)

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Telephone: 877-946-4868
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Young Peoples Theaterworkshop Presents   The Lion King, JR!   Presented at: Swarthmore-Rutledge School 100 College Ave, Swarthmore, PA 19081   3 Shows! December 6th at 7:30 PM...

Cost: $10

Where:
Swarthmore-Rutledge School
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Sponsor: Young Peoples Theater Workshop
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Join Visit Bucks County for a a photo walk through historic Doylestown. Tour famous landmarks and holiday scenery, snap pictures and win prizes. Start at the Doylestown Library with the group or...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Doylestown Library
150 S. Pine St.
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Sponsor: Visit Bucks County
Telephone: 215-639-0300
Contact Name: Jenna S
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Venture down to the WheatonArts Glass Studio on Saturday, December 7, 14, & 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to watch our glass artists celebrate the season by creating holiday-themed glass objects, large...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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On one remarkable Christmas Eve, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by three ghosts who show him past, present—and possible future. You and your favorite kids are in for a treat with a special hour-long...

Cost: $14-$20

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Telephone: 215-574-3555
Contact Name: Kevin Vestal
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The retail and entertainment space boasts a 45-foot-tall floating tree with giant stainless steel mirror ornaments and a light show timed to music by the Philly Pops. The five-minute show runes...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fashion District Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA


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The big draw here is the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show. In addition to the Parx Liberty Carousel and Philly Mini Golf, holiday entertainment includes #FranklinSquareFridays, Santa...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
6th and Race Streets
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Historic Philadelphia Inc.
Contact Name: Cari Bender
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The festival kicks off with a parade heralding the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus with a tree lighting ceremony afterward. Main Street will be transformed into a winter wonderland including...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Main Street (Downtown Medford)
Medford, NJ


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Dozens of decorated lit trees and festive displays draw visitors back each year to stroll the glimmering walkways and grounds, linger in the festive atmosphere, and pay a visit to childhood figures...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rose Tree Park
1671 N Providence Rd.
Media, PA
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Santa Claus appears in his chimney, waves his magic wand, and lights the park with over 1 million lights for the holiday season. St. Nick's last day at the park is Dec. 23, however the...

Cost: $24.50, online; $28.50, at gate

Where:
Storybook Land
6415 E Black Horse Pike
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ  08234
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Join us to welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus as they visit Ardmore for one magical afternoon, a Suburban Square tradition for kids of all ages. Enjoy photos, crafts, music, horse-drawn carriage...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Suburban Square
Anderson & Coulter Avenue
Ardmore, PA  19003
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Take a stroll through Snowflake Central and be dazzled by Rainbow Runway. Catch a giant video show in the giraffe yard, and marvel at the custom decorations in the Wonder...

Cost: $14, adults; $9, kids

Where:
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd
Norristown, PA
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Join Santa on an adventure into Christmas past on the 1930 Philadelphia-built Brill Motorcar! Cocoa, cookies, a free souvenir and a visit with Santa are included on this roughly 40-minute...

Cost: $30-$40

Where:
Colebrookdale Railroad
64 S Washington St
Boyertown, PA  19512
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Telephone: 610-367-0200
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We are a four-year, independent, college preparatory boarding and day school, founded in 1844. There are 18 states, 35 countries and five continents represented on our campus.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wyoming Seminary, Kingston
201 N. Sprague Avenue
Kingston, PA  18704
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Five quick-changing actors play dozens of roles in this fast, funny and highly theatrical reimagining of one of the most beloved holiday stories ever told. Terrorizing the good citizens of Bucks...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Bucks County Playhouse
70 S Main St
New Hope, PA
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Afternoon Family Magic Shows!! All ages welcome!     June/July shows feature the comedy and magic of;Danny Archer, Mike Bonacci, Mike Miller, Mystique plus more wonderful...

Cost: $20/$15

Where:
Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater
2840 Pine Rd. Landmark Business Center
Landmark Business Center
Philadelphia, PA  19006
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Sponsor: Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater
Telephone: 267-626-1366
Contact Name: Danny Archer
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This award-winning Broadway musical is based on the Oscar-winning movie. A reclusive ogre finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess. Throw in...

Cost: $27 & up

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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This attraction includes a ride on a sound-equipped hay wagon, through the farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings,...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Arasapha Farm
1835 Middletown Rd.
Glen Mills, PA
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The season-long event features themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks and the Royal Lights Show, complete with thousands of twinkling lights.

Cost: $15.99

Where:
Dutch Wonderland
2249 Lincoln Hwy. East
Lancaster, PA  17602
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The dairy farm celebrates the season with light displays, a musical dancing tree light show and music. Experience it all aboard the hayride, then stroll through Barnyard Walk and take pics with...

Cost: $15, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Decorating is serious business here: In addition to canopies of lights suspended above walkways and decked-out roller coasters, the light show at the center of Holiday in the Park is large enough...

Cost: $57.99

Where:
Six Flags Great Advneture
1 Six Flags Blvd
Jackson Township, NJ  08527
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Connect the science of the senses with the mind and the literary experience. Visitors learn about their identity, perceptions, and brain development by following five anthropomorphic characters...

Where:
Rare Book Department
Free Library of Philadelphia
1901 Vine St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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The exhibit features images by photographer Albert Horner which capture the quiet beauty and intimate landscapes of New Jersey’s Pinelands National Reserve. A number of artifacts and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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PAX Unplugged is the tabletop-only show in the international series of PAX events featuring more than 250 exhibitors, the chance to see the best live tabletop shows such as Acquisitions...

Cost: $10 & up

Where:
Pennsylvania Convention Center
1101 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Head over to the WheatonArts Event Center from November 29 through December 8 for the annual Holiday Studio Sale! Get your pick of WheatonArts studio glass prototypes, seconds and overstocks, glass...

Cost: free admission to the sale

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: WheatonArts
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The display is inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites like ribbons and colorful confectionery, and by the figures of nature from pine cones to snowflakes. Outdoors, stroll...

Cost: $25, adults; $13, kids

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennet Square, PA
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Activities include wassailing hayrides, bonfires, cut-your-own or pre-cut Christmas trees, and visit the holiday shop & garden center for decorations, wreaths, gifts, crafts and food &...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
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Explore Hamilton: The Constitutional Clashes That Shaped a Nation, the National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit which highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his...

Cost: $14.50, adults; $11, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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This holiday experience for all ages includes a gallery filled with an expansive model train display, an exhibition featuring illustrations from three seasonal children’s books, trees...

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Rd
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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This exhibition will feature an array of illustrations for three fairy tales, including Cinderella, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, and The Three Little Pigs.

Cost: $18, adults; $6, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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View buildings and trains meticulously decorated for the holidays, with lights that twinkle along the quarter-mile track and around the surrounding landscape. 

Cost: $19

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Escape into the imaginative world of garden follies, the venue’s first-ever exhibition of whimsical and classic garden structures. Thirteen structures await discovery and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rt 52)
Winterthur, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & & Tours
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Expect Christmas trees, wreaths and décor available for purchase, as well as free hot apple cider, farm tours and marshmallow roasting. Santa and Mrs. Claus visit the farm from 12-2pm.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm and Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Road
Camden-Wyomng, DE  19934
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Follow the untold story of Irish soldier and artist Richard St. George, whose personal trauma and untimely death provide a window into the entangled histories of the American Revolution of 1776 and...

Cost: $21

Where:
Museum of the American Revolution
101 S. Third Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-253-6731
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Visitors will enjoy performances of Carol of the Bells, Jingle Bell Rock, The 12 Days of Christmas and The Nutcracker by the Philadelphia Ballet, all shown on The...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Comcast Center
1701 JFK Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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The show features O- and O-27-gauge toy trains from the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Lionel, Marx and American Flyer engines, with adjoining cars, will race on two diverse platforms....

Cost: $4, adults; $3, kids

Where:
The Museum of American History
138 Andaloro Way
Deptford, NJ  08093-1627
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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This holiday tour of Henry Francis du Pont’s celebrates 40 years with the best of displays from across the decades as chosen by visitors. You’ll view Christmas trees of all shapes and...

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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A highlight of the event will be the arrival of Santa on a Langhorne-Middletown Fire Company truck at 6:30 p.m. on Friday for the official tree-lighting ceremony. There will be indoor...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Woods Services Campus
40 Martin Gross Drive
Langhorne, PA
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Sponsor: Woods Services
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Visit with Santa on Saturday and Sunday from 12-3pm. Choose the perfect Christmas tree and wreath. Start your holiday shopping. Warm up by the bonfire with hot chocolate. Roasting...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
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  Magical Talking Tree.. noon-5pm The Magical Talking Tree wakes up every weekend to talk to the young and young at heart.                                    ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Road
Galloway, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Breakfast is catered by Silver Diner, with songs, stories and a visit with Santa.

Cost: $20

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the...

Cost: $15, adults; $6, kids

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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Explore the grounds to find clues and get a prize.

Cost: $5

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington Street
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Be the Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous On exhibit October 26, 2019-January 19, 2020 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed the earth. Travel back in time to see their world as they knew it, and...

Cost: $9 ages 3-59, $8 seniors, $3 ages 1-2, free for under 12 months and DMNH members

Where:
Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Discover the hectic holiday preparations of the 18th century on guided tours. The museum is transformed for the season to highlight the festive traditions of Twelfth Night. The merriment of this...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Street
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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More than 50 artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries from the greater Philadelphia region offer decorations, gifts and holiday foods inside white, festively lit tents topped...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1 S 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA  19102
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This exhibition features paj ntaub artworks and jewelry created by Hmong master artist and teacher, Pang Xiong Sirirathasuk Sikoun. Many of...

Cost: $12, adults; $7, students; FREE, ages 5 & younger

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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With a gift for each child, Santa will greet families at their seat and offer the opportunity to have a photo taken with him. At the station, Mrs. Claus will be available to help finalize letters...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, kids; $4, age 1 & younger

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Road
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 866-725-9666
Contact Name: Strasburg Rail Road
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Take a trip back in time to visit the Paws Homestead. There will be tours of the historical buildings and property, old-fashioned games, colonial crafts, and a campfire. You can also enjoy up-close...

Where:
Paws Discovery Farm
1105 Hainesport-Mount Laurel Road
Mount Laurel, NJ  08054
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Sponsor: Paws Discovery Farm
Telephone: 833-246-3276
Contact Name: Jordan Blau
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The outdoor area around the Walter Sondheim Fountain and along the Inner Harbor Promenade will bring the original Christmas Village charm with its authentic German-style wooden huts to Baltimore....

Cost: FREE

Where:
West Shore Park at the Inner Harbor
401 Light St.
Baltimore, MD
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Stop by the farm market for a free photo with Santa. Bring your own camera.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Milburn Orchards
1495 appleton rd
elkton, MD  21921
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Telephone: 410-398-1349
Contact Name: Milburn Orchards
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Based on Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale, this production transports audiences on a journey through the four seasons. When Gerda’s best friend is captured by the...

Cost: $25 & up

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-922-1122
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Celebrate the holidays by making a candle. 

Cost: $23 (admission + fee)

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA
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Enjoy lush, imaginative holiday décor arranged throughout the venue. Each room features artfully decorated trees and vignettes crafted by Bucks County artists, decorators and community...

Cost: $16, adults; $8, students

Where:
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site
520 Dublin Rd.
Perkasie, PA
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Telephone: 215-249-0100
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Preview Night (Adults Only) Friday, December 6, 2019  6PM -9PM Adults $10 Entry Fee Shopping & Children's Activities Saturday, December 7, 2019 9AM - 3PM Adults: $5 Entry Fee Our 43rd annual...

Cost: $10 Friday. $5 Saturday.

Where:
Kimberton Waldorf School
410 W Seven Stars Road
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Kimberton Waldorf School
Telephone: 610-933-3635
Contact Name: Craft Show Committee
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We've held our annual Jingle Jog since 2014 to get runners to learn a bit more about the park's historic houses (and to explore cool trails like the Boxers' Trail), but this year we are adding...

Cost: $0-$35

Where:
Lloyd Hall
1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA  19132
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Sponsor: Fairmount Park Conservancy
Telephone: 215-988-9334
Contact Name: Sara Hirschler
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More than 100 Christmas trees magically float on Lake Meone and light up to the music.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Set against the darkening winter sky, the vent series features the model trains in action, decorated for the holidays with thousands of twinkling lights as they zip around an outdoor quarter-mile...

Cost: $20, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Morris Arboretum
100 E. Northwestern Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19119
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Sponsor: Morris Arboretum
Telephone: 215-247-5777
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Enjoy crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks, pics with Santa, shopping, a light display surrounding the mansion & carriage house, and performances by: Delaware Arts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Rockwood Park & Museum
4651 Washington Street
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Sponsor: New Castle County
Telephone: (302) 395-5600
Contact Name: Suzanne Casey
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Celebrate the ancient tradition of wassailing and sing Christmas carols around the campfire and enjoy apple-cider samples. While there, search for the perfect Christmas tree from over 40,000...

Cost: $5

Where:
Linvilla Orchards
137 W Knowlton Rd
Media, PA  19063
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Telephone: 610-876-7116
Contact Name: Linvilla Orchards
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You’ll have 60 minutes to make your way through a four room ‘80s adventure with one goal: To "get back to the future. Do the right thing and beckon a real, live,...

Cost: $37.55

Where:
Escape The 1980s
The Bourse Building
111 S Independence Mall E
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Escape The 1980s
Telephone: 215-402-7036
Contact Name: John Foster
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Fairytales collide in this new holiday panto — Robin Hood is dead, his merry men are in hiding, and Nottinghamshire is taken over by a greedy villainess. Can a new hero, or heroine,...

Cost: $38-$55

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Road
Malvern, PA  19355
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Performed by the Young Peoples Theaterworkshop. 3 Shows! December 6th at 7:30 PM December 7th at 11 AM and 2 PM

Cost: $10

Where:
Swarthmore-Rutledge School
100 College Ave
Swarthmore, PA  19081
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Sponsor: Young Peoples Theater Workshop
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All aboard! Experience an exclusive, behind-the-scenes visit with the Brandywine River Museum of Art’s train display. Discover how the extensive layout is created and the complicated multitasking...

Cost: $20 members; $25 non-members

Where:
Brandywine River Museum of Art
1 Hoffman's Mill Road
Chadds Ford, PA  19317
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Telephone: 610-388-2700
Contact Name: Brandywine River Museum of Art
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Present your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit or debit card and a picture ID for one free general admission. Local participants include: p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 16.0px...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Participating venues
, PA


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Seasonal fun includes 45-plus themed rides and rollercoasters, meet-and-greets with Santa and his reindeer, live entertainment and Hershey Sweet Lights, a 2-mile drive-through experience featuring...

Cost: $23.95

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey, PA
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This seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape featuring a holiday tree, outdoor seating area with fire pits, warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the...

Cost: FREE; $4, skating admission; $10, skate rentals.

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA
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Performed by the Kelsey Players. Show dates and times: Friday, Dec. 6 at & 7pm​ Saturday, Dec. 7 at 1pm & 4pm​ Sunday, Dec. 8 at 1pm & 4pm

Cost: $12, adults; $10, kids

Where:
Kelsey Theatre
1200 Old Trenton Rd
West WIndsor, NJ
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Santa rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this...

Cost: $19, adults; $17, kids.

Where:
Wilmington & Western Railroad's Greenbank Station
2201 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE  19808
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The annual Grand Court Light Show twinkles with thousands of LED lights projected onto a four-story velvet curtain, accompanied by music from the famed Wanamaker Grand Organ. The scenery extends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Macy's Center City
1300 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA
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Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical holiday displays and familiar characters. Drive through in the comfort of your own car or...

Cost: $30, carload; $15, person on wagon ride

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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"Elf The Musical," Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is a human,...

Cost: $20

Where:
Second Street Players' Riverfront Theatre
2 S Walnut St
Milton, PA
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This appetizing mix of confectionary creations serves up themes that range from traditional to 3D to kids only. All crafted by local folks, the display is surrounded by 1 million lights strung...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Peddler's Village
Routes 202 & 263
Lahaska, PA  18931
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This colorful, North Pole-reminiscent village is home places like Santa’s Post Office, the Old-Fashioned Bakery, gift shops, decorated glass buildings and displays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Koziar's Christmas Village
782 Christmas Village Rd.
Bernville, PA
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Visit Scuba Santa in Ocean Realm as he holiday cheer and poses for underwater selfies. The World’s Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree is back and joined by eight whimsical miniature...

Cost: $29, adults; $21, kids

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Two hundred cast members and a menagerie of animals bring to life more than a dozen outdoor walk-through vignettes during the Living Nativity, which aims to depict the full story of the birth of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fellowship Community Church
1520 Hainesport Rd.
Mt. Laurel, NJ
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The Sugar Plum Fairy travels to colonial Philadelphia to enchant the dreams of young Abby and Johnny with her beautiful technical artistry as audiences are transported from 'Olde City...

Cost: $40-$70

Where:
The Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut St
Apt. 501
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Sponsor: The Rock School for Dance Education
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