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Christmasland

Nov 28, 2014 - Dec 23, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

See the farm decorated for Christmas, with holiday displays and animals in their winter coats. Families can also cut their own Christmas trees and go on caroling hayrides (Sat. in Dec.) Wreaths, freshly cut trees, greens & holly, decorations, gift baskets, Christmas gifts, hot mulled cider and kids' crafts are available at the Christmas Shop & Garden Center.

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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

Nov 28, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Building off last season's success, the seasonal riverfront park features ice skating, a holiday light show, retail market and food & drink for all ages. The Blue Cross RiverRink is an outdoor ice skating rink that offers public skating sessions and season-long special events. Surrounding the rink will be a winter garden & forest created from locally sourced recycled...

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Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

Nov 28, 2014 - Mar 1, 2015

The history of Hanukkah and Christmas songs and the Jewish musicians, artists and songwriters who wrote and performed them are the focus of the newest installation.  In a gallery styled as a cozy living room, visitors can enjoy interactive song and video platforms, as well as images of holiday-related artifacts from the museum's collection, delivered on curated iPads accompanied by...

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Holiday Garden Railway

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

All ages enjoy this railway, which includes a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under) and model trains in the winter garden. The display and buildings are all made of natural materials - bark, leaves, twigs, hollow logs, mosses, acorns, dried flowers, seeds and...

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A Christmas Past in the Pennsylvania German Tradition

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 11, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Step back into the nineteenth century and enjoy the Christmas traditions of the German settlement in Philly with an exhibition of children’s toys and holiday decorations from the collection of the Germantown Historical Society. Highlights include a dollhouse replica of a Germantown row home and a sculpture of Belsnickel, a predecessor of the modern Santa Claus, who often created as...

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North Pole Express

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 4, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take a ride with Santa, Mrs. Claus and a few other holiday enthusiasts on this family-friendly excursion. All ages ride the special holiday train, sip hot chocolate, enjoy cookies and visits with Santa while getting a special gift. Musicians are also onboard to play and sing Christmas carols. Kids are also encouraged to come dressed in pajamas. The train operates Fri.-Sun. in November,...

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Lost in Yonkers

Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This coming-of-age play tells the story of Jay, whose life is turned upside down when his father leaves Jay and his younger brother Arty at their grandmother's doorstep.  Box Office: 215-785-0100 Administrative Office: 215-785-6664

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Outdoor Ice Skating Rink

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 31, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The zoo opens its new outdoor ice skating rink just in time for the holidays. It will be located in the lower parking lot and is fun for all ages and skill levels. The rink comes from Artificial Ice Events, a synthetic ice rental company. The skating surface requires no water or refrigeration, but still resembles the texture of real ice. Open 11/28-1/31, the rink is open for two-hour...

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Black Friday Madness

Nov 28, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Create pies with colorful materials, experiment with food's density, explore chemical reactions, go on a museum-wide treasure hunt and learn about air resistance and drag during daily workshops. Families can also experience under-the-sea adventures at the new Touch Tank exhibit and, on Friday between 10:30am-12noon, meet-and-greet with dancers from First State Ballet...

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Koziar's Christmas Village

Nov 28, 2014 - Jan 1, 2015

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Take a tour of decorated and lit glass buildings throughout the village, including Christmas in the Jungle, Santa's Post Office, Old-Fashioned Bakery Shop. Families and kids visit the various buildings with decor ideas, indoor and outdoor Christmas displays and souvenirs. Enjoy freshly baked cookies, browse Santa's Toy Shoppe for unique gifts and see the handmade train platform,...

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