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November 2017

Children with autism can schedule a meet-and-greet with Santa. Bring a camera.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Christiana Mall
132 Christiana Mall
Newark, DE
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Celebrate the grand opening weekend of the new and re-imagined bilingual exhibit. The gallery opening will unveil two new exhibits, BIMBO Bakeries USA Bistro and Boboli Pizza Kitchen,...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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More than 40 artisans selling jewelry, clothing, ceramics, accessories and ornaments.  There'll also be lunch, a kids' art activity, fine art raffle and crafts. 

Cost: $5

Where:
Center for the Creative Arts
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row & Rt. 82
Yorklyn, DE  19736
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Sponsor: Center for the Creative Arts
Telephone: 302-239-2434
Contact Name: Terry Foreman
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In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Cheerleading events will be open to all recreation and school programs that are members of the American Recreation and School Cheer Association. Performances will be choreographed to music and...

Cost: $$

Where:
Wildwood Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 866-522-4337
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Features vendors, artists, writers, costume groups. Guests include artist Manda Cantillon and the Philadelphia Avengers. Plus face painting by the Ladder Lady. Raffles, door prizes, costume contest...

Cost: $3; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Upper Mount Bethel Fire Hall
2341 N. Delaware Dr.
Hwy. 611 N.
Mount Bethel, PA  18343
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Sponsor: Little Shop of Comics
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mry Campbell
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PAX Unplugged, the first-ever tabletop-focused addition to the international line-up of Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) events will celebrate its inaugural year at this venue. The gaming...

Cost: $10-$60

Where:
Philadelphia Convention Center
1101 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Reed Exhibitions
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Enjoy a meet-and-greet with Santa after the show. 

Cost: $15, in advance; $20, door.

Where:
Sanford School
6900 Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE  19707
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Sponsor: American Dance Academy
Telephone: 610-721-8330
Contact Name: Darlene Cummings
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Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
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Your creativity and sense of imagination, along with natural materials from the forest floor, will be used to create houses for imaginary woodland dwellers. 

Cost: FREE, donations welcome

Where:
Rancocas Nature Center
794 Rancocas Mt Holly Rd.
Westampton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-261-2495

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Children give thanks and appreciation for people and things in their daily lives; everything from listening ears, to school friends, books, music and fun! Blends learning and fun together by...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Steel City Coffeehouse
203 Bridge St.
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy of Phoenixville
Telephone: 484-924-8425
Contact Name: Laura Vernola
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The classically trained dancers of Pennsylvania Academy of Ballet Society offer a professional-level production of the classic holiday tale. Take a journey with Marie to the kingdom of snow and...

Cost: $10-$23

Where:
Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
601 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Drexel Hill, PA  19026
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Sponsor: Upper Darby Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 610-622-1189
Contact Name: Nick Bruce
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Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-704-5012

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The show features: 2,000 agility, therapy and rescue dogs from 200+ breeds, all vying for “Best In Show” in this day-long competition that is part of the century-old Philadelphia...

Cost: $16, adults; $7, kids.

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Ave.
Oaks, PA  19456
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Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Website »

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Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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More than 40 artists sell handmade fine art and crafts including collage, photography, painting, jewelry, ceramics, soaps and ornaments. Refreshments will be offered including a lunch menu and a...

Cost: $5; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Center for the Creative Arts
410 Upper Snuff Mill Row
Yorklyn, DE
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Telephone: 302-239-2434

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Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
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Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
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Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
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Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project Feeder Watch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, feeder watchershave contributed valuable data to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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This is a festive, family-friendly celebration with Sesame Street chracters. Sing along at three Christmas shows and a music and light show at the large 1-2-3 Christmas Tree. Take a...

Cost: $45 & up.

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 215-702-3566
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Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage adaptation of the award-winning DreamWorks film. Unlikely hero Shrek and his sassy sidekick Donkey set off to rescue the feisty Fiona,...

Cost: $14-$15

Where:
Delaware Children's Theatre
1014 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE
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Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
Website »

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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: $12-$30

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Telephone: 215-968-1670

More information

When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
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Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
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Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
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Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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This Tony-winning production upends the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan). A wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave...

Cost: $12-$15

Where:
Wilmington Drama League
10 W Lea Blvd.
Wilmington, DE
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View more than 50 trees decorated for the holidays, then vote by raffle ticket for the top three winners. 

Cost: $5

Where:
LuLu Shriners
5140 Butler Pike
Plymouth Meeting, PA
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The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
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Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
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Bring a camera for a meet-and-greet with St. Nick. Fridays: 6-8pm Nov. 17: 6:30-9am Saturdays: 12-7pm Sundays: 12–5pm

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Giggleberry Fair
166 Carousel Ln.
New Hope, PA
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A ticket for this event includes the train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine and a variety of Thomas & Friends themed entertainment, including Storytelling and Video Viewing, Temporary Tattoos...

Cost: $21-$32

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA
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Telephone: 866.468.7630

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Santa and his elves have decked out the estate with thousands of lights and holiday trimmings. Enjoy a variety of holiday tours and food and wine events to get you into the Christmas spirit. The...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ
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In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Website »

More information

Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
View map »


Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
Website »

More information

Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 609-704-5012

More information

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
Website »

More information

Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

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


Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
View map »

More information

Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

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


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

ESL classes for beginners.

Cost: FREE

Where:
South Philadelphia Library
1700 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Telephone: 215-685-1866
Contact Name: Renee Pokorny
Website »

More information

Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
Website »

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: $12-$30

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


Telephone: 215-968-1670

More information

Bring your latest project for a low-key evening of crafting. All fiber arts are welcome.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
Website »

More information

When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
View map »

More information

Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
View map »

More information

The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
View map »

More information

Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Website »

More information

Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
View map »


Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
Website »

More information

Miniature books have been worn and carried in pockets for hundreds of years. Celebrate this tradition by making a pair of miniature-book earrings or pendants. All supplies will be provided. Led...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Thomas F. Donatucci Sr. Library
1935 Shunk St
Philadelphia, PA  19145
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Telephone: 215-685-1755
Contact Name: David Mariscotti
Website »

More information

Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 609-704-5012

More information

Kids spend the day making enrichment for the resident animals. Enrichment is the zoo’s way of creating physical and mental challenges for the animals to keep them active and engaged. Campers...

Cost: $50; $40, members.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
View map »


Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
Website »

More information

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
View map »


Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 161-028-79349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
Website »

More information

Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

Spend time with your little one during this class.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lokoff Early Learning Center
1920 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, PA  19422
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Sponsor: Federation Early Learning Services
Telephone: 215-676-7550 x102
Contact Name: Allison Feld
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Join for stories, songs and activities. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
Website »

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Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
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Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
Website »

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When you're finished on the rink, visit the new cafe. Price includes skate rentals.

Cost: $10, adult & child.

Where:
Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns St.
Warminster, PA  18974
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Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffery Beauparlant
Website »

More information

Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

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More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
View map »

More information

Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

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


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
Website »

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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: $12-$30

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Telephone: 215-968-1670

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Know a tween or teen girl interested in learning how to make their own website, app or video game? Are they new to digital technology and want to learn how to navigate what they can create and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Universal Copy and Print
114 E. Main St.
Norristown, PA  19401
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Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Stephanie Stranick
Website »

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When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
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Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
Website »

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Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
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Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
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Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
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Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
Phila., PA
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What's for dinner? That is the question of the day. Whether plants, meat or both, everyone has to eat! Campers examine skulls, meet animals and forage bounty in the aquaponics green house.

Cost: $75

Where:
Riverbend Environmental Education Center
1950 Spring Mill Rd.
Gladwyne, PA
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Telephone: 610-527-5234 x 106

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In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
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Learn about predatory birds during this program led by staff members. Offered at 11am and 1pm.

Cost: $5, adults; $3, kids.

Where:
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
4 Sawmill Rd.
Medford, NJ
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Play with the beloved bricks while watching a Lego movie.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frankford Public Library
8 Main St.
Frankford, DE
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Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-704-5012

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Middle/upper school tours begin at 8:30am and 12:30pm. Lower school tours begin at 9am.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Friends' Central School, Wynnewood
1101 City Ave.
Wynnewood, PA
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Telephone: 610-649-7740
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Kids spend the day making enrichment for the resident animals. Enrichment is the zoo’s way of creating physical and mental challenges for the animals to keep them active and engaged. Campers...

Cost: $50; $40, members.

Where:
Brandywine Zoo
1001 N. Park Dr.
Wilmington, DE  19802
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Sponsor: Brandywine Zoo
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Bucks County visitors and residents are invited to take in the spirit of the holidays. View 25 uniquely themed trees and vote for your favorite.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bucks County Visitor Center
3207 Street Rd.
Bensalem, PA
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Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 161-028-79349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
Website »

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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
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Nature discoveries, stories and art projects are all part of the fun. Whenever possible, kids will venture outside, so make sure they’re dressed accordingly. These programs meet at the...

Cost: $4

Where:
Bellevue State Park
800 Carr Rd.
Wilmington, DE  19809
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Telephone: 302-793-3046
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Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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Spend time with your little one during this class.  

Cost: FREE

Where:
Kol Ami Early Learning Center
8201 High School Road
Elkins Park, PA  19027
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Sponsor: Federation Early Learning Services
Telephone: 215-676-7550 x102
Contact Name: Allison Feld
Website »

More information

Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
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Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
Website »

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This interactive program includes music, stories and crafts centered around Cape May County history.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Rte. 9 S.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Clare Juechter
Website »

More information

Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

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


Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
View map »

More information

Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

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


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, the company’s Children's Theatre presents a brand-new...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Cost: FREE

Where:
Abington Friends School, Jenkintown
575 Washington Ln.
Jenkintown, PA
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Meet and greets bring little ones face-to-face with their imagination, as well-loved personalities from page and screen come to life. Don’t forget your camera, and please remember to be...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
Website »

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: $12-$30

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


Telephone: 215-968-1670

More information

Parents and siblings are welcome to bowl, with bumpers available for those who want to use them. There is no score keeping.  Reservations are requested by the Monday before bowling. You pay...

Cost: $2.50, game; $2.25, shoe rental.

Where:
Bowlerama
031 New Castle Ave.
New Castle, DE
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Sponsor: Autism Delaware

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When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
View map »

More information

Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

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


Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
Website »

More information

Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
View map »

More information

The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
View map »

More information

Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
Phila., PA
View map »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »


Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
Website »

More information

Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
View map »


Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
Website »

More information

Enjoy a Thanksgiving feast featuring a mashed potato bar, green bean casserole, baked macaroni & cheese, roasted tom turkey, hickory smoked ham and rustic herb stuffing while viewing the...

Cost: $73.90

Where:
Spirit of Philadelphia
401 S. Columbus Blvd. at Lombard Circle
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Spirit of Philadelphia
Website »

More information

Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 609-704-5012

More information

Bucks County visitors and residents are invited to take in the spirit of the holidays. View 25 uniquely themed trees and vote for your favorite.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bucks County Visitor Center
3207 Street Rd.
Bensalem, PA
View map »

More information

Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »

More information

Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
View map »


Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 161-028-79349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
Website »

More information

Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »


Website »

More information

By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
View map »


Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
Website »

More information

Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
View map »


Telephone: 215-345-0210
Website »

More information

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.
Lobby
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »

More information

Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
View map »


Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
Website »

More information

When you're finished on the rink, visit the new cafe. Price includes skate rentals.

Cost: $10, adult & child.

Where:
Revolution Ice Gardens
1621 Mearns St.
Warminster, PA  18974
View map »


Telephone: 215-441-5004
Contact Name: Geoffery Beauparlant
Website »

More information

Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

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


Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
View map »

More information

Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

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


Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
Website »

More information

Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, the company’s Children's Theatre presents a brand-new...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »

More information

All skill levels are welcome. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
View map »


Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
Website »

More information

A trained puppy provides a judgment-free environment and allows kids to open up and feel comfortable reading aloud.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
View map »


Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
Website »

More information

Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
View map »


Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
Website »

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: $12-$30

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


Telephone: 215-968-1670

More information

Know a tween or teen girl interested in learning how to make their own website, app or video game? Are they new to digital technology and want to learn how to navigate what they can create and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Universal Copy and Print
114 E. Main St.
Norristown, PA  19401
View map »


Sponsor: TechGirlz
Contact Name: Stephanie Stranick
Website »

More information

When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
View map »

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Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
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Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
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Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
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Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
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Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
Phila., PA
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Explore the magical world of the museum’s animals with a weekend of hands-on activities. Meet the museum’s animals and learn about the actual animals that inspire your...

Cost: $16.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
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Your child can climb the Marple Mountain, bounce on inflatables, do arts and crafts, get their face painted and meet and sing along with Hawaiian Princess Moana.  

Cost: $12

Where:
Marple Sports Arena
611 S Parkway
Broomall, PA  19008
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Sponsor: Marple Sports Arena
Telephone: 610-338-0111
Contact Name: Kelly Vidovich
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If you missed the Small Explorers program on Nov. 18, here’s another chance to experience it! We're reading "10 Little Rabbits" by Virginia Grossman, visiting the "Much...

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Contact Name: Kerry Scott
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The weekend is dedicated to supporting small businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Downtown Haddonfield invites everyone to ‘shop small’ at their favorite...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Haddonfield
Kings Highway
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
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Jon Snow knew at least one thing: Winter can be rough. Get ready for the season with a night geared toward surviving the coldest months. Pictorial Pursuit: The Hunt 5-7:30pm Throughout the...

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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The holiday season begins when St. Nick arrives at 5 pm to spread Christmas cheer.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N 6th St
Phila., PA
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Upbeat music and activities led by a teacher will have everyone dancing and playing under the dance lights. 

Cost: $15

Where:
Gymboree Play & Music
4723 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
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Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-704-5012

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Bucks County visitors and residents are invited to take in the spirit of the holidays. View 25 uniquely themed trees and vote for your favorite.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bucks County Visitor Center
3207 Street Rd.
Bensalem, PA
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Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
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One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
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Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 161-028-79349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
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Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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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.
Lobby
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
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Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
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The manor will be decorated with holly and greenery to celebrate the winter season as lavish dessert displays alongside party games and activities will transport visitors back to the 18th century....

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Rd.
Pottstown, PA  19464
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Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Features O and O-27 gauge toy trains, from the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s. 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
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Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
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Bring your family and out-of-town guests to enjoy holiday decorations in the Eleutherian Mills Residence. Visit Workers’ Hill to sample ginger snaps and mulled cider in the Gibbons...

Cost: $14, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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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: Free with admission; Adults: $14, Children 6-14: $5, Children 5 and under: Free

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
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The program introduces young visitors to art and the museum through a story reading followed by an interactive tour of relevant works of art and a studio art project. Learning is encouraged...

Cost: $5; FREE, members.

Where:
Delaware Art Museum
2301 Kentmere Parkway
Wilmington, DE  19806
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Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
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This event is for the upper school.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Haverford School, Haverford
450 US-30
Haverford, PA
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Telephone: 161-064-23020
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Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, the company’s Children's Theatre presents a brand-new...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
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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: $12-$30

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Telephone: 215-968-1670

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When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
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Professional actors are joined by more than 60 members of the community to make this production a holiday tradition. Relive the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge, laugh with all...

Cost: $20-$35

Where:
Hedgerow Theatre
64 Rose Valley Rd.
Rose Valely, PA  19146
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Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

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


Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
Website »

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Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
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Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
View map »

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The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
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Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
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Bring a camera for a meet-and-greet with St. Nick. Fridays: 6-8pm Nov. 17: 6:30-9am Saturdays: 12-7pm Sundays: 12–5pm

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Giggleberry Fair
166 Carousel Ln.
New Hope, PA
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Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
Phila., 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...

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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Support locally owned and operated retailers. From independent boutiques and galleries, to family-owned home-goods shops, local lifestyle and beauty experts, to chef-driven restaurants...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Chestnut Hill
Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19118
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Explore the magical world of the museum’s animals with a weekend of hands-on activities. Meet the museum’s animals and learn about the actual animals that inspire your...

Cost: $16.95 & up

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel Universi
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
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In 1917 John G. Johnson, a famous lawyer, left his trove of European art to the city of Philadelphia. One hundred years later, visitors can take a new look at the collection. Encounter treasures by...

Cost: $20, adults; $14, ages 13-18; FREE, ages 12 & younger.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
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Sponsor: Philadelphia Museum of Art
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The weekend is dedicated to supporting small businesses during one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Downtown Haddonfield invites everyone to ‘shop small’ at their favorite...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Haddonfield
Kings Highway
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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Two actors play all of the characters. The action and the costumes fly fast and furiously as Dorothy and Toto make their way down the Yellow Brick Road. The scarecrow, tin man and lion are all...

Cost: $12; FREE, ages 3 & younger.

Where:
Ambler Theater
108 E. Butler Ave.
Ambler, PA  19002
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Sponsor: Family Stages
Telephone: 215-886-5310
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Activities include train rides, antique auto rides, museum displays, mansion tours, demonstrations, kids' activities and crafts, all with a Thanksgiving theme.

Cost: $8-$19

Where:
Auburn Heights Preserve
3000 Creek Rd
Yorklyn, DE  19736
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Sponsor: Marshall Steam Museum
Telephone: 302-239-2385
Contact Name: Susan Randolph
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Supplies are provided for this wreath-making workshop. Register at least 48 hours in advance.

Cost: $10

Where:
Trap Pond State Park
33587 Baldcypress Ln.
Laurel, DE
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Join a center educator and CHOP pediatrician to climb, explore and learn about the health benefits of outdoor activity and time in nature. Meet at Tall Trees Nature Playscape and head out into...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Schuylkill Center For Environmental Education
8480 Hagy's Mill Rd
Philadelphia, PA  19128
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Sponsor: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education
Telephone: 215-482-7300
Contact Name: Bea Kelly
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Join a candlelit holiday tour of the historic Keith House at Graeme Park. Carolers, The Tapestry Dancers and various costumed interpreters will be on hand to give you a taste of an 18th century...

Cost: $5

Where:
Graeme Park
859 County Line Rd.
Horsham, PA
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Loosely based on the play The Romancers (Les Romanesques) by Edmond Rostand, the musical follows two neighboring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending...

Cost: $20-$40

Where:
Eagle Theatre
208 Vine St.
Hammonton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-704-5012

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All children 10 and under attending the breakfast receive a gift from Santa Claus and have the opportunity to meet Santa, Yummie, and special guests, Frosty & Rudolph, so bring your...

Cost: $14.99, adults; $9.95, ages 3-10.

Where:
Kitchen Kettle Village
3529 Old Philadelphia Pike
Intercourse, PA
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 Join mill staff and Wild Birds Unlimited-Concordville for naturalist-led walks through the 160-acre park, where you’ll meet year-round residents, visit migrants and learn the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newlin Grist Mill
219 South Cheyney Rd.
Glen Mills, PA  19342
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Telephone: 610-459-2359
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Bucks County visitors and residents are invited to take in the spirit of the holidays. View 25 uniquely themed trees and vote for your favorite.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bucks County Visitor Center
3207 Street Rd.
Bensalem, PA
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Take a journey inside one of the most significant archaeological discoveries in history. Silent, steadfast and secret, more than 8,000 terracotta figures stood guard over the tomb of...

Cost: $25, adults; $15-$20, kids.

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 North 20th St.
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Discover Philadelphia's connection to the founding of the U.S. Navy. The new, permanent exhibit features curated objects never, or rarely, seen by the public, highlighting the...

Where:
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-413-8655
Contact Name: Public Engagement
Website »

More information

One hundred years ago, Duchamp’s Fountain turned the art world upside down. Was it art? A hoax? Celebrate the centennial of the provocative and influential work that changed the course of...

Cost: $20 & under.

Where:
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA  19130
View map »

More information

From the hand-blown glass ornaments dangling from branches to the plainly wrapped treasures beneath, Christmas at the Mills is a site to behold! Hear the story of how Christmas cards began, why...

Cost: $2

Where:
Pennypacker Mills
5 Haldeman Rd.
Schwenksville, PA  19473
View map »


Sponsor: Pennypacker Mills
Telephone: 161-028-79349
Contact Name: Linda Callegari
Website »

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Long before the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was built, the museum was drawing tourists to the site with the first dinosaur skeleton ever displayed. As Philadelphia celebrates the centennial of its...

Cost: $16.95 & up.

Where:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215-299-1043
Contact Name: Carolyn Belardo
Website »

More information

The first exhibition of its kind at the museum joins art and civic engagement. Initiated by artist Jeanne van Heeswijk, together with hundreds of collaborators from across the city, the...

Cost: $20; kids under 12 are free

Where:
Philadelphia Musem of Art, Perelman Building
2525 Pennsylvania Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19130
View map »


Website »

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By playing with building toys, generations of kids have discovered how the physical world works and learned the skills necessary to design and shape the world around them. This exhibition is an...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Center for Architecture and Design
1218 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Center for Architecture and Design
Telephone: 215-569-3186 x107
Contact Name: David Bender
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Children enjoy a time travel play date with five kids from the past, and learn about their lives in earlier times. They’ll a canoe, climb aboard a train and explore an immigrant ship. 

Cost: $14, adults; $8, kids; FREE, ages 5 & younger.

Where:
Mercer Museum
84 S Pine St
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-345-0210
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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.
Lobby
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Celebrate this unique tradition as it recreates its first 1987 exhibit A Visit From St. Nicholas, also known as ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas. This famous poem, attributed to...

Cost: $10

Where:
Historic Houses of Odessa
201 Main St.
Odessa, DE  19730
View map »


Sponsor: Historic Odessa Foundation
Telephone: 302-378-4119
Contact Name: Jennifer Cabell Kostik
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The manor will be decorated with holly and greenery to celebrate the winter season as lavish dessert displays alongside party games and activities will transport visitors back to the 18th century....

Cost: $2

Where:
Pottsgrove Manor
100 West King Rd.
Pottstown, PA  19464
View map »


Sponsor: Pottsgrove Manor
Telephone: 610-326-4014
Contact Name: Ann Shipley
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Features O and O-27 gauge toy trains, from the 1930’s, 1940’s and 1950’s. 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
View map »


Sponsor: The Museum of American History, Deptford, NJ
Telephone: 856-812-1121
Contact Name: Barbara Norcross
Website »

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Bring your family and out-of-town guests to enjoy holiday decorations in the Eleutherian Mills Residence. Visit Workers’ Hill to sample ginger snaps and mulled cider in the Gibbons...

Cost: $14, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »

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: Free with admission; Adults: $14, Children 6-14: $5, Children 5 and under: Free

Where:
Hagley Museum and Library
200 Hagley Creek Road
Wilmington, DE  19807
View map »


Website »

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Festivities include hot apple cider, farm tours on a tractor and wagon, marshmallow roasting at the bonfire and shopping at the market.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fifer Orchards Farm & Country Store
1919 Allabands Mill Rd.
Camden-Wyoming, DE
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In addition to more than 700 trees and gingerbread houses decorated by locals, visit SantaLand, a play zone with a carousel, pony and train rides, carnival games and a remote-control...

Cost: $15, adults; $7, kids.

Where:
Cow Palace at the Maryland State Fairgrounds
2200 York Rd.
Timonium, MD
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Tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with holiday displays, including the dried-flower tree and a royally inspired tree display. Explore treasures of Christmases past...

Cost: $5-$22

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Sponsor: M&T Bank
Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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More than 40 local artisans, designers, crafters and confectionaries will offer unique selections for gifts and holiday foods in white, festively lit tents topped with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Dilworth Park
1400 JFK Blvd.
Phila., PA  19102
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Visit the website below or call to find out the week’s featured craft.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Lakeshore Learning Store
340 W. DeKalb Pike
King of Prussia, PA  19406
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Sponsor: Lakeshore Learning Store
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Take a train ride with Santa. During the 45-minute ride, Santa will greet each passenger in their seats and families will have the opportunity to visit with him and have their photo taken. As a...

Cost: $18, adults; $13, ages 2-11; $4, ages 1 & younger.

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd.
Ronks, PA  17572
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Sponsor: Strasburg Rail Road
Telephone: 186-672-59666
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See some of Philly’s most talented improvisers, along with teachers from the PHIT Kids and Teens program perform an improvised show.

Cost: $10, adults; $5, kids.

Where:
PHIT Comedy
2030 Sansom St.
1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19103
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Sponsor: PHIT Comedy
Contact Name: Joe Tuzzi
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Each year, 15,000 people count birds at feeders for Project Feeder Watch. With more than 1.5 million checklists submitted since 1987, feeder watchershave contributed valuable data to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Discover cupboards, cabinets and entire rooms filled with treasures in miniature on this tour.

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Rte. 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800-448-3883
Contact Name: Information & Tours
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Ever since J.M. Barrie's story first appeared in 1904, countless versions have been produced on stage and in film. Now, the company’s Children's Theatre presents a brand-new...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Arden Theatre Company
40 N 2nd St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Make something new to take home, such as kaleidoscopes, bouncy balls and crafts.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
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Explore the theme of the exhibition Treasures on Trial through hands-on activities. 

Cost: $5-$20

Where:
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE  19807
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Telephone: 800.448.3883
Contact Name: Information and Tours
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This is a festive, family-friendly celebration with Sesame Street chracters. Sing along at three Christmas shows and a music and light show at the large 1-2-3 Christmas Tree. Take a...

Cost: $45 & up.

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd
Langhorne, PA  19047
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Sponsor: Sesame Place
Telephone: 215-702-3566
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Enjoy 4 railroads on 1,000 sqft highly detailed HO (1/87) layout.  Passenger and steam trains travel on 700' of track. Hundreds of buildings, vehicles, people and trees create realistic...

Where:
Schuylkill Valley Model Railroad Club
400 S. Main St
Phoenixville, PA  19460
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Telephone: 610-935-1126
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The day includes holiday treats, Santa’s afternoon arrival, festive crafts, and opportunities for pictures with the big guy in red!  Santa arrives compliments of the Camden Fire...

Cost: $9

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Dr.
Camden, NJ
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Families work together to create artworks in paint, paper, fabric and clay. Guided by teaching artist Jessica Curtaz, families will learn together, make together and take home their creative...

Cost: $30; $20, members.

Where:
Main Line Art Center
746 Panmure Rd
Haverford, PA  19041
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Sponsor: Main Line Art Center
Telephone: 610-525-0272 x 117
Contact Name: Ariel Edwards
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Try chess, checkers, Scrabble®, Catan and other games. Feel free to bring your favorite game with you. 

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fumo Family Library
2437 S. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA  19148
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Telephone: 215-685-1758
Contact Name: Abbe Klebanoff
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Everyone’s favorite ogre is back in this hilarious stage adaptation of the award-winning DreamWorks film. Unlikely hero Shrek and his sassy sidekick Donkey set off to rescue the feisty Fiona,...

Cost: $14-$15

Where:
Delaware Children's Theatre
1014 Delaware Ave.
Wilmington, DE
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Packed with indoor and outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes an ice rink, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nightly entertainment and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Cape May Ferry Terminal
1200 Lincoln Blvd.
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Cape May Lewes Ferry
Telephone: 1.800.643.3779.
Contact Name: our Customer Service Team
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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: $12-$30

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA
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Telephone: 215-968-1670

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More than 150 Christmas trees float on Lake Meone and light u to 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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When young Aladdin and his animal pals find a mysterious lamp, the adventure begins. Cheer the heroes as they rescue Princess Mai Tai, fly a magic carpet and plot with the beloved Dame,...

Cost: $29-$57

Where:
People's Light
39 Conestoga Rd.
Malvern, PA  19355
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Professional actors are joined by more than 60 members of the community to make this production a holiday tradition. Relive the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge, laugh with all...

Cost: $20-$35

Where:
Hedgerow Theatre
64 Rose Valley Rd.
Rose Valely, PA  19146
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Leapin' Lizards! Celebrate the holiday season with one of the world's best-loved musicals! Annie is a spunky orphan in 1930s New York City determined to find her...

Cost: $20-$97

Where:
Walnut Street Theatre
825 Walnut St.
Philadelphia, PA  19107
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Sponsor: Stradley Ronon
Telephone: 215-574-3550
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Take a rare look at dinosaurs through their eggs, nests and embryos. This exhibit presents an array of authentic dinosaur eggs and nests collected from around the world, including examples from...

Cost: $17.95, adults; $13.95, ages 3-12.

Where:
Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy.
Phila., PA
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Sing, explore, and pretend with friends and family in some favorite places from Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood. Based on the award-winning PBS KIDS television series Daniel Tiger’s...

Cost: $19

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Phila., PA
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Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy-Award winning...

Cost: $60, adults; $33, kids.

Where:
Candlelight Theatre
2208 Millers Rd.
Wilmington, DE
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The theme park transforms into a winter wonderland, where families can enjoy breakfast or lunch with Santa, ride along the 3-mile drive-through Hershey Sweet Lights experience, hop on themed rides,...

Cost: $24; FREE, ages 2 & younger.

Where:
Hersheypark
100 Hersheypark Dr.
Hershey , PA  17033
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Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Holiday Light Show, a  spectacle that illuminates the Square with more than 50,000 lights to a soundtrack of holiday classics. ...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Franklin Square
200 N. 6th St.
Phila., PA
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Bring a camera for a meet-and-greet with St. Nick. Fridays: 6-8pm Nov. 17: 6:30-9am Saturdays: 12-7pm Sundays: 12–5pm

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Giggleberry Fair
166 Carousel Ln.
New Hope, PA
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Directed by Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus and based on the critically-acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the story behind one of the world’s most beloved...

Cost: Cost varies.

Where:
Academy of Music
240 S Broad St.
Phila., 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...

Where:
Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest
101 S. Columbus Blvd.
Phila., PA
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