Have you made your lists and checked them twice? Christmas is just a few days away! If you're not too busy this weekend with final holiday prep, there are plenty of fun events going on in Bucks County. Here are our picks for December 21 through December 23. You can always find even more things to do by visiting our Bucks Happening calendar and our 2018 Holiday Guide. And if you still need to fit in that visit with The Big Guy, take a look at our Spots to Visit Santa.
Christmas Parties at Steam Pub
When: Friday, December 21 and Sunday, December 23 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Where: 606 2nd Street Pike, Southampton
Before all the usual Christmas Eve and Christmas Day traditions, enjoy a night of good food, good drinks and good music. Steam Pub is hosting an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party with DJ Skipmode on Friday night and a Nightmare Before Christmas Party with DJ Smooth on Sunday night. No cover for either event!
Winter Solstice Night Hike at Silver Lake Nature Center
When: Friday, December 21 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: 1306 Bath Road, Bristol
Celebrate the official beginning of winter at Silver Lake Nature Center. This special night-time event will include a hike on the Silver Lake Trails, followed by a campfire and marshmallows and a visit to the Earthship. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members. Register by calling 215-785-1177.
Hops/Scotch Ugly Sweater Party
When: Saturday, December 22 from 8 p.m. to midnight
Where: 22 South Main Street, Doylestown
Dress up in your tackiest holiday gear and head to Hops/Scotch in Downtown Doylestown. The cocktail bar is hosting an Ugly Sweater Party with DJ, dancing, Christmas cookies, eggnog, spiked cider and a warm fire courtesy of Netflix. There’s no cover charge for those who dress for the occasion, and the worst of the worst will win prizes.
Newtown Santa House
When: Saturday, December 22 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 16 S. State Street, Newtown
Santa will be making his last visit of the year to Santa House in Newtown.
2nd Annual Krampus Festivus
When: Saturday, December 22 from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Noble Earth, 212 Mill Street, Bristol
Come out for a unique holiday party for a good cause. Noble Earth is hosting its 2nd annual Krampus Festivus as a fundraiser for Freedom Skate Park. Admission is $5 per person. There will be raffles, food, vendors, bands, breweries and more. Costumes are encouraged!