Tis the season for festive fun. Craft shows, holiday lights, Santa photos and more. Check out these holiday-themed events (and more) in our Weekend Picks. You can always find even more things to do in Bucks County by visiting our Event Calendar. And be sure to take a look at our 2019 Thanksgiving Guide and our list of Where to See Santa in Bucks County.
Peddler’s Village Grand Illumination with Santa
When: Friday, November 15 from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Peddler’s Village, Route 202 and 263, Lahaska
Santa and his helpers will start the “Season of Lights” when they flip the switch to illuminate the entire Village at 6:15 p.m. Enjoy complimentary hot apple cider and marshmallow roasting. And check out the winners of the Gingerbread House Competition and Display. Stores will be open until 10 p.m. all weekend with refreshments in each shop for their Merchants’ Open House Weekend.
Customer Appreciation Weekend at Feeney’s
When: Friday, November 15 through Sunday, November 17
Where: Feeney’s, 1134 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville
Feeney’s has a weekend of family fun planned for their Customer Appreciation event. Friday night is “Family Night” with face painting, storytelling, games, Santa visits and free ice cream. Nick’s Roast Beef food truck will also be in the parking lot from 5p .m. to 8 p.m. On Saturday, there will be vendor reps and raffle drawings, plus free ice cream from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Santa visits from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. And Sunday will have more vendor reps and drawings, free ice cream from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Santa visits from 10 a.m. to noon. (Tip: Santa photos are do-it-yourself!)
Aark Aart Show
When: Friday, November 15 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Aark Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center, 1531 Upper Stump Road, Chalfont
The first annual Aark Aart Show will feature handcrafted artwork created by the many talented volunteers and friends of Aark. All artwork will be for sale via silent auction with winners announced at 8:35 p.m. Artwork includes paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry and more. There will be wine, beer and light refreshments.
St. James Artisan Craft and Gift Show
When: Saturday, November 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 330 S. Bellavue Avenue, Langhorne
Shop handmade items for truly unique gifts!
To see our round-up of holiday craft shows this season, click here.
Bensalem High School’s 8th Annual Craft Fair
When: Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 4319 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem
Come out and begin your holiday shopping with handmade items from local crafters and artisans.
Eddington Presbyterian Church Christmas Bazaar & Craft Fair
When: Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: 3650 Bristol Pike, Bensalem
Open to the public and free! Direct sales vendors, one of kind handmade crafts and gifts. Breakfast & lunch available for purchase!
Christmas with The First Ladies – Meet Author and Designer Coleen Burke
When: Saturday, November 16 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Bloomingdale’s, Willow Grove Park Mall, 2500 W. Moreland Road, Willow Grove
Get in the holiday spirit and gather tons of decorating inspiration this Saturday morning at Willow Grove Bloomingdale's. Former White House Holiday Designer and author of “Christmas with the First Ladies” Coleen Christian Burke will be visiting the store to share tips and demonstrate how America's house is transformed into a winter wonderland. She'll be showcasing First Lady Christmas design, color stories and crafts!
Enjoy the complimentary hot cocoa bar and learn how to decorate your home like the First Ladies. This event is completely free, but seating is limited. RSVP to save your spot at this link.
Food Truck Frenzy at Linvilla Orchards
When: Saturday and Sunday, November 16 and 17 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media
Truckloads of food are coming to Linvilla Orchards for a Food Truck Frenzy! Dos Gringos, The Plum Pit, The Cow, and the Curd, Gotta Lotta Gelata, Roasty Toasty, and Deerhead Hot Dogs are just a few among the many on the food-tastic agenda. Along with delicious truck treats, there will be live music, hayrides, pony rides, face painting, and the straw bale maze. There will also be beer and wine!
Santa Arrives on Fire Truck at Gasper Home & Garden
When: Saturday, November 16 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: 316 Tanyard Road, Richboro
Be at Gasper early to see Santa arrive at 5:30 p.m. on a fire truck just in time for the Gasper tree lighting ceremony. After giving out candy canes, Santa will read “T’was the Night Before Christmas” to the children at the pond park. Olaf the Snowman will be here to meet and greet children. FREE coloring books and crayons given to the children! Bring your child’s letter to Santa and make some magical Christmas memories.
Children’s Natural Ornaments Workshop
When: Sunday, November 17 from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Churchville Nature Center, 501 Churchville Lane, Churchville
Tree decorating season is right around the corner, and children can learn how to make ornaments using found items in nature. Gumball owls, acorn squirrels, and pine cone deer are just a few of the many you'll learn how to make! Plus, they’ll make outdoor feeders for our wild friends this winter. This event is $5 per child (Parents are free). Fee includes materials. Register online here.