Holiday Sights To See

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From tree lightings to parades and live concerts, there’s a ton going on throughout the holiday season for the whole family to enjoy. Stop by one of these Bucks County holiday events with your family this year to really embrace the spirit of the season.

Holiday Celebrations at Peddler’s Village

Routes 202 and 263, Lahaska, PA

November 16, 2018 through January 5, 2019

Peddler’s Village is always a popular holiday destination in Bucks County. Santa arrives on November 16 when he will illuminate the Village with one million lights. These lights will be turned on every night through January 5. Santa will make appearances throughout the season at Giggleberry Fair and special dining events. Click here for more details. Peddler’s Village also hosts a Christmas Festival the weekend of December 1 and 2 with Santa Parades starting both days at 1:30 p.m. Be sure to check out the Gingerbread Display and Competition in the Village Gazebo through January 5.

Holiday Trees at the Visitor Center

3207 Street Road, Bensalem

November 16 through January 2 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., and open late until 8 p.m. on the following Saturdays: November 24, December 1, 8 and 15.

Don’t miss Holiday Trees at the Visitor Center, a beautifully decorated display of trees designed by former White House decorator, Coleen Christian Burke.  Pick up an exclusive Holidays Coupon book with discounts and special offers to must-see holiday attractions.

Washington Crossing Reenactment

December 9, 2018 – 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (actual crossing at 1 p.m.) – $8 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-11, free for children younger than 5
Christmas Day Crossing – 12 p.m.-3 p.m. – Cost is free!

Every December, the Friends of Washington Crossing Park organize the reenactment of the Christmas Crossing, when George Washington and his men crossed the Delaware on Christmas Day. Come and see authentically dressed military reenactors as they row across the river in replica Durham boats to celebrate our nation’s history. Be sure to arrive early to get a good viewing space along the water! In addition to the crossing reenactment, special colonial-era activities and demonstrations in the Historic Village will offer a full day of family fun and learning.

Shady Brook Farm

931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley
Shady Brook has a ton going on this holiday season!

24th Annual Holiday Light Show. November 17th through January 6, 2019. Every year, more than 3 million lights illuminate in Bucks County to create a stunning display of holiday cheer. This year is no different! Stop by for a 20-minute drive through this Bucks County holiday staple, open 5 p.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Dashin’ Thru The Lights. This 2 mile run is already sold out for 2018, but you can still make donations to benefit Sean Marriot here.

Santa’s Helicopter Arrival. November 23 at 3 p.m. Search the skies for Santa Claus in his chopper! He’ll be available for photos and Christmas fun all afternoon.

Farmhouse Christmas Craft Show at Moland House

1641 Old York Road, Hartsville/Warminster

November 23 – December 1
Craft show is restocked daily and is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, and until 8 p.m. on Fridays

Take a step back into history at the beautiful Moland House in Warminster and admire the talent of more than 50 local crafters. Whether you’re looking for the perfect handcrafted gift for your loved ones or a little something for yourself, you’ll find treasures of all kinds, like pottery, floral arrangements, wreaths, wall decor, bags, jewelry, candy and more!

Doylestown 104th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Come out to see Santa light the Doylestown tree and enjoy the musical stylings of the Central Bucks West Choir. Stop by Santa’s cottage for a visit at State & Hamilton Streets for a photo op with the whole family.

Valley Square Tree Lighting & Santa Arrival

1501 N. Main Street Warrington, PA 18976
Let the holiday magic overwhelm you at Valley Square on November 18th at 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Santa will make his big debut and there will be a ceremonial tree lighting in the Center Court! Stop by for free hot chocolate and a special performance by Reign.

Bolton Mansion Tree Lighting & Caroling

85 Holly Drive, Levittown

November 30 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Tree Lighting)
December 1 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
December 2 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

For just $5 a person, you can stop by the mansion for baked goods, 9-foot trees, caroling, and a visit from Santa himself! The mansion will host a variety of holiday activities the remainder of the weekend.

Quakertown Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

312 W. Broad Street, Quakertown

November 30 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Quakertown’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting is a family-friendly night out filled with Santa, hot cocoa, cookies, a live nativity scene, and everything else that makes the holidays special. Santa arrives at 7 p.m. sharp on a Quakertown fire truck, so get there early to claim a good spot.

Perkasie Tree Lighting Ceremony

620 W. Chestnut Street, Perkasie

Saturday, December 1 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us for the 109th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Perkasie Borough town center. One of the oldest community tree lightings in the United States, this celebration brings families together as one lucky child gets to flip the switch that lights the tree. This year, you can see a 10-foot elf on stilts, a Barbershop Quartet, free horse and carriage rides, and of course, a visit from The Big Man himself. The whole family will have a blast.

Charles Dickens Night Langhorne Borough

102 S. Bellevue Avenue, Langhorne

Friday, December 7 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The Langhorne community will come together to celebrate the holiday season with music, hot chocolate, treats and more. Santa will arrive at 7:30 p.m. to light the tree!

 

 

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