Delaware County Area Weekend Events, Festivities and Holiday Fun 12/13 – 12/15

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All Weekend

Santa at Granite Run Mall
Details and Times HERE

Santa at Springfield Mall
Details & Times HERE

Santa’s Paradise Express at Strasburg Railroad
Nov 30nd – Dec 1st,
Dec 7th & 8th
Dec 14th & 15th
Dec 21st & 22nd
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

Sesame Place – A Very Furry Christmas
Details and pricing HERE

Longwood Gardens
Details HERE

Linvilla Orchards
Details HERE

Brandywine River Museum A Brandywine Christmas Railroad
Now thru Jan 5, 2013
Details pricing & times HERE

Morris Arboretum Garden Railway
Now thru Dec 31st
Details, Times & Pricing HERE

Arasapha Farms Holiday Hayrides
Glen Mills, PA
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, weather permitting
Details, dates, times and pricing HERE

Rose Tree Park Festival of Lights
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Details HERE

Delaware Children’s Museum
The Wizard of OZ Exhibit
now through January 26th
Details & pricing HERE

Blue Cross River Rink
Details, prices and times HERE

Zoo Noel at the Philadelphia Zoo
Details, dates, tickets, prices and times HERE

Adventure Aquarium Christmas Celebration
Nov 29th thru Jan 1st
Details & pricing HERE

Macy’s Christmas Light Show & Dickens Village
at Macy’s Center City
Now thru Dec 31st
Details & times HERE

Reading Terminal Holiday Railroad
Now thru Dec 31st
Details & times HERE

The Comcast Holiday Light Spectacular
Now thru Jan 1, 2013
Details & Times HERE

Electrical Spectacle: A Holiday Light Show at Franklin Square
4:30 to 8 pm, November 14 – December 31
Details HERE

Choo Choo Barn Christmas Display
Nov 29th – Jan 5th
Details, times and pricing HERE

Hershey Park Christmas Candylane
Now thru Dec 31st
Days and hours vary
Details, dates, pricing and times HERE

Dutch Wonderland Winter Wonderland
Days and Hours vary
Details, dates, prices and times HERE

A roclicking pirate adventures with costumes and music presented by the Hedgrow Theater! – See more at:

Friday, December 13, 2013

Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at Media Theater
9:45 AM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

10 AM – 5 PM
at Rachel Kohl Library
Details HERE

Fun Friday Craft
1 PM – 2 PM
at Ridley Township Library
Details and registration info HERE

Stories with Miss Marie
1 PM – 2 PM
at Media – UP Library
Come listen to Miss Marie read stories & do a craft
ages 2 – 6
No Registration required
Details HERE

The Nightmare Before Christmas Movie – Rated G
at Lansdowne Library
4 PM
Beginning at 4PM, make a Jack Skellington treat to enjoy while you watch the movie!
All ages welcome, children eight and under must be accompanied by parent or ADULT guardian. 
Details HERE

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Pius Express
9 AM – 2 PM
at St. Pius X, Broomall PA
Trackless Train, activities, craft/vendor fair, Breakfast with Santa and more
Details HERE

Gateway Community Church FREE Breakfast with Santa
9 AM – 11:30 AM
708 South Old Middletown Rd
Free pancake breakfast, music, crafts and visit with Santa
No reservations needed
Details HERE

Marvin’s A Christmas Wish
presented by Author Christen Cooper
10 AM
Storytelling – Creative Movement – Animated Characters – Music
Details HERE

Michaels Craft Store – Crayola Wintery Work of Art
10 AM – 12 PM
$2 per person
Details HERE

Santa is Coming in a Whirly Bird
to the American Helicopter Museum
10 AM – 3 PM
Santa arrives at 11AM & 1:30 PM
$10 Per Person
Details HERE

2013 Star Wars Themed Winter Festival benefiting Toys for Tots
10 AM – 4 PM
at Kimberton Fairgrounds 762 Pike Springs Road, Phoenixville
Admission to the Winter Festival is FREE, bring a new and unwrapped toy to be entered to win a brand new IPAD MINI!
Details HERE

10 AM – 5 PM
at Rachel Kohl Library
Details HERE

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
at Upper Darby Municipal Library
This fun, interactive program gives your children the opportunity to learn new skills and vocabulary through block play.
Registration suggested – Details HERE

Deck the Library
at Yeadon Library
11 AM – 1 PM
Crafts, performances and refreshments
Details HERE

Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at Media Theater
11 AM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

Players Club of Swarthmore – The Velveteen Rabbit
11 AM & 3 PM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

Holiday Concert with Makin’ Music!
at Newtown Library
1 PM
For all ages & NO registration required. Sing, dance and laugh with Makin’ Music! There will also be lots of holiday cookies to enjoy. Santa visits at 2 PM. Bring your camera!
Details HERE

Holiday Music with MusicWorks Family Music Program
at Haverford Township Library
3 PM – 3:45 PM
Details HERE

Christmas Sing Along at The Lansdowne Theater
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
$5 Adults / Children free
Details HERE

Hedgerow Theater – A Christmas Carol
4 PM & 7:30 PM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Santa & Cookie Decorating
at Middletown Free Library
1 PM – 3 PM
All ages No registration required
Details HERE

Historic Grange Estate Holiday Tours
The dates for the holiday tours are: November 30,
December 1, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 and January 4, 5, 11, 12
1 PM – 4 PM
Details & pricing HERE

Hedgerow Theater – A Christmas Carol
2 PM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol at Media Theater
7 PM
Details, tickets & pricing HERE

***Looking for great places in the Delaware County and surrounding areas to check out awesome Christmas light displays with your family? Big thanks to my friend Jess over at Delaware County Moms for sharing this awesome interactive map of local light displays – you can add displays that are not mentioned on it as well! Go HERE for map.


  1. we might have to check out the star wars themed winter festival!
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  2. So many great local events. My son is obsessed with trains and it looks like there’s TONS of train activities right now!
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