Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 12/10 – 12/12

Fun Things to Do in Delaware County PA and Surrounding Areas This Weekend 12/10 – 12/12

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*Please note that changes can occur at anytime to any of these events due to safety regulations and Social Distancing precautions or weather. Be sure to check with each venue and keep up to date on their social media pages for updates, changes, closures and more. Also be sure to check individual pages **

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  • Ridley Drama Group’s presents “Elf” There are 6 opportunities to see this fantastic show. Friday 12/10 and 12/17 at 7:30. Saturday 12/11 and 12/18 at 7:30. Sunday 12/12 and 12/19 at 3pm. Special holiday bazaar on 12/12 at 12noon Details and ticket info HERE
  • Coke Caravan – ACME Friday December 10th 12 PM – 3 PM at ACME 5300 W Baltimore Ave, Clifton Heights, PA “The Coca-Cola Caravan is coming to a town near you! Grab your family and friends to experience Real Magic this Christmas.” Details HERE
  • Delaware Children’s Museum’s “$5 After 5pm”  featuring special extended hours until 8pm, unique programming, and discounted pricing for guests visiting after 5pm. Thursdays and Fridays will never be the same! Museum hours on Thursdays and Fridays will be 10am – 8pm, with admission starting at just $5 per person after 5pm (DCM Members are free). Details HERE
  • Christmas Carols and Cocoa at Middletown Free Library Friday December 10th 6 PM – 8 PM Join for a fun night of Christmas Carols, Hot Chocolate, S’mores, and Campfires! A perfect way to celebrate the holidays with your community!  We will hear holiday music performed by the Marple Newtown Community Band, the Middletown Presbyterian Church Choir, and young local singer Alex Segreti! We will have coffee and hot cocoa, s’mores and campfires out on the courtyard. Feel free to bring snacks to share!  This is a family friendly event!  No registration required!” Details HERE
  • The Nutcracker at Neumann University Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at 2 pm and 6 pm 
    and Sunday, December 12th, 2021 at 2 pm at Neumann University Fred P. Meagher Theatre
    One Neumann Dr. Aston, PA 19014
    “This enchanting, 128-year-old Christmas ballet is famous for having enthralled audiences of all ages all over the world. In the upcoming 2021 Holiday Season IBC will bring to Delaware County a lavish original production showcasing an cast of talented professional Guest Artists as well as a group of award-winning local ballet students.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Brunch with Santa at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Saturday December 11th 9:00 am – 12:30 pm 5105 Kennett Pike Winterthur, DE Join for a one-of-a-kind brunch with everyone’s favorite holiday guest, Santa Claus! Enjoy an expansive menu including Nutella French toast, donut wall, carved filet, pastas, salads, avocado toast station, cheese & charcuteries, hot chocolate, mimosa station, and more! There will be photo opportunities with Santa for all and a small gift for children.  $55; $45 for Winterthur and DMNH members; $25 for children 2–12; children under 2 are free. Reservations required; call 800.448.3883 x7029 to make a reservation. Brunch tickets include access to garden and galleries. A Yuletide tour can be added for an additional $10 for adults and $5 for students and children (3-18).  Children 2 and under free.  Reservations required for house tour.” Details and reservation info HERE
  • Williamson Holiday Bazaar Saturday December 11th 9 AM – 2 PM at Williamson College of the Trades Restall Bldg/Gym 106 S. New Middletowns Rd. Media, PA Crafts, vendors, raffles FOOD & FUN! Details HERE
  • Holiday Celebration! 3200 Chichester Ave, Upper Chichester, PA Saturday December 11th 10 AM “Join Upper Chichester Township in celebrating the Holidays! Join the 5k Santa Sprint at 10am through Upper Chichester Township. Followed by the awe-inspiring Holiday Village; vendors, Santa, music, hot cocoa and more! Enjoy the festive village as the Holiday Parade makes its way down Chichester Ave!” Details HERE
  • Holiday Open House & HO HO HO Mini Book Sale at Prospect Park Library Saturday December 11th 10 AM – 2 PM Join for: Kids Seasonal Craft Activites & Foyer Book Sale (Adult & Children’s Books) Questions: call 610.532.4643 / Details HERE
  • Santa Fest at The American Helicopter Museum Saturday December 11th 10 AM – 2 PM  1220 American Boulevard West Chester, PA “Santa lets the reindeer rest for the upcoming big day and instead arrives via helicopter! He flies in at 11 a.m. ready to hear childrens’ wish lists in our colorful Santa’s Workshop. Bring your cameras to take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, too. We’ll also have our friends from Paws for PeopleTM therapy dogs, music by Keyboard Companions, a holiday-themed craft, holiday movies in our theater and more. This year, we are proud to be a drop-off site for Toys for Tots! Admission: Kids age 12 and under are free; 13 and older and adults are $10 per person. Museum members are free. ***Covid masks are required.*** Details and ticket info HERE
  • Lunch with Santa at Prospect Park Fire Company Saturday December 11th 11 AM – 1 PM “Prospect Park residents are invited to embrace the Christmas Spirit with lunch and pictures with Santa. Bring your own camera for pics!” Details HERE
  • Folsom Fire Company Christmas Festival at Folsom Fire Company Station 18 Saturday December 11th 11 AM – 5 PM Come join us in our first ever Christmas Festival! Local craft vendors! Pictures with Santa and more! Back by popular demand, Harvest Ridge Winery Details HERE
  • Science Saturday – Soaring Sleighs at Hagley Museum Saturday December 11th 12 PM – 4 PM Please note that this event is now in the Hagley Library. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100. “Employ the principles of drag and lift to make a soaring sleigh that floats at just the right height above “Earth.” How high can you make it fly? Visitors of all ages are invited to discover solutions to science and engineering challenges at Science Saturday. Activities are included in regular admission and free for Hagley members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 12 to 4 p.m.  SPECIAL GUEST: Two-Eyed Illuminati, a FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) group, will host a robot-driving demo, with the opportunity for kids to drive the robots and participate in games.” Details HERE
  • Lunch with Santa at Marty Magee’s Saturday December 11th 1 PM – 3 PM Coloring books and activities for the kids and drinks for the big kids!! Bring your own camera for photos with Santa. $10 donation is requested (not required) per family to go towards our annual stocking drive to help Prospect Park families in need! Details HERE
  • Live Nativity Presentation at Gateway Community Church (Media, PA) Saturday December 11th 1 PM – 3 PM Join us for Gateway’s FREE Annual Live Nativity Presentation! There will be multiple showings from 1:00 – 3:00PM, live music, refreshments and pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus!” Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa Night at 895 S Concord Rd, West Chester, PA Saturday December 11th 4 PM – 6 PM “CALLING ALL PARENTS!  We just received a phone call from Santa himself letting us know that he cannot wait to make a special appearance at our Christmas Display.  Santa has offered to spend the evening with us for children to get their Photos with him and enjoy our Christmas Light Display! Experience the “Magic of Christmas” at our outdoor walk-through Christmas Wonderland.  Features over 45 inflatables, over 10,000 lights, lighted figures, and even some snow!  We welcome children to our “Letters to Santa” station, where they can write their own letter to Santa, stick it in a mailbox, and possibly receive a response back. ✉️ Not only is this the perfect way to enjoy the holidays, but it’s also for a great cause, too! For our 5th year, we will be partnering up with the Brandywine Valley SPCA to raise money for shelter animals.  This year we are aiming to raise $7,500 through our outdoor Christmas Display, open to the community.  Guests are REQUIRED TO PAY AN ADMISSION FEE (Suggested amount $5.00 – $10.00 per family), UPON ENTRY!” Details HERE
  • Coke Caravan – ACME Saturday December 11th 6 PM  – 9 PM at ACME 1305 West Chester Pike, Havertown, PA “The Coca-Cola Caravan is coming to a town near you! Grab your family and friends to experience Real Magic this Christmas.” Details HERE
  • East Passyunk Holiday Shop and Stroll  Sunday December 12th 9 AM – 10 PM at 1904 East Passyunk Ave Philadelphia PA Spend a holiday Sunday strolling the Avenue for delightful finds and surprises from shops, boutiques, and more. Grab a bite to eat or something to sip on and see what East Passyunk has to offer. Music, entertainment, shopping and more! Details and schedule of events HERE
  • Sunday Family Skate at Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society 220 Holland Avenue Ardmore, PAEnjoy family skating in our beautiful rink. Great indoor activity on cold winter days.” Details HERE
  • Holiday Open House Hosted by the Grinch at Mad Hatter Emporium Sunday December 12th 11 AM – 2 PM “The Grinch is coming to Mad Hatter! Sip & Shop with the Grinch during our Holiday Open House! 30% OFF the ENTIRE SHOP!!” Details HERE
  • Final Greenhouse Winter Market & Ugly Sweater Party at GreenHorn Gardens Sunday December 12th 11 AM – 4 PM 2401 School Lane Upper Darby, PA “Celebrate the season inside the Greenhouse for the final Winter Market of the year AND UGLY SWEATER PARTY on Sunday Dec 12. Ice cold refreshments by Kenwood Original & of course FREE hot chocolate! Rock your favorite holiday gear for chances to win fun prizes!” Details and list of vendors HERE
  • Lunch with Santa at Briarcliff Fire House Sunday December 12th 12 PM – 2 PM 767 Beech Ave. Glenolden, PA $5.00 per person Lunc: PB & Jelly sandwiches, soda, water, cup cakes. Activities for kids while waiting for Santa photos. Photos w/Santa – bring your cell phone or camera! Ticket available at the firehouse or call 610-622-4308 ext 2. Walk ins welcome. Details HERE
  • Frosting with Frosty at Neighborhood Nutrition Sunday December 12th 1 PM 519 Welcome Ave. Norwood, PA  Come out and enjoy decorating some sweet treats with Frosty and Friends! $10 per child includes sweet treat and a special craft bag to take home! Bring your phones/cameras to capture your child’s picture with Frosty! In an effort to space families out please Sign up your child for specific time slot on the sign up genius!
  • The VFW Post 928th’s Annual Free Community Service Christmas/Holiday Party for Kid 10 & Under Sunday December 12th 1 PM – 6 PM 1805 MacDade Blvd Folsom, PA We will have a Meet & Greet with Santa and his team of Merry Markers from 1:15PM – 3:15PM the party starts at 1PM and ends at 6PM. It’s a great opportunity for kids to be photographs with Santa and some other holiday favorites and it is all FREE!” Details HERE
  • SKATE WITH SANTA at Philadelphia Skating Club & Humane Society Sunday December 12th 1:45 PM – 3:15 PM at 220 Holland Avenue Ardmore, PA Admission $10 Skate Rental $5 Details HERE
  • Christmas Bazaar at 2903 Edgmont Ave, Brookhaven, PA Sunday December 12th 2 PM – 6 PM “Everyone is Welcome too the Small Business Christmas Bizarre! Come Shop and Support some of your local Small businesses right before Christmas! We will have Raffles, vendors, music and more!” Details HERE
  • Community Tree Lighting at Christ Church Ridley Park Sunday December 12th 5 PM “The annual Tree Lighting ceremony will take place outdoors and all are welcome to bundle up and enjoy an evening of illumination. You are encouraged to bring an ornament to hang on the tree as we bring to life the neighborhood ornament exchange tree. The days following the Tree Lighting the tree will continue to be a place to exchange ornaments with the community. Bring an ornament to hang up and pick up a new one for home! Together we will gather around the tree to sing carols, welcome Light, and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate. Contribute to the well-wishes garland which will wrap the tree in our hopes and prayers. You will also get to enjoy musical performances from some of our local musicians. All are welcome, invite family, neighbors, and friends!” Details HERE
  • Toys for Tots Character Night!!The Miracle on South 13th Street Holiday Light Display Sunday December 12th 5:30  PM – 8:30 PM 1600 S 13th St Philadelphia, PA “Someone will make a comeback to The Miracle on South 13th Street! The clue is in pic. Sunday December 12, 2021 530p to 830p. He along with Santa, Frosty, Rudolph and the rest of the Merry Crew will collect toys for the “Toys for Tots” program. So come down to The Miracle and see and take a pic with your favorite character and bring a New Toy for “Toys for Tots”!” Details HERE
  • 2021 Kennett Square Holiday Village Market Sat Dec 11th & Sun Dec 12th 11 AM – 5 PM at The Creamery of Kennett Square Details HERE
  • Lights Up Holiday Weekends in West Chester – Friday, November 26, 2021 – January 1, 2022 This weekend features: Professional Gingerbread House Competition, Carolers, Music, Santa and more! Details and times HERE
  • Roma Deli will have Santa Clause in store every Saturday until Christmas from 1pm to 5 pm. “Everyone is welcome to come and take their own FREE pictures with Santa Clause with your cell phone or camera and tell him what you want for Christmas.
    Roma Deli is sponsoring a local family in Norwood this year that is in need of financial help to pay their bills. Their son that helped out with the bills is out of work with Covid. We as a community need to come together and help those in need of our help! That being said a donation bin will be set up next to Santa’s chair from now until Christmas and all donations will be given to this family. On top of that Roma Deli will match the total donations dollar for dollar up to the first $2,000.00 that is collected for this family. Help a local neighbor that is in need!” Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa at Springfield Mall Beginning Sunday November 14th through December 24th Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa at Christiana Mall Now through December 24th Details HERE
  • Photo with Santa at Cabela’s 1100 Christiana Mall #1410 Newark, Delaware Reservations through Dec 23rd.Details and reservation info HERE
  • Photos with Santa at Exton Square Mall November 13 – December 24 Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa at Plymouth Meeting Mall November 20 – December 24 Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa at King of Prussia Mall November 12 – December 24 Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa Claus at Cherry Hill Mall November 4, 2021 through December 24, 2021 Details HERE
  • Photos with Santa at Deptford Mall November 12th through December 24th Details HERE
  • IT’S A DELCO WINTER WONDERLAND! Stop by Delco Steaks & Delco Land Mini Golf in Folsom (336 Kedron Ave.) 12/3 until 1/9 to enjoy festive lights, good eats, firepits & more!
    Be sure to bring a toy for local families in need this holiday season & receive a gift card from Delco Steaks!” Details HERE
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Jr. at Media Theater December 4th -24th Details, times and ticket info HERE
  • Cut Your Own Christmas Tree at Linvilla Orchards beginning November 20th Take a hayride into the field and cut your own Christmas tree with your family. Hayride ticket required ($2.00 per person timed ticket) and must be reserved. Details, tree pricing and more HERE 
  • Christmas Around the Farm at Linvilla Orchards “We transform the Garden Center into a Winter Wonderland, featuring Santa and his Elves, handmade wreaths, greens and holly, and a sea of poinsettias. Shop an enormous selection of timeless holiday decorations, children’s toys and collectibles you won’t find anywhere else!” Details HERE
  • Christmas Underwater at Adventure Aquarium Camden NJ Now Through December 24th – “Now through December 24, explore underwater with Scuba Santa surrounded by more holiday decor than ever before, underwater light displays and the return of the World’s Tallest Underwater Christmas Tree!” Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • A Longwood Christmas November 19, 2021–January 9, 2022 1001 Longwood Road,
    Kennett Square,  PA
    Details, tickets and times HERE
  • A Very Furry Christmas Celebration at Sesame Place Select Dates November 20th – January 2nd  “A Very Furry Christmas Celebration at Sesame Place is a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around.
    At the center of our 1-2-3 Christmas Tree show, is a 30-foot fully-illuminated pixel-based tree, that will project festive animated images while guests can dance along to a festive holiday soundtrack – all making for the ultimate light show experience! Take a photo with Santa, visit the ALL-NEW Christmas Family Fun Zone, and so much more!” Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Hanukkah Celebration at Sesame Place Hanukkah Celebration – November 28 & December 3, 4, & 5 “Celebrate the Festival of Lights with Sesame Place’s Menorah Lighting Ceremony.  Join a local cantor, Baby Bear, who celebrates Hanukkah with his family, Grover and more of your Sesame Street friends as we play a game of dreidel, light the Menorah, and learn all about Hanukkah!  Join us for the lighting ceremony at 5:00PM in Sesame Place Neighborhood. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first serve basis.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Rose Tree Park Festival of Lights Friday December 3rd then Open December 3, 2021 – January 2, 2022 “Dozens of illuminated trees and lit displays draw visitors back every year to walk in the winter wonderland and linger in the festive atmosphere. The 2021 Festival of Lights opens with a brief Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 3, at 5:00 PM. Displays are lit nightly from 5:00-10:00 PM through Sunday, January 2. Admission and parking are free. The pedestrian mall is handicapped accessible. Well-behaved canine companions on a leash are welcome. This year The Festival of Lights will feature a Delco Vendor Village on the first three weekends: December 3, 4, 10, 12, 17 & 18. For details, please visit” Details HERE
  • Dasher’s Lightshow A Christmas Drive Through November 5th through January 2nd at Philadelphia Mills Mall 1455 Franklin Mills Cir, Philadelphia, PA Details, ticket info and more HERE
  • LEGOLAND Holiday Bricktacular Nov 19, 2021 – Jan 1, 2022 Create your own LEGO ornament and display it in our LEGO tree, Ho-Ho-Ho! LEGO Santa will be visiting from the LEGO North Pole, Find all of our holiday scenes in our Winter Wonderland in Miniland Philadelphia, Share your creations on social using #Bricktacular And more!” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Santa’s Paradise Express, Christmas Tree Train and Santa’s Christmas Trolley at Strasburg Rail Road Select Dates Details and ticket info HERE 
  • Santa’s Express at West Chester Railroad Nov 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 Dec 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 11AM, 1PM, 3PM Additional 5PM departures: Dec 4, 11, 12, 18, 19 Details and ticket info HERE 
  • Santa Train Rides at New Hope Railroad Details, train schedules, tickets and more HERE
  • Holiday Walk Through at Araspaha Farm Nightly from Dusk to 8 PM 1835 Middletown Rd Glen Mills, PA Details HERE
  • Brandywine Railroad at Brandywine River Museum of Art  – 
  • Garden Railway at Morris Arboretum Now through January 2nd 10:00am – 4:00pm (Day) and Saturday & Sunday, December 4 & 5, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 10, 11 & 12, Friday, Saturday & Sunday, December 17, 18 & 19, Sunday, December 26 4:30pm – 7:30pm (Nights) (Morris Arboretum is closed December 24, 25, 31, and January 1.) Details and ticket info HERE
  • Choo Choo Barn’s Holiday Display Now through December 31st “Starting November 11, search for 60 hidden Santas (one for each year we have been open) and watch as Santa’s sleigh flies above the 1,700 square foot model train extravaganza, which includes 150 hand-built animations and 22 moving trains. Enjoy the holiday decorations throughout the display including holiday lights and the snow-covered landscape. Plus, take a close look at the zoo animals in Traintown to see how they’re getting into the holiday spirit. The Christmas layout is open 7 days a week through December 31 from 10am-4:30pm (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days). Please note that we close early (3:00pm) on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.” Details HERE
  • “HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: A CELEBRATION OF FAMILY” at Hagley Museum November 26, 2021, through January 2, 2022 CLOSURES: Hagley closes at 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve and is closed on Christmas Day (December 25, 2021) at 298 Buck Road Wilmington, DE Details, exhibits, ticket info, times and more HERE
  • West Chester Christmas Light Display Opening Weekend Nov 27th & 28th located on: 895 South Concord Road, West Chester, PA From their Facebook Opening Weekend Event page,”Our outdoor walk-through Christmas Wonderland is sure to leave you with a smile on your face! Featuring over 45 inflatables, over 10,000 lights, lighted figures, and even some snow.  We welcome children to our “Letters to Santa” station, where they can write their own letter to Santa, stick it in a mailbox, and possibly receive a response back.  Not only is this the perfect way to enjoy the holidays, but it also benefits a great cause, too! For our 5th year, we will be partnering up with the Brandywine Valley SPCA to raise money for shelter animals. This year we are aiming to raise $7,500 through our outdoor Christmas Display, open to the community. Guests are REQUIRED TO PAY AN ADMISSION FEE (Suggested amount $5.00 – $10.00 per family), UPON ENTRY! 💵To give guests the true Christmas feeling, Hot Chocolate will be available!” Details HERE
  • All Aboard DiDonato’s Magical Holiday Express November 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, December 1-23 Hours: 4:45 pm – 9:00 pm After Christmas Pricing Special  Dates: December 26th – 30th Hours: 4:45 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: $10.95 per person online/ $12.95 at the door at
    DiDonato Family Fun Center 1151 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton NJ Details and ticket info HERE
  • Herr’s Annual Christmas Lights Display 2021 November 24, 2021 – January 2, 2022 20 Herr Drive Nottingham, PA  Come enjoy our FREE Holiday Lights Display from dusk to dawn (5pm-7am). Drive through our corporate campus and over 600,000 dazzling lights. We ask that all visitors stay in their cars for everyone’s safety.” Details HERE
  • Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show November 20th – January 5th 931 Stony Hill Rd. Yardley, PA “Shady Brook Farm’s spectacular Holiday Light Show features more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride (weather permitting). Visit Santa’s Village after the show to warm up at a toasty campfire, enjoy hot cocoa, s’mores, tasty treats + spirited drinks.” Details and ticket info HERE
  • Hersheypark Christmas Candylane Select Dates in November and December 2021 “We’ve decked the halls with more than 5 million lights for the most merry event of the year, Hersheypark Christmas Candylane! Enjoy your favorite rides and coasters, a visit with Santa, festive Hershey Character experiences, and more.” Details, dates, times and ticket info HERE
  • Dutch Winter Wonderland Select Dates in November and December 2021“Dutch Winter Wonderland is a fun, winter wonderland event featuring themed rides, special entertainment, warm holiday drinks, and The Royal Lights Show! Take in thousands of twinkling lights as the kingdom is fully decorated for a truly royal holiday!” Details, dates, times and ticket info HERE
  • Kozier’s Christmas Village November 6th – January 1st782 Christmas Village Rd. Bernville, PA “Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with more than one million Christmas lights adorning buildings, gift barns, and landscape. A reflective lake adds to the stunning beauty of this magical place.” Details, reservation and ticket info and more HERE
  • Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular November 26th through January 2nd at the Fairgrounds at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center 100 Station Ave. Oaks, PA Details, times, tickets and more HERE
  • Christmas Spirit Light Show 2021 at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster, PA Saturday November 27th – January 1st 650 N Prince St Lancaster, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Gingerbread Competition & Display at Peddler’s Village November 19, 2021 – January 8, 2022 at 2400 Street Road New Hope, PA A holiday tradition at Peddler’s Village since 1984, the Gingerbread Competition and Display is a feast for the eyes with 130 creative and whimsical entries in eight categories. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit during shopping hours from November 19 through January 8, 2022. Admission is free. Weekday and weekday evening visits are strongly encouraged. Lines and wait times can be long on weekends. Please do not touch the items on display.”  Details HERE
  • Flight on Ice at Delco Veterans Memorial Pop Up Rink in Newtown Square Skating Hours: Mon – Fri 3pm – 10pm, Sat 10am – 10pm, Sun 10am – 8pm Hours are weather dependent. Opening at 10am on weekdays from December 20th – 31th Expect fun for the whole family including ice skating sessions, lounge area, heated tent, and great food and beverages. Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Winter at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia – Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn November 1, 2021-April 3, 2022, Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink & Cabin November 5, 2021-February 27, 2022,  Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market November 20, 2021-January 1, 2022, Deck the Hall Light Show November 22, 2021-January 1, 2022Dilworth Park’s winter season will begin on Monday, November 1 with the opening of the Wintergarden on the Greenfield Lawn presented by TD Bank. On Friday, November 5 the Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink and Cabin will will return. The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market will open on Saturday, November 20 with over 40 local vendors. And on Monday, November 22, Dilworth Park’s Deck the Hall Light Show will return to illuminate the west façade of Philadelphia’s historic City Hall.” Details HERE
  • The Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin at Dilworth Park in Philadelphia Operates seasonally, November 5, 2021-February 27, 2022 Hours:  Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m., Friday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.“Relax and warm up during a visit to the Rothman Orthopaedics Cabin, beautifully decorated with elements reminiscent of a rustic ski chalet. The space is adorned in winter-inspired foliage and dangling lights, perfect for photo-ops. Adults 21 and older can toast to good cheer with refreshing cocktails made with Maker’s Mark Bourbon and Haku Japanese Vodka. Favorites like Stella Artois and Michelob Ultra will also be offered. Head outside to the PNC Terrace to enjoy toasty fire pits at no charge. Alcohol is served starting at 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 11 a.m. on the weekends for adults 21 and over. “ Details HERE and HERE
  • Christmas Village Love Park in Philadelphia November 25th through December 24, 2021
    Authentic German Christmas market at LOVE Park offering over 100 wooden booths, a festive atmosphere and delicious European food. FREE admission! Details HERE
  • Macy’s Christmas Light Show in Philadelphia For 2021, the light show will run just once a day at 10:30 a.m. from Dec. 1-24, and moves to 11:30 a.m. from Dec. 26-31  inside The Wanamaker Building at 13th & Market Streets, Philadelphia, PA  Details HERE
  • Winter in Franklin Square presented by Citizens now through February 27, 2021
    Guests can enjoy the decorations and attractions throughout the winter as the Square will continue to provide safe outdoor public space as long as the weather allows. Meander through 18 holes of wintery wonder at Chilly Philly Mini Golf presented by IBEW Local 98, spin on the Parx Liberty Carousel, and experience lights and seasonal music like never before! November 18-December 31, Sunday through Thursday, 5-9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 5-10 p.m – Experience the magic of the holidays and celebrate new and old traditions! Dazzle in the lights of the Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO, and warm up comfort food, local brews, and hot beverages in the Winter Beer Garden. Details HERE and HERE
  • Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest through March 6, 2022 101 S. Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia PA “For 28 seasons, Winterfest has been Philadelphia’s favorite Winter tradition on the Delaware River Waterfront, inviting visitors for a chance to indulge in flights of fancy under thousands of sparkling lights in a winter wonderland with spectacular views of the Delaware River, complete with comforting warming cabins, physically-distanced fire pit stations, games for the young and young-at-heart, delicious food and refreshing drinks, the signature holiday tree and — of course — ice skating on our NHL-sized rink. Winterfest is a top destination for anyone looking for safe, family fun.” Details HERE
  • Wild Lights at Elmwood Park Zoo November 19th – December 30th 5 PM – 9 PM “Elmwood Park Zoo’s favorite family tradition, Wild Lights, returns this holiday season! With new lights and decorative attractions, and with more animals on exhibit, this year’s Wild Lights is sure to be brighter than ever! Each night of Wild Lights features live entertainment, unique animal encounters, performances, holiday music, and a chance to see Santa himself.” Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • LumiNature presented by Chase at the Philadelphia Zoo November 18 through January 9 “This dazzling winter light spectacular takes guests on a magical journey of lights, sounds and surprises, offering lively displays and 14 uniquely themed installations sure to thrill guests.
    Enjoy hot chocolate, warm adult beverages, s’mores making stations and more sweet treats as you stroll through the Zoo and marvel at the incredible sights!” Details and ticket info HERE and HERE
  • Yuletide at Winterthur November 20th – January 2nd 5105 Kennett Pike Winterthur, Delaware “Celebrate the season with a one-of-a-kind holiday experience. The Yuletide tour at Winterthur showcases rooms in Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated in full holiday splendor, including specialty decorated trees that celebrate the garden, and du Pont family traditions. The displays are inspired by the traditions and festivities of the season as enjoyed by H. F. du Pont and his family.   Special holiday programs throughout the season include Wonderful Wednesdays in December, evening events featuring live jazz performances, caroling, and workshops. In addition to the Wednesday evening festivities, visitors can enjoy a live one-man performance of A Christmas Carol by Gerald Charles Dickens, the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens, wine and cocktail tastings, and family events with Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus.” Details and ticket info HERE 
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid at Walnut Street Theater Now through January 22, 2022 Details, showtimes and ticket info HERE
  • Mamma Mia at Media Theater through January 16th Details, times and ticket info HERE
  • The Stories We Wear at the Penn Museum on view: September 25, 2021–June 12, 2022 at 3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA “Showcasing 2,500 years of style and adornment through approximately 250 remarkable objects, The Stories We Wear reveals how clothing and accessories offer powerful expressions of identity—examining the purpose and meaning behind what we wear. Discover a spectacular array of attire, jewelry, uniforms, regalia, and tattoos. Explore common threads woven throughout stories that transcend language, culture, and time.” 
    Details HERE
  • Candytopia- Philadelphia 901 Market Street #1150 Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Insta Philly Instagrammable Photo Experience  219 Market Street – Philadelphia, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Pick Your Own at Linvilla Orchards Pick-Your-Own is open Monday-Friday from 8AM – 4PM and Saturdays and Sundays from 8AM – 5PM.Weather and Crop Permitting. Details, pricing and ticket info HERE
  • Ship Bottom Brewery Beer Garden at Linvilla Orchards Saturdays and Sundays 12 PM – 6 PM (weather dependent) Food Truck will be onsite each day, Fire Pits & Patio Heaters, Ship Bottom will have a social distance program and contact-less environment in place for your safety.  Seating will be first come first serve. Details HERE
  • Wonderspaces 27 N 11th St, Philadelphia, PA Details, tickets and hours HERE
  • Please Touch Museum Philadelphia PA Details HERE
  • The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University Philadelphia PA Advance Reservation Required Details HERE
  • Franklin Square in Philadelphia: The Wizard of Oz Educational Exhibit October 8, 2021 through January 16, 2022 “Visitors of all ages are invited to come along with Dorothy and Toto on a multi-sensory exploration of the Land of Oz.” Details, ticket info  and more HERE
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Museum of the American Revolution Philadelphia, PA Reservations required Details HERE
  • Longwood Gardens Kennett Square, PA Advance Tickets Required Details HERE
  • Philadelphia Zoo Philadelphia PA – Experience BIG TIME, Philadelphia Zoo’s new prehistoric exhibit. Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Elmwood Park Zoo Norristown, PA – Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Brandywine Zoo Wilmington, DE Details HERE
  • Tyler Arboretum Media, PA Details HERE
  • Morris Arboretum Philadelphia, PA Advance tickets required Details HERE
  • Putt Putt Fun Center 5300 W Baltimore Pike Clifton Heights, PA Details and ticket info HERE
  • Bettes Family Fun Center Aston, PA Details HERE
  • Urban Air Adventure Park Springfield PA Details HERE
  • Sky Zone Glen Mills PA Details HERE
  • Jumpers Family Fun Zone Newtown Square PA Advance Reservations Required Details HERE
  • Arnold’s Family Fun Center Oaks PA Details HERE
  • Diggerland USA West Berlin, NJ Details HERE
  • Strasburg Railroad Ronks PA Advance Tickets required Details HERE

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