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Family-Friendly Holiday Events On the Main Line

From now until New Year's, find family fun all in one place.

Celebrate the season with any of these great holiday events around our area! Snap a photo of your family fun while you’re out and about and tag us at #MainLineParent!

Hershey Park Christmas Candylane

Select Dates, November 10, 2017 — January 1, 2018
Hershey Park, 100 Hersheypark Dr., Hershey

Dashing Through the Lights

November 17, 7 pm
Shadybrook Farms, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley

Christmas Around the Farm

December 1 — 23, 9 am — 8 pm
Linvilla Orchards, 137 W. Knowlton Road, Media

Yuletide at Winterthur

November 18, 2017 — January 7, 2018
Winterthur Museum and Gardens, 5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, Delaware

Brandywine Christmas

November 24 — January 17

Brandywine River Museum of Art, 1 Hoffman’s Mill Road, Chadds Ford

Christmas Tree Train

November 26 and December 3 and 10, 8 am 
West Chester Railroad, 230 E. Market St., West Chester

Holiday Light Show at Shadybrook Farms

November 18, 2017 — January 7, 2018
Monday — Thursday, 5 — 10 pm
Friday and Saturday, 5 — 11 pm
Shadybrook Farms, 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley

Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens

A Longwood Christmas

November 23, 2017 — January 7, 2018
Longwood Gardens, 1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square

Strasburg Rail Road Santa Trains

The Night Before Christmas trains:
November 30, December 7, 14, 21, Boarding at 6 pm, Departure at 6:30 pm
December 1, 8, 15, 22, Boarding at 6:30 pm, Departure at 7 pm

Christmas Tree Train
December 2, Boarding 7:30, 8:30, and 9:30 am

Santa’s Paradise Express
November 24, 25, 26, December 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, multiple times throughout the day
Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road, Ronks

Santa’s Arrival and Tree Lighting

December 2, 11 am — 2 pm
Suburban Square, Ardmore

 

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Photo by Sarah Bond

Holiday Tours at the Grange Estate

Starts November 25, 2017 — January 7, 2018
Christmas Holiday Party, December 2, 4 — 7 pm
Kids Photos with the Trains, December 10, 10 am — noon
Flute Choir Concert, December 16, 2 — 3 pm
The Historic Grange Estate, 143 Myrtle Ave., Havertown

West Chester Christmas Programming

The Parade: December 1, 7:15 pm
Holiday Home Tour: December 2, 10 am — 3 pm
Locations Vary

Christmas in Wayne

Tree lighting, shopping and more: December 1, 5:30 — 8:30 pm, varying locations (tree lighting is scheduled for 7:30)

Parade: December 2, 10 — 11:30 am on Lancaster Avenue

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The Cricket Cringle

December 1, 5 — 9 pm
December 2, 10 am — 6 pm
Cricket Avenue, Ardmore

Malvern Victorian Christmas

December 1, 5:30 — 8:30 pm
December 2, 10 am — 2 pm
Malvern

Rose Tree Park Festival of Lights

Lights Display through December 2017, 5:30 — 9:30 pm

Holiday Events at Lulu’s Casita

Mini Holiday Session with Bean Photography, December 7, 10 am — noon
El Bruncho with Santa, December 10, 10 am — noon
Pajama Fiesta, December 15, 5:30 — 7:30 pm
Countdown to Noon, December 31, 10 am — noon
Lulu’s Casita, 6 Cricket Ave., Ardmore

Upper Main Line YMCA Christmas Festival

December 9, 4 — 7 pm
Upper Main Line YMCA, 1416 Berwyn Paoli Road, Berwyn

Narberth Dickens Festival

December 3, noon — 4 pm
Haverford and Forrest avenues, downtown Narberth

Winterfest at King of Prussia Town Center

December 2, 10 am — 2 pm
King of Prussia Town Center, 155 Village Drive, King of Prussia

Phoenixville Christmas Parade

December 1, 7 pm
Starts on the 100 Block of Bridge St., Phoenixville

 

Looking for fun in the city? See our list of Philly holiday events!

 

Photograph by Harold Hank Davis, courtesy of Longwood Gardens. 

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