December is here and the holiday season is in full swing in Lehigh Valley! View various holiday light displays and tree lightings, shop from local artisans at Christkindlmarkt and Easton Winter Village, enjoy family-friendly holiday performances, and be sure to mark your calendars for all of these events happening throughout the region this holiday season.
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Christmas in Color
November 18, 2022 - January 1, 2023
4000 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
Experience Christmas like never before at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom's Christmas in Color. Hop in the car and drive through millions of lights, giant candy canes, arched pathways, and more all perfectly synchronized to holiday music.
Trees of Historic Bethlehem
November 18, 2022 - January 8, 2023
Catch a glimpse of the Trees of Historic Bethlehem, a time-honored tradition displaying over 28 trees across four Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites locations. This year, each tree is decorated by members of the Bethlehem Garden Club to reference timeless games, including Checkers, Clue, and Scrabble! Trees are located at the , Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, Single Sisters House, and Luckenbach Mill.
Pip: The Mouse Before Christmas Puppet Show
November 25 - December 31, 2022 (Monday - Saturday)
622 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, PA 18101
It's a local holiday tradition. Bring the whole family out to enjoy Pip the Mouse in Pip: The Mouse Before Christmas! In addition to the puppet show, guests can enjoy Pennsylvania German Christmas Tree and putz with area historic buildings as featured exhibits during the holidays.
Holiday Train Exhibit
November 25 - December 30, 2022 (Thursday - Sunday)
5 N. Front St., Allentown, PA 18102
Head to America on Wheels for their Holiday Train Exhibit and enjoy the sounds, lights, and action of many model trains stationed around the Museum's galleries! Fun for children and adults of all ages!
Santa Train Rides
November 26 - December 18, 2022 (Saturdays and Sundays)
298 Railroad St., Kutztown, PA 19530
Take a leisurely ride on Allentown and Auburn Railroad's Santa Train Ride with a stop at the "North Pole" (a picnic grove). Get a chance to meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus, tell them what you want for Christmas, and get a picture!
Live Advent Calendar
December 1 - 23, 2022
501 Main St, Bethlehem, PA 18018
The only one of its kind in the country, the Live Advent Calendar is fun for parents and children alike. Shops, restaurants, and community organizations of the Historic District will provide a special treat to Live Advent visitors. Crowds can reach up to 300 people each night, so be sure to get there early for the festive 10-15 minute program!
Christmas City Follies
December 5-22, 2022 (Thursdays - Saturdays)
321 E. Fourth St., Bethlehem, PA 18015
For over twenty years, Touchstone Theatre's Christmas City Follies has been a mainstay in the community. This classic holiday vaudeville celebrates the festivities of the winter season— and each other— with song, dance, sketches, merry-making, penguins, shopping carts, and heartfelt absurdity.
A Very Special Christmas at Boulton
December 10 - 11, 2022
402 / 403 Henry Rd., P.O. Box 345, Nazareth, PA 18064
Join Jacobsburg Historical Society and Boulton Historic Site for a Very Special Christmas at Boutlon showcasing the 1832 J. Joseph Henry House adorned in beautiful Victorian Christmas decor and a marvelous exhibit of Henry family clothing. Experience the warmth of the fire in the Summer Kitchen, view a display of historic carriages and sleighs in the Carriage Barn, and admire the authentic 200 year old Nicholas Hawk Gun Shop.
December 30 - 31, 2022
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Family fun is at the heart of PEEPSFEST® celebrating the whimsy and wonder of the PEEPS® Brand at the iconic SteelStacks. Each year, fans arrive from all over the country to enjoy family-friendly activities and marvel at a 4-feet, 9-inches tall, 400-pound lit PEEPS® Chick that descends at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 31 to commemorate the beginning of an exciting new year.