Looking for festive fun in Montgomery County this weekend? We got you covered, from Ugly Sweater Parties to Edible Ornament making there's no shortage of holiday happenings in Montco!
For more seasonal fun, check out the Ultimate Guide to the Holidays in Montco.
Friday, December 9
Legoland Discovery Center | 6 - 9 p.m.
Calling all adult fans of LEGO! Are you ready to be a kid again for the night? Celebrate the Holiday Bricktacular event at Adult Night. Guests will have full access to the build stations, 4D Cinema, learn from Master Model Builders and more! Tickets are required to attend.
Heckler Plains Farmstead | 7 p.m.
Bring your family out to enjoy an old-fashioned Christmastime event featuring caroling around a bonfire, a candle-lit farmhouse tour and hot chocolate. Admission to the event is a home-made treat for the groaning board or a handmade ornament for the red cedar tree.
Christmas House | December 9 - 11
King of Prussia Mall | 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Guests will journey through the holidays of yesteryear and today, with imagery depicting various Christmas settings featuring iconic holiday movies and the North Pole. Feeling nostalgic? Check out the complete replica of Blockbuster Video inside the exhibit. Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased in advance.
Upper Gwynedd Holiday Light Spectacular
Parkside Place Park: Pavilion, Fields & Main Meeting Room | 6 - 8 p.m.
Gather up your family and friends for a night of dazzling lights in the park. Enjoy performances from local singers and dancers, take a horse and carriage ride, or snuggle up with some festive treats while watching a movie. Admission is a donation to "Toys for Tots".
Cole For Your Stocking
Act II Playhouse | December 9 - 11 | Various Times
Get into the holiday spirit with a night of swanky, jazzy Cole Porter favorites and standards including, "You're the Top", "Night and Day", "Friendship" and many more! Tickets are required to attend.
Old City Santa
Duportail House | December 9 - 11 | by appointment only
Old City Santa is occupying the Duportail House! Experience the magic as your family explores the decorated historical estate alongside the team photographs your family's Christmas story through the historical estate. While there, your family will enjoy holiday tunes, tree decorating, letter writing to Santa, and even a visit with the big guy himself. All photos are printed on wood canvases and designed in red silk-velvet albums.
Legoland Discovery Center | December 9 - 11
Come build your own ornament this holiday season and hang it for all to see at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Plymouth Meeting. Explore a mini festive LEGOLAND made of 1.5 million LEGO bricks with your little builders. Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year in a place built for holiday cheer. Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased in advance.
Theatre Horizons Presents a Holiday Concert
Theatre Horizons | December 9 - 11 | Various Times
Enjoy a holiday concert featuring the Barrymore Award-winning cast of The Color Purple. The retrospective holiday musical reflects on the impact the past few years have had on all of us. Tickets are required to attend.
Wild Lights at The Elmwood Park Zoo
The Elmwood Park Zoo | December 9 - 11 | 5-9 p.m.
Light up the night celebrating the Zoo's favorite holiday tradition. Experience the magic of festive attractions that warm your spirits and cherish the ones around you. Featuring live entertainment, holiday music, animals and even the spectacular Saint Nick himself! Tickets are required to attend and can be purchased in advance.
Tinseltown Holiday Spectacular
Fairground at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center Oaks | December 9 - 11 | 4:30-9 p.m.
An outdoor holiday light experience to feature over 1.2 million lightbulbs powering hundreds of glowing sculptures and festive displays, located just a short sleigh ride away from King of Prussia Mall. The winter wonderland event offers experiences like photos with Santa, dog-friendly nights, a real skating rink, ice slides, holiday shopping, and an expansive offering of festive treats & seasonal beverages for both adults and kids. Tickets are required to attend and must be purchased in advance.
Starry Shopping Nights
Skippack Village | December 9 - 10 | 5-9 p.m.
Experience Historic Skippack Village shops at night! All shops will be open late to ensure your holiday shopping gets done. Listen to carolers throughout the village and get into the holiday spirit.
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Steel River Playhouse | December 9 - 11 | Various Times
With actors and live sound effects, the story of beleaguered building and loan owner George Bailey and his affable helper angel, Clarence, unfolds one fateful Christmas Eve as you've never seen it before. Tickets are required to attend.
Saturday, December 10
Ugly Sweater Party
Well Crafted Beer Lansdale| 6 p.m.
Bring your brightest and boldest ugly sweater or winter themed outfit to our annual Ugly Sweater Party! We'll be singing songs and getting in the holiday spirit, with prizes for the best dressed.
Edible Ornament Making
The Candy Lab | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
'Tis the season for yummy fun! Bring your little ones to The Candy Lab to make delicious festive creations.
Holidays are for the Birds! Workshop
John James Audubon Center at Mill Grove | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Spend the morning at JJA making holiday "enrichment" items for the non-releasable birds. Afterwards, you'll get the chance to make a bird-friendly ornament to take home and hang outside for your flying feathered friends. Pre-registration is required.
Santa Visits the Carousel
Carousel at Pottstown | 12 - 3 p.m.
Santa is visit the Pottstown Carousel for one day only! Bring the little ones out to Pottstown to get a picture with the big guy and enjoy a ride with him on the 2nd oldest carousel in the country.
The Nutcracker Presented by The Schuylkill Regional Dance Company
Phoenixville Middle School | 12 & 5 p.m.
Make new memories this holiday season with an entertaining performance featuring over 55 dancers and professional guests as they depict the story of the Nutcracker. Tickets are required to attend.
Victorian Christmas Open House
The Pennypacker Mill | 2 - 8 p.m.
The mansion comes alive with living historians, a bell choir performing on the porch and engaging tour guides at each room describing what Christmas was like in the early 1900's. See how the Pennypacker family celebrated Christmas and see a clear toy candy demonstration.
Sunday, December 11
Gingerbread House Making
The Candy Lab | 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Make it a holi-date at The Candy Lab! Make a delectable and beautiful gingerbread house to take home. All pieces will be pre-cut, you just need to assemble and decorate. Registration is required to attend.