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The Ultimate Guide to the Holidays in Montco

Are you planning a holiday getaway? Look no further! Montgomery County is the perfect destination for an unforgettable holiday experience. As the most magical time of year approaches, this guide is your passport to experiencing the festive spirit like never before. Whether you're a local seeking new holiday traditions or a visitor eager to explore the magic of Montgomery County, we've compiled a comprehensive and curated collection of events, activities, and hidden gems that will make your holiday season truly unforgettable.

Winter Activities

Log Cabins In The Snow In Montgomery County

Winter Skiing, Sledding, and More at Montco Parks

Winter vacation is fast approaching, so there’s no better time to start planning the perfect outdoor activities. And what better way to enjoy the chilly weather than by hitting the slopes? Montgomery County has several parks that offer skiing, sledding, and other fun winter activities for people of all ages. So bundle up, grab your gear, and get ready to embrace the cold!

Ice Skating and Hockey at Oaks Center Ice

Ready to show off your skating skills? Oaks Center Ice has got you covered! Whether you're a seasoned pro looking to join a pickup game, want to cheer on your local hockey team, or just learning to skate, there is something here for everyone to enjoy.

Holiday Events in Valley Forge & Montgomery County

Suburban Square Menorah

Menorah Lighting at Station Plaza

For those who celebrate Hanukkah, one of the most cherished traditions is lighting the menorah each night for eight nights. And now, residents and visitors in Station Plaza can experience this beautiful tradition right in the city's heart.

Holiday Shopping at the Christmas Market

If you're looking for a unique holiday shopping experience, look no further than the Mennonite Heritage Center's annual Christmas Market, where visitors can browse through various locally made gifts and decorations that will make their loved ones smile.

Santa Boarding Train

’ Twas the Night Before Christmas Train

Hop on board with your family and friends for a magical experience that will bring to life one of the most beloved holiday stories - 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. Get ready for an hour-long journey filled with festive decorations, cheerful music, delicious hot cocoa, and Santa Claus himself!

Wild Lights at the Elmwood Park Zoo

Get ready for an unforgettable evening of lights, animals, and holiday fun at the Elmwood Park Zoo's Wild Lights event, one of Montco’s premier Christmas destinations! Wild Lights is a unique experience where you can stroll through the zoo under dazzling light displays while enjoying festive music, treats, and so much more.

Cookies and Cocoa With the Clauses

Take advantage of the Christmas vacation and head to Graeme Park to visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus, who will be there to share their favorite holiday memories, traditions, and stories with all who join them.

New Years in Valley Forge

As the year draws to a close, residents and visitors alike come together to bid farewell to the old and welcome the new with open arms. From elegant dining opportunities to festive events, Montgomery County is the perfect place to welcome in the new year.

Kids Do More in ‘24 New Year’s Eve Party

Let the littles enjoy the thrill of the New Year by joining in on the annual Arnold’s celebration. There, they’ll get to enjoy free attractions such as a massive balloon drop, a DJ dance party, a magic show, and more!-up

New Year’s Eve Parties Around Town

From Workhorse Brewing Company to Brothers Kershner, there is something fun for all adults to enjoy. Head on out to drop the ball at the hottest spots around town.

Here’s to a safe, happy, and fun holiday season this year - we hope to see you soon in Montgomery County!