10 Most Instagrammable Holiday Displays in Montco

Festive displays that double as the perfect holiday card backdrop! From Wild Lights at the Elmwood Park Zoo to Santa at the King of Prussia Mall, these merry hot spots are a Photographer’s dream.

LuminoCity Display

LuminoCity Holiday Lights Festival, Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks

A world of magical lights awaits! n 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 immersive light festival offers experiences like photos with breathtaking large-scale light art displays, festive fun, and the Holiday Market & Bar. 

Make your way over to LuminoCity Holiday Lights Festival from November 17 - January 15!

wild lights family zooWild Lights, Elmwood Park Zoo, Norristown

The Elmwood Park Zoo celebrates the season with its Wild Lights winter holiday festival, featuring over one million lights — including animated light installations — that cover the entire zoo. All-new installations join some of last year’s favorites, and guests can also expect holiday music, photos with Santa, chances to meet animals and more. 

Head to Elmwood Park Zoo from November 17th – December 30th to experience the wonders that await you at Wild Lights!

Spring Mountain Firepit


Spring Mountain, Schwenksville

Montco’s only ski mountain, Spring Mountain, offers skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. With eight trails, four lifts, and two terrain parks, there’s simply no better place to make the most of winter. Our new favorite is the full-size outdoor skating rink! We’ll see ya on the slopes!

Colebrookdale Railroad, Boyertown

ALL ABOARD! Sip complimentary hot cocoa and enjoy a Christmas cookie as you’re read 'Twas the Night Before Christmas’. Bask in the Christmas spirit, enjoy the comfort of their Edwardian-era cars, and look for lights as the Secret Valley rolls past your window. Rumor has it Santa himself will appear with a gift for every child.

December 2019 Holiday decorations at the King of Prussia Mall

King of Prussia Mall, King of Prussia

Holiday shopping capital of the world: King of Prussia Mall, the East Coast’s largest shopping mall featuring upscale items and trendsetting fashion at Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus and more. Snap a photo with Santa Claus or take a picture in front the malls beautifully decorated carousels.

Cairnwood Estate, Bryn Athyn

A tour that takes you on a journey back through time to explore the holiday traditions of the Pitcairn family in the Cairnwood Estate, their remarkable 19th-century estate. For forty-four years (1895 to 1939) the Pitcairns celebrated Christmas at Cairnwood with a large tree decorated in the Great Hall - the same spot it's at today, and beautifully decorated halls. Today, guests are invited to tour the estate and view the decorations, sit down for a holiday tea, or bring your little ones along for Cairnwood's Critter Quest.

Legoland Discover Center, Plymouth Meeting

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Legoland’s Holiday Bricktacular where you can create your own ornament that’ll get displayed on their LEGO tree, take photos with Santa, and so much more to get your in the holiday spirit.

Monty the Fox at the American Treasure Tour

American Treasure Tour, Oaks

The American Treasure Tour is a unique museum experience that takes visitors on a tram ride through a collection of Americana artifacts. During the holiday season, tours highlight the hundreds of Santa's on display and the collection of nickelodeons and organs will play holiday favorites like "Jingle Bells" and "Frosty the Snowman."

Illuminaire Nights, Skippack Village

The annual Illuminaire Nights in scenic Skippack Village takes an already picturesque main street and dusts it with extra holiday magic. Hundreds of candles line the pathways and retail spaces of this alluring Montgomery County spot, where shoppers and carolers tap into the warm feeling of the holidays.

Pottstown Main Street

Main Streets, Montgomery County

We invite you to #MakeItMainStreet and visit our festively-decorated downtowns. Remember to shop small this holiday season and support your local business owners, neighbors, and friends.

Take your family on a well-deserved vacation this holiday season to Valley Forge & Montgomery County, PA with the Make It Montco Experience. Download the Valley Forge App and find more to discover during your visit. Search for restaurants and attractions, use the events tab to find out what's happening during the holidays, or find tours and itineraries.