HOLIDAYS IN AMBLER

On Screen, On Stage, Along the Street

Instead of an item, give your loved one an experience. Visit Ambler for a little holiday cheer, then duck into one of the borough's numerous four-star restaurants to really make the evening special.

AMBLER THEATER

HOLIDAY MOVIES

December 5, 9, 17 & 19
Ambler Theater

The run of holiday movies begins with Elf (December 5) and continues with White Christmas(December 9), accompanied by a singalong with the Ambler Symphony. Gremlins (December 17) and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (December 19) follow. 

PENN GLEE CLUB

December 5
Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

The Penn Glee Club tunes up for this winter tradition, presenting a lively and diverse set list. From November 28 to January 3, the Holiday Garden Railway is charmingly dressed in its wintry finest.

Act II Playhouse

BEHIND THE MUSIC: HOLIDAY TUNES

December 8 - 27
Act II Playhouse

Act II presents two holiday-themed entertainments. Behind the Music: Holiday Tunes glides through the season’s most hummable songs. Murray the Elf and the Case of the Gruesome Gumdrops (December 18–27) blends mystery with comedy geared toward the five-and-ups (and their parents). 

SANTA ARRIVES BY TRAIN

December 10
Ambler Train Station

Mr. Kringle exits the train, walks up Butler Avenue and takes a seat at the new Borough Hall, ready to spend 1:1 time with the kids. 

TREE LIGHTING

December 12
Butler Ave & Main St

Ambler Borough holds its first-ever official tree lighting, preceded by a 4 p.m. parade of impressive Clydesdale horses. The big tree, outside Gypsy Blu (34 East Butler Avenue), comes to colorful life at 7 p.m.

Ambler Holiday Parade

HOLIDAY PARADE

December

Butler Avenue becomes the North Pole during the annual Holiday Parade. Santa Claus himself will ride through the streets along with floats, musicians and much more.

Ambler Dining

Ambler's dining scene earns high ratings in just about every cuisine imaginable. After a winter's night on the town, a meal here is the ideal capper: 

Saffron Indian Kitchen

SAFFRON INDIAN KITCHEN

60 E Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

Saffron Indian Kitchen brings signature dishes from Asia to Ambler. Try the bhajai, an appetizer of onions deep-fried in chickpea batter. The chicken tiki masala and the korma bowls are also great choices.  

FROM THE BOOT

110 E Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

For nearly two decades, From the Boot has been serving the finest Italian cuisine. The ravioli Siciliano (black lobster ravioli with proscuitto, red onion and vodka sauce) is always a good choice.

Dettera

DETTERA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

129 E Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

With fine wine and great food, Dettera is the perfect place to unwind after a day strolling through Ambler. The seasonal menu includes many great options in fall, including the peanut pumpkin endive salad and the ricotta cavatelli with butternut squash.

BRIDGET'S STEAKHOUSE

8 W Butler Pk
Ambler, PA 19002

Bridget's Steakhouse offers a first-class dining experience on every visit. If dining out with your special someone, try one of the Butcher Blocks meals for two. The Bridgets Best features a 10-ounce filet in shitake reduction and 14-ounce New York strip steak in truffle butter.

The Lucky Well

THE LUCKY WELL

111 E Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

Food Network star Chef Chad Rosenthal brings barbece to downtown Ambler at the Lucky Well. Enjoy all of your slow-cooked favorites like St. Louis-style ribs, pork shoulder, beef brisket and grilled wings. 

EL LIMON

38 E Butler Ave
Ambler, PA 19002

One of Montgomery County's favorite Mexican restaurants, El Limon offers top-notch south-of-the-border flavor. Loaded nachos, burritos and tacos all come highly recommended.  

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