Celebrations in the County Seat

When carolers sing "'s Christmas time in the city..." they reflect the good-natured hustle and bustle associated with an urban area's celebration of the holidays. That sense of festivity runs throughout Norristown this time of year.

Theatre Horizon Black Nativity


November 12 through December 13
Theatre Horizon

This performance encompasses contemporary dance, gospel favorites, full-force choral singing and passionate storytelling. Once Black Nativity closes, it is replaced (December 18 to 20), with The Santaland Diaries, based on the hilarious seasonal recollections of David Sedaris.

Elmwood Park Zoo Santa


December 5 - 20
Elmwood Park Zoo

Celebrate the holidays by enjoying brunch with Santa! Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch buffet, make holiday crafts and meet one of our beloved education animals. Share your holiday wishes with Santa, take photos with him the big guy himself and enjoy exploring the zoo. There are two brunch sessions each day: 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM. Space is limited for this event, so please register early. Your ticket includes admission to the zoo, brunch, a photo opportunity with Santa, and a craft.


December 5
Victory Church, Audubon

The Norristown Chorale Christmas Concert is a masterful evening of both secular and sacred selections. Their version of "Silent Night" is sung in English, German, Korean, Spanish and Zulu. An encore concert takes place at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, King of Prussia (December 8, 7:30 p.m.). 


December 11
East Norriton/Worcester

The Norristown Garden Club leads its 66th annual tour of some of the most spectacularly decorated homes in the area. Proceeds support student scholarships in agriculture. 

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