Skippack Village kicks off the holiday season with a ceremonial treelighting from 6 to 7 p.m. on Friday, November 27. Preceding the anticipated "flick of the switch" are performances by carolers and dancers. Special guest is, who else?, Santa himself.
Wednesdays & Fridays to December 23
Skippack Village is one big slice of eye candy year-round, but in December, it gains a special sparkly overlay. Its walkable paths and sidewalks shimmer with candlelight, guiding visitors from one unique shop to another.
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
The stores of Skippack Village are all locally owned small businesses. For Small Business Saturday, shopper who seek to benefit the local community with their holiday gift-buying can enjoy special promotions throughout the day.
Skippack Village is a center for celebrations during the holiday season, but there are even more nearby holiday happenings that you won't want to miss.
November 24 through January 10
From November 24 to January 10, the mansion is at its glittery best. The Victorian Christmas Open House on December 12 includes a bell choir on the porch and the jolly laugh of a Victorian Santa.
TRAPPE TREE LIGHTING
The Speaker's House
A tree lighting at the historic home of Frederick Muhlenberg brightens up the evening of December 2. The event includes caroling and a visit from Santa. Donations of non-perishable food, pet food and unwrapped toys are being accepted at the event.
December 6 kicks off the holiday season with the annual 5k Jingle Jog. Music, Santa, holiday performers, barbecue and a Christmas bazaar are all on the docket.