Celebrate the Holidays In Lancaster, PA!

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Lancaster is bursting with the holiday spirit this season! We highlight a few activities your family can enjoy in Lancaster County. 

The holiday season is right around the corner, and Lancaster County is preparing for festivities with twinkle lights, hot cocoa, and Christmas trees! To get your family into the holiday spirit, we have highlighted a few local activities you can enjoy throughout November and December.


Mayor’s Tree Lighting – November 24, 2023 

Mayor'S Tree Lighting - Lancaster City, PaKick off the holiday season with the Mayor’s Tree Lighting in Downtown Lancaster! On November 24, 2023, peruse the shops downtown for Black Friday deals and then head to Penn Square to enjoy live music and see Lancaster City’s mayor, Danene Sorace, light up the magnificent Christmas Tree. Visit the Lancaster City Website to learn more about the Tree Lighting and all the other activities the city has planned for December!



Christmas Lights Clipper Magazine Stadium 

An Image Representing Celebrate The Holidays In Lancaster, Pa! In Lancaster County, PaIn November and December, Clipper Magazine Stadium transforms from a baseball diamond to a gorgeous winter wonderland. The Christmas Spirit Light Show is a one-of-a-kind Christmas light display that you and your family can enjoy from the comfort of your vehicle. As you journey through the mile-long track, tune into the Clipper Magazine radio as you are surrounded by hundreds of thousands of color-changing lights, animated and dancing in harmony with your favorite Christmas classics. Visit the Christmas Light Show to learn more and schedule your visit.



Christmas at Strasburg Railroad 

An Image Representing Celebrate The Holidays In Lancaster, Pa! In Lancaster County, PaAll aboard the Holiday Express! The Strasburg Railroad has a bevy of family-friendly activities on its calendar this winter, from Santa’s Paradise Express to a special evening reading of The Night Before Christmas aboard their Victorian Coach Car. You can even take a steam engine train ride to pick your Christmas Tree! Check out Strasburg Railroad’s holiday activities to start planning for your magical holiday fun.


Meet Santa at Dutch Wonderland 

An Image Representing Celebrate The Holidays In Lancaster, Pa! In Lancaster County, PaWhat could be better than a meet and greet with Santa in a castle? Add milk and cookies, and you have a can’t-miss event for little ones. Dutch Wonderland hosts one-on-one meetings with Santa throughout December, where young visitors can tell Santa what is on their wish list while enjoying some tasty treats. In the evening, Dutch Wonderland transforms into a spectacular twinkle light display, where visitors can drive through a dazzling display of Christmas lights twinkling along to holiday tunes.


White Christmas Fulton Theater 

An Image Representing Celebrate The Holidays In Lancaster, Pa! In Lancaster County, PaEscape for a cozy date night to enjoy White Christmas at the Fulton Theater! Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features 17 Irving Berlin songs, including “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” and, of course, “White Christmas.” Running from November 17- December 31, The Fulton’s production is an uplifting musical celebrating family, holiday traditions, and counting your blessings.  

We hope you enjoy the warmth and magic of the holiday season, whether you attend one or all of these local festivities! There is so much joy for you and your loved ones to discover in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.



*Blog submitted from Jeremy Ganse, Realtor



Jeremy Ganse, Realtor
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