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December Events in Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster, PA Events Calendar – December Events

 

Lancaster County Events During December 2020

 

Thru Jan 1 – The Christmas Tree ShipBird-in-Hand Stage, 2760 Old Philadelphia Pike,  Bird-in-Hand, PA 17505,   800-790-4069. A ship. A storm. And a Christmas tale of heroic proportions. This heart-warming inspirational new musical is based on the true story of Herman Schuenemann, known as Captain Santa, who goes down with his ship on a storm in Lake Michigan – leaving his widow to raise their daughters, run the family shipping business and continue her husband’s mission of giving away thousands of Christmas trees to the less fortunate of Chicago.

Dec 3 – 4 – Santa’s Christmas Trolley – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child’s visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.

Dec 3 – 12 – Best Kept Secrets Tour: 12 Shops of Christmas TourBest Kept Secrets Tour, Throughout Lancaster County, 717-721-9409. A unique shopping adventure–featuring 12 wonderfully festive, off-the-beaten-path shops (and a restaurant & vineyard). Set up like a home or garden tour you will travel place to place, in your own vehicle, enjoying the amazing holiday decorations, unusual gift ideas, valuable coupons, door prizes, games, gifts, refreshments and Christmas spirit the businesses have planned for you.

Dec 4 – Festive Family Tasting Tours Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538.  Add some magic to the hustle and bustle of your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy dinner with Mrs. Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie.

Dec. 4 – Voices of Christmas (Replay)Sight & Sound Theatres – Performed on our very first stage, VOICES OF CHRISTMAS holds a special place in our history and our hearts. Join us at 7 pm ET as we sit down with the original cast and show producers for a quick trip down memory lane! We can’t wait to share the first ever Sight & Sound Christmas Special with you — exclusively on Sight & Sound TV!

Dec 4 – 5 – Christmas Tree Train – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. For that special Currier and Ives Christmas experience, take a ride aboard Strasburg Rail Road’s Christmas Tree Train! Travel by authentic steam train to Leaman Place Grove where you can choose a pre-cut Frasier Fir tree and have it delivered back to the station.

Dec 4 & 6 – The Night Before Christmas Train – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road’s Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays.

Dec 5 – Holiday Family Fun with Santa and Friends Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538. Add some fun to your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie at The Harvest Cafe.

Dec 5 – 6 – Santa’s Paradise Express – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666.  Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America’s oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!

Dec 10 – 11 – Santa’s Christmas Trolley – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child’s visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.

Dec. 11 – Voices of Christmas (Replay)Sight & Sound Theatres – Performed on our very first stage, VOICES OF CHRISTMAS holds a special place in our history and our hearts. Join us at 7 pm ET as we sit down with the original cast and show producers for a quick trip down memory lane! We can’t wait to share the first ever Sight & Sound Christmas Special with you — exclusively on Sight & Sound TV!

Dec 11 – Festive Family Tasting Tours Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538.  Add some magic to the hustle and bustle of your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy dinner with Mrs. Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie.

Dec 11 – 13 – The Night Before Christmas Train – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road’s Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays.

Dec 12 – Holiday Family Fun with Santa and Friends – Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538. Add some fun to your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie at The Harvest Cafe.

Dec 12 – 13 – Santa’s Paradise Express – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666.  Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America’s oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!

Dec 17 – 18 – Santa’s Christmas Trolley – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child’s visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.

Dec 17 – 23 – The Night Before Christmas Train – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. All aboard for Strasburg Rail Road’s Night Before Christmas Train! Passengers aboard this train enjoy the childlike anticipation of Christmas Eve, recall the old-fashioned nostalgia of Christmas past, and delight in the magic of an authentic steam train during the holidays.

Dec 18 – Festive Family Tasting Tours – Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538.  Add some magic to the hustle and bustle of your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy dinner with Mrs. Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie.

Dec. 18 – Voices of Christmas (Replay)Sight & Sound Theatres – Performed on our very first stage, VOICES OF CHRISTMAS holds a special place in our history and our hearts. Join us at 7 pm ET as we sit down with the original cast and show producers for a quick trip down memory lane! We can’t wait to share the first ever Sight & Sound Christmas Special with you — exclusively on Sight & Sound TV!

Dec 19 –Holiday Family Fun with Santa and Friends Kitchen Kettle Village, 3529 Old Philadelphia Pike (Rt. 340), Intercourse, PA 17534, 800-732-3538. Add some fun to your holidays with a visit to Kitchen Kettle Village where you and your family can enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus and our gingerbread man mascot, Yummie at The Harvest Cafe.

Dec 19 – 20 – Santa’s Paradise Express – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666.  Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America’s oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience!

Dec 21 – 23 – Santa’s Christmas Trolley – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666. Santa is stepping out of his busy workshop to take a very special trolley ride aboard the Strasburg Rail Road this Christmas season! Make your child’s visit with Santa an especially unique memory to be cherished for a lifetime.

Dec. 23 – 27 – Voices of Christmas (Replay)Sight & Sound Theatres – Performed on our very first stage, VOICES OF CHRISTMAS holds a special place in our history and our hearts. Join us anytime Christmas weekend as we sit down with the original cast and show producers for a quick trip down memory lane! We can’t wait to share the first ever Sight & Sound Christmas Special with you — exclusively on Sight & Sound TV!

Dec 24 – Santa’s Paradise Express – Strasburg Rail Road, 301 Gap Road (Route 741 East), Ronks (Strasburg), PA 17572, 866-725-9666.  Santa Claus welcomes you and passengers of all ages aboard America’s oldest operating railroad for a truly magical steam train and Christmas experience

 

 

 

Here is a list of special and annual events that happen throughout Lancaster every year:

  • Holidays
  • Mud Sales – People come from all over the surrounding area (even out of state) to buy things at one of these sales.
  • Fairs & Festivals – There are numerous community fairs and festivals taking place in Lancaster County, PA all year long.
  • Fridays in Lancaster County – Every Friday night there are special events scheduled in one of our local towns.

 

 

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