Top 10 Holiday Events in Bucks County

Looking for some holiday cheer and some festive fun? Don’t miss some of this season’s most popular events in Bucks County:

1. Arts and Crafts Show at Prallsville Mills

December 2-3, 2017 | 9 AM – 3 PM

Enjoy the festivities and get your Christmas shopping done at this favorite annual holiday Arts and Crafts Show! Support local artists, artisans, and photographers and find a variety of unique, one-of-a-kind offerings that will make the perfect gifts for your friends and family this holiday season. You can even take your little ones and get your photo taken with Santa.


2. See The Lights at Peddler’s Village

November 17 – December 30, 2017 | Nightly

Light up your holiday season as Santa and Mrs. Claus count down to the Grand Illumination Celebration, and watch in awe as a million jewel-colored holiday lights are turned on, turning the entire Village into a dazzling winter wonderland. After the lighting ceremony, savor complimentary warm apple cider and roast marshmallows over an open fire as you listen to holiday music favorites by local musicians and school choirs. The Village’s merchants are open during this celebration, and extended holiday shopping hours are November 24 through December 30, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.


3. Holiday Lights Show at Shady Brook Farms

November 18, 2017 – January 7, 2018 | Nightly

Brighten your holiday season even more with a dazzling display of more than 3 million lights at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show. Take an open air wagon ride (weather permitting) or enjoy the spectacle from the comfort of your own car on a 2 mile drive through acres of farmland decorated with whimsical displays. Sip a cup of hot cocoa and purchase s’mores kits in the Farm Market to toast some s’mores at a bonfire. Get a photo with Santa and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!


4. Holiday TreeFest at Bucks County Visitors Center

November 22, 2017 – January 4, 2018

Join us for our Annual Holiday TreeFest at the Bucks County Visitor Center in Bensalem. See festive and uniquely themed trees, sponsored by Bucks County businesses and attractions, and enjoy the winter wonderland where you can vote for your favorite tree. Don’t miss the opportunity to give back this holiday season by participating in the “Holidays for Heroes” regional program organized by the American Red Cross.


5. Gingerbread Competition and Display at Peddler’s Village

November 17, 2017 – January 6, 2018 | Monday to Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM & Sunday 11 AM – 7 PM (Closes at 4 pm on Christmas Eve & Closed on Christmas Day)

Experience a festive feast for your eyes with more than 50 creative and whimsical gingerbread masterpieces on exhibit in the Village Gazebo at the Gingerbread Competition & Display.

6. Live Music & Holiday Shopping at Stockton Market

Every Weekend Friday – Sunday | Live Music Starts at 5:00 PM

This indoor community market is the perfect spot to get a little holiday shopping in while you grab a bite to eat. You’ll find artisan foods, works from local artists, and unique gifts. Friday nights this holiday season you’ll also enjoy live music from local talent as you shop!

7. Port Wine Release Weekend at Unionville Vineyard

December 2 -3, 2017 | 12 PM

This dessert wine is a major hit – they sold out of their 80 case stock within 2 months of its release last year! Head to Unionville Vineyards on this special weekend and try the wine for yourself paired with a delicious bite of chocolate. Make sure you order your bottle while you’re there!

8. Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market

1st & 3rd Sunday of Each Month | 11 AM – 1 PM

Farm-fresh food in the winter months? This is the place to go! Our favorite local farmers come together to display everything from organic vegetables and freshly baked breads to more gourmet options like artisanal cheese, sausage, and homemade fruit pies. You’ll even find live cultured food and drinks such as kimchi, pickled vegetables, ginger beer, and kombucha.

9. Holiday Show at Bucks County Playhouse

December 8 – 31, 2017

Based on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”, it’s the holiday story we all know and love with classic characters like Ebenezer Scrooge but this time, set in New Hope! The show is packed with music and laughter – a wonderful twist on a holiday favorite.

10. The Nutcracker by Roxey Ballet

November 25, 2017 – December 3, 2017

Enjoy this holiday classic presented by an award-winning professional dance company. Whether you’ve seen it a hundred times or are new to the story, this festive performance is a holiday must!



It’s the perfect time of year to get away and celebrate the season! Join us at our elegant bed and breakfast near New Hope, Pennsylvania and check out these special events.