If you’re looking for a place that resembles a Hallmark Christmas village, Peddler’s Village has all those warm and fuzzy holiday vibes. Celebrate the holiday season this year in New Hope, PA, with lots of activities, including a million colorful lights, the annual gingerbread display, a Holly Jolly weekend festival and breakfast with Santa.
To start the season, join Mrs. Claus for the Kickoff to the Holidays on Nov. 11, where families will enjoy letter-writing, crafts, storytime and a carousel ride.
All season long, from Nov. 18 through Jan. 8, 2023, look at 100 gingerbread creations at the Gingerbread Competition & Display. On Nov. 18, one million holiday lights will be switched on during the Grand Illumination ceremony, and will be lit up every night through Jan. 8. From Friday to Sunday, visit the dozens of specialty shops and boutiques during the Merchants Open House. Starting opening weekend, Santa will take photos with your family at Giggleberry Fair.
The Cock ‘n Bull will offer a harvest buffet on Thanksgiving while Earl’s New American will have a la carte specials. Reservations are suggested. Buttonwood Grill will be open only for breakfast.
Holiday Hustle on Dec. 1 lets you and the fam run, jog or walk through the village. Come back Dec. 3 and 4 for Holly Jolly Weekend and celebrate the season with a Santa parade, live entertainment, family activities and lots of holiday shopping.
Breakfast with Santa on Dec. 4, 11 and 18 incudes a buffet breakfast, storytime with Mrs. Claus, special treats, a $5 game card, and time to play at Giggleberry Mountain, the Grand Carousel and Giggles Discovers. Come for brunch on Dec. 17 when Jingles the Elf will welcome guests for a sing-along with Santa and craft-making.