Bundle up and embrace the winter weather for some last minute shopping. Cozy into your car for a Christmas cruise. And if you don’t feel like leaving the house, throw on a livestream concert and support your local theaters!

Check out our guide below for details on this weekend’s must-see events around the County. Stay up-to-date on what’s coming up next week with our Upcoming Events calendar.


Christmas Village

Amazing Christmas Village

Get your Christmas shopping on! Head to Bensalem to check out this brand new European-style outdoor market. The market offers everything you need to get in the spirit from shopping to specialized food vendors to festive entertainment. While you are there, make sure to check out the Amazing Christmas Tree tent to pick up a fresh cut tree and Christmas flowers.

When: Through December 24

Where: 4201 Neshaminy Blvd, Bensalem, PA 19020

Cost: Free to attend

Natalie MacMaster and Donnel Leahy Presnet: A Celtic Family Christmas Home

Here we are, celebrating another Christmas, and isn’t each one so unique? Natalie and Donnell remind themselves that Christmas doesn’t need to be what it once was because we are ever growing and evolving and so too will our experiences. But music has always been and always should be an important part of the season! Join Natalie and Donnell and their family for a special presentation of music and more from their home! The whole show can be viewed via a livestream until December 27 so get your tickets while they last.

When: December 18, 8 -11 p.m.

Where: Sellersville Theater Virtual Event

Cost: $25

Grand Opening – Holiday Market at The Farm

Come celebrate the first ever Holiday Market at The Farm! The market will be serving Grab & Go Baked Goods, Farm Blend Speakeasy coffee and hot chocolate for the kids. You will be able to walk around the Farm, sit by the fire, listen to Christmas Music, see the Holiday trim & twinkle lights all while shopping for some great local gifts. They will also be featuring Gourmet Gift Baskets, DIY Gingerbread Houses and more, along with handmade items from local crafters. Handmade signs, watercolor cards & stationary, jewelry, candles, fresh & dried wreaths and more! In addition, Anna Claire Photography will be hosting Mini Sessions at The Farm! There will be a wide variety of Christmas Photo Scenes to capture all of your family memories.

When: Dec. 18 – 19

Where: The Farm Bakery

Cost: Free to attend

Gingerbread Competition & Display

The Gingerbread Competition & Display is a feast for the eyes with creative and whimsical entries in several categories: Traditional, Authentic Reproduction, 3-D, Movie or TV Set, Student, Kids Only and more. The Gingerbread entries will be on exhibit in the Village Gazebo during shopping hours.

When: Through January 9, Display Times Vary

Where: Peddler's Village

Cost: Free to attend

DIY Fresh Floral Holiday Centerpiece Class

Design your very own holiday centerpiece! Use an array of fresh flowers, evergreens, and eucalyptus to last through the whole season. The classes max out at six people so be sure to make your reservation in advance!

When: December 18, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Where: Old Nursery Farm

Cost: $50

North Pole Express Train

All aboard the North Pole Express! Join Mr. and Mrs. Claus as you depart from New Hope Station for a North Pole Express train ride in a vintage diesel locomotive through historic Bucks County. Listen to roaming Christmas carolers, sip warm cocoa and enjoy freshly baked cookies. 

When: through Dec. 26

Where: New Hope Railroad

Cost: Adult/$55.99, Child/$45.99, Infant/$14.99


Sellersville Theater

Deb Callahan Band Live Stream

Philly’s blues soul artist Deb Callahan and her band recently celebrated 20 years of performing, touring, recording and entertaining music fans both regionally and around the United States. Her 2002 debut CD “If the Blues Had Wings” was featured as the hot debut in the October/November 2004 issue of Blues Revue Magazine. Blues Revue referred to her as the next Bonnie Raitt and raved “Philly’s Deb Callahan has the pipes, the songs and the raw talent to graduate to the next level." The event is totally virtual so you can enjoy from the comfort of your home.

When: December 19, 8 -11 p.m.

Where: Sellersville Theater Virtual Event

Cost: $19.50

Bucks County Wine Trail: Light Up the Vines

Join the seven wineries of the Bucks County Wine Trail for the first annual Light Up the Vines Holiday Illumination! Come, see the beauty of the holiday season in our beautifully lit vineyards. The wineries will begin turning on lights at 5 p.m. on Dec. 5 and will stay open later that evening to allow guests time to enjoy a night of merrymaking. Travelers near and far can ring in the holiday season with festive lights in the vineyards, along with mulled wines, food trucks, fire pits, holiday music and more during the kickoff lighting on Dec. 5 (festivities vary by winery).

When: through January 2

Where: Bucks County Wine Trail Wineries

CostFree to attend

25th Annual Holiday Light Show

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride (weather permitting). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire.

When: Through January 10, 5 - 10 p.m.

Where: Shady Brook Farm


After Hours “Holiday Edition”

Crossing Vineyard will be extending their hours til 9 p.m. every Saturday in December! Enjoy live music, sip on festive holiday drinks, and snack on yummy bites all in their  heated outdoor tent.

When: every Saturday in December, 6 – 9 p.m.

Where: Crossing Vineyards and Winery

Cost: Free to attend

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol, but unlike any other you’ve ever experienced! The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge has been given new life thanks to the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden and the Tony-winning virtuoso, Jefferson Mays, starring in 50 roles of a lifetime. Staged exclusively for this production and captured live with breathtaking clarity, this must-watch streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theatre home for the holidays. 

When: through January 3

Where: Bucks County Playhouse  

Cost: $50

Annual Holiday Small Works Show

Support your favorite local artists at the annual show. With so many different artists and creative techniques, you are bound to found the perfect piece for you or to gift to a loved one! If you can’t make it in person, you can view the show virtually on their website.

When: Through December 30

Where: Canal Frame – Crafts Gallery

Cost: Free to attend


Sesame Place Holiday Display

A Very Furry Christmas

Visit for a festive, family-friendly celebration with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street® friends. The park is transformed into a one-of-a-kind Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around.

When: through January 3

Where:  Sesame Place® Philadelphia

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Work In Woods 2020

Works in Wood 2020 traditionally celebrates the woodworking heritage of Bucks County. The national draw of this exceptional curated exhibition, features the finest contemporary examples of fine furniture, turned objects and sculpture and innovative uses of the wood medium. Now in its 21st anniversary year, the annual juried exhibition is presented in live and virtual formats in keeping with the challenges of hosting publicly accessible events. Viewing opportunities, timed admission, and private viewing options are available in the gallery.

When: every weekend through January 10, noon – 5 p.m.

Where: New Hope Arts Center

CostFree to attend

South State Street Santa Stroll

Santa Claus is coming to town! Come stroll State Street and support small businesses! There will be free Santa pictures, sidewalk sales, giveaways, live music and entertainment, free refreshments and tons of fun! The free Santa pictures will be from 12 – 2 p.m. both days! Kids of all ages and even pets are welcome.

When: December 19 – 20, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: The Salt Cave @ Newtown  

Cost: Free to attend

Family Mystery Walking Tours: Elf on the Stealth

Santa’s elves have been watching your family all year long. Now it is finally time for them to start revealing themselves. Unfortunately, one very special elf named Shelfie is missing and we need your help to find him. Join Mrs. Claus at the North Pole for this walking tour and help solve the mystery of the missing Elf on the Shelf!

When: through January 10

Where: Cock ‘n Bull

Cost: $25

Bucks County: Wish You Were Here Small Works Exhibition and Sale

The Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County presents an invitation to "Wish You Were Here: A Small Works Exhibition and Sale." All images in this show are postcard size, 5" by 7", and represent iconic cultural, historical, and natural landmarks in Bucks County. Support your local artists and purchase a unique piece of Bucks County art piece for someone special, or just stop in to admire the exhibit. 

When: through January 31

Where: Arts & Cultural Council of Bucks County

Cost: Free to attend