Here are some places you don't want to miss this holiday season!
1700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Allentown, PA 18104 (map it)
This spectacular drive-through light display transforms more than a mile of one of Allentown's most beautiful parks, the Lehigh Parkway, into a winter wonderland. Featuring hundreds of thousands of brilliant lights - this attraction will brighten your holiday season. Visitors will experience tunnels, animated holiday scenes and more. "Lights" has become an annual tradition for many throughout the Lehigh Valley and beyond. Visit website >
931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA 19067 (map it)
Shady Brook Farm's spectacular Holiday Light Show features more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland. 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). Stop in after the show to warm up at a toasty campfires, enjoy hot cocoa, s'mores kits, tasty treats and locally produced adult beverages. Visit website >
4355 County Line Road, Chalfont, PA 18914 (map it)
Hundreds of Carolers and Kindles are on display in heartwarming vignettes. As you enter The Olde Curiosity Shoppe, Carolers can be seen completing their Christmas shopping, skating on a frozen mill pond and acting out holiday traditions from around the world. Another surprise is a trip to the North Pole, with the Kindles inhabiting every nook and cranny. From finishing last-minute toys to baking Christmas cookies to packing Santa's sleigh, the Kindles are always striking just the right balance between work and fun at the holidays. This vision of Santa's workshop is just what every child imagines, complete with gingerbread houses, lots of snow, and even some Kindles sneaking off to the ski slopes! The Byers' Choice Christmas Museum is a journey to Dickensian England with its life-sized London street scene and shop windows dressed for the holidays. Visit website >
100 E. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118 (map it)
Thousands of sparkling lights adorn a miniature village surrounded by a quarter mile track with model trains zipping in and out of tunnels, over bridges, and through the woods... all outdoors in the winter garden. Visitors of all ages will be wowed by a quarter mile of track featuring seven loops and tunnels with fifteen different rail lines and two cable cars, nine bridges (including a trestle bridge you can walk under!), and bustling model trains, all set in the lovely winter garden of the Morris Arboretum. The display and buildings are all made of natural materials - bark, leaves, twigs, hollow logs, mosses, acorns, dried flowers, seeds and stones - to form a perfectly proportioned miniature landscape complete with miniature rivers. Visit website >
Experience the magic of Christmas in historic Bethlehem! From the holiday charm of the Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem™ to rockin' New Year's Eve celebrations, there are more than 50 different holiday events and attractions to explore in Christmas City USA! Visit website >
1001 Longwood Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348 (map it)
No holiday season is complete without a visit to Longwood Gardens. See extravagant, fruit-adorned trees in the Conservatory and red and green apples float in an artistic pattern in the Exhibition Hall. The Music Room display pays homage to the Green Room at the Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, featuring sugared, fruit-laden trees and a lavish holiday tea set for 18 special guests. Stroll the Outdoor Gardens and see more colorful lights on display than ever before in the expanded outdoor experience - featuring a floating tree display, hundreds of sparkling snowflakes, twinkling tree forms, a 12-foot fountain of lights, and so much more. Note that tickets must be purchased beforehand. Visit website >
Routes 202 & 263, Lahaska, PA (map it)
This is truly an awe-inspiring display of holiday lights. Wander through the pathways and be sure to see the gingerbread house display in the Village Gazebo. Visit website >
5150 Game Preserve Rd, Schnecksville, PA (map it)
Walk-through lighted winter wonderland at the zoo! Guests will experience amazing light displays, cozy fire pits, giant snow globes, a live reindeer and treat stations featuring seasonal favorites s’mores and hot chocolate, hotdog’s, sausage and more. All in all, Winter Light Spectacular features nearly one million energy conserving lights and surround sound music to deliver family fun all season long!. Visit website >
Love Park, City Hall & Dilworth Park (map it)
During the holidays, this area of Philly is transformed into a beautiful winter village, complete with a marketplace of unique vendors, an ice-skating rink, rides, wonderful food and more! The Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market and the Christmas Village Carousel join Wintergarden and the Rothman Ice Rink as part of many holiday festivities surrounding Center City this season. While you're downtown, don't forget to visit Macy's for their iconic Christmas Light show!
Made in Philadelphia Holiday Market >
Christmas Village >
Macy's Light Show >
Note that for 2021, Macy's announced that the show will be at 10:30am from Dec. 1 to Christmas Eve and at 11:30 am on Dec. 26 to 31. Times may change.
Can't make the Macy light show in person? Here you go!