In one breathtaking moment, Santa Claus will transform Peddler’s Village into a holiday wonderland with one million dazzling lights at the Grand Illumination Celebration!
Peddler’s Village welcomes the holiday season with this annual event on Friday, November 16, 6-9 p.m. Don’t miss the “Santa Switch-On” at exactly 6:15 p.m. on the Main Green. After the ceremony, bring the children to Giggleberry Fair to share secret wish lists with Santa, who entertains children at his indoor workshop through Dec. 23.
Linger at the Annual Gingerbread House Competition and Display in the Gazebo as the sweet smells and whimsical creations return you to childhood. Admission is free and the display will be open through January 5, 2013. Savor a cup of complimentary apple cider, heated in an old fashioned kettle, toast marshmallows over an open fire and listen to musicians and local choirs perform holiday favorites throughout the evening. Kick off your holiday shopping at the Merchants’ Open House Weekend with refreshments in each shop and something for everyone on your gift list, November 16-18. The Village’s extended holiday shopping hours are Nov. 16 through Dec. 30, Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
The holiday season at Peddler’s Village is a relaxing feast for the senses with the holiday lights and music, charming shops dressed up with fruit wreaths and greenery, sparkling window displays and the delicious smells and the fantastic creations in the Gingerbread Display. As the sun sets each evening through the holidays, the jewel-colored holiday lights and twinkling reindeer bathe the Village landscape in a warm glow. For more information, please visit www.peddlersvillage.com or call 215-794-4000.