Whether you are pregnant, have a newborn, a toddler, or older children Christmas is a special time of year. Lancaster Doulas has gathered all the best activities in Lancaster to keep your family busy this season and create memories that will last a lifetime!
Dutch Wonderland / Winter Wonderland
Help Duke the Dragon celebrate Christmas in Lancaster ! Rides and entertainment are still open and the park is decorated with twinkling lights dancing to music.
Select Saturdays (3-9pm), Sundays (3-8pm), and weekdays (5-9pm),
November 19- December 30, 2016
Kitchen Kettle Christmas / Kitchen Kettle Village
Kitchen Kettle Village is open Friday and Saturdays all through December. Join Santa for Breakfast each Saturday Morning, enjoy the sounds of Carolers and musical guests throughout the day, and warm up with s’mores for the whole family !
Hands on House / Reindeer Round-Up
Join the Hands on House as they welcome Rudolph and the rest of the Reindeer gang. Kids will be able to help the Reindeer get ready for their big night with Santa while learning fun facts about Reindeer and their games.
Thursday, December 15: 11am-2pm
Friday, December 16: 5pm-7pm
Saturday, December 17: 2pm-4pm
Sunday, December 18: 2pm-4pm
Tuesday, December 20: 11am-2pm
Wednesday, December 21: 11am-2pm
Schreiber Pediatric / Open House
Schreiber specialises in children on the Autism Spectrum and with sensory issues. It is the perfect place to take your special little one. Enjoy crafts, music and, of course, a visit with Santa, and see what surprises our therapy staffs have in store with their decorating themes.
December 14th 6:00pm-8:00pm
Strasburg Railroad / Santa Train
Join Santa as he travels the rails. The whole station is alive with lights and activities for the whole family. Every year since 1959 Santa joins children and adults alike for a ride through our beautiful countryside. Sing along with carolers and even Santa himself as he travels from car to car with a special gift for each little one he sees.
December 10,11, 17,18
Country Barn / Breakfast With Santa
Fresh, local, farm to fork breakfast with the big red elf himself. When you have stuffed yourself, visit the Barnyard Kingdom with pedal cars, giant slide, elf scavenger hunt, Christmas crafts, swings, campfires, and mazes.
Ironstone Ranch / Christmas at Ironstone
Join us at the beautiful Ironstone Ranch in Etown for a day of festive family Christmas activities, including wagon rides, cookie decorating, photos with Santa and more. Proceeds benefit orphaned children around the world through Brittany’s Hope, a non-profit in Elizabethtown, PA.
Landis Valley Farm and Village / “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour
Shop, dine, and laugh at yourself and those you love as you’re being heckled by the Belsnickel. Enjoy a guided tour of the decorated village of Landis Valley, followed by a delicious lunch in the historic 1856 Landis Valley House Hotel.
Rock Ford Plantation / Yuletide at Rock Ford
Learn about 18th-century Yuletide traditions and customs. Beautiful music will fill the air, dancing will take place in the first floor hallway (candlelight tours only). Bring your friends, family, and guests to celebrate the season during this popular annual event!
Mount Hope Winery / Holidays at Mount Hope
Tour the Mount Hope Estate, enjoy lunch or dinner, take part in an interactive Christmas show!
December 9 – 23