6 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Philadelphia’s Western Suburbs

Photo courtesy of Longwood Gardens

Though things may look different this year, these Main Line area events are sure to bring in the holiday spirit. 

A Longwood Christmas 

Masks are required and reservations advised for A Longwood Christmas and its indoor lighted tree festival now through Jan. 10. There’s plenty to do outdoors, with a railway, lighted trees and gardens, and the cozy addition of fire pits.

Holiday Magic at Brandywine 

Also through Jan. 10, Brandywine River Museum of Art’s beloved model trains make their annual appearance at Holiday Magic at Brandywine, joined by trains owned by Andrew Wyeth’s sons, Ann Wyeth McCoy’s dollhouse, and trees decorated with lights and ornaments made by volunteers during the quarantine period.

Christmas In Wayne Tree Lighting

The festivities will be distanced, but Christmas in Wayne’s annual tree lighting tradition will continue with a short but special ceremony and a visit from Santa Claus on Dec. 4.

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Kennett Square Holiday Village Market

The Creamery’s courtyard comes alive Dec. 5-6 and Dec. 12-13 for the Kennett Square Holiday Village Market. The outdoor market features artisan-made crafts, food trucks and seasonal brews.

Holiday Door Tour

Held Dec. 5-12, the 2020 version of West Chester Public Library’s annual Holiday Door Tour keeps visitors in a seasonal mood—outside. Get tour maps, scavenger hunt information and a raffle ticket.

Narberth Dickens Festival

Merry but masked, Tiny Tim and his cohorts turn Narberth into a 19th-century winter wonderland Dec. 6 at the Narberth Dickens Festival, with crafts, food and more.

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