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Weekend Fun for Families in Bucks County: 35+ Things To Do With Kids December 10-12

Holiday Concerts, Light Displays, and Train Rides are sure to help your whole family get in a festive mood this weekend!

Need ideas for things to do with the kids this weekend? We’ve found something great for you, every day.

Please be sure to check with the host location about their health and safety protocols, as well as their registration requirements, prior to heading out!

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Celebrate the Holidays at The Bucks County Children’s Museum
10:00 am – 4:00 pm 
The Bucks County Children’s Museum 500 Union Square Dr, New Hope

The Bucks County Children’s Museum strives to provide an environment that welcomes ALL young learners through universal design and thoughtful accommodations. Reserve your weekend or holiday date to play on their website! Masks are required for all guests ages 2+.

Christmas at Feeney’s: Dept. 56
Feeney’s 1134 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, PA

Feeney’s is a worthwhile place to visit during any time of year, but holiday season is where it becomes especially magical. Dept. 56 museum offers an interactive display of miniature villages like North Pole Series and even Harry Potter for your littlest Potterhead!  

The North Pole Express and Santa’s Steam Spectacular on the New Hope Railroad
9:00 am – 8:00 pm 
New Hope Railroad 32 W Bridge St, New Hope

Meet with Santa on the steam locomotive pulling Santa’s Steam Spectacular and share your Christmas wishes with him. Sip hot chocolate and enjoy a freshly baked cookie while singing along with the railroad’s roaming musicians as they play Christmas carols.

Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show
5:00 pm – 11:00 pm 
Shady Brook Farm 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley

More than 3 million lights illuminate the farm with fantastic displays at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show. You can drive through in the comfort of your own car, or enjoy the show on an open-air wagon ride.

A Very Furry Christmas at Sesame Place
December 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm 
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne

During the holidays, Sesame Place is transformed into a Christmas wonderland with millions of twinkling lights and festive decorations all around. Their 1-2-3 Christmas Tree show features an illuminated pixel-based tree, that will project festive animated images while guests can sing and dance.


Friday, December 10, 2021

Zero Waste Gift Wrapping Workshop
December 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Peace Valley Nature Center 170 N Chapman Rd, Doylestown

During Christmastime, people tend to produce 30% more waste than they do the entire rest of the year! Let’s mitigate some of that waste production by exploring some Zero Waste gift wrapping techniques. Bring your holiday gifts along with you to wrap them waste-free!

Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
December 10 @ 8:00 pm
Acting Naturally 164 N Flowers Mill Rd, Langhorne

In this hilarious Christmas classic, a couple struggling to put on a church Christmas pageant is faced with casting the Herdman kids–probably the most inventively awful kids in history. 


Saturday, December 11, 2021

Truman Marching Band’s Annual Breakfast With Santa & Holiday Bazaar
December 11 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Harry S Truman High School 3001 Green Ln, Levittown

Enjoy performances by the Truman Holiday Ensemble and Armstrong Middle School while children make crafts, get pictures with Santa Claus, get fingerprinting done with the Buck’s County Sheriff’s Department, listen to Christmas stories read by band students, and so much more!

STEAM Saturday at the Fab Lab: Coding and Robotics
December 11 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Fab Lab Center One Ivybrook Blvd Suite 150, Warminster

The Fab Lab’s STEAM Saturdays offer a fun opportunity for students to engage more in-depth in computer science and digital fabrication! Children currently in grades 1 through 8 are invited to register; students will be broken into small groups based on ages once registration closes. […]SAT11

Ride Of The Santas 2021
December 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Jack’s Cold Cuts 1951 Street Rd, Bensalem

Ride with Delaware Valley IIRA for its benefit of the St. Francis-St. Vincent Home For Children. Riders of all makes and models of motorcycles are welcome! Riders dressed as Santa and decorated bikes are encouraged. 

Holiday Brunch with Santa!
December 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Newtown Athletic Club 120 Pheasant Run, Newtown

Tis’ the season to be jolly! Your favorite holiday icon, Santa Claus, is coming to town for a warm holiday breakfast with your family! Enjoy a buffet-style holiday breakfast, family photos, crafts, activities + a special appearance from Elsa and Olaf! 

Nativity Crafting for Moms
December 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bucks County Community Church 1249 W Maple Ave, Langhorne

This is an event that gets moms together to create a nativity scene that they will be able to use with their kids. There will be children’s event for children ages infant to 5 years old. Registration required.

Family Christmas Event at Springfield Mennonite Church
December 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Springfield Mennonite Church 1905 Pleasant View Rd, Coopersburg

Join the Springfield Mennonite Church for a morning of family fun to get in the Christmas spirit! Decorate Christmas cookies as a family to take home, and enjoy one with a cup of cocoa from our hot chocolate bar.

Festival of Trees at the Pearl S. Buck House
December 11 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Pearl S. Buck House & Historic Site 520 Dublin Rd, Perkasie

Each year during the Annual Festival of Trees, the rooms of Pearl S. Buck’s iconic Bucks County stone farmhouse come alive with the glow of holiday decorations. The event showcases beautiful trees and vignettes designed by Bucks County’s best artists, decorators, and local community groups […]$8 – $16SAT11

Melted Snowman Bark (ages 5-12)
December 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Silly Spoons LLC 408 S State St, Newtown

Do you have a young chef or little baker? Sign them up for A Kid’s Culinary Experience! Children will use a variety of kitchen tools to measure, mix, and create a tasty dish. These interactive classes will teach culinary basics, reinforce math/reading/science skills, foster teamwork, and more!

Santa Claus and “He’s a Mean One” Meet and Greet at Mercantile
December 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Mercantile at Doylestown 444 N Main St, Doylestown

Mercantile in Doylestown for a meet and greet with two classic holiday characters, Santa Claus and the Grinch. During their appointed, 10 minute time slot, every child will be able to meet Santa and the Grinch for a selfie photo op.

A Christmas Story
December 11 @ 1:00 pm
The Newtown Theatre 120 N State St, Newtown

WE TRIPLE-DOG DARE YA! Join us for a screening of A Christmas Story at The Newtown Theatre. Doors open at noon.

Storytime Santa at the Quakertown Farmer’s Market
December 11 @ 1:00 pm
Quakertown Farmers Market and Flea Market 201 Station Rd, Quakertown

Sit with Santa and listen as he reads the beloved classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. Children will enjoy free sugar cookies as special treat from Mrs. Claus! Event room #201.

Gerald Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Performance
December 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 
Byers’ Choice Ltd. 4355 County Line Rd, Chalfont

This year “A Christmas Carol,” performed by Gerald Dickens, Charles Dickens great-great-grandson, will be performed at Byers’ Choice in Chalfont. After the show, stop in the factory to see how their handcrafted Caroler figurines are made and tour their Christmas Museum. 

Kids Holiday Art Workshops
December 11 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Art in the Barn 91 Rogers Rd, Furlong

To celebrate the Holidays, join the Art in the Barn crew for a fun-filled and creative day in the barn. Along with other Holiday themed Art projects, children 7+ will start their morning by decorating a real gingerbread house. Pack a lunch and a snack.

Sesame Place Performer Auditions
December 11 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Sesame Place 100 Sesame Rd, Langhorne

Become a character performer, puppeteer, and more at the “Sesame Street” theme park Sesame Place. Sesame Place is seeking talented dancers and character performers to bring the iconic “Sesame Street” characters to life. 

Fairytale Princess Party
December 11 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Coalesce Center for Dance Artistry 4950 York Rd Suite J, Buckingham

You are invited to a very special party at the Coalesce Castle hosted by Miss Cristina and the Senior Company Members! Princes & Princesses Ages 3.5-8 may come dressed in costume. Get ready for a magical afternoon full of games, dancing, singing, and more!

Paint a Wooden Sled – Let It Snow
December 11 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Painting with a Twist 632 Easton Rd, Warrington

In this class you’ll get to paint on a 18″ unique shape made out of actual wood, instead of on a rectangular cloth canvas! This wooden piece also includes a rustic twine loop on top, so you can easily hang your art.

Bucks County Choral Society’s Christmas – Rutter Gloria Concert
December 11 @ 4:00 pm
St. Paul’s Lutheran 301 N Main St, Doylestown

If you missed the festive sound of live voices at Christmas last year, you will enjoy a musical feast this year! The Bucks County Choral Society will sing John Rutter’s popular “Gloria” with the Fairmount Brass, as well as their traditional “Hallelujah” chorus and carol […]SAT11

The Nutcracker Story at Central Bucks South High School
December 11 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Central Bucks South High School 1100 Folly Rd, Warrington

The Nutcracker Story at Central Bucks South High School is sure to delight guests of all ages. Masks required.$20SAT11

Saturdays with Santa – Discover Doylestown
December 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm 
Anthony Robert Haberdashery 37 E State St, Doylestown

Come see Santa at Anthony Robert Haberdashery on E State Street on Saturday evenings!

Gerald Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Performance
December 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm 
Byers’ Choice Ltd. 4355 County Line Rd, Chalfont

This year “A Christmas Carol,” performed by Gerald Dickens, Charles Dickens great-great-grandson, will be performed at Byers’ Choice in Chalfont. After the show, stop in the factory to see how their handcrafted Caroler figurines are made and tour their Christmas Museum.

Sunday

Breakfast with Santa at the Newportville Fire Company Station 82
December 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Newportville Fire Company Station 82 3025 Bath Rd, Bristol

Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Santa Sponsored by the Newportville Fire Co. #1 Ladies Auxillary.

Santa Cares Day (Sensory-Friendly)
December 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Neshaminy Mall 707 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem

You’re invited! Children within all spectrums of special needs and their families are welcome before the mall opens for this sensory-friendly event to experience the time-honored tradition of a visit and photos with Santa. Reservations are encouraged.

The Crossing Reenactment
December 12 @ 10:00 am
Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing

Each December, thousands of people gather on the banks of the Delaware River to watch the reenactment of George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas night river crossing. During the event, several hundred reenactors in Continental military dress listen to an inspiring speech by General Washington.

Gerald Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Performance
December 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm 
Byers’ Choice Ltd. 4355 County Line Rd, Chalfont

This year “A Christmas Carol,” performed by Gerald Dickens, Charles Dickens great-great-grandson, will be performed at Byers’ Choice in Chalfont. After the show, stop in the factory to see how their handcrafted Caroler figurines are made and tour their Christmas Museum. 

Family Fun Grinch Paint Party
December 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Water’s Edge Gastropub and Lounge 1067 Totem Rd, Bensalem

Join us for a great day out painting your masterpiece. Kids can paint themselves or make it a family event! Join us Sunday, December 12. We are hosting a step by step Grinch Holiday Painting.

Gerald Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Performance
December 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 
Byers’ Choice Ltd. 4355 County Line Rd, Chalfont

This year “A Christmas Carol,” performed by Gerald Dickens, Charles Dickens great-great-grandson, will be performed at Byers’ Choice in Chalfont. After the show, stop in the factory to see how their handcrafted Caroler figurines are made and tour their Christmas Museum. 

White Christmas — The Newtown Theatre
December 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Newtown Theatre 120 N State St, Newtown

White Christmas is a 1954 American musical film directed by Michael Curtiz and starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. Filmed in Technicolor, it features the songs of Irving Berlin, including a new version of the title song, “White Christmas”, introduced by Crosby […]$5SUN12

A Taste Of Israel: A Kids Culinary Workshop
December 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to cook an Israeli breakfast, and talk about Israeli traditions with Guy, Camp Galil’s new shaliach (Israel education director). Open to Little Chef’s grades 2-5 and no former experience needed, clothes that can get dirty encouraged!

Bucks County Choral Society’s Christmas – Rutter Gloria Concert
December 12 @ 4:00 pm
Our Lady of Mt Carmel 235 E State St, Doylestown

If you missed the festive sound of live voices at Christmas last year, you will enjoy a musical feast this year! The Bucks County Choral Society will sing John Rutter’s popular “Gloria” with the Fairmount Brass, as well as their traditional “Hallelujah” chorus.

Make a Holiday Wreath Workshop
December 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Craft Boutique 308 N Main St, Chalfont

Are you looking to “spruce” up your front door this holiday season? Gather your besties or beaus and join Bucks County Blooms for a fun and festive wreath-making workshop at Holiday Craft Boutique.SUN12

Coke Caravan – Shady Brook Farm
December 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Shady Brook Farm 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley

The Coca-Cola Caravan is coming to a town near you! Grab your family and friends to experience Real Magic this Christmas.

Feature photo by Kevin Crawford Imagery, courtesy of Visit Bucks County.

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