Bucks County is wealthy in holiday activities and events suitable for all ages, ranging from tree-lighting ceremonies to family-friendly open houses. If you are planning to do a little more than decorating your house this season, then there are plenty of other things you can do instead.
Cairn University will be hosting its 7th Annual Starry Nite on December 8th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Entry to the event is free of charge and open to the general public. Hot cocoa, cider, and homemade cookies will be served. There will also be horse-drawn carriage rides. In addition to that, visitors are allowed to decorate Christmas cards and tree ornaments and also skate on the university’s outdoor ice skating rink.
Historic Fallsington village will hold its yearly Christmas Tree Lighting on December 10th at 6 p.m. at the Stagecoach Tavern in Meetinghouse Square. The tree is decorated with handcrafted adornments created especially by the kindergarten and preschool students at the nearby William Penn Center.
Pennsbury Manor, the reconstructed country estate of Pennsylvania forefather, William Penn, will host its yearly Holly Nights occasion on December 7th and 8th from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Colonial Christmas will comprise of strolling carolers, crackling fires, hot mulled cider and period demonstrations, as well as candlelit tours of the Manor House. Make sure to put a green sprig on the Manor’s log bonfire and make a wish for the upcoming new year. Tickets can be obtained from Pennsbury Manor’s website.
The Ivyland Fire Company will be hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa on December 10th from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Winterfest is all set to be hosted at different locations for much of December’s first week in Morrisville. Celebrations include the borough’s yearly holiday parade starting at 10:00 am on the 2nd of December on South Pennsylvania Avenue at West Post Road. The parade will start on Washington, Delaware and Pennsylvania avenues before ending at Morrisville High School, where there will be a range of activities for children and their families to enjoy.