Holiday Shows in Lancaster County

This holiday season, celebrate with one of the greatest family traditions - theater!

Some of the nation’s most acclaimed theatres call Lancaster County home, and at this time of year their stages come alive with holiday celebration. Music, dance, comedy and drama can be found celebrating the season on stages large and small around the county. Make plans to take in a show or two as part of your holiday plans in Lancaster County!

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Burglar's Holiday (a Christmas Comedy) | Rainbow Dinner Theatre
November 1-December 28
Two of the worst burglars try to exploit a young couple's holiday vacation plans by stealing everything in their home. Crime loses and Christmas wins in this lovingly loony Christmas comedy.
(800) 292-4301
www.rainbowdinnertheatre.com

The 2014 Christmas Show | American Music Theatre
November 4-December 30
This critically acclaimed Christmas Show has become a tradition for many and is one of Lancaster’s most beloved holiday shows. Awe-inspiring music and dance, incomparable voices, and light-hearted holiday humor are the ingredients for this season’s all-new extravaganza.
(717) 397-7700
www.amtshows.com

A Wonderful Life | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
November 13-December 23
Frank Capra’s film classic has been brought to vibrant color. The story of George Bailey and his wonderful life in Bedford Falls, remains a timeless fable of dreams and love as he finds out what life would have been like without him thanks to some help from Clarence, Angel second-class. This uplifting show for the whole family celebrates the innate goodness in everyone.
(717) 898-1900
www.dutchapple.com 

White Christmas | Fulton Theatre
November 18-January 4
Holiday time at the Fulton is always a mix of fun, tradition, nostalgia and joy. Now, the most beloved Christmas movie comes to life on the Fulton stage. All the warmth and tenderness of the classic Bing Crosby film will be combined with spectacular singing and dancing that you only get from a live stage production. So, go ahead and dream of a white Christmas.
(717) 397-7425
www.thefulton.org

American Music Theatre Annual Christmas Show

A Dickens of a Christmas | Mount Hope Mansion
December 3-23
You are hereby cordially invited to the Annual Christmas Party at Mount Hope's Theater in the Mansion production. Sing along, share games and traditions, and rejoice in the spirit of the season with holiday characters. Bring the whole family and create new traditions out of old at Mount Hope’s A Dickens of a Christmas.
(717) 665-7021
www.parenfaire.com

Behold! A Christmas Celebration | Lancaster Bible College
December 5-6
This Christmas Celebration has become a community standard and features a live chorale, orchestra, and drama. The entire family will enjoy the sights and sounds of visual, musical, and dramatic delights. There is no cost, but tickets are required. Visit our website for performance times and ticket reservation. 
(800) 544.7335
www.lbc.edu/Events/index

Sounds of the Season | Lancaster Symphony Orchestra
December 19, 21
You’ll be delighted by the music of many beloved holiday sounds plus the Lancaster Symphony Brass and a traditional holiday sing-along. From Classical to Contemporary, join us in beautiful Barshinger Hall at Franklin & Marshall College and relax from the holiday bustle.
(717) 397-7425
www.lancastersymphony.org 

Santa Train at the Strasburg Rail Road

Santa Train at the Strasburg Rail Road

Capture the magic of Santa’s Paradise Express as you ride aboard a steam train warmed by potbelly stoves while carolers, musicians & Santa himself stroll from car to car.

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Days Inn Lancaster PA Dutch Country

Days Inn Lancaster PA Dutch Country

We offer a great value and substantial savings with many free amenities. We have everything you need to have a great overnight stay!

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