Christmas in the Park

Dates: Friday, December 4 through Sunday, December 6, 2020. Christmas lights will fill the Terre Hill Park along with food, activities, entertainment, free children’s crafts, music and more!

Hours: Nightly, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (hours for specific activities vary)

Cost: Parking and admission are free. Food, certain activities and admission to the lighted walking trail are a small fee/donation. See below for details.

Parking: Available at the Terre Hill Park. The park road will be one way- please use the Lancaster Ave entrance. Additional parking will be available at parking lots in town with a shuttle running between the parking lots and the park. Click here for directions. 

Volunteers needed! Click here for more information!


Schedule of Events

**Event details not updated for 2020. Below is an example of the 2019 event.** Stay tuned for details on our event this year, which we’re planning to hold!

Ongoing Events Each Night

  • Lighted Walking Trail & Live Nativity – Stroll through the Terre Hill Park walking trail complete with dozens of hand made lighted decorations, music, live nativity and lots and lots of Christmas lights! Admission to the trail is by suggested donation to the Terre Hill Park- Adults: $5, children 4-16: $3, 3 and under are free. Admission is valid the entire evening. Walking distance is approximately a quarter mile. Transportation through the trail is available to those who require assistance.
  • Children’s Magical Holiday Train Ride – Kids will love our holiday train ride through the park! Travel through the forest, over the train bridge and up to the north pole! Train operates 5-9 pm each night, children only. Tickets are a $3 donation to the park.
  • Christmas Tree Plaza – Enjoy a variety of food including fresh made soup, sandwiches, funnel cakes, french fries, lemonade, hot chocolate, soft pretzels and more!
  • Visit with Santa – Located at his house in Christmas Village, Santa wants to hear from everyone what they want for Christmas this year! Santa is available for visits from 6-9 pm.
  • Christmas Village – Experience the magic in Christmas Village! Browse vendors with hand made holiday themed items perfect for the upcoming gift giving season! Enjoy holiday tunes, tasty treats and warm drinks! The village is also the gateway to the lighted walking trail. New this year in Christmas Village enjoy specialty hot chocolate drinks in Christmas in the Park mugs! Flavors include gingerbread, raspberry and peppermint.
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – Enjoy a ride like no other through town on a horse drawn carriage! Tickets are $3/person, ages 3 and under are free.
  • Community Corner – Get to know some of the outstanding organizations in our community in Christmas Village throughout the event. Participating organizations include Terre Hill Food Bank, the Terre Hill Historical Society and the Eastern Lancaster County Library.
  • Children’s Crafts @ Santa’s Workshop – Held at the Terre Hill Community Center, enjoy free crafts for children as well as other free activities.

Special Events Friday, December 4

  • Music by “Left Field” – 6 – 9 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza. 
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5-9 pm in Christmas Village. $2
  • Brass Quartet – Strolling through Christmas Village

Special Events Saturday, December 5

  • Music by “Echo North” – 6 – 9 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza. Check out this great local group with some wonderful holiday tunes!
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5-9 pm in Christmas Village. $2
  • Kent Courtney Christmas – Strolling music in from 6-8 pm in Christmas Village.

Special Events Sunday, December 6

  • Music by Steve Dincau – 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza. Stop by to hear some traditional holiday tunes on guitar as well as some other favorites!
  • Carolers in Christmas Village – Enjoy carolers from local churches on Sunday evening at pavilion two in Christmas Village.
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5-9 pm in Christmas Village. $2
  • Live Ice Carving Demonstration – 5:00 pm beside the main food pavilion.

Schedule subject to change. Questions? Email us at


 Sponsor and decorate your very own tree or wreath at Christmas in the Park!
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This event is made possible by sponsorship and donations. Partner with us with an excellent new advertising opportunity! Businesses will be featured on our website, promotional posters and signage at the event. Your support and funding is needed to help get the event off the ground. Please contact us for more information- 

2020 Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Brecknock Orchard

M&S Sales & Service Inc.

Lester R. Summers, Inc.

LL Electrical Supply

New Holland Custom Woodwork

Unruh Insurance Agency, Inc.

JB Zimmerman

Blue Ball Garage Inc.

Brubacher Excavating, Inc.

New Holland Grocery Outlet

Stief Concrete Work, Inc.

Martin’s Flooring

Floor Craft

Esbenshade’s Garden Centers

Good Food Inc.

Ephrata Elks Lodge 1933

E&G Concrete

Conestoga Animal Hospital

Berk-Tek LLC

Heritage Design Interiors

Bronze Sponsors

Douglas Beatty

Cocalico Dental

Chester County Solid Waste Authority


Workshop & Craft Sponsors

Esbehshade’s Greenhouse
Fivepointville Ambulance
Cornerstone Church
Terre Hill Boy Scouts
Trinity Church
The Boose Family
Balloons by Louise
Terre Hill Bible Fellowship Church

Media Partner