Christmas in the Park

Dates: Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3, 2022. Christmas lights will fill the Terre Hill Park along with food, activities, entertainment, free children’s crafts, music, vendors and more!

Hours: Nightly, 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM (hours for specific activities vary- see below). Weather dependent, check our Facebook page for weather updates. 

Cost: Parking and admission are free. Food, certain activities, and admission to the lighted walking trail require a small fee.

General Parking: Available throughout town at designated lots with shuttles making stops at each. See below for a map of designated parking lots. Parking at the Park is available for valid handicap placard holders only. Park driveway is closed to all other traffic. 

Handicap Parking: Available at the Terre Hill Park- Use the Lancaster Ave. entrance. Have your valid handicap placard ready and visible (required to enter).


Below is example information from 2022. Updated event information for 2023 coming soon!


Tickets now available for Christmas in the Park 2022 Lighted Walking Trail! Click here to book your tickets and save time at the ticket window!


Schedule of Events

Ongoing Events Each Night

  • Lighted Walking Trail & Live Nativity – Stroll through the Terre Hill Park walking trail complete with 100+ hand made lighted decorations, music, live nativity and lots and lots of Christmas lights! Admission to the trail is $5, 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. The lights will be lit from 5 – 9 pm, nightly. Live nativity from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, nightly. Purchase lighted walking trail tickets online here!
  • Christmas Tree Plaza – Enjoy a variety of food including freshly made soup, sandwiches, funnel cakes, hot chocolate, french fries, nachos, quesadillas, tacos, coffee and more! Dine under our covered pavilion or in the heated tent.
  • Visit with Santa – Located at the Community Center (second floor), Santa wants to hear from everyone what they want for Christmas this year! Santa will be on site from 6-8:30 pm.
  • Christmas Village – Experience the magic of Christmas Village! Browse vendors with 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. Enjoy specialty hot chocolate drinks in Christmas in the Park mugs in fun holiday flavors. Also available are baked goods, hot apple cider and popcorn.
  • Horse Drawn Carriage Rides – Enjoy a ride like no other through town on a horse drawn carriage! Tickets are $5/person, ages 3 and under are free.
  • Children’s Crafts and Activities @ Santa’s Workshop – Located at the Terre Hill Community Center adjacent to the park – children’s craft stations, gingerbread cookie decorating, balloon twisting, Christmas story and nativity collection display. 

Special Events Friday, December 2, 2022

  • Music by 3:16 – 6 – 8 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5:30 – 8:30 pm in the Community Center. $3
  • Happy Wanderers – 6 – 8 pm in Christmas Village
  • Live Ice Carving Demonstration – 7 pm beside the main food pavilion

Special Events Saturday, December 3, 2022

  • Music by 3 Below – 6 – 8:30 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza. Check out this great local group with some wonderful holiday tunes!
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5:30 – 8:30 pm in the Community Center. $3
  • Holiday Horns– 6 – 8 pm in Christmas Village
  • Live Ice Carving Demonstration – 7 pm beside the main food pavilion

Special Events Sunday, December 4, 2022

  • Music by the Erich Cawalla Trio – 6 – 8:30 pm in Christmas Tree Plaza. Stop by to enjoy this fun holiday show!
  • Kids Gingerbread Cookie Decorating – 5:30 – 8:30 pm in the Community Center. $3
  • New Holland Brass Band – 6 – 8 pm in Christmas Village

Schedule subject to change. Questions? Email us at [email protected]

Dogs are permitted, as long as they are friendly and on a leash at all times. Walking trail is partially crushed stone and partially grass and can accommodate wheeled items such as strollers and wheelchairs so long as ground surface permits.
Golf cart transportation through the trail is available for those who may need assistance (no charge). 


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- [email protected]


2022 Sponsors


Premier Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

AAA Supply
Accoutable Bookkeeping LLC
Amvets Post 136
Choice Home Remodeling
Clearview Complete Auto Care
Conestoga Animal Hospital
David L Good Heating & Cooling
Fire Line Equipment LLC
Floor Craft
Ingham’s Powder Coating
JB Zimmerman
Kling, Deibler and Glick LLP
Lyons & Hohl Paving
Martin Tree Service
The Artist’s Inn
Town & Country Electric & Plumbing LLC
Keystone Quality Motors
Grocery Outlet Bargain Market
Heritage Design Interiors
Homestead Nutrition Inc
Sensenig & Weaver Well Drilling Inc
E&G Concrete, Inc.
Lester R. Summers, Inc.
Lichty Brothers, Inc.
John Huber Auto
New Holland Garage Door
Cocalico Plumbing & Heating
Eckert Signs, Inc


Bronze Sponsors

B J Baldwin Electric Inc
Chester County Solid Waste
Garden Spot Lions Club
Horst Auctioneers
Shady Maple


Workshop & Craft Sponsors

Esbenshade’s Greenhouse | Cornerstone Bible Church | Vibrant Church | Balloons by Louise

Media Partner

Book Egg Hunt