2022 is almost over, so here’s some fun and seasonal activities to end the year with:

Pennsylvania Wilds

Pennsylvania Wilds

  1. Holiday Vineyard Lighting

See a vineyard illuminated with festive lights, listen to holiday music, and sit around a fire at Bucks County Wine Trail’s “Light Up the Vines.”  The third annual Light Up will be available until January 1, 2023, at dusk. Go to Buckingham Valley Vineyards. There is no entrance fee, but fees will be applied to food and wine. For more information, call 215-519-8833 or check their website:








  1. Gingerbread Competition

Peddler’s Village is hosting a gingerbread competition and display. You can compete and win in one of the different categories. The winners will be posted on the Peddler’s Village website. It is free to attend at the Visitor and Event Center. Make sure to check it out before January 8, 2023. For more information, check their website:


Images source: https://peddlersvillage.com/event/gingerbread-display/





  1. Asbury Woods Winter Wonderland

From 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm, the Andrew J. Conner Nature Center’s boardwalk will be lit up until December 31, 2022 (except for December 24 and 25). The boardwalk and nature center will be free to public. The walk is about a third of a mile. The path is not shoveled regularly so dress accordingly.

Location: 4105 Asbury Road, Erie, Pennsylvania 16506

For more information, call 814-835-5356 or visit their website:







Images source: https://uncoveringpa.com/winter-wonderland-asbury-woods



  1. Christmas Village

Buy unique Christmas giftware, European food specialties, and jewelry from vendors that can’t be found in a shopping mall. Try out the Ferris wheel, historic carousel, and Christmas Village kids’ train. From Saturday to Thursday, the market is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm. On Fridays and Saturdays, it is open from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. Make sure to visit before December 24, 2022! The market will be open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on Christmas Eve.

Location: City Hall and LOVE Park JFK Plaza, 1500 Arch Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

For more information, check their website:


image 1 source: https://www.visitpa.com/event/christmas-village-philadelphia 

images 2 and 3 source: Google Map images



  1. Christmas Magic – A Festival of Lights

Walk through a lit-up trail with hot cocoa and food. For ages 6-14, tickets are $5. For above 14, tickets are $10. Reservations are required and only online. The trail will be open from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm until December 30, 2022. It will be closed December 24, 25, and 31. The walk is about half a mile.

Location: Rocky Ridge County Park 3699 Deininger Rd York, Pennsylvania 17349

For more information, call 717-840-7440 or check their website:








Image 1 source: https://www.visitpa.com/event/christmas-magic-festival-lights 

Image 2 source: https://yorkcountypa.gov/1112/Christmas-Magic-2022