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Christmas activities for the family in Montgomery County

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It’s officially that time of year! – Happy December! Aside from the lovely longer Christmas mall hours, crafty activities at home with the kids, baking Christmas treats, and driving around with Christmas music playing in the car and looking at all the creative Christmas lights, below are a few other festive and fun Christmas activities for families being hosted in the lovely Montgomery County, PA!

The Annual Ambler Holiday Parade:
Saturday, December 7th, 2013 starting at 1pm – This huge event features live music, Santa, floats, local businesses, and other great surprises! The streets fill up quickly, so make sure you hurry down and do not forget to bundle up! Please refer to Ambler website for more information.

Christmas in Keswick:
Friday, December 6th, 2013 from 7pm – 10pm – Come out for the second year of Christmas in Keswick! There will be music, shopping, good food, Santa, and lighting of the Christmas tree! It’s sure to be a great time! Free trolley rides WILL be available from Susquehanna Bank Center. Please see website for more details.

Tree Lighting at Elmwood Park Zoo:
Friday, December 6th, 2013 from 6pm – 8pm – The kids are sure to love this one! Hot chocolate, s’mores, games, reindeer, and Christmas cheer! Best of all – it’s a free event! There are also a few Breakfast with Santa events at the zoo. These are the dates: 12/14 * 12/15 * 12/21 * 12/22. Admission fee required and various times available. Please see their website for more events and further information.

Live Nativity at Church of the Open Door:

Friday and Saturday, December 6th and 7th, from 5pm - 8pm. As you drive through the parking lot, you will be able to witness the story of Jesus Christ's birth with the help of actors, live animals, music, and small gifts! This is a free event the kids are sure to love! Please see website for more details.

Breakfast with Santa at Cucina Italiana:
Saturday, December 14th, 2013 from 9am – 1030am - good food and Santa Clause! Cucina Italiana at the Willow Grove mall is hosting a breakfast with Santa. Reservations are required. Please see website for more information.

There's so much more to do right in the comfort of your own backyard! Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

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