Lancaster County Christmas Holiday Shows

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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Magic Lantern Christmas Show: A Victorian Christmas | Amish Experience at Plain & Fancy Farm
November 27-28, December 5, 12, 19, 21-24, 26, 28-31
The surprises and joys of the season are brought to visual delight with this collaboration between the Amish Experience and the American Magic Lantern Theater. Classic Christmas stories and poems and much more will fill you with the Christmas spirit. You’ll sing along with some of your favorite carols and laugh out loud at the “Parade of Toys” and the story of an out-of-control giant snowball! Your Showman will take you on this wonderful trip through the joys and heartfelt emotions of the Holiday Season as he presents iconic stories and poems like “The Night Before Christmas,” with stunning visual images, heartfelt music and legendary storytelling.
(800) 555-2303

Good Night Mrs. Puffin | Rainbow Comedy Playhouse
October 31 - December 27
The Fordyces are busily preparing for the wedding of their eldest daughter Jacky to Victor, son of Stephen Parker, with whom Henry Fordyce is planning a business merger. Then in walks a total stranger Mrs. Puffin who announces she saw in a vision that Jacky would not marry Victor. She then establishes her vision's accuracy by correctly predicting various hilarious domestic accidents. She also predicts Jacky will marry the young business associate, Roger Vincent, who has accompanied the Parkers to the Fordyce home. She also foretells Victor will ask release from the engagement as he's in love with Jacky's younger sister. The oracle proves to be amazingly accurate no wonder she's been carefully primed for her role as suburban seeress.
(800) 292-4301

2015 Christmas Show | American Music Theatre
November 3 - December 30
When the holidays arrive, the familiar sounds of the season are always at American Music Theatre. The critically acclaimed Christmas Show has become an enjoyable tradition for many, and is renowned as Lancaster’s most beloved holiday show.
(717) 397-7700

Miracle of Christmas | Sight & Sound Theatres
November 7 - January 2
Be surrounded by the bustling village of Bethlehem as camels, horses, donkeys and villagers pass by. Be transported to the hillside where legions of angels descend upon the shepherds to proclaim, "The Savior is born!" Come early and enjoy our on-site Christmas festivities and seasonal treats.
(800) 377-1277

A Christmas Story | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
November 12- December 31
An all-new Broadway musical based on the classic 1983 movie that is the hilarious account of Ralphie’s desperate quest to ensure that this most perfect of gifts ends up under his tree this Christmas. The coveted Red Ryder BB gun!
(717) 898-1900

Elf | Fulton Theatre
November 17 - January 3
Buddy, a young orphan mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities can no longer be ignored. Hoping to discover his true identity, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, move Dad off the naughty list and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.
(717) 397-7425

Sounds of the Season: Christmas at Hogwarts | Lancaster Symphony Orchestra
December 18 & 20
Celebrate the festive season Harry Potter-style with Christmas at Hogwarts! Concerts will be held at the Barshinger Center for Musical Arts at Franklin & Marshall College.
(717) 291-3881

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