National Christmas Center

Event Details

Nov 29 - Jan 04

Until its permanent home is ready, visitors can now enjoy over 18,000+ square feet of nostalgic Christmas décor in lights, trees, stores and renowned artifacts. The National Christmas Center is housed a short distance from Stone Gables Estate. Seventeen-foot-tall, real-life buildings with artistic architectural features depict the streets of Columbia, Pennsylvania as they were in the 1950’s. Featured storefronts include a walk-in Woolworth's Store, a Boy’s Toy Store, a Girl’s Toy Store, the Sweet Shoppe featuring Klein Chocolates, Miesse Candies, Byers Bakery, and much more!

Peer in the windows of shops which include Joe – The Motorists’ Friend, Eichhorn’s Store for Men, Watt and Shand, Dave Barton’s Barbershop, The Train Store, and more!

Old favorites such as the animated Tudor Towne which tells the story of forgiveness, a “choir” of over 900 Gurley candles, Pennsylvania handmade Byers’ Choice carolers, Santa’s from around the world, over 1,000 nativities depicted in their native culture, and much more will bring back many nostalgic memories and joys of childhoods gone by. Two new Tudor Town Displays.

National Christmas Center

LOCATION: Stone Gables Estate

ADDRESS: 1160 North Market Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022

  • CONTACT: (717) 874-7606
  • COST: $10-$25