Lancaster County Christmas Holiday Shows

This holiday season, celebrate with one of the greatest family traditions - theater!

Some of the nation’s most acclaimed theaters 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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The 2018 Christmas Show: The First Noel | American Music Theatre
November 1 - December 30
This live, musical experience will feature favorite holiday songs, outstanding singing and dancing, and the incredible AMT Orchestra. Come celebrate the magic of the season with the region’s biggest Christmas Show!

A Christmas in Paradise | Rainbow's Comedy Playhouse
November 3 - December 29
At Christmas, we want the familar songs and tales that bring back happy memories and help make this time of year so magi-cal. Join us as we present our most loved Christmas story. A Lancaster County Amish family shares the true meaning of Christmas with some big city visitors who have lost their way. If you haven’t seen it you must; if you have you will want to share the experi-ence again!

A Christmas to Remember | Bird-in-Hand Stage
November 6 - December 29
In this holiday musical, Matthew and Mary face challenges as owners of a thrift store and caregivers for an elderly parent. Intriguing characters and unique situations reveal unexpected treasures in the most unlikely places.

The Magic & Wonder of Christmas | Bird-in-Hand Stage
November 7 - January 1 
Experience a show specifically for the Christmas season. Brett and his cast combine amazing illusions and heartwarming comedy with the best of the holiday spirit. Create lifelong memories as you rediscover the wonder and the true magic of Christmas.

42nd Street | Fulton Theatre 
November 13 - December 30 
Central Pennsylvania’s premier regional theatre, presenting Broadway caliber productions within a beautifully restored 166 year-old national historic landmark. This year, experience the Broadway classic 42nd Street.

A Christmas Carol | Dutch Apple Dinner Theatre
November 15 - December 31 
A season favorite! Even for a grumpy old miser like Ebenezer Scrooge, it’s never too late to change. But when he’s visited by three ghosts – Past, Present, and Future – he discovers his selfish ways and greets Christmas morning with a new found happiness, and through the enduring love of Tiny Tim, learns to spread goodwill and be happy.

"A Christmas Journey" Magic Lantern Show | Amish Experience Theater 
December 1-31
Experience Christmas in a re-creation of a Victorian Magic Lantern Show, before there were movies. Live Showman, spectacular images, music and all your favorite holiday stories as you have never seen them before, using an authentic 1890’s wood and brass magic lantern from England.



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