We hope you’ve blocked off some time from wrapping presents and baking cookies to partake in the Holiday Hoopla that is happening this weekend. It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! From top to bottom North Delaware is bustling with festive activities. Our top picks for Friday, Dec. 18- Sunday, Dec. 20 are sure to kick-start the fun and get you in the Holiday spirit ~from millions of lights to diner nights and church choirs to the Polar Express and a slew of stuff Holiday and not in-between. Remember, this is just the tip of the iceberg, so be sure to check out the rest of this weekend’s happening events and the fun in the weeks ahead on NorthDelaWHEREHappening’s sort-able calendar of events.
Check out our Holiday Guide for the Low-Down on EVERYTHING Holiday!
Happening Holiday Guide | A 2015 collection of everything happening this holiday in North Delaware, New Castle County. Untangle your tinsel, grab your ugliest holiday sweater and jingle your bells, we’ve captured the who, what and WHERE to turn your naughty to nice and turn your spirits bright. LOCAL Parades, Tree Lighting Festivities, Lights & Sights, Theatre & Musicals, Holiday Marketplace, Gift Guides, DIY Entertaining & Decorating, Santa, and much more!
Here’s our hottest picks for WHAT’s Happening & WHERE
in North Delaware and beyond…
Not many holidays stir the memories of lights extravaganza and sparkly sights quite like Christmas. A unique time to appreciate the extension cords, tangled lights, inflatables, animated figurines and some of the most creative artistic minds. We’ve collected some of the local “Must See” Holiday Lights and Sights in North Delaware and beyond. For more info, visit Millions of Must See Holiday Lights
The Rainbow Chorale of Delaware presents a delightful collection of seasonal favorites that will be sure to lift your spirits. For more info, visit Rainbow Chorale’s Classic Holiday Concert
The Candlelight Tours at Rockwood give you a unique opportunity to see the entire museum holiday display by the warm light of the evening. For more info, visit Candlelight Tours @ Rockwood Museum
Wear your PJ’s and join in the celebration of this classic story with special activities. For more info, visit Polar Express Pajama Party
Get roped in to the ultimate battle of the sexes with Love’s Labour’s Lost, a wickedly funny gem based on Shakespeare’s comedy. This new musical delighted audiences during NYC’s Shakespeare In The Park with its irreverent wit, clever tone, and sexy-silly approach to love. For more info, visit Love’s Labour’s Lost
The Band features catchy originals as well as traditional favorites in fun musical styles including rock n roll, rhythm & blues, punk, ska and country. Sing, dance, and clap along as We Kids Rock the holidays! For more info, visit We Kids Rock Band’s Holiday Show
Christmas, Baltimore: 1959. A circle of childhood friends reunite for the upcoming wedding of one of them. Well, only if his fiancée passes a football trivia test. From the comfort of their all-night diner, the men, now in their early-twenties, confront the realities of adulthood: marriage, careers, money and the ever-mysterious opposite sex. For more info, visit DINER | Christmas, Baltimore: 1959
As part of Yuletide at Winterthur, we are inviting all “kids from 1 to 92” for Brunch with Santa! Santa Claus will appear from 9-11 a.m. For more info, visit Yuletide Brunch With Santa
Throughout the night explore our interactive exhibitions, take part in hands-on winter activities and crafts, enjoy a special performance by “Steve the Magic Conductor”, then later, take a spin around the Horizon Riverfront Rink with your family and friends! For more info, visit Snowflake Festival
‘Tis the season to be jolly! This special night of beauty, music, singing, and dance will sweep you right into the true Spirit of Christmas. Here’s an opportunity to bring friends, co-workers, and the whole family together for a fun evening out…full of Joy to the World! For more info, visit Christmas on Frenchtown Road
Central Baptist Church’s 5th Annual Christmas Jazz Liturgy: featuring Jazz Saxophonist Kim Waters. Also appearing: Alfie Moss & Dexter Koonce. For more info, visit Central Baptist Church’s 5th Annual Christmas Jazz Liturgy
‘One Tree Hill’ native Kate Voegele is fresh from releasing her recent EP “WILD CARD” which follows the success of her first three albums that have sold over 500,000 units worldwide. She’s on the road with Tyler Hilton who also starred on the show. For more info, visit Kate Voegele and Tyler Hilton
Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features the beloved Christmas music of Mannheim Steamroller along with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. For more info, visit Mannheim Steamroller Christmas | The Playhouse Theatre
The brief outdoor ritual will be filled with poetry and music. Please join us at the Moonlight Theater and afterwards in the Lower Gild Hall for food and fellowship. Bring a breakfast type snack to share. For more info, visit Arden Winter Solstice Ritual
Start your holidays off right with this Disney classic. A dancing chimney sweep and magical nanny bring new life to the Banks household. Young and old will delight in a visit with the irresistible Mary Poppins. For more info, visit Mary Poppins The Musical | DE Childrens Theatre