Updated for 2022
Some people love the hustle and bustle of the big city, but we love the quiet joys of the small town. With the world returning to more normal activities, we revel in each and every one of the holiday events near Bloomsburg, PA. Truly, It’s a Wonderful Life filled with twinkling lights, parades, crafts, and all of the fun of the season. Join us at the Inn at Turkey Hill for a special holiday getaway!
Here are some of this year’s events to enjoy close to us:
Knoebel’s Amusement Park Joy Through The Grove
Dates and Times: November 25 – December 31, 2022 from 5:30pm – 9pm
Location: 391 Knoebel’s Blvd, Rt 487, Elysburg, PA
Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Knoebels Amusement Park brings back this spectacular drive-through experience. With more than 15 miles of string lights and 400 light-up pieces, Joy Through the Grove is the perfect way to start a holiday experience. The entire display is a mile and a half long, and
you can tune into the special radio station for this holiday music during your ride.
Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble’s Merry Christmas, George Bailey
Dates: November 25 – December 28, 2022
Location: Alvina Krause Theater, 266 Center St, Bloomsburg, PA
Come to the theater for the return of a holiday favorite, Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol,” presented by the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble. It is hard to tire of this story of crotchety Scrooge, who finds his way to joy and forgiveness. This new adaptation includes holiday music and a few surprises. You will be sure to leave the theater with a smile. Make sure you purchase tickets in advance for this holiday favorite.
Dates & Times: November 25 – December 4, 2022, 4pm – 8pm
Location: Caldwell Consistory, 150 North Market St, Bloomsburg PA
This year is Bloomsburg’s 34th Tree Fest, a fundraiser for the Bloomsburg Theater Ensemble. Come and view dozens of trees decorated by local businesses and individuals. The themes range from traditional to fun to inspiring, with trees donated by local growers. At the end of the festival, all of the trees are donated to local families in need.
Danville Hometown Holiday Market
Dates & Times: December 3, 2022, 11am – 4pm
Location: Mill St, Downtown Danville PA
Take a short ride to Danville for the second annual Danville Hometown Holiday Market. This fun street fair features crafters and special offers from local businesses. There will be live music and holiday-themed activities.
Berwick Christmas Boulevard
Dates & Times: December 3 – 31, 2022, 6pm
Location: N Market St, Berwick, PA
On December 3, Market St. in nearby Berwick, PA is lit with thousands of lights to welcome the season. The celebration really starts in mid-November with a community tree-cutting. The downtown transforms into Christmas Boulevard with lights all aglow.
Mifflinburg’s Christkindl Market
Dates & Times: December 8 – 10, 2022, Thu 4:30pm – 9pm, Fri 10am – 9pm. Sat 10am – 8pm
Location: Entrances at 4th & Market St, 6th & Market St, 5th & Green St, 5th & Chestnut St, Mifflinburg, PA (Shuttle service available.)
Inspired by a 700-year-old German tradition, Mifflinburg’s Christkindl Market is the oldest authentic outdoor German market in the United States. Over the course of three days visit over 100 craft vendors in outdoor huts displaying their unique gifts. Taste a variety of traditional foods like Apfel Streudel, Schnitzel, German sausages, Hungarian Goulash, Polish Haluski, soups, cookies, and candy. Watch the Lantern Parade, and enjoy live musical entertainment and the marionette shows.
These 2022 holiday events near Bloomsburg, PA, will leave you inspired, relaxed, and truly ready to celebrate the season! Small-town Christmas is the way it was always meant to be! Make sure you plan to stay overnight at the Inn at Turkey Hill. We have two restaurants onsite for you to choose from; a casual brewpub at the Turkey Hill Brewing Company and fine dining at The Farmhouse.