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A Christmas Carol
Delaware Theatre Company
Recurring till Dec. 30, 2016
Audiences rejoice! Ebenezer Scrooge returns to our stage in this thrilling adaptation of a holiday classic. Using nothing more than props, puppets, fresh physicality, and the power of imagination, seven actors bring some of Dickens’ most beloved characters to life right before your eyes. Don't be left out in the cold for this timeless tale with a fresh twist!

Holiday Lights Express
Recurring till Friday, December 30, 2016
4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $12, Seniors: $11, Kids: $10 (free under 2)
Enjoy a peaceful interlude at the end of the year with a 45-minute evening ride aboard our heated 1929 Pennsylvania Railroad "Doodlebug" railcar (which is covered with thousands of holiday lights). Many of neighbors along the track decorate their homes and yards for passengers to enjoy. Reservations are strongly suggested. Trains will not be running on December 12, 13, 14, 24, & 25th.

Horizon Riverfront Rink
Recurring till Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Times vary
Wilmington Riverfront
$5-8 ($3 for skate rental)
Justison Landing Green, has been transformed into Wilmington’s own “Rockefeller Center” with a skating rink, holiday decorations, twinkling lights, and festive music.

Winter WonderFEST
Recurring till Sunday, January 1, 2017
Times vary
Cape Henlopen State Park/Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal
Prices vary
Drive through bright, beautiful colors on a two-mile “Light Spectacular” holiday light show, which includes more than 60 awe-inspiring displays. Enjoy the fun at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal's "Christmas Village," with an ice skating rink, live music, indoor holiday workshops, a strolling Santa and carnival rides, Park gates open at 5 PM. The tour is open Thursday through Sunday until Dec. 21. From then until Jan. 1, it will be open every night. Admission to Light Spectacular is $15 for cars, $30 for vans, and $50 for buses.

Holidays in Odessa
Recurring till Saturday, December 31, 2016
Times vary
Historic Odessa
Prices vary
Step back in time at the Historic Odessa's annual Holiday Celebration - a seasonal tradition of interpreting scenes from classic literature. This year you're invited to tour the National Historic Register Wilson-Warner House transformed into vignettes inspired by E.T.A. Hoffman's tale of The Nutcracker and The Mouse King ; 2016 celebrates the book’s bicentennial (200 years) reacquainting us with the beloved characters and remembering fantastic scenes.

Nemours Mansion & Gardens Holiday Tours
Recurring till January 8, 2017
Times vary
Nemours Mansion & Gardens
Prices vary
Experience rooms beautifully decorated with historical artifacts, enjoy dazzling Christmas trees decked out with hand-painted ornaments and decorations from the early 1900s to the present. Come discover the elegance of Nemours Mansion during the holidays.

Yuletide at Winterthur
Recurring till Sunday, January 8, 2017
Times vary
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Included with admission
Delight in and be inspired by visions of holidays of old at our annual Yuletide tour and celebration.

Holidays at Hagley: A Child’s Delight
Recurring till Sunday, January 1, 2017
Times vary
Hagley Museum & Library
Included in admission
The 1803 du Pont family ancestral home, Eleutherian Mills, will feature holiday decorations and interpretation on the French traditions of exchanging gifts on New Year’s Day and the celebration of Twelfth Night. This display features toys, games and dolls. 

Old Fashioned Christmas at Bellevue Mansion
Recurring till Sunday, December 18, 2016
Times vary
Bellevue State Park
$15
Step back in time into the beautifully decorated Bellevue Mansion at Bellevue State Park. Visit with Father Christmas, sit and listen to stories/sing with storyteller, take some time to view the train display custom designed for the holiday by the First State Model Railroad Club. The Mansion in all its glory will provide you not only an old fashioned experience but also provide you with many holiday picture taking opportunities throughout the site. 

Santa Claus Express
Saturday, December 17, 2016 & Sunday, December 18, 2016
Times vary
Wilmington & Western Railroad
Adults: $18, Seniors: $17, Kids: $16 (under 2 free)
Why stand in line at the mall and wait to see Santa, when you can ride our train and have Santa come to you? The Jolly Old Elf himself rides the train and greets everyone on board, and gives all children a chocolate treat. Be sure to bring your camera and have Santa pose for pictures with your child during this 1½-hour round-trip to Ashland. This event has assigned seating, please call the office for arrangements. Reservations are strongly suggested, sell out is likely.

Liquid Alchemy Beverages - Guided Tours and Tastings
Recurring weekly on Friday - Sunday
12:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Experience a tour and tasting of Delaware's first and only Meadery and Cidery.

Breakfast With Santa
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Join Crooked Hammock Brewing for Breakfast with Santa. There will be a Breakfast buffet, holiday music and pictures. Don’t forget to bring an unopened toy for Toys for Tots and receive a free dinner gift certificate!

Merry Christmas Baby at Blue Earl Brewing
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Blue Earl is decking The Juke with pints, flights, growlers and good cheer as they celebrate this wonderful holiday season! Enjoy music by Barrelhouse Blues Band and food truck: Delicious Craving.

Cocktails with Mrs. Claus
Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Join Painted Stave for cocktails with Mrs. Claus! Pick up some festive cheer for your holiday celebrations.

Bonus trip ideas:
Discover new adventures on the Delaware Outdoor Trail.
Dine out on the Delaware Culinary Trail.
Explore the outdoors on the Delaware Geocaching Trail.
Take a step back in time on the Delaware History Trail.
Sip your way along the Delaware Beer, Wine and Spirits Trail.
Discover the top things to do in Delaware.