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Celebrating the 24th Annual

Grand Illumination Celebration

The Village lights up on Friday, November 15! Join us for our annual Grand Illumination show showcasing local music and dance performers in this beloved annual event.

At 6:15 p.m. sharp, Santa and Mrs. Claus will flip the switch to illuminate Peddler’s Village. The holiday lights will be on display every evening through January 19, 2025. Shops will be open until 10 p.m. Free admission and parking.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a very popular event, so please plan to arrive early, as traffic delays can be expected and parking can reach full capacity. We would advise against bringing dogs to this event as the pathways become congested. If you miss this event, don’t worry! The Village is lit up in full holiday splendor with a million colorful lights every evening through January 19, 2025.

2023 Grand Illumination Celebration

Revisit the 2023 show with Hosts Martin & Kelly and Emcee Joe Albert (Director of Festivals & Events) as they welcome in the holiday season with special performances from Holicong Middle School, BC Discoveries Dancers, The Grinch , and more magical guests! Are those jingle bells, I hear?

Holiday Kickoff Weekend

Shops are open until 10 p.m. on November 17th to kick off the holidays! Check off your holiday gift list with refreshments in each shop and something for everyone, November 15-17.  Click here to find out more!

Extended Shopping Hours

Friday, November 15: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday, November 16: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday, November 17: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

The Village’s extended holiday shopping hours begin on November 29 through December 30, Monday through Saturday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Gingerbread Competition & Display

Check out the winners of the 40th Annual Gingerbread Competition & Display. More than 100 creative and whimsical entries crafted by the public in different categories are on display from November 15 through January 19, 2025. Admission is free.


Enjoy tasty food & drink at any of our eateries and tasting rooms.

Tag us (@peddlersvillage) in your photos on Instagram and Facebook! Happy strolling, dining, and shopping!
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