Kickoff to the Holidays
November 11; 6-8 p.m.
Celebrate the season at our Kickoff to the Holidays at Giggleberry Fair! Kids can meet-and-greet with Mrs. Claus, write a letter to Santa, and make a holiday craft with Santa’s elves, and so much more. The Kickoff to the Holidays is free, just don’t forget to bring your holiday cheer!
Grand Illumination Celebration
November 18; Lights switch on at 6:15 p.m. sharp
Experience the magic at Peddler’s Village when one million twinkling lights are switched on by Santa and Mrs. Claus at our 22nd annual Grand Illumination Celebration! Enjoy musical and dance performances, and stop by the Visitor & Event Center to see over 75 colorful and creative gingerbread creations. Holiday lights will be on display every evening through January 8, 2023.
Merchants Open House
November 18 – November 20
Stop by 60+ locally owned specialty and boutique shops and preview fantastic gift-giving ideas at our Merchants Open House! Find the perfect gifts, from apparel and accessories to home goods, fine art, toys, and more when you shop small and support local at Peddler’s Village.
Gingerbread Competition & Display
November 18 – January 8, 2023
A holiday tradition since 1984, stop by the Visitor & Event Center to see over 75 gingerbread creations on display for our annual Gingerbread Competition & Display! Enjoy the sweet scents of gingerbread while you feast your eyes on colorful and creative gingerbread creations in 8 different categories.
Photos with Santa at Giggleberry fair
Saturdays & Sundays, November 19 – December 18
Our elves have transformed Giggleberry Fair into a Holiday Wonderland just in time for Santa’s arrival! Beat the crowds at the mall and head over to Giggleberry Fair for your Photos with Santa set amongst garland and glitter on Saturdays from 12-5 p.m. and Sundays from 12-4 p.m.