Whether you venture out and brave the cold or prefer the warmer climates of the great indoors - winter at Kitchen Kettle Village is a wonderland filled with exciting and unexpected things to do, see and experience.

It's the perfect time to explore the shops, succumb to the temptation of our tantalizing fare, or warm up with a steamy drink from the Roasted Rooster.

Winter at Kitchen Kettle Village is also ideal for exploring the many ways we celebrate the holidays - take in the aromas of freshly baked seasonal treats, wander through our simply decorated Village and pick up a few Christmas gifts along the way. You just might find an unexpected treasure to take home!

To keep up to date with all the wonderful winter things to discover here at Kitchen Kettle Village, check back often. We'll spotlight new activities all season long.


Our Lancaster County Christmas events and activities are your invitation to old-fashioned, holiday fun!

Thanksgiving through December 21st 2024

Don't miss our holiday kick-off on Friday evening, November 29th when we stay open until 9pm. There will be a tree lighting, live music and a special Holiday Tasting Tour.

Come and enjoy the beautiful lights of the village as you shop. Visit us on Saturdays and experience live music. Pass brass bands as you dash from one shop to another. We have cookies to treat you. And shopkeepers to greet you. Roast a marshmallow over an open fire at the "Pepper Lane Fudge S'more Station." Discover abundant shopping filled with music boxes, authentic Amish quilts, and homemade Lancaster County food, fresh baked goods and tasty canned goods. And don't forget the national brands like Ugg boots, Brighton handbags and jewelry, Pandora bracelets, and more. Come start off the holidays in Lancaster County - a great place to come home each year.

Check out the events schedule from 2023

Kitchen Kettle Events in the Winter

Dinner with Mrs. Claus & Yummie

Nov 30th - Dec 21, 2024

Enjoy a magical evening with Mrs. Claus and Yummie at The Kling House Restaurant for dinner and storytelling.

Holiday Family Fun with Santa & Friends

Nov 30th - Dec 21, 2024

Get in the holiday spirit with this fun family event including a meal, caroling, scavenger hunt and a visit with Santa & friends.

Christmas at Kitchen Kettle

Holiday Tasting Tour

Friday, November 29th 2024, 4-7pm 

Sip, snack & stroll your way through the Village while enjoying special samples prepared just for you in our many food shops.