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Saturday, December 2nd (Rain date: 12/3)
$5 per person
Children 3 and under are free
$20 per household
The Havertown Holiday Festival is a family friendly event focused on Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Winter Fun!
We will have costumed characters, live holiday music, story time and crafts for kids, food trucks and vendors, beer, wine, & hot adult beverages, a holiday marketplace, an ice sculpture demonstration, a lit menorah and a tree lighting with caroling. See below for schedule, list of vendors, and parking tips.
Entrance fees cover festival costs and serve as a fundraiser to support our important work in the Township! Discover Haverford is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which enhances the economic vitality of Haverford Township and the quality of life for our residents. We foster economic growth by supporting local businesses in a variety of ways, promoting Haverford Township as a shopping and dining destination, hosting events such as the Haverfood Festival, Shop Small Saturday and the Havertown Holiday Festival, and revitalizing our business districts and public spaces.
Indie/pop artist Devix climbed to the Top 13 on Season 22 of NBC's The Voice. He'll be singing Christmas music with pop/jazz/r&b influences.
Holiday favorites with a historic flair
Professional violinist playing traditional Jewish music
Local a capella group singing Christmas favorites
Storyteller Our Sun Paul (Paul D. Best) will explain the principles of Kwanzaa, perform a candle lighting ceremony, and tell an African story highlighting the value of community.
Select HMS Choir will sing Christmas and Hanukkah songs.
Storytime with Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa books
12:30-2:30 Elsa & Olaf
2:30-4:30 The Grinch
4:15-6:15 Santa & Buddy the Elf
Join us for a tree lighting at 5:00pm with Santa and Buddy the Elf, followed by caroling around the tree led by former assistant Township Manager Tim Denny and family.
Tree sponsored by Charles B. Gans Plumbing, Heating & AC!
Watch Havertown Ice Sculptor Artist Don Lowing create a masterpiece at the Ice Sculpture Carving Booth starting at noon, sponsored by
Porsche of the Main Line!
Face painting booth sponsored by The Dream Team!
Visit our craft booth sponsored by
Stop by our booth for our raffle of gift baskets valued over $4,000+ our 50/50 Auction!
See our list of raffles below.
A variety of craft beers
Hot cider, spiked hot cider and spiked hot chocolate
Red & white wine
Coffee & hot chocolate plus bagged coffee and tea tins
Award-winning BBQ: brisket & pulled pork, hot dogs, Brunswick stew and veggie soup
Street tacos including birria, citrus mojo chicken, & a vegan option and loaded nachos
Delicious baked goods including cupcakes and cookies
Variety of Sicilian riceballs known as arancini
Cheesesteaks, burgers, french fries, sausage sandwiches, chicken tenders, and fries, mozzarella sticks.
Custom bracelets and other jewelry
A variety of red, white and specialty wines sold exclusively in Pennsylvania
Home decor, holiday decorations, ornaments, and more
Philly sports gear, apparel for all ages and many giftables!
Handbags, cosmetic bags, wristlets, totes, wallets & other accessories
Gluten-free and vegan pasta, pizzelles, tiramisu and gluten-free and dairy-free biscotti
Sweaters, hats and socks made of alpaca wool
Homemade Scottish shortbread
Variety of homemade jams
Can glasses, mugs, keychains, & stickers
Headbands and stadium bags
Unique home decor and gifts
The festival is located at the corner of Brookline and Darby Roads in Havertown. The first block of Brookline will be closed to traffic.
We expect this to be a very popular event! If at all possible, please walk or use Uber/Lyft.
There are a variety of parking options for visitors to the festival.
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