A Winter Wonderland Weekend Event in Carlisle, PA!

group of five champagne-colored christmas ornaments with orange and yellow bokeh backgroundAlthough we at Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast are still soaking up every ounce of the crisp, autumn weather, there’s no denying that the holidays are just around the corner! To mark off the Holiday season, Downtown Carlisle, PA will celebrate the first weekend of December with the annual Carlisle’s Wonderful Weekend! The Weekend of November 30 – December 2, 2018 will be jam-packed with all sorts of celebrations, holiday openings, shopping opportunities, and so much more! Here we will show you just a few ways Cumberland County celebrates the holidays over that exciting weekend:

3rd Annual Christmas Parade– 
Friday, November 30th kicks off the magical weekend with the 3rd Annual F&M Trust Downtown Carlisle Christmas Parade! The parade’s theme for 2018 is “Light up the Night” with all kinds of prizes for local participants who want to display their Christmas lighting prowess. It’s sure to be a dazzling start that you won’t want to miss!                   

Address: Downtown Carlisle, Hanover Street between Willow & North Streets, Carlisle, PA 17013    
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Price: Free

Shopping:

The Market of Curiosities
This is the place to go when you’re struggling to find that perfect gift for that special someone. This market will display unique vintage items, gifts, and DIY creations from over 65 independent artists and vendors! In addition, there will be delicious foods and tasty micro-brews to select from while you shop. There is certainly something for everyone to be had here at this not-to-be-missed event!

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018   
Address: Carlisle Expo Theater, 100 K Street, Carlisle, PA 17013             
Time: 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Price: $3.00; children under 12 are free                    

There will be additional opportunities to shop during the holiday open houses of all the local shops of Downtown Carlisle, so make sure you take a peek into all these excellent places so as to not miss anything! Also, check out the Christkindlesmarkt / Holiday Crafts Bazaar for more gifts, treats, holiday music, etc. on Saturday!

Family Events:

Holiday Family Program-
This free program will feature all sorts of family-friendly Christmas crafts and goodies that are sure to delight all in the family! There is also rumor of a surprise visitor, so parents, be sure to bring your camera!

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018                     
Address: Cumberland County Historical Society, 21 North Pitt Street, Carlisle, PA 17013 
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM                        
Price: Free

Doughnuts with Santa-
The Bosler Memorial Library will hold a morning event featuring the one and only Santa Claus where children can line up and tell the man himself what they would like for Christmas. This will be the ideal time to snap that picture-perfect holiday photo for this year’s Christmas cards! In addition, there will be fun-filled games, gifts from Santa, holiday cartoons and, of course, doughnuts for the children (and parents) to enjoy.

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018            
Address: Bosler Memorial Library, 158 West High Street, Carlisle, PA 17013            
Time:     9:00 AM to 11:00 AM        

This wonderful winter-filled weekend in Carlisle will also feature carriage rides, holiday movie showings at the Carlisle Theatre, and more! Check back in with the main website for more information as the date looms closer. And while you are planning your winter-weekend getaway, we will provide cozy lodging for you here in Carlisle, PA at Pheasant Field Bed and Breakfast. So book now and start your holiday season off right!

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