18 Holiday Hallmark Movie Locations in Pennsylvania?

Imagine a lovely snow-covered town decorated with perfectly trimmed evergreen plants, carollers and homemade hot cocoa. Sounds straight out of the Hallmark Christmas movie, right? Well … Happy Adventurers put your remote away and look no further than these cinematic wonderland in Pennsylvania.

1. Gettysburg

Gettysburg Lincoln Square Christmas Day
Lincoln Square

The Christmas tree shines brightly in Lincoln Square and there are wreaths on every lantern. Gettysburg companies along the square join the festive fun with Christmas lights, festive decorations and sparkling, wrapped gifts on window sills and doors. Charming, whimsical seasonal events such as the Gettysburg Christmas Festival and Christmas Tastes and Traditions Food Tour keep the mood going throughout the season.

2. Kanonsburg

Christmas decoration on display
Old-fashioned Christmas celebration

Take a stroll through the center of Canonsburg to experience the old-fashioned Christmas celebration. Surround yourself with sparkling white lights and Christmas window displays and buy the perfect Christmas gift at the Christmas Market. Visit their Facebook page to stay up to date with the event schedule every weekend.

3. Jim Thorpe

Horse-drawn carriage rides
Older Christmas weekends

Situated in the breathtaking Lehigh Gorge, Jim Thorpe offers visitors a unique and family-friendly way to enjoy the snow-capped Pocono Mountains. During the Christmas season, historic Victorian architecture, cheerful music and crisp mountain air fill the holiday mood. Their 41st The annual Olde Time Christmas Weekends will include carriage rides, special community holiday events, live entertainment all over the city, and of course Santa Claus!

4. New Hope

Farm with Christmas lights covered with snow
Shady Brook farm

Embark on a winter adventure exploring the beautifully decorated 18th-century buildings and winding brick walkways at Peddler’s Village. December is a seasonal holiday with Christmas shopping, Christmas light shows, Holly Jolly Weekend and a gingerbread contest and show! Wander to Shady Brook Farm to warm yourself with a cup of hot cocoa and cook s’mores over a toasted campfire. Moreover, experience the magic of this season by keeping your own car warm and cozy as 3 million lights illuminate their farmland during the Christmas light show. Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast with Santa Claus himself – and don’t forget to take a picture with him while you are there – or take a stroll through Candy Cane Lane filled with musical dance lights.

5. Bethlehem

Christmas lights on the main street
Historical Bethlehem

Stroll the charming streets of Historic Bethlehem, adorned with flickering lights and brimming with festive joy. Wander through the beautiful city center or ride in style in festively decorated and tranquil horse carriages. The festive atmosphere full of lights, sights and sounds of Christmas is truly a scene out of a Hallmark classic. Not to mention the nearby Christkindlmarkt has been voted one of the best holiday markets in the US by both parties Travel + leisure and Marta Stewart’s magazine.

6. Rocky hill

A stroller ride on the North Pole with Christmas lights
Rockhill Stroller Museum

Pack your bags, climb a heated vintage trolley, and travel the snowy tracks through the festive light shows at the Rockhill Trolley Museum. Santa Claus will welcome you “Ho, Ho, Ho!” and visit every child on board during this unique one-day holiday event. The Christmas Ship evokes a film-quality festive atmosphere with a wandering violinist on board. Complement the tour with hot chocolate and cookies by the fire. Call during the holiday season in a retro style with a train and tram ride during the Christmas season in Coal Country on the East Broad Top Railroad! The train departs from the historic Orbisonia station and goes north, where on the way you will meet Santa Claus, who will give each child a unique gift.

7. Indiana

Group of people on the main street Christmas lights around the Christmas tree
Downtown Indiana

Indiana, the Christmas Tree Capital of the World, is also the hometown of Jimmy Stewart, the star of the beloved Christmas classic “This is a great life“. Enjoy this holiday classic with daily shows over the holiday season at the Jimmy Stewart Museum. Then, head to downtown Indiana transformed into a modern day Bedford Falls with flickering lights and a 32 meter live Christmas tree in the city center. Spend Christmas weekends from November 19 through December. 18 with Santa baking marshmallows and admiring the vintage lights and beautiful shop windows. To start the celebration on November 19, take part in Christmas crafts for kids, sip Christmas tea with George Bailey, and explore the Silas M. Clark Victorian house decorated with exquisite Christmas decorations.

8. Kennett Square

Christmas tree decorated with lights
Longwood Gardens

Experience the festive mood amidst illuminated trees, glowing orbs, and the twinkling tunnel of lights at Longwood Gardens. Now is the time to admire botanical masterpieces and bold flowers, admire gilded garlands and luminescent displays, and explore amazingly lit tree houses. You won’t want to miss the outdoor fountain shows featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, starting daily at 10:15 am and then every 15 minutes, starting at noon.


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