All aboard Santa’s Express! Join Santa for a 90-minute journey on the heated West Chester Railroad through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa greets everyone at Market Street Station, then rides along to Glen Mills. Explore the historic Glen Mills Station, where there’s plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap, so remember your cameras. There will also be live music by Greg Wright & Friends. Incase you get hungry along the way the on board snack car offers hot dogs, hot chocolate and various snacks (cash only). Santa’s Express is scheduled for multiple weekends this holiday season including: December 6-7, 13-14, 20-21 @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm and additional 5pm departures on December 13-14, 20-21. For more information on the event or to learn more about the West Chester Railroad click here.
All aboard Santa’s Express! This Sunday (December 22, 2013) join Santa for a 90 minute journey through the Chester Creek Valley. Santa will be greeting everyone at Market Street Station and then going along for the ride to Glen Mills. Once at Glen Mills passengers can disembark and explore the historic station. There are plenty of photo opportunities on Santa’s lap inside the station; so don’t forget your cameras! Upon return to West Chester, all passengers receive treats from Santa! Passengers will also enjoy the live music of Greg Wright and friends singing all of your favorite Christmas songs. For ticket information visit www.westchesterrr.com or click here.
Downtown is decked out with Christmas garland and a fabulous Christmas Tree, thanks to the Greater West Chester Chamber of Commerce and their volunteers, all adding to the joy of the season. Enjoy shopping at downtown boutiques, dining at award winning restaurants, while strolling carolers entertain on weekends. Also, make sure to see Santa’s schedule around the West Chester area and don’t miss all the continued Old-Fashioned Christmas events and performances! For more information on all the holiday events visit http://www.downtownwestchester.com.
Arasapha Farm presents a Holiday Hayride for all ages! The hayride includes a delightful ride on one of the sound equipped hay wagons, through the rolling hills of Arasapha Farm, which has been transformed into a winter wonderland filled with huge light displays, decorated trees and buildings, bridges and brooks. Come face to face with real, live Reindeer and see a beautifully animated Santa’s workshop. The hayride last about 20 minutes and is choreographed with all the favorite songs of the season. After the hay ride, relax by the bonfires or warm up with a cup of cocoa. This all new holiday hayride is perfect for all ages. Have your picture taken with Santa, and get an up close look at the famous live nativity scene that features real animals and actors. Choose from hundreds of beautiful, fresh cut Christmas Trees as well! For more information visit Arasapha Farm website www.holidayhayride.com
West Chester Parks and Recreation presents an upcoming family tradition, the Annual Breakfast With Santa, unfolding this Saturday, December 1st! Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast with Santa! Children get the chance to sit with Santa, share their Christmas wish lists, and of course, take photos (parents don’t forget those cameras!). Guests must pre-register for the holiday event. There are two seating choices for the breakfast which include: 8:30 and 10:00am times. Tickets are $12.00 and limited to 75 people per seating, so don’t wait, register today by contacting Borough Parks and Recreation at (610) 436-9010.