Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Pennsylvania: Opening Dates for 2023!

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Wondering when holiday, winter & Christmas markets will be open this year in Pennsylvania? We’ve done all the research so you don’t have to!

In this post, we’ll be sharing a list of the most popular Christmas & holiday markets in Pennsylvania, along with the opening dates that we know of so far.

We know it isn’t easy to find all this information in one place, so we’ve spent hours assembling all the dates and official websites of various markets to make your trip planning infinitely easier.

We hope you find this list helpful!

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Pennsylvania Christmas Markets 2023 Opening Dates

In the table below, we’ll be summarizing the known opening dates for some of Pennsylvania’s biggest and best-known Christmas markets and fairs this year.

While we try our best to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, we recommend double checking with official sources (like the websites below) before making any plans. Dates and details can change quickly these days, so it’s always better safe than sorry!

NOTE: We’ve put a lot of time and effort into assembling the information below, so if you are quoting/referencing these details in your own articles and websites, we would greatly appreciate a link back to this page. Thank you for your understanding!

LocationChristmas Market Name2023 DatesMore InfoHotels
Camp Hill, PAMiracle on 24th Street Makers MarketDec 9More Info
Carlisle, PAWinter Wonderland
Dec 16 - 17More Info
Dillsburg, PAChristkindlmarkt at Dills Tavern
Dec 8 - 9More Info
Fairless Hills, PAWinter Craft Market
Nov 18More Info
Greencastle, PAHoliday Makers Market
Nov 24 - 26More Info
Harleysville, PAMennonite Heritage Center Christmas Market
Dec 1 - 2More Info
Harmony, PAHarmony Museum’s Annual WeihnachtsMarkt (Christmas Market)
Nov 11 - 12More Info
Harrisburg, PAPA Christmas & Gift ShowNov 29 - Dec 3More Info
Harrisburg, PAHBG Flea - Holiday Market
Dec 2More Info
Lancaster, PALocal Makers Holiday MarketDec 2, 9, 16More Info
Leesport, PALeesport Christmas Craft Show
Nov 25 - 26More Info
Ligonier, PALigonier Holiday Market
Nov 4More Info
Manheim, PARoot's Annual Christmas Show
Nov 18More Info
Mifflinburg, PAMifflinburg Christkindl Market
Dec 14 - 16More Info
Mill Hall, PA'Christmas in the Barn's Crafts Festival
Oct 21 - 22More Info
New Cumberland, PAMerry Merchants Holiday MarketNov 19More Info
Philadelphia, PAChristmas Village in Philadelphia
Nov 18 - Dec 24More Info
Pittsburgh, PAWinter Avant-Garde Art & Craft ShowDec 16More Info
Pottstown, PADaniel Boone Optimist Club Holiday Craft Show
Dec 2More Info
Scenery Hill, PAScenery Hill Christmas Market & Light Up Night
Nov 18More Info
Schaefferstown, PADistelfink Country Christmas
Nov 10 - 12More Info
Schwenksville, PASaint Mary Christmas Craft Show and Bazaar
Nov 17 - 18More Info
Spring Grove, PAHoliday Makers Market
Dec 2More Info
Wayne, PAWayne Holiday MarketNov 11More Info

Help us improve this list of Christmas market opening dates in Pennsylvania!

Know of any other Christmas markets we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments with a link to an official source if possible so we can ensure we get accurate dates.

2 thoughts on “Holiday, Winter & Christmas Markets in Pennsylvania: Opening Dates for 2023!”

  1. Hi, I wanted to reach out to let you know of the City of Johnstown Christmas Market. The Market surrounds Central Park in Downtown Johnstown.” The Market is organized by the City of Johnstown and will take place on Friday December 3rd 4pm – 9pm and Saturday December 4th 11am – 8pm.


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