Family-friendly Christmas events close to Newark, Delaware

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Are you looking for enjoyable things to do near Newark this Christmas?

Great! Keep reading, to get a few ideas in regard to what the area has to offer. There’s no better time to start making plans.

Family-friendly Christmas events close to Newark, Delaware

Broadway Christmas Wonderland (Wilmington, DE)
Chances are, you’ll almost feel like you’re in New York City when you sit in the audience to watch Broadway Christmas Wonderland. Several shows are scheduled between November 25 and 27. This production will play at The Playhouse on Rodney Square and is a family-friendly show, sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit.
Winter WonderFest (Lewes, DE)
Because the WinterFest runs from November 18 up until January, this is a festive event well worth visiting more than once. Indoor attractions include picture-taking with Santa and craft classes at Santa’s workshop. Outside activities include carnival rides, ice skating and s’mores around the fire pit… just to name a few. Ticket discounts (for rides) are
B&O’s Magical Holiday Express (Baltimore, MD)
Baltimore is only 53 miles from Newark. Taking a ride on B&O Railroad’s Magical Holiday Express is something your family will remember for weeks to come. There are four theme weeks, throughout the month of December:
• North Pole Adventures (December 3 & 4)
• Winter Royal Adventures (December 10 & 11)
• Frosty Fest with Frosty the Snowman (December 17 & 18)
• Winterfest Wonderland (December 19-31)
There will be crafts, fun train layouts, special guests and more. As a convenience, tickets are available online. All aboard…
Whether you live near Newark or plan on being in Delaware this holiday season, consider attending at least one of these fun, family events. It’s highly likely you’ll be glad you did!


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