The Holiday Season at Kendal-Crosslands is magical. Residents from different faiths share their family traditions, and everyone looks forward to the Annual Arts & Crafts Fair, where amazing things from hand-woven kitchen towels to bird houses, to stained glass ornaments and so much more are available for sale, with proceeds going to support the Residents Associations.
In addition to the many celebrations going on here on campus, be sure to check out the wonderful seasonal celebrations happening nearby.
What’s Happening In The Area
In addition to Holiday Traditions on campus, there’s so much to do in the surrounding community as well. A few events to check out include:
A Longwood Christmas Nov 17 – Jan, 7, 2024. Be sure to buy tickets in advance for a Longwood Christmas, and see their amazing displays. The Gardens come to life at night as well with stunning light displays, indoors and out.
West Chester Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting, Friday Dec 1, 6:30 – 10 pm
The largest local Christmas parade is in nearby West Chester! Be sure to check out the many wonderful shops and restaurants in this historic University town. Don’t miss the handcrafted treats at Eclat Chocolate, where wonderful and sophisticated chocolates and truffles will truly amaze.
Kennett Square Holiday Village Market– Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd, and Saturday, December 9th and Sunday December 10th. Kennett Collaborative and The Creamery hold this artisan Holiday Market annually at The Creamery on Birch Street in Kennett Square. It’s a great place to see local artisans and pick up unique presents that are sure to delight! Vendors change each day, so you’ll always find something new- click here to see a list of vendors and events. There’s ice skating, ice sculptures, Santa, hot chocolate, mulled wine, treats and more!
West Chester Christkindlmarkt Saturday, December 9th and Sunday December 10th
Held in conjunction with the Chester County Art Association and Downtown West Chester, 90 stalls featuring individually handcrafted art, ceramics, jewelry and more will be sure to help you find something special for everyone on your list.
Midnight on the Square December 31st, starting at 7:30 pm
Join a local tradition of the lighted Mushroom Drop to ring in the New Year in Kennett Square! Music, dancing and a laser light show are all part of the festivities in our local nod to New Year’s in Times Square!