Festival Information

Thanks for visiting! More information about the 2018 Christmas in the Village Craft Festival will be available as details are confirmed.

Join us for the 31st Annual “Christmas in the Village Craft Festival” in Eldersville, PA on November 2–4, 2018 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Stroll through our quaint town as you visit more than 50 crafters in various locations, and delight in the unique style of each artisan. Our theme this year is snowflakes.

Admission and parking are free.

A handcrafted “Welcome House” is centrally located in the Village on Cedar Grove Road where directories will be available providing specific locations for crafters and food. Every location is designated by a number sign and is on the Directory. Handcrafted Nut Cracker Men hold directional signs for Parking at appropriate areas.

You can enjoy the Christmas atmosphere of this free holiday event by walking Fire Road, Cedar Grove Road, Eldersville Road and Church Road in the Village. Delicious food will be served in three different locations; the Jefferson Township Fire Hall, Eldersville United Methodist Church, and at the village school (provided by Cornerstone Mennonite Church). These locations will also host many crafters.


The festivities begin on Thursday, November 1st at the Eldersville United Methodist Church with an Opening Light-Up Night Service at 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Following the Service, lighting of the Village snowflake lights will take place.

A Festival highlight is Breakfast with Santa held at the Jefferson Township Fire Hall at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 3rd.  For tickets, call Paulette Mermon at 724 587-3832.

Christmas in the Village Parade begins at noon on Saturday, November 3rd. Marching bands, scouts, fire trucks, dancers, floats and Santa will be in the Parade. The handcrafted Village Express Train will make an appearance in the Parade. Following the parade, head to Eldersville United Methodist Church for a Chili Cook-Off.