Christmas Village

Don’t Miss Our Indoor Winter Wonderland!

Open Select Dates and Times from November 25 through December 23, 2016

After your trip through the magnificent Christmas Light Show, don’t miss our Christmas Village, an indoor winter wonderland in which you can take photos with Santa, enjoy hot food and beverages, do arts and crafts, meet and greet costumed characters, shop from vendors, and watch special caroling and dance performances (on select nights). Admission and parking are FREE!

We are proud to once again be a Toys for Tots drop off location, so please bring your toy donations. The stadium’s fabulous restaurant, wheelHouse Craft Kitchen + Bar, will also be open for your holiday dining pleasure.

Christmas Village Activities


• Photos with Santa
• Meet and greet with costumed characters such as Frosty, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and Herbie the Miner (see schedule below)
• Hot food and beverages
• Special caroling, dance, and acting performances (see schedule below)
• Vendors for shopping (see list below)
• Arts and crafts
• Carnival games

Arts and Crafts


Opening Day is November 25. The Christmas Village will be open rain, snow, or shine on select dates through December 23, 2016.

The Village will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve.

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The Christmas Village is FREE to enter, however, some items and activities inside may require a fee. Parking is FREE.

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Christmas Carolers

Free Performances

On select nights, you can enjoy FREE entertainment by fantastic local performers:

Date Time Performers
Friday, December 2 7:00–8:00 PM Lenahan School of Irish Dance
Sunday, December 4 6:00–7:00 PM Dance Dimensions by Michelle
Friday, December 9 6:30–7:30 PM Dance Expression Dance Arts
Saturday, December 10 5:00–6:00 PM Dingman Delaware Elementary School Choir
Saturday, December 10 6:15–6:45 PM Ebenezer Scrooge Reads Dicken’s A Christmas Carol
Sunday, December 11 5:00–6:00 PM Mountain View School Choir
Sunday, December 11 6:00–8:00 PM Lafayette Federated Church Choir
Friday, December 16 6:00–7:00 PM Simply Dance
Saturday, December 17 4:00–5:00 PM First Presbyterian Church Choir
Saturday, December 17 6:00–7:00 PM Dream Xtreme Dance
Sunday, December 18 6:00–7:00 PM Dance Dimensions by Michelle
Tuesday, December 20 6:00–7:00 PM Lenahan School of Irish Dance
Wednesday, December 21 5:00–6:00 PM Mount Olive Middle School Band
Thursday, December 22 7:00–8:00 PM No Strings A Cappella
Friday, December 23 6:00–6:30 PM Ebenezer Scrooge Reads Dicken’s A Christmas Carol

Dates, times, and performances are subject to change.

Herbie the Miner Appearances

On select nights, you can meet and greet the lovable mascot of the Sussex County Miners!

Date Time
Sunday, November 27 6:00–8:00 PM
Saturday, December 3 6:00–8:00 PM
Sunday, December 4 6:00–8:00 PM
Sunday, December 11 6:00–8:00 PM
Saturday, December 17 6:00–8:00 PM
Sunday, December 18 6:00–8:00 PM
Wednesday, December 21 6:00–8:00 PM
Thursday, December 22 6:00–8:00 PM

Dates, times, and appearances are subject to change.


You can also shop for products and services from these great area vendors:

Village Dates Vendor Product/Service
November 25–December 23 As Seen on TV Household and outdoor products
November 25–December 23 Pinky the Balloon Artist Balloon artist
November 25–December 23 Bright Baum Artificial LED trees
November 25–December 23 AH Cell Phone Accessories Cell phone accessories
November 25–December 23 Uncle Jimmy’s Cheesecakes Cheesecake
November 25–December 23 Tender Tummy’s Dog biscuits and treats
November 25–December 23 Drones for Less Drones
November 25–December 23 Sue’s House of Fudge Fudge
November 25–December 23 Shindigs Face painting; arts & crafts
November 25–December 23 Twin Concessions Funnel cake
November 25–December 23 Todd’s Fruits and Nuts Fruits and nuts
November 25–December 23 LEGO LEGO toys
November 25–December 23 Louanne Cular Painted glass
November 25–December 23 MK Shoes Childrens shoes
November 25–December 23 Touchstone Crystals by Swarovski Jewelry
November 25–December 23 Harken Home Woodcraft Personalized home decor
November 25–December 23 Simply Delicious Gingerbread items
November 25–December 23 Princesita’s Magic Baskets Carved wood decorative baskets
November 25–December 23 Venison Joe Game meat and products
Select Dates  
December 2–4; December 9–10 Two Guys and a Booth State-of-the-art open-air photo booth
December 2–4; December 19–23 Cutco Cutlery, kitchen knives, and accessories
December 9 Creekside ART Company Unique ART creations on reclaimed barn wood and more
December 9–11; December 16–18 Garden of Life Candles, jewelry, gift bags, and dream catchers
December 9–11; December 16–18 LuLaRoe Fashion/Clothing
December 11 Painted Grape Craft and paint studio
December 16–18 Mountain Murals and Music Community art mural project
December 19–23 Juan Grande Gourmet premium steak, hot, and BBQ sauces

Dates, times, and vendors are subject to change.

wheelHouse Logo

wheelHouse Craft Kitchen + Bar

Enjoy a great meal at our new stadium restaurant, wheelHouse Craft Kitchen + Bar! wH is open Wednesdays through Sundays. Click here for hours.

Toys for Tots Logo

Skylands Stadium is an official drop-off location for Toys for Tots, so please bring your toy donations.


Photo Gallery

Dates, times, and event details are subject to change.