Christmas in Wayne Tree Lighting, Friday, December 1st
With festive caroling by the Valley Forge Military Academy Chorale, a joyful cheer by the Radnor High School Cheerleaders and horse-drawn carriage rides along South Wayne & Runnymede Avenues and face painting & ornament decorating at the Radnor Fire House. Your kids will love getting pix with the Reindeer on North Wayne Avenue as you make your way towards the tree. The magical evening culminates with an exhilarating countdown of the lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Wayne Train Station and Santa’s Arrival on a Radnor firetruck. The countdown to the tree lighting will be led by 6ABC Action News Reporter Vernon Odom. Many merchants in Wayne will have extended shopping hours until 8 pm on Friday evening and the restaurants will be abuzz with locals and visitors enjoying the festivities.
Schedule of Events: To – 8:00 Special Holiday Shopping Hours
5:00 – 8:00 Strolling Open House and Train Display at Wayne Senior Center
5:30 – 6:30 Strolling Carolers on North Wayne Avenue
5:30 – 7:15 Face Painting & Ornament Decorating at Radnor Fire House
5:30 to 7:30 Horse-Drawn Carriage and Trolley Rides on South Wayne and Runnymede Avenues
7:00 to 7:30 Valley Forge Military Academy Chorale and Radnor High School Cheerleaders at Wayne Train Station
7:30 Christmas Tree Lighting at Wayne Train Station led by 6 ABC Action News reporter Vernon Odom. Santa arrives on Radnor Fire Truck along North Wayne Avenue.
Santa Parade ~ Saturday, December 2nd
Featuring the Radnor High School Marching Band & Cheerleaders and the Valley Forge Military Academy Field Music Group, Jolly Old Santa will make his way down Lancaster Avenue on a fire truck to the Wayne Hotel. Wide-eyed children and their families will gather on the Hotel’s veranda to visit with Santa, while enjoying fresh baked cookies and hot chocolate compliments of Paramour and the WBA. Visit with Santa on Saturday until 11:30 a.m. on the Veranda of the Wayne Hotel.