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Carlisle's Wonderland Weekend

1st Weekend in December: December 3-5, 2021

Christmas in Cumberland Valley

Visit downtown Carlisle for a weekend filled with holiday cheer and seasonal shopping. The weekend begins with Santa's arrival and the community Christmas tree lighting on Friday evening. The fun continues on Saturday morning with the holiday parade. Additional family-friendly events, horse & carriage rides, and Santa sightings will round out the weekend. Watch for more information on these and other events coming soon.

Unfortunately, the annual Market of Curiosities has been canceled. But don't let that put a damper on your holiday spirit. Check out the other holiday events taking place in and around Carlisle listed below so you can plan a fun-filled weekend.

Highlighted Events

Other Weekend Events

Check out these holiday happenings in and around Carlisle from December 3 through December 5. There are plenty of events and activities for the whole family. View our online calendar for a complete list of events.

Downtown Dining Options

Take a break from Santa sightings and shopping at one of downtown Carlisle's many delightful restaurants. Warm up and refuel with delicious food and drink options.

Lodging Options

With so many things to see and do, you might want to spend the night. You'll find comfortable hotels and unique B&Bs to make your stay memorable.