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Making the Most of the Holidays Around Valley Forge

It’s the jolliest time of the year! Whether you’re a jolly elf or a big ole Grinch, there are a few activities that will put a smile on everyone’s face this holiday season. One of those for many people is going to look at other people’s Christmas light displays! Looking for some ideas for a great way to get in the holiday spirit here in King of Prussia? Spend your evening visiting one of this local place that will be sure to make you feel merry!

Koziar’s Christmas Village – “The Greatest Christmas Display in the U.S.A.!” is only an hour from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment! Visitors come from great distances, but you only have to travel on 422 to see this Christmas spectacular. Enjoy over a million lights, adorned glass-enclosed buildings, train displays, Santa, gift barns and unique shops with Christmas treasures. This local Christmas Village is the winner of many awards including ABA’S “Best of the Best Award”, Display Magazine’s “Best Christmas Display in the World”, and Hershey/Harrisburg Tourism Award in 2018. It’s perfect for grandchildren or the kid in you!

While there are tons of great small brick and mortars and even more giant commercial hubs to do your shopping in this holiday season, living in the heart of King of Prussia gives you an opportunity for shopping to be a bit more fun- – try one of our local festive Holiday Markets! Every year across the globe, Christmas Villages pop up in major cities, full of unique gifts and foods you can enjoy and give to your loved ones.

“Christkindlmarkts” started in Germany, but have become increasingly more popular in America over the past decade. Luckily for us, King of Prussia has been ahead of the game and we have a very popular Holiday Market less than ten minutes from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment.

Christkindlmarkt – Located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley, in eastern Pennsylvania, Bethlehem is a truly dynamic city filled with creativity, world-class events and festivals, a rich history and – of course – some of the best Christmas celebrations in the world. Just an hour from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment is their annual Christkindlmarkt, or “Christmas Market”. Christkindlmarkt is a one-of-a-kind family event that celebrates the spirit of the season in Bethlehem. Twice recognized as one of the best holiday markets in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, this heart-warming holiday event features handmade works by more than 50 of the nation’s finest artisans and the ring-ting-tingling sounds of live Christmas music and jolly. One of our favorite items to look for are handmade ornaments, nutcrackers and collectibles from Germany!