Holiday Activities for You and Your Family

December 10, 2020 - 2:41pm -- Visit Johnstown

Listed below are some holiday activities happening in our area for you and your family to enjoy. We also encourage you to support local restaurants and businesses this holiday season by ordering takeout, purchasing gift cards, and shopping small! 

Christmas Photos – Vale Wood Farms

If you are looking to take family photos, stop over to Vale Wood Farms! They have several holiday scenes ready for you and your family that will be available through the New Year. Holiday scenes will be operating during regular business hours. Well-behaved pets are welcome to join the photos. While you’re there, be sure to purchase something to say thank you!

  • Monday through Saturday: 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday: 11 AM to 5 PM


Camp Harmony Light Fest

Hop in your car and head to the Camp Harmony Light Fest for a drive-thru celebration of Christmas! Light Fest will take place on Fridays and Saturdays in December from 6 PM to 9 PM. Admission is only $5 per car and drive up concessions are available that include hot chocolate, hot apple cider and sugar cookies. Be sure to judge the lights and wave to Santa!

  • December 11, 12, 19, and 20


Ebensburg Holiday Lights Downtown

Downtown Ebensburg is going to shine and sparkle throughout this holiday season! The town will be lit every evening for families to walk around and enjoy the lights. Local businesses have also participated in the festivities and decorated their storefronts. While you are walking around, be sure to stop in the local shops and get some Christmas shopping done!


Downtown Johnstown Holiday Display

Downtown Johnstown has lots of holiday cheer for you and your family to enjoy! Central Park is home to the Animated Christmas Tree and Christmas Village that is synced to holiday music. The tree is lit daily from noon to 1PM and 5 PM to 11 PM. There is also live entertainment inside 416 Main Street on Saturdays from 5 PM to 6 PM. 416 Main Street is filled with Christmas trees decorated by all the tenants of the building.

  • 416 Main Street Live Entertainment - December 12 and December 19: 5 PM to 6 PM


Hall of Trees – Gallery on Gazebo

Gallery on Gazebo is filled with Christmas Trees decorated by local artists and businesses! Each one is unique and they want you to come pick your favorite. The gallery is open on Fridays and Saturdays. Each visitor will be entered in a special Christmas-themed basket drawing. You can also virtually view the Hall of Trees and vote for you favorite by clicking here. Voting is open until 4 PM on Tuesday, December 22 and the winner will also be announced at 5:30 PM on their Facebook and website. 

  • Fridays and Saturdays: 4 PM to 8 PM


Holly Bazaar - Community Arts Center of Cambria County

The Community Arts Center of Cambria County is holding their 50th Holly Bazaar! The event takes place daily through December 24th. This is the perfect opportunity for you to purchase handmade gifts for your loved ones. Their Basket Bonanza will take place until December 20th and gives you the chance to win over 100 different baskets! Another opportunity to win is with their Holiday Gift Raffle that includes cash trees, a lottery tree, and several other prizes!

  • Monday through Saturday: 10 AM to 5 PM
  • Sunday: Noon to 5 PM


Merry Maker’s Mart – Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center

The Merry Maker’s Mart is returning to the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center! Tables will fill the main gallery with handmade jewelry, pottery, paintings, and wearable goods. You will be able to find the perfect gifts for your friends and family members! The Bottle Works will also feature items from the Merry Maker’s Mart on their online gallery shoppe each day. Curbside pickup is available for all online purchases.

  • Tuesday through Friday: 10 AM to 7 PM
  • Saturday: 10 AM to 3 PM