Homes condos Montgomery Md Rockville Gaithersburg Germantown, Short sale foreclosure expert: Family Fun: 2012 Maryland Holiday Happenings

Family Fun: 2012 Maryland Holiday Happenings


Maryland Holiday Happenings


Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival
November 30 - December 31, 2012 
(Closed December 25th) 
Winter Lights features more than 380 illuminated vignettes and 65 animated displays in a 3.5 mile drive through beautiful Seneca Creek State Park. Theme areas include Winter Woods, Teddy Bear Land, Victorian Village, North Pole, Toyland, and Penguin Cove. 
Seneca Creek State Park 
Gaithersburg, Montgomery County


Miracle on 34th Street

Miracle on 34th Street 

Through January 1, 2013 
One block in Hampden puts on a Christmas light display that is surely visible from space. Neighbors in this block of rowhouses string Christmas lights across 34th Street. Inflatable snowglobes, musical trains and blinking angels adorn homes. A few even allow visitors to peek inside. The lights are on every night from Thanksgiving weekend to January 1st, including all night on Christmas Eve. FREE. 
Baltimore City 



Symphony of Lights in Columbia Symphony Woods 
Through January 2, 2012 from 6-10 p.m. 
Symphony of Lights is a spectacular drive-through display of more than 75 animated and stationary holiday lights. All proceeds from the Symphony of Lights benefit the services of Howard County General Hospital
Merriweather Post Pavilion 
Columbia, Howard County



Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland Light Show

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland Light Show

Through January 8, 2012
Adventure Park USA, Maryland’s largest family entertainment center, is hosting its 2nd Annual Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland Light Show, a “one-of-a-kind” drive-through, fully synchronized, LED Christmas light and music show experience, Starting at 6 p.m. nightly through January 8th, guests drive through a maze filled with hundreds of thousands of lights that twinkle along to Christmas music. 
Adventure Park USA 
New Market, Frederick County


Victorian Christmas Celebration
December 1,8,16 & 26, 2012
Enjoy a Christmas celebration with fun activities such as concerts, arts, dinners, and carriage rides.
Location: Berlin, MD (Eastern Shore)


Trains of Christmas


Holiday Trains & Exhibits


Trains of Christmas Show


November 16, 2012 - February 24, 2013 
The Trains of Christmas Show features an "O" 
Scale 3-Rail Christmas layout with steam and 
diesel trains.
Hagerstown Roundhouse Museum
Washington County

Santa Express/North Pole Express
Through - December 23, 2012
Western Maryland Scenic Railroad
Cumberland, Allegany County 


Trains of Christmas

Now Through – Feb. 24, 2013
Hagerstown Roundhouse

Holiday Festival of Trains & Toys ~Trains Rides with Santa & Frosty! 


B&O Railroad Museum, Baltimore

Now through Dec 31, 2012

Website for more info:


  • Weekend Train Rides with Santa: Saturday, November 24 - Sunday, December 23
  • Weekend Visits & Photos with Railroad Santa: Saturday, December 1 - Sunday, December 23
  • Weekend Train Rides with Frosty the Snowman: Saturday, November 24 - Sunday, December 30
  • Photos with Frosty the Snowman: Saturday, November 24 - Sunday, December 23




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Rick Reed

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Comment balloon 3 commentsRick Reed • December 04 2012 11:25AM


I love this time of year viewing the lights with my family is always fun and exciting. I hope you have a wonderful holiday.

Posted by Pat Champion, Call the "CHAMPION" for all your real estate needs (Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty) almost 6 years ago

This is so beautiful! Thank you for sharing some great holiday spirit with us. I would imagine those lights can be seen from space what a sight!

Posted by Lori & Scott Mitchell, Breckenridge Colorado Real Estate (Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate - Breckenridge Colorado Luxury Homes) almost 6 years ago

Thank You for the feedback!  Have a Wonderful Holiday as well!  

Posted by Rick Reed, Assoc Broker, GRI, CDPE, REO, Short Sale, Military ("The Congressional Team" RE/MAX Realty Services) almost 6 years ago