Gaithersburg Celebrates Holiday Time!


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Gaithersburg becomes the North Pole when Santa welcomes your visit at three unique locations. Bring your own camera to capture the memories. There are limited time slots at each location. Reservations are required for all events through RecXpress. Tickets are non-refundable.

December 2, 9 AM – 12 PM Kentlands Mansion
December 3, 3:30 – 6:30 PM Community Museum
December 9, 9:30 AM – 2 PM Casey Community Center

Kentlands Mansion - SOLD OUT
Santa n' Reindeer Cupcake Magic
Saturday, December 2, 2023 • 9 a.m. – Noon
$30 resident / $35 nonresident per household (Maximum of 6)
Experience the enchanting Holiday magic at the Kentlands Mansion by visiting Santa! Decorate cupcakes, craft your own magical reindeer food, and capture delightful photos with Santa beside the cozy fireplace.

Jingle Jubilee & Tree Lighting at the Concert Pavilion
Saturday, December 2, 2023 • 6 - 8 p.m.
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Community Museum
All Aboard
Sunday, December 3, 2023 • 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
$30 resident / $35 nonresident per household (Maximum of 6)
Hey there train enthusiasts! Get ready for a delightful and festive railroad-themed visit with Santa. Not only will you have the chance to meet the big guy himself, but there will also be plenty of other fun activities for everyone to enjoy.


All Aboard is held rain or shine. Guests should be prepared to move between buildings during their visit.

Casey Community Center
Cocoa with the Clauses
Saturday, December 9, 2023 • 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sensory friendly timeslots available
$25 per household (Maximum of 6)
Ho Ho Ho! Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to Casey! Visit with them during this holly jolly holiday event. Enjoy making festive-themed crafts, visit our hot cocoa bar to make your own custom cup of cozy deliciousness, write your letter to Santa, and play some fun reindeer games. You will also get to visit with the always merry Mrs. Claus. Then you will be escorted to see the big man of the holiday, Santa! This is a wonderful way to celebrate the season, take some great family photos, and meet the North Pole’s most famous couple.


Celebrate the holiday season with the City of Gaithersburg! From visits with Santa and holiday concerts to cooking classes and a dazzling drive through Winter Lights Festival, there’s plenty of festive fun for all ages.                                                                      OTHER EVENTS: 

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