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TLC at Malvern's Christmas on King!

  • W King Street Malvern, PA 19355 (map)

Malvern’s new Christmas event, Christmas on King, is scheduled for December 1st from Noon to 8 PM. TLC will be onsite from Noon to 4 PM on the east end of King St by Affinity Vet! This family friendly day includes plenty of kids activities and crafts, as well as a beer garden for the adults! 

This event is hosted by the Malvern Business and Professional Association. We welcome all to visit our quaint borough, explore our lovely boutiques and eclectic restaurants, and take in the amazing events we have planned throughout the day. 

Santa will arrive by parade beginning at 5 PM traveling on King Street from Ruthland Ave. to the Gazebo in Burke Park. We’ll be lighting our Christmas Tree in style this year, and yes, we’re going to sparkle! We have a fun program planned for our tree lighting, including Jennaphr Frederick from Fox 29! 

From Noon to 5 PM enjoy the various activities planned for the day! There’s something for everyone. We’ve got the kids covered with activities and crafts galore. Adults will love visiting our swanky Christmas Cheer Fest Cocktail Lounge hosted by Christopher’s Restaurant in the municipal lot next to Wolfe’s Baldwin Brass on King Street, complete with an outdoor TV incase there is an important game scheduled. We’ll have a trolley on hand to take you from one end of town to the other. 
Check out the Schedule of Events at the website:

What’s Going on at Christmas on King?
We have a full day of fun planned for everyone! We’ll be updating this schedule as more activities are added so check back often.

Noon - 8 PM: 

Our King Street Merchants will be open for business with gifts for everyone on your list. FYI - most shops will be open at 10 AM. Printed schedule will be available November 12th from our King Street participating merchants and restaurants. 

Check out King Street Merchant Special Promotions for Christmas on King, December 1

The Christmas Cheer Fest Cocktail Lounge will be open in the Municipal Lot next to Wolfe’s Baldwin Brass. Christopher’s will be your host. Stop in for a refreshment. 

Noon - 4 PM: 

Take a ride on the Malvern Trolley! There will be 3 stops along King Street to help you reach your destination. 

Main Stage at Gallagher’s Lot will feature lots of local performers including music and dance, and the Malvern Public Library will host a story time. Full schedule to follow.

Visit our Mistletoe Market at the Malvern Fire Company filled with local artists and crafters. 

Take a ride on the Polar Express located on Powelton Avenue!

Let the kids bounce about on our Disney Bouncie located on the East End of King Street.

Enjoy the sounds of the season on the East Side of town with DJ Loudenclear.

Strike a pose with your well dressed pup at our Canine Christmas Corner and you could win a special drawing full of Christmas goodies for your doggie! Thanks to To Love A Canine for helping us out!

Pony Rides in Burke Park! Kids ride free!

Burke Park Petting Zoo will welcome a menagerie for farm animals for the kids to enjoy.

You’ll find activities for kids dotting King Street - games and crafts to get the wee ones excited for the arrival of Santa! Center on Central is hosting a special craft - thanks!

Watch the Ice Carver in action in the National Bank of Malvern’s parking lot as he carves a beautiful photo op for all to enjoy!  

Keep your eyes peeled for our stilt walker and the wandering illusionist!

Hungry? Stop by one of Malvern’s restaurants or eateries, or enjoy one of our visiting food trucks.

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4 - 5 PM

The Snow Globe Ballet returns to the Malvern Buttery for 2 performances. Ballet 180 will be performing a sampling of their holiday show, Nutcracker Sweets!

5 PM

Welcome the Big Guy to Malvern in the Santa Claus Parade on King Street from Ruthland Avenue to the Gazebo in Burke Park. Line the streets and jingle your bells to greet Mr. Claus!

5:30 PM

Join us for the Lighting the the Burke Park Christmas Tree, this year professionally decorated! Our celebrity helper is Jennaphr Fredrick from Fox 29! We’ll have a musical program courtesy of Malvern Prep and Academy of Notre Dame de Namur. This will all take place in and around the Gazebo.

MBPA Member Events

Noon - 8 PM 

Gallery 222, 222 East King Street, will host Dueling Brushes Event - a one day indoor plein air event. Happy hour from 6 - 8 PM.

4 - 10 PM

Renehan Building Group, 318 East King Street, will host their annual holiday open house with wine, beer and food, as well as an old fashioned trolley with hot chocolate and cookies.

5 - 8 PM

Posh, 103 East King Street, will hosting their holiday party. From 5:30 - 8 PM a trip of musicians from the Malvern School of Music will be performing holiday music.

6 - 8 PM 

Knots & Weaves, 218 East King Street, hosts The Bad Habit Band featuring Malvern’s own Zach Brown. Photo booth: fun for all ages. Sips, nibbles & holiday cheer. 

6:30 - 8 PM

Jazz Concert at Mauger-Givnish Funeral Home located at 24 Monument Avenue.

The Great Valley High School Chamber Singers and Symphony Orchestra will be performing in the First Baptist Church of Malvern located at 146 Channing Avenue. Exact times to be announced soon.

Open Late till 8PM

Continue exploring Malvern, shopping our boutiques and enjoying our eclectic restaurant scene into the evening. Our shops will be open late, till 8, for your unique shopping experience.

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