Hosted By Malvern Business and Professional Association
The Malvern Business & Professional Association is the proud sponsor of the annual Malvern Festivals, including Malvern’s newest event, Christmas On King!
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. Featuring performances from Beam’s School of Music, Beat Addicts, DoRayMi School of Music, Villa Maria Twirlers, and more!
Visit our Mistletoe Market under the Burke Park Gazebo 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. Keep your eyes peeled for Mickey Mouse and Olaf!
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 and Ziggy’s Biscuits 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! Make a pine cone bird feeder too, compliments of MBPA! Spin Art too!
Letters to Santa! Stop by our letter writing station and type your letter to Santa on a real, old-fashioned Typewriter. Leave your address and he just might answer you!
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!
The Boy Scouts will be selling wreaths, and the Malvern Moms’ Club will be holding a Bake Sale!
Hungry? Stop by one of Malvern’s restaurants or eateries, or enjoy one of our visiting food trucks located in Burke Park.
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! Preceding the show and between performances, enjoy the amazing performers from UpTown West Chester’s Knauer Performing Arts Center.
Welcome the Big Guy to Malvern in the Santa Claus Parade on King Street from Church Avenue to the Gazebo in Burke Park. Line the streets and jingle your bells to greet Mr. Claus!
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 - ?
Pete’s Auto will be hosting a Paparazzi Jewelry showing!
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.
Location of Christmas on King
Christmas on King activities will be located primarily on King Street and in Burke Park. We will not be closing the streets except for when Santa arrives in his parade to usher him to Burke Park. Otherwise all streets (except for Powelton Ave. between King and Monument) will remain open during the event.