Holiday Things To Do In Harford County

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Looking for fun things to do in Harford County this holiday season? Here a sampling of what Harford County has to offer:

Shopping: Holiday Downtown Girls Night Out

Theater: “A Hero Home for Christmas”

Festival: Holiday Arts & Crafts

Kids Program: Let it Snow

New Years Eve: Aberdeen Duck Drop

Outdoors/Nature: Program for preschoolers


1.            Dec 21                  Downtown Girls Night Out

5:00 PM - 08:00 PM        Downtown Bel Air. Grab your best girlfriends for a night of shopping, discounts, food and drink specials in downtown Bel Air!

And check out the Harford Artists’ Gallery at Armory Marketplace at 37 N. Main Street, Suite 104, Bel Air

5:00 PM - 08:00 PM. Enjoy wine, music, light refreshments, and Art!


2.            Dec. 22                 E-Street Dance Academy presents “A Hero Home for Christmas”

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM           The Cultural Center at the Opera House , 121 N. Union Ave, Havre de Grace, MD. Join us as we portray the life of a soldier trying to get home to his family for Christmas. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Price: $10.00

Point of Contact: Rebecca Jessop

Phone: 443-502-2005


3.            Dec 23                  Holiday Arts & Crafts Festival

11:00 AM - 03:00 PM      Bel Air Armory, 37 N. Main Street, Bel Air. Join us for holiday shopping fun. Enjoy a wide variety of local and handmade crafters, artists, vendors, holiday music, giveaways, and more. FREE swagbags to the first 70 customers. FREE admission!


4.            Dec 30                  Let It Snow!

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM      Anita C. Leight Estuary Center , 700 Otter Point Road, Abingdon, MD. Embrace winter weather. Celebrate the white stuff through stories, crafts, and a walk in the woods. Warm up with hot chocolate and tasty treats. This program is for ages 3 to 6 w/adult.

Price: $3/child

Point of Contact: Estuary Center

Phone: 410-612-1688


5.            Dec 31                  New Year's Eve Duck Drop & Fireworks

10:00 PM - 12:30 AM     Activity Center/Middle School Grounds , 401 Lewis Ln , Havre de Grace, MD. Begin the countdown to 2018 by enjoying our annual Duck Drop and Fireworks celebration. (on the grounds of the Activity Center and HdG Middle School). Ring in the New Year by dancing outdoors to music by our local DJ while watching our Duck Drop!

Point of Contact: Havre de Grace Tourism Office

Phone: 410-939-2100


6.            Jan 2                      Preschool Nature Series

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM     Eden Mill Nature Center , 1617 Eden Mill Road, Pylesville, MD. At Eden Mill Nature Center on Tuesdays: December 5, Animal Tracks; December 12, Amazing Migrations; January 9, Bears, Bears, Bears; January 23, Sensational Snowflakes; February 6, Winter Wildlife; February 20, Oh, Deer! from 10:00-11:15am for ages 2-5 with an adult. $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member. Bring your preschooler to Eden Mill to discover the wonder of nature! Programs will include nature games and activities, story, craft and a hike exploring the landscape. Pre-Registration IS required: 410-836-3050 or

Price: $8/member, $6/sibling member or $10/non-member

Point of Contact: Valarie Klein

Phone: 4108363050