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Holidays at Whitaker Center

Let Whitaker Center be your home for the holidays this winter!

With events in all three Whitaker Center venues, we’ve got plenty of holiday fun to unwrap. Holiday films, seasonal performances, and our newest holiday exhibit Whitaker Wonderland come together to give your family a trip they’ll never forget.

Whitaker Wonderland

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NEW FOR 2017! This year's holiday exhibit(ion) in fun - Whitaker Wonderland offers indoor winter fun for the whole family! Take a few laps around the sock skate rink, check out the snowball pit, and take the Cranky Cars for a spin! All this festive fun is included with Harsco Science Center admission and is open November 17, 2017 - January 28, 2018.

To expedite your entrance to Whitaker Wonderland, please print off, fill out, sign, and bring this waiver with you to our Box Office. 

Upcoming Holiday Events

Gingerbread House Display | November 17 - December 31

Culinary masterpieces are now on dislpay to the public in AMP Lobby (directly off of the Market Street entrance).

Sweets & Treats | November 25

Delight in hot chocolate, cider, brownies, and more as part of your Harsco Science Center admssion.
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Ugly Sweater Holiday Party + Movie  |  December 5

Whitaker Center and Sara present our Inaugural Ugly Sweater Holiday Party + Movie! Stop by for the free party, stay for the movie! Movie tickets include a screening of the movie National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, a small popcorn and soda. 
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Science with Santa |  December 17

Kids and their parents will enjoy a visit with Santa, exclusive access to Harsco Science Center (including the NEW Whitaker Wonderland area) and special science activities and crafts. Stay and play in the science center after the event ends - your ticket inclues all-day admission!

 Holiday Films

Experience an old favorite like never before or start a new tradition with our Holiday Film Series. From black and white classics to new 3D experiences, there’s something for everyone. Our Select Medical Digital Cinema, with a four-story screen and immersive sound quality, is the only way to see your holiday favorites. Don't miss our 2017 holidays films playing through December 9: The Polar Express and A Christmas Carol both in 3D!


 Holiday Performances

Sunoco Performance Theater becomes a winter wonderland each December with performers and musicians guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit. For 2017, don't miss classical crossover trio Simply Three on 12/13 and masters of the mash-up - The Company Men on 12/14!

Photo credit: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

Photo credit: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet 




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