Christmas at Blithewold
During the holidays, beautifully hand-crafted ornaments and decorative embellishments transform each room into another era. This year, the Christmas theme, Family Traditions celebrates the Van Wickle family's love of music, theater, parlor games and unique holiday traditions.
Outdoors, experience a new tradition in the making, Blithewold’s Christmas Sparkle, held on Friday evenings, Nov. 29 through Dec. 27. Christmas Sparkle invites visitors to enjoy crackling bonfires, illuminated gardens, a variety of outdoor concerts, and cocoa and roasted marshmallows in the enclosed garden and greenhouse.
Delight in Christmas at Blithewold Nov. 29 through Jan. 5, complete with afternoon teas, Santa sing-alongs, musical performances, and creative workshops. Click here to see the calendar of events.
Family (2 adults, 2 youths) $24.00
Full-time Student $9.00
Youths 6- 17 $3.00
Tuesday, March 31
- Sunday, April 26
Friday, April 03
- Friday, April 24
Daffodils at Dusk
Saturday, April 11
Newport Flower Show Events: Horticulture Workshop: Preserving America's Beauty
Saturday, April 11
Daffodil Days Walking Tour of Mansion and Grounds
Sunday, April 12
A Jazz Celebration of Spring
Monday, April 13
Seeing Flowers: Discover the Hidden Life of Flowers
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