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, April 08
- Friday, May 02
Afternoon Tea 1pm & 3 pm Seating
Monday, April 21
- Monday, April 28
April Vacation Camp
Sunday, April 27
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