Christmas by Candlelight Returns

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Evening of Illumination

Tour the Village Lit Only by Candles, Oil Lamps, Lanterns, & Firelight

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Begin Your 19th-Century Adventure

Begin your 19th-century adventure at Old Sturbridge Village, New England’s largest outdoor living history museum. Put your hands on history, and be inspired by our costumed historians at work on the farm, in trade shops, and in charming homes. Experience authentic New England traditions and hospitality at our lodges, gift shop, and dining rooms.

Plan Your Visit Know Before You Go

December 16

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 16

Sunday Brunch with Santa

9 AM – 3 PM

December 16

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet

4:30 – 7 PM

December 16

Christmas by Candlelight

3 – 8 PM

December 19

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 20

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 20

Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Tavern Garden View Room

4 – 6:30 PM

December 20

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet

4:30 – 7 PM

December 20

Thursday Rib Room

5 – 7:30 PM

December 20

Christmas by Candlelight

3 – 8 PM

December 21

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 21

Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Tavern Garden View Room

4 – 6:30 PM

December 21

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet

4:30 – 7 PM

December 21

Christmas by Candlelight

3 – 8 PM

December 22

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 22

Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Tavern Garden View Room

4 – 6:30 PM

December 22

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet

4:30 – 7 PM

December 22

Christmas by Candlelight

3 – 8 PM

December 23

Museum Store – Special Holiday Hours

10 AM – 4:30 PM

December 23

Sunday Brunch with Santa

9 AM – 3 PM

December 23

Bullard Tavern Candlelight Buffet

4:30 – 7 PM

December 23

Christmas by Candlelight

3 – 8 PM

December 28

Families Cook

5 – 9 PM

December 30

Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern

10 AM – 1:30 PM

January 3

Thursday Rib Room

5 – 7:30 PM

January 5

Dinner in a Country Village

5 – 9 PM

January 6

Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern

10 AM – 1:30 PM

January 10

Thursday Rib Room

5 – 7:30 PM

January 11

Evening of Illumination

6 – 7:30 PM

January 12

Dinner in a Country Village

5 – 9 PM

January 13

Sunday Brunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern

10 AM – 1:30 PM

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Today’s Forecast

Rain starting in the afternoon.
High temp: 38°
Low temp: 33°

Dinner in a Country Village

Prepare & Enjoy a Meal Like the Early New Englanders did!
Christmas by Candlelight at OSV

Christmas by Candlelight | A Cherished Holiday Tradition

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Evening of Illumination

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The Old Sturbridge Inn & Reeder Family Lodges

Holiday Gift Ideas

Unique Gift Ideas for the Whole Family!

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A wedding at Old Sturbridge Village

Weddings & Social Functions

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