December is a special time at Old Sturbridge Village. On select weekend evenings, the Village is transformed into a charmingly decorated scene with cherished traditions (like nightly tree lighting ceremonies, gingerbread, classic stories, and more), live carolers, festive foods, and so much more. Christmas by Candlelight runs December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28 and 29, 2019. Learn more and purchase tickets here.

Images from Christmas by Candlelight

Holiday Dining Options

Old Sturbridge Village offers dining experiences during Christmas by Candlelight, a Candlelight Buffet in the Bullard Tavern and a Holiday Buffet in the Oliver Wight Garden View Room. Reservations are required; click the links below for more information.

A Brunch with Santa is also available on select Sundays in December. Reservations are required; click the link below for more information.

Christmas by Candlelight attendees can also purchase sweets, warm drinks, and other snacks at designated locations in the Village. Offerings include hot apple cider with or without spiced rum, hot cocoa with or without peppermint schnapps, chocolate chip cookies, soft-baked pretzels, and more.

Youngsters can meet Santa!

Brunch (or Lunch!) with Santa

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The Bullard Tavern in Wintertime

Candlelight Buffet in the Bullard Tavern

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Oliver Wight's Holiday Buffet

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