Historic Brattonsville opens its doors for our annual Christmas Candlelight Tours on Dec. 8, 9, and 10.
Dec. 8 – Members Only | Dec. 9 & 10 – Everyone Welcome!
Pre-registration Required. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance for timed tour slots.
Join a period-dressed tour guide through a guided candlelit tour, set in 1867, to explore how the Christmas holiday highlighted the apprehension and hope of post-Civil War York County.
• Meet Father Christmas
• Make-and-take activities: Candle-dipping and making ‘scherenschnitte’ (German for “scissor cuts”) snowflake ornaments
• Brass band and traditional fiddle music
• Christmas shopping at the Historic Brattonsville Gift Shop and Phil Gilson, Glassblower
• Cash concessions available for purchase
Please Note: Site will be closed to the public until 3 p.m. Brattonsville Road will be closed from 2:45 p.m. until 9 p.m. Please allow time for the posted detour. Be sure to arrive and check in 30 minutes prior to your tour time.
Reserve your free online tickets to this event with the purchase of a CHM membership. Membership benefits include free General Admission to all Culture & Heritage Museums sites for one year from date of purchase. Membership information at: https://sales.chmuseums.org/membership.aspx