Christmas by Candlelight 2021

This event is no longer on sale.

Friday December 3

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4:00 PM  –  8:00 PM

Before you purchase your tickets to Christmas by Candlelight 2021, please read the following carefully:

All visitors must purchase tickets and choose a date and time block during which you would like to arrive. The following arrival blocks are available:

• 3:00 – 8:00 pm

• 4:00 – 8:00 pm 

• 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Please plan to arrive within an hour of the start time listed on your ticket. If you are running early or late, that is okay, the purpose of your time block is to spread out visitor arrivals. There is no need to alert us if you are running early or late.

Once you have been checked in you are welcome to stay until the property closes at 8:00 pm. 

Safety Policy:

As a site that welcomes visitors of all ages—including many children—and encourages conversation with our costumed interpreters, we ask all visitors to follow our current mask policy:

  • Masks are required in all indoor spaces.
  • Masks are optional outdoors. Please consider putting on a mask when you are close to staff or other visitors.

Other Important Information:

Old Sturbridge Village is open rain or shine 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Dress warmly and comfortably as this program is largely outdoors. Tickets are nonrefundable

Tickets are nonrefundable. Should you not feel well or have symptoms of COVID-19, please email the Visitor Center at or call 800-SEE-1830 and we will do our best to reschedule your tickets if there is availability.

Please read our visitor guidelines and FAQ page for more details before your visit:

Discount Information:

  • Discounts that apply to standard daytime admission do NOT apply to Christmas by Candlelight 2021. Promotions or coupons cannot be used towards special evening programs & events.