Experience holiday magic with Glimmer Nights at The Farmers’ Museum! Stroll the grounds of our country village as it transforms into a spectacular light show.

November 24 – December 30
Thursdays through Sundays | 5:00-8:00pm


$15 Adult, $10 Junior (3-17),
$13.50 Member Adult, $9 Member Junior (3-17), Children 2 and under are free.

Tickets available online. Walk-ins are welcomed.

See our FAQs below.

Ready for a shimmering holiday season? Purchase your tickets for Glimmer Nights now or at the door when you arrive!


To ensure the most enjoyable and safest visit possible, please review the following information and policies listed below. If you have any questions or concerns prior to your visit, please e-mail or call us at (607) 547-1401.

Ticket Info

  • Tickets are available online here. Walk-ins are welcomed through 7:30pm if there is still space available during that particular time slot. (It’s best to purchase your tickets online prior to the event to guarantee entry).
  • Tickets are non-refundable, but you can change the date and time of your visit if there are available openings and you are not changing the quantity of tickets. Learn how to modify your reservation here.
  • Event hours: 5:00-8:00pm. Bathrooms at the museum’s entrance and the museum store close at 8:00pm.

Getting to the Event and Parking

    The Farmers’ Museum is located at 5775 NY- 80, Cooperstown, NY 13326. Google Maps will do the best job of leading you to our door. Click here for additional details regarding our location.
    Once you reach the museum, look for signs that will direct you to the nearest parking.

When you’re at the Event

  • Please arrive at your reserved time. The walking tour may take you 30 minutes or an hour. It’s up to you how long you want to stay!
  • Proof of purchase is required for entry. Please bring scannable paper tickets or have the tickets displayed on your phone – for each member of your group.
  • It may get very cold! We advise visitors to dress comfortably for being outdoors and wear footwear appropriate for uneven terrain and varied weather conditions.
  • The Crossroads Café will be open during the event, serving warm beverages and snacks.
  • Restrooms are available outside the Crossroads Café (downstairs under Bump Tavern) and near the Admissions Desk at the Museum’s front entrance.
  • Event hours: 5:00-8:00pm. Bathrooms at the museum’s entrance and the museum store close at 8:00pm.

What’s permitted at the Event

  • Photography and video for personal use are welcome on the Museum grounds. Please share your photos and video on social media – and tag us! (Drones are not allowed on or near the grounds.)
  • The use of sleds for transportation is prohibited.
  • Pets are not permitted on the Museum grounds. Service animals are welcome.
  • The Farmers’ Museum is a smoke-free campus. Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the Museum grounds.
  • The safety and well-being of our visitors and staff are of the utmost importance. To ensure a secure venue for all, the possession of firearms, fireworks, explosives, incendiary devices, knives, or weapons of any kind is prohibited at The Farmers’ Museum’s property.


  • Under normal weather conditions, pathways are accessible to wheelchairs, strollers, and wagons. Please note, however, that paths may be muddy, wet, icy, or snow covered. Pathways are lit but be aware of lower light levels in certain locations on the grounds.
  • The event requires approximately a half mile of walking, and there are slight changes in elevation both up and downhill from our upper parking lot. We advise all visitors to wear appropriate footwear for the weather and the terrain.
  • While none of the light installations use strobe lighting, some installations include motion lighting, and some of the installations may include music.
  • Please arrive at your reserved time to ensure optimal numbers of visitors on the grounds during each ticket session.
  • Grounds transportation will not be available.
  • For questions regarding accessibility, please contact tickets@farmersmuseum.org.

Refund Policy

  • Ticket Refunds: There are no refunds unless the event is canceled. If an event is canceled, you will be notified via email and can change your reservation to a different date and time if you wish. Otherwise, you will receive a full refund within 48 hours.
  • Modifying a Reservation: You may change the time and date of your reservation if there are still tickets available. Click here for instructions.

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