Holiday Lantern Tours

Fridays and Saturdays: December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Sponsored in part by NYCM Insurance

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Book an Otesaga Hotel and Resort Holiday Lantern Tour Package!

– Outdoor, hour-long walking tours starting at 3:00 p.m. and running every 20 minutes. Last tour begins at 8:00 p.m.
– Reservations are required. No walk-ins accepted. Please dress warmly.
– Tickets: $18 for Adult Members (13+), $20 for Adult Non-Members (13+), $10.00 for Juniors (7–12), and $5.00 for Children (3–6).
Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite.com.
– Refunds will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to a reservation date. (Eventbrite fees are non-refundable.) If a program is canceled by The Farmers’ Museum due to poor weather conditions or other factors, all tickets will be fully refunded for that date.

Enjoy an intimate, hour-long guided walking tour of The Farmers’ Museum and see it dressed in its winter finery during our new Holiday Lantern Tours.  Join our museum guides as they lead you through the museum’s sparkling grounds by lantern light. Learn about the history of Christmas and how it was celebrated in Upstate New York in years past. Hear about the origin of Christmas trees, Christmas cards, and Christmas carols. See what foods were prepared and how homes were decorated. Discover the history of Santa Claus and hear him read “A Visit from St. Nicholas.” You’ll also learn about major holy days of other religions.

These hour-long walking tours take place on December 4, 5, 11, 12, 18 and 19, with multiple tours offered each evening–starting at 3:00 p.m. and running every 20 minutes. The last tour begins at 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices are $18 for Adult Members (13+), $20 for Adult Non-Members (13+), $10.00 for Juniors (7–12), and $5.00 for Children (3–6). Reservations are required. No walk-ins accepted. Please dress warmly.

Each tour is limited to eight people in order to accommodate for proper social distancing. A single, larger family unit may reserve one of our limited time slots. If your family group numbers more than eight, please call (607) 547-1534 or email [email protected] for booking guidance. Face masks are requiredThese outdoor tours last approximately one hour–please dress warmly. For general questions regarding the program, please call (607) 547-1534 or email [email protected].

 

Refunds will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to a reservation date. (Eventbrite fees are non-refundable.) If a program is canceled by The Farmers’ Museum due to poor weather conditions or other factors, all tickets will be fully refunded for that date.

The tour moves over uneven ground in the dark. Visitors with potential mobility issues should call at (607) 547-1534 or email [email protected] in advance to ensure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible.

Candlelight Evening will not take place this season due to the pandemic. We look forward to 2021, when we can hopefully return to normal programming.

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