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Christmas in the Colonies: Van Cortlandt by Candlelight

Van Cortlandt House in the snow.
A glass of punch welcomes visitors to Van Cortlandt House.
A dusting of snow coats the Colonial style wreaths.
Event Date
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Event Location
Van Cortlandt House Museum
Broadway at W. 246th Street
Bronx, NY
Laura Carpenter,
Additional Info
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Tours every

See what Christmas in the Colonies was all about with a trip to Van Cortlandt House Museum decked out in seasonal finery. On Saturday December 8th, the house will be open for guided tours by candlelight between 4:00 and 7:00 p.m. Following your tour, weather permitting, you can enjoy a cup of warm mulled cider and toast marshmallow around our roaring campfire.

Tours start at 4, 4:30, 5, 5:30, 6, and 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 per adult, $5.00 for seniors and students and children 10 and under are free. Call 718-543-3344 or e-mail to: for reservations.

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