• Ye Olde Christmas…Traditions and Treasures Tour

  • Cincinnati Ohio and vicinities starting the week before Thanksgiving through the third week of December.
    This TOUR is sure is awaken the child in everyone as we explore the past and learn about the joy and celebration of CHRISTMAS.  

  • Big Tree Plantation

    At Christmas time, the child in everyone will come out as we take a wagon ride through the fields of Christmas trees and learn about the meaning of this Christmas symbol. Browse the Gift Barn and see a life-size nativity. Make your own greenery to take with you. No visit to the Christmas tree farm is complete without a cup of hot chocolate and holiday cookies. 

  • At the Manger

    One of the largest collections of international Nativities in the United States, perhaps the world. Sure to delight all ages, with many designed to capture your imagination. Three floors (elevator available) of nativities. There are also items specially made for At the Manger that cannot be found anywhere else. 

  • Taft Museum

    Be swept into a festive mood by experiencing the wonder of beautiful antique ornaments, toys, and decorations at the Taft Museum. This is not an ordinary museum; it was the private home of President William Howard Taft and where he accepted the nomination for U. S. president. Christmas decorations will adorn the entire museum. 

  • Neusole Glassworks

    Watch as a glass maker creates a beautiful ornament out of hot glass. One lucky group member will take home this creation.

  • Niederman Christmas Farm

    A walk-though Christmas Display. Visitors can enjoy tens of thousands of lights that illuminate the path. Fifty speakers set the mood with Christmas music as you view life-size nativity and several Biblical scenes telling the real story of Christmas. 

  • Wiedemann Mansion

    Enjoy the view from the home which extends almost 180 degrees, encompassing Newport and picturesque profiles of Mt. Adams and the Cincinnati skyline in the foreground. The home now includes 17 rooms, 7 full bathrooms and 2 half baths and will be totally decked in holiday splendor. Eggnog and gingerbread snack OR Holiday Tea Party lunch included.

  • Beauverre Riordan
    Stained Glass

    Step back into time as guests will hear the history of this studio and view the stained glass windows as the sun cascades through and casts different hues of colors on the floor. Learn how the stained glass windows are created and SEE ARTISANS AT WORK. Shop at Bella and take home a remembrance or a piece of jewelry. Everyone will receive a glass ornament. 

  • Clifton Mills Mansion

    Indoor and Outdoor display where you will experience over three million lights in a breathtaking natural setting, including a 100 foot moving waterfall of lights (lights up at 6:00 PM). Guests can also see the country’s largest Santa Claus collection, with well over 3000 Santa's dating from 1850 to 2001. 

  • Spirit of Christmas Tour

    This driving/walking tour not only features access to five of the most beautiful churches in the tri-state, but also showcases history of international significance. The tour ends in the fully decorated St. Francis Seraph Church and Friary, where patrons can view numerous nativity scenes from around the world and participate in a scavenger hunt while enjoying the largest Dickens Village in the area. 

  • A Joyful Noise Holiday Performance

    Where do Christmas Carols come from? You can probably remember the first carol you learned……”Jingle Bells,” or “Deck the Halls,” –or maybe “White Christmas,” with it’s sweet, soothing tone a perfect Christmas Eve lullaby. This show is a SOUNDTRACK of memories that carries through generations. 

  • Private Train Collection and Mansion Tour

    Over 20,000 sq. feet (1 ½ miles of track) winding throughout mountains and valleys with over 1,000 displays including towns, drive-in movie theaters, old fashion hamburger joints, haunted mansions, lakes, farms, ski slopes and even a huge carnival. Also tour the private residence offering rooms of collectibles, art, sports and even old pin ball games to play. 

    ALL money will benefit a charity of the owner’s choiceDEFINITELY a tour that offers bragging rights to all who visit. 

  • Meal Functions

  • A Dickens of a Dinner

    Charles Dickens is often given credit for transforming Christmas into a day of celebration centered on the family, especially Christmas dinner. Entertainment included with Charles Dickens. 

  • English Dinner in an
    English Church

    Your ENGLISH menu will consist of Wassail, one of the strongest traditions of Christmastime also a more American version of Christmas dinner and of course plum pudding and other specialties. Entertainment: Meet a true English lady who will share with guests English traditions that play a vital part of the entire Christmas season. Everyone will receive Christmas Crackers one very special item that always adorns the Christmas table and send everyone home with a piece of fruitcake.

  • Old Fashioned Holiday Dinner

    You’ll enjoy the ambiance as you dine in the Brantley Carriage House with its toy trains and railroad memorabilia. A Conductor welcomes your coach, passing out Dinner Tickets to each guest. Dinner menus are based on recipes from the railroads of yesterday, and are served by staff dressed as Porters and Conductors.