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On Sunday, Dec. 17 from 11:00am to 3:00pm, Genesee Country Village & Museum invites you to experience our Yuletide Open House event. Come celebrate the traditions of the season with us and explore the winter wonders of the historic village.

Bring your family for self-guided tours through our historic homes that are warmed by fires and alive with holiday lights, candles, and traditional decorations. Experience music, sample foods, and enjoy a visit with St. Nick. Eight houses will be open to explore.

Smell the aroma of fresh-baked Christmas cookies and taste special holiday treats — light fare, snacks and drinks will be available for purchase in the Banquet Center. You may also find that special holiday gift at the Flint Hill Store (open all day).

Add on a delicius Yuletide buffet, catered by the Caledonia Village Inn. Purchase dinner tickets here. The first dinner seating is at 4:00pm. In the hour between the open house ends and dinner begins, relax in our Banquet Center! Cozy up by the fire, take a break with a glass of wine or pint of ale, and enjoy relaxing conversation with friends.

Don't miss this magical event!  

Village activities include:
-Learn about tree lighting traditions at the Foster House
-Join in singing some Christmas favorites in Brooks Grove Church
-Enjoy a tasting in the MacKay House kitchen where scrumptious Christmas foods are on display
-Learn about shopping and mailing packages in Altay Store
-Hear what it was like to travel for the holidays at Hosmer’s Inn
-See how residents decorated in the 1870s in the Hyde “Octagon” House
-Visit with Saint Nick at Jones Farm and pose for a photo with him
-Watch as clothes are sewn for the winter at the Tailor Shop

Pricing: $10 for adults/$8 youth (4-18)/$8 all museum members. Kids 3 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the door!

Due to the uneven walkways and snowy streets, this self-guided program is not recommended for those with walking difficulties.

Please log in here as a member to receive the member rate on tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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No tickets will be sent through the mail. Please print the email confirmation that you receive after placing your order; it will serve as your ticket at the door.

There are no refunds for special event tickets.