Christmas at the Castle
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY NOVEMBER 18 & 19
FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24, 25 & 26
10:00am through 4:30pm (last tickets at 3:00pm)
One of our favorite holiday events is back! We welcome guests to enjoy a Rustic Christmas at the Lucknow Estate. Last year’s event brought us record breaking numbers so be sure to plan your visits today!
Tours of Lucknow
Enjoy an enchanting rustic Christmas at Castle in the Clouds! Tour the Arts & Crafts mansion Lucknow, elegantly dressed with holiday decorations. Families will enjoy Christmas craft activities and live musical performances.
Lucknow will be open for tours from 10:00am through 4:00pm. The last tickets are sold at 3:00pm, so if you would like to tour Lucknow decorated for the holidays, please be on the property no later than 3:00pm. Trolleys will depart from The Carriage House to Lucknow every 15 minutes on the quarter hour from 10:15am through 3:15pm.
Admission fees are $20 for adults and seniors, $10 for children age 5-17 and free for children four years and under. Friends of the Castle prices are $15 for adults and seniors and $8 for children age 5-17. Groups of 20 guests or more can receive a discount when pre-registered at least 7 days in advance. Call 603-476-5414 if you’re interested in learning more about Group Discounts.
Families are welcome to join us for this holiday event with activities for children as well as a visit with Santa Claus!
Tickets are available at the door or online by using the calendar below!
The Carriage House Restaurant
Executive Chef Gretchen Shortway will delight guests with delicious and comforting holiday meals. This seasonal, limited menu is one of a kind so you won’t want to miss it! Click here for a sample Christmas at the Castle Menu.
We’ve extended our serving hours for this special event, and The Carriage House Restaurant will open to guests at 11:00am with the last seating at 4:30pm. We do not take reservations and recommend arriving early to avoid a wait. During Christmas at the Castle last year the restaurant saw a wait-list as early as noon.
Guests are more than welcome to join us for lunch only, and will not have to pay admission fees to access The Carriage House. Please note that you will not see the Castle, even from the outside, unless you purchase admission tickets and take a trolley to the mansion.
Our very popular Artisan Fair will be back in the Winnipesaukee Room for another year. Warm up with some hot cocoa and tasty cookies as your browse the local wares, and get a jump on your holiday shopping. Guests are more than welcome to join us for the Artisan Fair only, and will not have to pay admission fees to access The Carriage House. Please note that you will not see the Castle, even from the outside, unless you purchase admission tickets and take a trolley to the mansion.
The Artisan Fair will be open to the public from 10:00am through 4:30pm.
Riding in the Clouds
Our friends at Riding in the Clouds are extending their season to be included in Christmas at the Castle. For more information about horseback trail rides, carriage rides or sleigh rides if there’s snow please call them at 603-476-8350 or visit their website, www.ridingintheclouds.com.
Remember to use Ossipee Park Road for entrance to this event; the main entrance off Route 171 will be closed. Christmas at the Castle is weather permitting. If there is snow in the forecast please call ahead to be sure we will be open for the day. Tickets will be available for purchase in The Carriage House during the event, or you can pre-purchase online and skip the lines!
Purchase your Tickets
Use this calendar to purchase your tickets online. All sales are final. Your ticket is valid during any of the five days of 2017 Christmas at the Castle; you will need to select a date to purchase tickets, but you are not required to use it on that date. We will have a separate line at the admission table for Members and Online Ticket Holders. Call us at 603-476-5410 if you have any questions about online ticket sales for this event.Book online now!
This event is generously sponsored by