When the weather gets chilly and the snow begins to fall, members of the Wilmington, Delaware community can always stay cozy at one of their local holiday festivals. No matter your age, you can enjoy the beauty of winter and make memories with loved ones at one of these local events.
One of the many charms of the state of Delaware is its list old, historic towns. One such place is Old New Castle, which is located on the shore of the Delaware River, just 15 minutes south of Wilmington. Here, visitors can step back in time through the "Spirit of Christmas & a Dickens Experience" annual event. This event features vendors, carolers, and actors performing scenes from “The Christmas Carol.” Meanwhile, 15 minutes further south at “Christmas in Odessa,” visitors can partake in private tours of historical homes, live entertainment, craft vendors, and a chance to meet Mr. and Mrs. Claus.
The gorgeous Longwood gardens are just under 30 minutes from Wilmington, Delaware. This four-acre conservatory decorates each year for the holiday season with fresh themes annually, so you’ll never want to miss it. You can always expect to see plentiful, colorful red poinsettias, shining, decorated trees, as well as more than half a million lights twinkling in the display.
The Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library was founded by Henry Francis du Pont and offers an amazing collection of American antiques. For the holiday season, Winterthur adds decorations reminiscent of the olden days. The annual Yuletide at Winterthur events offer Holiday musical performances for a lovely and cozy experience that will remind you of a traditional Christmas experience from an older era.
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