ENDING SOON: Christmas at Canterbury Shaker Village (44% Off)
- Adult and child ticket options
- Featuring historic delights including an old-time magic show, visit with Santa and custom characters, creating Christmas cards for loved ones, music, decorating gingerbread cookies, crafts, apple cider and much more!
You Should Know
- Only valid for option purchased
- Event Dates: Dec. 3 and Dec. 10, 2016*
- Event Times: 3pm - 8pm (rain or shine event)
- No limit on how many you can purchase
- Children 5 and under attend free
*Valid only for event date purchased - no refunds
Rethink Tradition during Christmas at Canterbury Shaker Village
“Wow - what a great time we had here. Got to make cow Christmas ornaments, yarn ornaments with a small gift inside and use the printing machine...The grounds and buildings were beautiful and next time I go it's going to be with snowshoes and my camera.” – Samantha W. – TripAdvisor.com Reviewer
“One of the most tranquil and lovely spots in all of New Hampshire. The beauty of the setting is only surpassed by the wonderful history of the people who lived there. Certainly worth a trip.” – Jack H. – Facebook Fan
“Unusual piece of American history. Beautiful views, great tour guides. A very unique and educational experience!” – Rita V. – Yelp.com Elite Reviewer
Christmas at Canterbury, held annually, allows visitors to Canterbury Shaker Village to experience the delights of Christmas in a simpler era. Join us inside the historic Shaker buildings to watch an old-time 19th Century magic show, meet Santa and costumed characters, make Christmas cards for loved ones, decorate gingerbread cookies, create ornaments for your Christmas tree, admire a toy train display or listen to fiddlers. Enjoy hot cider and singing Christmas carols as we light the Village Christmas tree. This classic holiday event is a family favorite that will become a yearly tradition!
Through an exclusive promotion with Couptopia, you can experience this wonderful holiday event with friends and loved ones at up to half price. For the December 3 event, you can get adult tickets for $9 each ($18 value) and children’s tickets (ages 6-17) are $4 each ($8 value). For the December 10 event, adults tickets are $10 ($18 value) and children's tickets are $5 ($8 value). Children 5 and under will be admitted free of charge.
“Canterbury Shaker Village is a place where the ideals of simplicity, reflection and renewal are present year round,” notes Funi Burdick, Executive Director. “Yet, it’s at Christmas that our ongoing practice of rethinking Shaker traditions seems especially relevant. Christmas at Canterbury is a chance to experience the holiday in a way that gets away from the commercialism so prevalent today.”
The Shaker Gift Shop, which features a wide selection of high quality, Shaker inspired products, will be open for Holiday shopping during Christmas at Canterbury.
Canterbury Shaker Village is dedicated to preserving the 200-year legacy of the Canterbury Shakers and to providing a place for learning, reflection, and renewal of the human spirit. Visitors are encouraged to learn about the life, ideals, values, and history of the Canterbury Shakers through tours, programs, exhibits, research, and publications. The National Historic Landmark includes 25 restored original and four reconstructed Shaker buildings, and 694 acres of forests, fields, gardens, nature trails, and mill ponds under permanent conservation easement. The Village café offers simple lunch fare and the Museum Store features unique gifts and wares handmade by regional artists.