Ozark Christmas Traditions

12/11/2021 | Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site | Ash Grove, MO

Nathan and Olive Boone Homestead State Historic Site is hosting its annual Ozark Christmas Traditions event on Saturday, Dec. 11. Learn how the Boone family and residents of the Missouri Ozarks celebrated the holiday season. Travel back in time along a candlelit path to the Boone home and visit with St. Nicholas. Activities on this tour will include hands-on holiday décor stations, holiday photo stations, and costumed interpreters sharing stories of Christmas past. A reading of “T’was the Night Before Christmas” will take place on the front porch of the home at 3 p.m.

This event will follow current CDC guidelines. We want everyone to be able to enjoy the event; if you plan to attend, please be socially considerate. Groups are limited to 12 people. For larger family groups, please contact the site for accommodations.

Reservations are recommended and will be accepted starting Nov. 1. To make a reservation, contact the site at 471-751-3266. You will be asked to provide your name, phone number and email address.

This event is free and open to the public.

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Event Time: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m. (Tours begin every 20 minutes)

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7850 N. State Highway V, Ash Grove, MO | 417-751-3266

Associated activities

  • Historic Site Tours
  • Interpretive Programs