Old-Fashioned Christmas in the Village

12/10/2022 | Arrow Rock State Historic Site | Arrow Rock, MO

Join state historic site staff, friends and family as we open up the historic buildings for a Christmas from long ago. Site buildings will be open and decorated for Christmas. Guests will be encouraged to tour through the buildings and visit with interpreters.

You may stumble upon the judge and lawyer in the Old Courthouse as the get ready to end the year. Stop by the Tap Room of the tavern and visit with travelers from the trail. In the academy, you will see the young ladies preparing for Christmas and the schoolmarm taking a break. Go on up the hill to the George Caleb Bingham Home and see a family preparing for Christmas. Stop in the kitchen to warm up by the fire and say hello to the cook preparing for Christmas dinner.

At the very end of the tour, take a moment and take in the real meaning of Christmas. 

The pathway will be lit, but we encourage participants to bring a flashlight. Carriage rides and carolers will also be in town.  

Event Time: 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

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39521 Visitor Center Drive, Arrow Rock, MO | 660-837-3330

Associated activities

  • Historic Site Tours
  • Interpretive Programs