Fort Western


Join us for a Victorian Christmas at

Fort Western

Saturday, November 25th, 2023

  • Help decorate the Christmas Tree in the parlor by making paper-cut ornaments and stringing popcorn.
  • Warm yourself at the kitchen hearth and watch the making of traditional ginger cookies.
  • Visit Father Christmas in the barracks room while he reads “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”
  • Play period Games and sample the seasonal favorites of hot chocolate & ginger cookies in the Howard store.
  • Warm yourself at the bonfire in the parade ground (weather permitting).
  • Check out our Christmas Basket Raffle (Baskets will be on display in the Howard Store and the drawing will be on December 16th).
  • Do some early Christmas shopping at our gift shop, open from noon to 4:00 p.m. 
  • Check out other downtown activities before gathering at the tree-lighting ceremony at 5:15 p.m.

Our Gift Shop Christmas Schedule followsOpen noon - 4:00 p.m.

  • Friday, December 1st
  • Saturday, December 2nd
  • Friday, December 8th
  • Saturday, December 9th
  • Friday, December 15th
  • Saturday, December 16th, Boston Tea Party & Christmas Basket Raffle