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Five Reasons to Visit the Castle This Holiday Season!

While the Joslyn Castle is a must-see year-round for tourists and locals alike, there is something extra special about visiting our historic treasure during the holidays! 

We invite you to join us for an event or tour in the coming months...and happy holidays!

1. Holiday Decor: Thanks to an army of volunteers donating their time and talent, the Joslyn Castle transforms in to a winter wonderland when the weather outside turns frightful. Christmas trees and holiday finery beckon you to explore every room on the main floor. Each year is a little different, so we encourage you to see what our team of interior designers has in store for 2019!

2. Take a Tour: Speaking of enjoying the holiday decor, the perfect time to soak it up is during a public tour! We have recently expanded our public tour opportunities to include every Monday, Thursday, and the first and third Sunday of the month! You can even bring the whole family down for public tours on December 23rd! Visit our public tour page for all the times and FAQs. 

3. Historic Home Tour and Boutique: This beloved annual tradition spans an entire weekend, and is the perfect opportunity to gather friends and family for a day of early holiday shopping and exploring historic properties! Over 20 local vendors are stationed throughout the Castle selling wares for EVERYONE on your shopping list - all set to the backdrop of the Castle dressed in her holiday finery. A shuttle runs continuously to four other notable historic properties in the Joslyn Castle and Bemis Park neighborhoods - this is your chance to peek inside! Purchase your tickets to the Historic Home Tour and Boutique here!

4. Book your Holiday Party at the Castle: Is there a more unique venue in the region to celebrate the season with your colleagues, family, or friends? Make your next event UNFORGETTABLE by booking with the Joslyn Castle. Visit our private rentals page to design a private holiday party in that is sure to wow! 

5. Joslyn Castle Unlocked - Holiday Edition: Joslyn Castle Unlocked is one of our most beloved programs that is offered year round. This is your opportunity to experience the entire Castle, including many areas that are not typically open to the public! For the holidays, we take it one step further...enjoyed Christmas carols from a live choir and holiday treats after your catered dinner! Of course, the Castle is fabulously decorated to enhance the holiday spirit. Reserve your Joslyn Castle Unlocked - Holiday Edition tickets today!