Ohio November 14, 2018
The One Ohio Village That Transforms Into A Christmas Wonderland Each Year
Ohio’s small towns and villages go all out for the holiday season. (Be sure to check out
these Christmas towns.)
There’s one historic village, however, that could charm even The Grinch during the holiday season. The historic village of Zoar is one of Ohio’s most enchanting towns year-round, but it truly comes alive during the Christmas season. Here’s why Christmas in Zoar belongs at the top of your holiday bucket list:
Approximately 177 people call this lovely little town home. During the holidays, it comes alive with Christmas spirit.
The village of Zoar has more than 50 of the original historic structures and buildings still standing today. Consequently, the town has preserved much of its Old World charm.
Christmas in Zoar is a magical two-day event you'll want to attend this holiday season.
You'll get a chance to take a horse-drawn wagon ride around the village at Christmas in Zoar.
Christmas in Zoar will take place on December 1 and 2 this year from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Saturday and noon - 5 p.m. on Sunday.
You'll likely see a few carolers spreading some Christmas cheer while you're here.
You'll get a chance to tour the historic village at Christmastime, which is quite a treat. Tickets are $8 per person and children 12 and under are free.
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Be sure to stop by the juried craft show, where you'll find plenty of one-of-a-kind gifts and decorations for the season.
And keep your eyes peeled for a visit with Belsnickel, Santa and Kristkind.
When the sun sets, the village lights up with holiday cheer and twinkling Christmas lights. You'll want to take a twilight stroll.
(To keep up with other holiday related events at Zoar, follow the village on Facebook
You can even attend a candlelight church service at the Historic Zoar Meeting House (Zoar United Church of Christ) on Saturday evening.
It's absolutely beautiful. <3
After the candlelight service, you'll want to stay for the tree lighting ceremony in the Historic Zoar Garden.
If there's any Ohio village that can put you in the Christmas spirit, it's Zoar.
Have you ever been to Zoar during the holiday season? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!
For more Christmas towns in Ohio, check out our previous article:
Here Are The 10 Most Enchanting, Magical Christmas Towns In Ohio.