Pittsburgh December 01, 2017
The Christmas Village Near Pittsburgh That Becomes Even More Magical Year After Year
Pittsburghers have an abundance of opportunities to create holiday traditions
and lifelong memories. Whether you want to stay downtown or trek a little further from the city, you’ll find plenty to do this Christmas season. Join generations of Southwestern Pennsylvanians, for example, who have made Overly’s Country Christmas in Greensburg a part of their holiday traditions.
Overly's Country Christmas, a magical Christmas village near Pittsburgh, has been delighting visitors since 1956. The adventure begins with a drive through the shimmering village aglow in Christmas lights.
After your leisurely drive, find a spot to park and bundle up for your adventure exploring this magical Christmas village.
Stroll through the old-fashioned village that's brimming with fun things to do and delicious treats to eat.
Snap photos in front of Henry Hemlock, the talking Christmas tree. Yes, Henry
talks. So, strike up a conversation and see what the beautifully decorated tree with a huge personality has to say.
Don't forget to stop by the manger and say hello to Ditto, the adorable donkey. Other friendly animals at the manger include goats and sheep.
Horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides offer a charming way to see the twinkling lights of the village. Afterwards...
...warm up over a cozy bonfire. The Christmas Village also features plenty to eat, including kettle corn, burgers and hot dogs, hot chocolate, and funnel cakes.
Santa, of course, will be on hand to take photos and listen to Christmas wishes. You'll also want to stop by the General Store to find unique gifts and visit the model train at Hartman Station.
Overly Country Christmas's cost of admission, which includes the drive-through lights display and the walk-through Christmas village, is $15 per car from Monday through Thursday. Friday and Saturday admission is $18 per car. Only cash is accepted.
Visit Overly's Country Christmas Sunday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or Friday and Saturday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Christmas village will be open through January 1, 2018.
The Christmas village will only be open
weather-permitting each evening. Please check their website (listed below) for days there will only be a drive-through available.
Overly’s Country Christmas
116 Blue Ribbon Lane
Greensburg, PA 15601
Click here for more information.
Is a stop at this enchanting village near Pittsburgh one of your annual holiday traditions?
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