Salem Christmas

Historic Town of Salem


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Also on December 10, visitors may enjoy a special program for children with St. Nicholas in the Old Salem Visitor Center. *A separate special event ticket is required** Click here for details.

Salem ChristmasSaturday, December 10, 201610:00 am - 5:30 pmHistoric Town of Salem

Join us for our annual celebration of Moravian traditions throughout the Historic Town of Salem! Historic Buildings will open at 10 a.m. and close at 5 p.m.  At 5:15 p.m., we will gather in the James A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium in the Old Salem Visitor Center for carol singing and the lighting of the Christmas Pyramid.

Special activities and demonstrations include:

  • Historic Trades demonstrations
  • Period Music
  • Watch Christmas Cakes being made
  • See & Learn about 19th century Christmas decorations
  • Hearth cooking demonstrations
  • Hands-on Activities
  • A Lovefeast at St. Philips Church
  • A free concert featuring the Sounds of a Moravian Christmas performed by the Cantamos choir in St. Philips Church at 2 p.m.
  • Mule-drawn wagon rides (weather permitting)
  • And much more!

Activities are included with the purchase of an All-In-One ticket. Friends of Old Salem enjoy free admission (click to find out more about becoming a Friend of Old Salem).

For more information, please call (336) 721-7300 or email