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Visiting Castle Hill at Christmas is a time-honored tradition. Don't miss this year's beautiful and nostalgic "An Old-Fashioned Christmas". Each room in our 1920s mansion is festively decorated by garden clubs, florists, designers, and other organizations. You'll find live music and dance, fresh baked cookies and cider, and a family treasure hunt. New for 2019—The Christmas Greens Courtyard selling beautiful wreathes, kissing balls, and cut branches for arranging.
Fri: 5-8PM. Make Friday a date night with evening tour hours, a cash bar, light appetizers, and festive music from pianist Robert Allison.
Sat: 10AM-4PM. Come with friends on Saturday for great decorating ideas, shopping in the Castle Hill gift shop and Harbor Sweets pop up cafe, and more. Enjoy live entertainment, fresh baked cookies and cider, and a family treasure hunt.
Sun: 12Noon-4PM. Bring the children on Sunday to visit with Santa (12pm-2pm), take photos, and hunt for theme-related items in our holiday treasure hunt. Enjoy live music and fresh baked cookies and cider.
Buy tickets now to have your name on a reservation list at the door or buy your your tickets at the door.
The Trustees thank Bright Happy Power, Gordon Florist and Greenhouses, Les Fleurs, Manchester Garden Club, Platinum Posies, Town & Country Garden Club of Ipswich, and Crane volunteers for decorating; Robert Allison, Michael Hamill, Carlos Heymann, Ipswich High School Bel Canto and Chamber Singers, Ipswich High School Chamber Orchestra, Ipswich High School Honors Brass, Ipswich High School Jazz Orchestra, Ipswich Moving Company’s Youth Dance Ensemble, Alice Newell, North Shore Chorale, Phoebe Bright, Solstice Singers, Venti, and Ann Ward for providing entertainment throughout the weekend; and Corliss Brothers and Fireside Catering for donations.