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A Candlelight Christmas

Festival Event

ADA Accessibility Notes

Handicap parking and restrooms available.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

All ages.

Experience the serenity of an Appalachian Christmas during our Candlelight Christmas Tour.

Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8, we invite you to tour selected softly-lit cabins in the Museum village, enjoy Christmas storytelling, drink hot apple cider, sing carols in the Irwin Chapel, visit with Museum animals, and make Appalachian ornaments. We'll also have a live Nativity scene , musicians performing throughout the grounds, as well as spinning & weaving demonstrations, candle-dipping, cooking demonstrations, blacksmithing, sassafras tea-making, and lots of holiday craft activities for kids! The Museum restaurant will also be open!

Be sure to bring a flashlight!

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How to Get There

The Museum of Appalachia is located 16 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee, on I-75, exit 122, then east one mile.

Street address: 2819 Andersonville Hwy., Clinton, TN 37716

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals only.


Admission rates apply.