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As you take down and put away your Christmas greens, lights, stars, and decorations, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites is doing the same. Before we box up the last of the ornaments, we have some exciting news to share! Over 750 people voted for their favorite trees in our annual Trees of Historic Bethlehem contest. You told us who decorated the finest, and we are thrilled to announce the winners.
According to your voting, here are the Top 3 Trees:
First Place: Music Tree – Sponsored by 100.7 WLEV-FM
Second Place: Bird Tree
Third Place: Chocolate Tree
Thank you to all who participated this year, our sponsors, and congratulations to our winners!
Elegant. Luxurious. Opulent. This year’s Trees of Historic Bethlehem are dripping with finery! This dazzling array of Christmas trees, beautifully decorated by the Bethlehem Garden Club and local volunteers, is sure to awe and inspire.
Journey across three historic sites, where over 25 trees display gorgeous decorations through January 7, 2024. Your pass includes admission to the Unspun: Stories of Silk exhibition. Silk, the most luxurious material on the planet, is a great companion for these elegant trees. This holiday season, see the multi-site exhibition everyone’s talking about in a different light with rarely exhibited items from our collections, including silk mittens, hats, and fur-lined coats!
Funding by the Bealer-Greene Christmas Endowment.
You can enjoy our annual tree display as part of your family’s holiday tradition or start a new tradition this year. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite!
Save when you bundle your Trees of Historic Bethlehem Tour with Christkindlmarkt tickets. This deal can be purchased through December 17, 2023.
Purchase the Christmas City Combo for $31.50 today!
Your Christmas City Combo ticket is good for entry into the Trees of Historic Bethlehem exhibition across four historic sites and one entry to Christkindlmarkt at Steelstacks beginning Nov. 17, 2023.
Want to schedule your visit outside of museum hours? Book your custom tour today!
With this ticket, visitors also have access to two museums, The Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts and the Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, the holiday art exhibition at the Luckenbach Mill, and the Moravian putz at the Single Sisters’ House featuring reproductions of the buildings that make up the Historic Moravian Bethlehem National Historic Landmark District. Trees will be on display at the Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts, The Moravian Museum of Bethlehem, and the Single Sisters’ House.
Kemerer Museum of Decorative Arts
427 North New Street
Moravian Museum of Bethlehem
66 West Church Street
Single Sisters’ House
50 West Church Street
Tours leave from the Moravian Museum
459 Old York Road
Full museum tours will be offered on the hour at the Kemerer Museum and Moravian Museum and run approximately 40 minutes.
Trees of Historic Bethlehem Tours will run on the half hour for approximately 20 minutes.
The last Tree tour of the day is at 5:30 PM.
Lucinda & Walter Dealtrey
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