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Trees of Historic Bethlehem

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 opulent decorations.

Visitor Center Hours

10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

All Site Hours

Ron was extremely friendly and extremely knowledgeable and his sense of humor made our tour totally enjoyable. He is a real asset to you. We will be back again next year because of people like Ron. All your people in fact were very pleasant and made our trip extremely enjoyable.

Trees Contest Winners

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 and decorated by Sharon Coe and Kay Marsh

Second Place: Bird Tree decorated by Kristen Lissy and Judy Keretz

Third Place: Chocolate Tree decorated by Sue Ardron, Betsy Fisher, Debra Sanek, and Mary Shiffner

Thank you to all who participated this year, our sponsors, and congratulations to our winners!

Trees of Historic Bethlehem: The Finer Things Overview

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 opulent decorations.

Included in your Trees to Historic Bethlehem pass is admission to the Unspun: Stories of Silk exhibition at the Kemerer Museum and the Moravian Museum. Silk, the most luxurious material on the planet is a great companion for these elegant trees. Tickets are $25 for adults, $14 for children and free for HBMS Members.

Funding by the Bealer-Greene Christmas Endowment.

Save with Christmas City Combo

Save when you bundle your Trees of Historic Bethlehem Tour with Christkindlmarkt tickets.

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Purchase the Christmas City Combo for $31.50 today!

Your Christmas City Combo ticket is good for one entry into the Trees of Historic Bethlehem exhibition and Christkindlmarkt at Steelstacks beginning Nov. 17, 2023.

Want to schedule your visit outside of museum hours? Book a custom tour today!

Both guides shared so much history of Bethlehem, the trees and the buildings. Both of the guides were so nice to my 5 year old granddaughter and included info for her to understand! We will be back again!

Holiday Tour Schedule

The 2nd floor of the Kemerer Museum will be closed on December 2nd & December 16th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. for a private event.

For the holiday season, November 17- January 7:

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.

Sponsors

Lucinda & Walter Dealtrey

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