Experience Christmas in Historic Bethlehem

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Christmas City Stroll

Take a walk through beautiful downtown Historic Bethlehem with our certified guide in period dress. Discover the story of Bethlehem's unique beginning in 1741, the tales of a candle-in-every-window, and the renowned Bethlehem Star.

Historic highlights include Bethlehem's exquisite Victorian and colonial architecture, including two National Historic Landmarks, the 1741 Gemeinhaus and the Bethlehem Waterworks.


Trees of Historic Bethlehem

Explore this winter wonderland of gilded Christmas trees from around the world, beautifully decorated by the Bethlehem Garden Club, on display across six historic sites.

PLUS, see the Holiday Putz Trail; a Putz is a traditional Moravian decoration that features ornate figurines, animals, and building scenes to tell the Nativity Story.


Bethlehem by Night Bus Tour

Sit back and experience the Christmas City on a trip back in time with our certified guide in period dress.

Deemed "the best way to see Bethlehem" this tour includes a visit to the famous star atop South Mountain, a look at early and current local holiday traditions, and access to historic highlights in north and south Bethlehem.


Horse-drawn Carriage Ride

These cozy, serene horse-drawn carriage rides through Bethlehem's beautiful downtown are the perfect way to enjoy the lights, sights, and sounds of Christmas City with your family and friends.

Be amazed by the National Historic Landmark District of Historic Moravian Bethlehem as you enjoy a holiday tradition for locals and guests alike.