Ohio Village celebrates a Victorian Christmas with Dickens of a Christmas, inspired by the stories of Charles Dickens. The village will come to life during 3 weekends this holiday season for some olde time Christmas fun.
Wander the Village and visit with characters from Charles Dickens’s “A Christmas Carol” and the residents of Ohio Village.
Enjoy cooking demonstrations, hands-on crafts, decorations, caroling, readings by candlelight, and many more Victorian holiday traditions.
Join the villagers in music, dancing, and activities of the era. Food trucks will be on-site taking orders.
Sat., Dec. 2, 9 & 16, 2023 • 5:30–9:o0 p.m.
Sun., Dec. 3, 10 & 17, 2023 • 1–5 p.m.
Register for Dickens of a Christmas
Pre-registration is required for Dickens of a Christmas- no walkup admission is available.
Please select an entry time of 5:30, 6 or 6:30 p.m. for Saturdays or 1, 1:30 or 2 p.m. for Sundays. Stay as long as you like once you arrive. You may enter any time after your entry time, however no early entry is permitted.
The cost is $18/adults, $14/youth (ages 6-12), $13/Ohio Historical Society adult members, and $9/OHS youth members. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 800-686-1541 or online by clicking here.
There is no ATM on site. Food trucks may accept credit cards, but bring cash for purchases just in case.
Dress for the weather – there are buildings to warm up in, but moving between the buildings you’ll be exposed to the elements. Masks must be worn indoors.
Want more Dickens?
There are special holiday meals to enjoy at Ohio Village before you visit the village for Dickens of a Christmas. Tickets sell out fast! Purchase on the Ohio Village website.
Dickens Dinners at Ohio Village
Experience an evening in the world of Charles Dickens. Feast on a tasty dinner at the American House Hotel, listen to some time period carols, and then enjoy Dickens of a Christmas festivities throughout the Ohio Village until 9 pm. Each dinner guests receives a Christmas Cracker, a festive holiday tradition.
Saturdays, December 2nd & 16th
Seating at 5 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Tickets are $62-$72.
Dickens of a Christmas Brunch
Savor a festive holiday buffet of splendidly prepared dishes served in the warmth of the American House Hotel, listen to time period Holiday Carols, then enjoy a Dickens of a Christmas festivities throughout the Ohio Village until 5 pm.
Sundays, December 3rd, 10th, 17th
12 p.m.- 1:15 p.m.
Tickets are $25-$70.
Ohio Historical Center (Ohio Village)
1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, Ohio
About Ohio History Connection
The Ohio History Connection is a statewide history organization with the mission to spark discovery of Ohio’s stories. As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization chartered in 1885, the Ohio History Connection carries out history services for Ohio and its citizens focused on preserving and sharing the state’s history.
This includes housing the state historic preservation office, the official state archives, and local history office and managing more than 50 sites and museums across Ohio. Support for Ohio History Connection programs comes from the Greater Columbus Arts Council. For more information, visit ohiohistory.org.
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