Landis Valley Museum “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour

 

→ “Days of the Belsnickel” Lunch Tour Pennsylvania at the Landis Valley Village & Farm Museum

Start with a video, then take a guided tour through the village, decked out Pennsylvania Dutch style, followed by a delicious holiday lunch in our historic 1856 Landis Valley House Hotel. Then, it’s off to the Firehouse for a hilarious visit from “der Belsnickel,” who will heckle you and your friends to the delight of all. From there, you can wander to the Landis Valley Museum Store, where you can shop among the locally made treasures for wonderfully unique Christmas gifts. It’s a relaxing and jolly way to spend an afternoon with family and friends!

Pre-registration is required. Call Jamie at (717) 581-0590 to make your reservation. 

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