Billings Farm & Museum brings old-fashioned cheer to Woodstock, VT, with family-friendly festivities throughout the entire holiday season, including a decked-out historic barn for family photo opportunities, gingerbread houses and horse-drawn rides.
Traditional nineteenth century decorations will adorn the 1890 Farm Manager’s House where visitors can take a self-guided tour. Guests can dip candles, make s’mores, and snowshoe, weather permitting, from December 4-5 and December 18 – January 2. (Billings Farm is closed Christmas Day.)
Traditional nineteenth century decorations will adorn the 1890 Farm Manager’s House where visitors can take a self-guided tour. Meet Jersey cows, goats and sheep in the barns. Find Billings Farm cheeses and other unique holiday gifts in the Museum Gift Shop.
Billings Farm will be transformed by the nearby Woodstock Inn & Resort’s Master Gardener, Benjamin Pauly, who harvests natural materials to handcraft traditional décor. This year’s decorations include 14 outdoor lighted trees, three indoor decorated trees, 100 swags and wreaths with bows, a decorated sleigh, giant grapevine wreaths decorated with dried floral from the local Kelly Way Gardens, 5,000+ lights, and more.
See Billings Farm decorated in festive lights and toast s’mores by our fire pit. Coffee and hot cocoa are available to warm you up.
Horse-drawn sleigh rides are available from December 27-January 2, conditions permitting.
Weather permitting, take a snowshoe trek along our Ottauquechee River Trail. Bring your own snowshoes or rent from the Nordic Center or the Activity Center at the Woodstock Inn & Resort.