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Holiday Events at Monticello!

Wreath Workshops
November 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30 & December 1, 2, 3, 4
These ever-popular workshops, in their 31st year, produce a gratifying and tangible end product: a beautiful holiday wreath.

Holiday Open House
Sunday, November 26, 9am-4:30pm
Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season at Monticello’s Fourth Annual Holiday Open House. Be among the first to see Monticello decorated for the holidays as you stroll through the first floor of the house at your own pace. Discover unique holiday gifts at The Shop at Monticello.  FREE!

6th Annual Monticello Holiday Classic 5K and Deck the Halls Kids Dash
Saturday, December 2, 8am
This family-oriented 5k begins at the East Walk of Monticello. Kids 12 and under can enjoy the Deck the Halls Kids Dash, a quarter mile loop around the West Lawn!

Monticello’s Artisan Day at the Shops at Monticello
Saturday, December 2, 12pm-4pm
Watch local artisans, taste artisanal jams and jellies made from vegetables and herbs grown in Monticello's gardens, hickory syrups and honey and American Heritage Chocolates. Shop handmade ornaments, one-of-a-kind gifts and special Monticello seed pack art by local artist Tim O'Kane. Noon - 4:00pm.

Holiday Evening Tours
December 8-9, 15-23, 26-30  at 5:15pm, 5:30pm, 5:45pm & 6pm each evening
These small-group house tours, which include the Dome Room, offer visitors an intimate look at how the holidays were celebrated in Jefferson's time, plus the rare opportunity to experience Monticello after dark.

Children's Woodland Ornament Workshop
December 9 and 16, at 11am and 1pm
Bring your child to craft unique ornaments from natural materials gathered from the woods of Monticello.




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