The Winter Village at Chautauqua

Join in the magic of Winter Village at Chautauqua Institution

Chautauqua Institution will host the the third annual Winter Village on selected weekends starting November 29–December 1 and December 21–22. Admission to the grounds is FREE and parking is open to the public. Festivities highlight on-grounds shopping and dining, and include special events such as wine and food pairing dinners, horse-drawn carriage and sleigh rides, and other seasonal activities.

December 21–22

Hours: 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Events

Breakfast with Santa | Dec. 21 at 10 a.m.  View Details    Make reservations

Princess Meet & Greet | Dec. 21 & 22 from 11 a.m.–1 p.m.  Make reservations

Crafts/Artisan Vendors | Dec. 21 & 22 at the Brick Walk Cafe from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Create Your Own Holiday Centerpiece or Kissing Ball | Dec. 21 at 1 p.m.  View Details    Make reservations

Wine Tastes and Small Plates | Dec. 21 at 6 p.m.  View Details    Make reservations

Visits with Santa | Dec. 21 from 1–5 p.m. Dec. 22 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides | Dec. 21 from 1–5 p.m. Dec. 22 from 1–5 p.m.

Meet Santa's Reindeer | Dec. 22 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.

Activities

Letter to Santa, cookie decorating, holiday themed beverages, s'mores and fire pits and Afterwords Cafe food specials

Vendors

Franklin's Honey & Apples

Winter Village at CHQ
  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 10:00am

    Breakfast with Santa

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    Come enjoy a morning with family, friends and Santa.



    Location: La Familia Restaurant

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 11:00am

    Princess Meet & Greet

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    Join us for a meet-and-greet with the Ice Queen and Snow Princess during the Chautauqua Winter Village. The fun-filled tent will include the meet-and-greet (parents are welcome to take photos with the Queen and Princess) and winter-themed arts and crafts.



    Location: Winter Village Heated Tent (between Hultquist Center and Smith Memorial Library)

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 11:00am

    lloyd Taco Truck

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    lloyd was the first taco truck to serve the great city of Buffalo, NY. Their mission is to bring legitimate street food to the region by offering affordable yet incredibly tasty takes on tacos, burritos, nachos and more.



    Location: Bestor Plaza

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 01:00pm

    Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

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    Location: Bestor Plaza

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 01:00pm

    Visits with Santa

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    Location: St. Elmo Lobby

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 01:00pm

    Create Your Own Holiday Centerpiece or Kissing Ball

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    Create Your Own Holiday Centerpiece or Kissing Ball just in time for the Holiday season. Join us in making a beautiful Centerpiece or Kissing Ball created entirely from freshly sourced greenery and trimmings found here within the grounds of Chautuauqua Institution and in your own backyard. 



    Location: Hultquist

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 01:00pm

    Holiday Story Time

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    Location: Smith Memorial Library

     

  • Saturday, December 21, 2019 | 06:00pm

    Wine Tastes & Small Plates

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    Holiday cheers! We invite you to join us for a special evening of Wine Tastes and Small Plates. 



    Location: Hultquist Center

     

  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 11:00am

    Princess Meet & Greet

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    Make Reservations

    Join us for a meet-and-greet with the Ice Queen and Snow Princess during the Chautauqua Winter Village. The fun-filled tent will include the meet-and-greet (parents are welcome to take photos with the Queen and Princess) and winter-themed arts and crafts.



    Location: Winter Village Heated Tent (between Hultquist Center and Smith Memorial Library)

     

  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 11:00am

    lloyd Taco Truck

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    lloyd was the first taco truck to serve the great city of Buffalo, NY. Their mission is to bring legitimate street food to the region by offering affordable yet incredibly tasty takes on tacos, burritos, nachos and more.



    Location: Bestor Plaza

     

  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 11:00am

    Meet Santa's Reindeer

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    Location: Bestor Plaza

     

  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 11:00am

    Visits with Santa

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    Location: St. Elmo Lobby

     

  • Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 01:00pm

    Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

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    Location: Bestor Plaza