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Conner Prairie by Candlelight

This family-friendly walking tour takes you back in time to 1836 Prairietown where it’s the night before Christmas.


Please call Guest Services at 317.776.6000 for limited date and time options available or to be put on a waiting list.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Tours begin at 6 p.m. and run every 12 minutes until 9 p.m.

Candlelight tours last 90 minutes.

Meet a variety of characters in their homes and learn how new settlers to Indiana’s frontier carried on their family traditions.
  • Meet the Ullmans who are celebrating Hanukkah.
  • Discover who Belznichol is at the Golden Eagle Inn.
  • Visit with the Curtis family to hear about Santa Claus and who he might visit that night.
  • A new visitor to Prairietown will surprise the schoolmaster and add her own story about the holiday.
  • Join Dr. Campbell at his home for dancing and singing as he and his family ring in the holidays!
You can end your night by joining the rowdies outside for a song or story around the bonfire.

This program is recommended for ages 7 and older and is ideal for guests who prefer a more structured program in the evening hours.

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