Experience Christmas Past at Island Farm this December

kids decorating for ChristmasGet your family excited for the holidays this December by celebrating at Island Farm! Located less than 15 minutes from Surf Side Hotel, this living historical site is located on the famous Roanoke Island.

Take part in the Christmas Past event on Saturday, December 9, 2017 to experience Christmas as it was celebrated in the 1800s.

The perfect event for families with young children, you can explore the farm, chat with Saint Nicholas and help decorate the Christmas tree from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meet Saint Nicholas

Saint Nicholas will arrive at the farm at 12 p.m. to explore the farm’s trails with families on ox-drawn wagon rides. Take your kids to meet Saint Nick from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. and see the beauty of the Roanoke Island forests.

Decorate for Christmas

From the farmhouse to the cookhouse and blacksmith shop, there are plenty of different Christmas activities to take part in. Children are welcome to help decorate the farmhouse’s Christmas tree and everyone will be able to enjoy a sample of 19th century holiday foods, prepared over a fire in the cookhouse. You can even try your hand at making a bee’s wax candle to take home!

You and your children will have a great time at Island Farm, celebrating the Christmas season and learning all about the historical site. Admissions costs $8 (cash or check only) and children five and under are free.


For a holiday vacation the whole family will love, book your stay with Surf Side Hotel. We can’t wait to see you here!

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