Christmas Candlelighting December 7th & 14th, 2019


Saturday, Dec 07 6:00pm - 7:00pm


Roscoe Village 600 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton, OH 43812


When the crowd gathers on the street in the center of the village to witness the charming ceremony at 6 p.m., it’s the highlight of a day filled with the joys of the holidays – memories, family, peace and friendship. Those who have made the Candlelightings a tradition, know that a Candlelighting Saturday is a full day of experiences that make Christmas special.

The village itself captures the charm of the holidays. Local artisans have designed hand-cut pine boughs into decorative wreaths that decorate Roscoe Village and accent the warm glow of candles lighting every window in Roscoe’s historic district. Behind these same windows lived families, shopkeepers and boat captains who lived and worked along a busy section of the Ohio & Erie Canal in the early 1800s. Your visit to the village should begin with a tour of the lovingly restored homes and businesses of these early settlers, with tales of life along the canal provided by entertaining, costumed interpreters who bring history to life.

Throughout your day, you’ll find Roscoe’s many cozy shops are so much more than a welcome escape from the cold. Each of the village shops offers a feast for the senses – the soothing scents of candles, the distinctive aroma of the leather shop, or the scents of a marketplace brimming with meats, fresh cheeses, and distinctive foods. There are feasts for the eyes as well in shops that offer today’s fashions and accessories beautifully displayed within charming canal-era homes. You’ll find yourself dazzled by fine jewelry, captivated by locally made products or drawn in by cottage designs ready to fit a farmhouse or your house. Even your children and grandchildren will be dazzled by toys and games, gifts for favorite pets, and a store stocked top to bottom with sweet treats for all ages.

During your day, be sure to visit one of the restaurants or pubs to enjoy a delicious snack or a relaxing dinner.

The Christmas Candlelighting Ceremony will be held at the main stage near the center of the Village at 6 p.m.  

Admission and parking are FREE.

Activities may vary for each Candlelighting. Click on this link for the event flyer:

A "Roscoe Christmas" Tour will be offered during the day at 12:30pm, 1:30pm and 3:00pm ($10.95 Adults, $4.95 Students for Non-members and Discounted for Members).  

A special "Roscoe Christmas" Lantern Tour* - 7:00pm (1-1/2 hours, begins at the Visitor Center)

$12.95 Adults / $6.95 Students  (Non-Members)

$10.95 Adults / $4.95 Students (RVF Members)   

* Reservations for the evening tour must be made in advance. Contact the Roscoe Village Visitor Center at 740-622-7644/800-877-1830 Ext.12.

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Christmas Candlelighting December 7th & 14th, 2019
Christmas Candlelighting December 7th & 14th, 2019
Christmas Candlelighting December 7th & 14th, 2019
Christmas Candlelighting December 7th & 14th, 2019
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