Victorian Christmas Crafting for Kids

Saturday, December 10
1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Children 2 and under are free
Interpretive Center

$5.00 incl. HST

Registration Required | Registration Policy

Children will get the chance to learn about traditional Victorian holiday ornaments and decorations through crafting. The day includes Story Time with Amelia Harris at 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. where children can enjoy listening to the classic Christmas tale of “T’was a Night before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore! Also, explore Eldon House with a self-guided tours and enjoy the sights and scents of our Victorian Christmas exhibit.

The Victorian crafts to be made include:
Decorating Gingerbread Ornaments (salt dough)
Homemade Christmas Cracker

When making your purchase, please indicate how many children under 2 will be participating. This ensures that staff can prepare our craft supplies accordingly. Thank you.

Registration is required. Walk-ins space is available while supplies last. Time slots are 45 minutes maximum starting at 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 p.m. Adults are not permitted to leave children 16 and under unattended. Story Time with Amelia Harris is first come first serve (limited seating due to capacity). Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

  • All children and adults attending the event must purchase a ticket. 
  • Masks or face coverings are encouraged.
  • Social distancing measures of 6 feet will be maintained between staff and fellow visitors as much as possible.
  • As a heritage site there is no public parking.
  • No refunds are permitted past the 48 hours mark prior to the event. Tickets are transferable to family or friends by providing their name to in advance. To do this, please call 519-661-5169 or email to confirm.
  • Please be aware that in the case that the event is postponed or canceled guests will be notified in advance as soon as possible.

Please note as of July 1st, 2022:

There is currently construction in the downtown core which has impacted city parking, though our main entrance on the corner of Ridout and Fullerton is still accessible. More details on construction and street parking can be found at these links: and