It’s Christmas at the Knauss Homestead!

 Join Us on Saturday December 2nd and Saturday December 9th for Old Fashioned Christmas!

this year there are two opportunities to celebrate christmas at the knauss homestead

Whether you’d prefer to experience the Knauss Homestead on a sunny afternoon, or join us for a more intimate evening affair, we’ve got the perfect way to experience an old fashioned Christmas with your friends and family at the Knauss Homestead! Or better yet – join us for both events and support several great causes.


saturday DECEMBER 2ND

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

A Daytime Event in Conjunction With Emmaus Main Street Partners Old Fashioned Christmas and Candy Cane Lane Trail

Join us for a fun afternoon while you tour the historic 1777 Heinrich Knauss House, enjoy light refreshments, and create a beautiful keepsake ornament with us!

Everyone is welcome to write a letter to Santa, and mail it from the Knauss House! Admission is free and no registration is required.

saturday DECEMBER 9th

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

An Evening Event Supporting the Knauss Homestead Preservation Society Fund and Toys for Tots

Come and behold the gorgeous Heinrich Knauss House after dark, and enjoy delicious hors d’ouvres, old fashioned mulled cider, candlelight tours, and live music.

Bring an unwrapped, unopened toy for our toy drive and you’ll be treated to candelight Christmas stories your kids can enjoy in their jammies while you browse the house and enjoy your refreshments.

This is a limited capacity event, and does require pre-registration. There is no fee to attend, we just need to know who will be enjoying the evening with us!

Emmaus Old Fashioned Christmas


Saturday December 2nd

11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Daytime Open House Tours

Ornament Making


152 East Main St. Emmaus

Saturday December 9th

4:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Evening Christmas Celebration

Charity Toy Drive

Letters to Santa

Christmas Stories

152 East Main St. Emmaus

Pre-Registration Required


Emmaus Main Street Partners
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce

For more information on the Emmaus Old Fashioned Christmas event schedule, please see the Lehigh Valley Chamber Event Page or check them out on Facebook for the latest info.