New Date Added! Friday, December 28, 5-9 pm
Illuminated London Town
Fridays & Saturdays, December 7 - 22
6 - 9pm
Friday, December 28, 5-9 pm
839 Londontown Road
Edgewater, MD 21037
Experience the magic of a winter evening at Illuminated London Town! Sip hot cider and roast s'mores beside roaring fires in the Historic Area. Explore the gardens illuminated with festive holiday lights. Discover colonial nighttime festivities and holidays at a candlelit William Brown House, decorated for the season. Enjoy special performances each week.
Families and leashed dogs are welcome! (Dogs welcome everywhere except in the historic William Brown House).
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Dani the Dragon will be firedancing Saturday, December 8, Friday, December 21, Saturday, December 22 & December 28.
Tweedsyde will perform Friday & Saturday, December 7 - 8 at 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm both nights in the William Brown House. Tweedsyde, consisting of Peter Walker - The Black Bow (baroque violin, 18th century Highland bagpipe, border/reel bagpipes, lowland bagpipe, scottish small pipe, baroque flute, mandora, clàrsach, vocals) and Jim Stimson (baroque guitar, bandora, tenor baroque cittern, renaissance lute, bass lute, baroque lute, bass viola da gamba), explores Scottish early music from the earliest written and traditional sources through its transformation into its modern form in the late 18th century, performing period music on period instruments with a mix of contemporary and historic orchestrations.
Annapolis Baroque Ensemble will perform Friday & Saturday, December 14 - 15 at 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm both nights in the William Brown House. The Annapolis Baroque Ensemble is a duo for Harpsichord and Oboe, specializing in the authentic performance of music of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Chesapeake Revelers will perform Friday & Saturday, December 21 - 22 at 6:30 pm and 8:00 pm both nights in the William Brown House. The Chesapeake Revelers bring history back to the present. This small group of dedicated performers, known for having some of the best harmonies in town, use a'capella music and theater to celebrate holidays and special events.
Here's a video of an impromptu performance by the Chesapeake Revelers in the London Town gift shop during a previous Illuminated London Town!
Thanks to Dogwood Acres Pet Retreat for providing Doggie S'mores Stations (dogs are welcome everywhere except in the historic William Brown House)
FOOD & DRINK
You can also purchase coffee and other delicious hot drinks, including espresso, hot chocolate, and hot teas from the Coffee Table Truck. They'll also have two tasty hot soup available with crackers or a piece of Italian bread. Soups to be announced that day.
You can also enjoy hot cider over the hearth of the Lord Mayor's Tenement each night (included with price of admission).
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Dress for the outdoors! Illuminated London Town is experienced on foot. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. This is a rain or shine event.
Bring a flashlight, just in case. Due to the nature of our site and the event, some of the pathways are slightly uneven and may not be brightly lit.
Feel free to plan out your route using our map. There will also be paper maps available when you check in at the Visitor's Center.
Member Prices (Become one today!)
$6 for member adults, seniors, and youth
$3 for member children (ages 4 - 6)
Free for children 3 and under
$12 for non-member adults
$10 for non-member seniors
$7 for non-member youth (ages 7- 17)
$3 for non-member children (ages 4 - 6)
Free for children 3 and under.