If you love the Ohio Renaissance Festival, you definitely don’t want to miss Yuletide Village at the same location at Ohio Renaissance Park this holiday season.
Yuletide Village is a 16th-century holiday celebration that resembles Charles Dickens’ festive vision of Christmas as guests of all ages enjoy a winter wonderland filled with holiday cheer.
Thanks again to Yuletide Village for providing tickets for review purposes. All opinions are my own. This article contains affiliate links.
What is Yuletide Village Season of Lights?
Yuletide Village is a winter fairyland filled with Christmas lights, live music, and holiday magic.
When is Yuletide Village This Christmas Season?
(Late November – Mid-December) Warm glow Fridays & Saturdays from November 24 – December 16, 2023
- Fridays: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
- Saturdays: 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm
*The event is held rain or shine. Rare cancellations will be shared on social media.
How Much is Parking for Yuletide Village?
Parking is free for Yuletide Village and the gate typically opens at 4:30 PM.
How Much is Admission to Yuletide Village?
- Adults $17
- Kids 12 and under are FREE!
- Season Pass $40
*You can use a general admission ticket on any of the festival days within the season.
Brimstone Haunt’s Scary Little Christmas + Yuletide Combination Ticket $30
A Scary Little Christmas takes place on Saturdays, December 9 and December 16 from 7pm – 10pm.
Brimstone Haunt is for guests who prefer the darker side of the holidays with some Christmas fear at Renaissance Park. Krampus will be in search of boys and girls on the naughty list.
Be on the lookout for Santa Claws lurking in the darkest corners of Psychosis and the Forgotten Forest for thrill seekers to walk through.
Discounts for Yuletide Tickets
*There are currently no discounts for military or groups.
Print Your Ticket or Take a Screenshot Prior to Your Visit
Cell service is really weak where the festival is located. It’s advised to print your ticket at home ahead of time or to take a screenshot of your ticket email to bring to the front gate.
Yuletide Village DOESN’T have WIFI.
Get the festival schedule, map, and information on special events all in one place WITHOUT the need for internet access!
Where is Yuletide Village?
Yuletide Village is located at 10542 East State Route 73, Waynesville, OH, Waynesville, OH.
Yuletide Village is in Warren County, Ohio at Ohio Rennaissance Park, home of the Ohio Renaissance Festival.
Enjoy the Holiday Lights and Light Shows
The Christmas lights throughout the holiday village make it easy to experience holiday merriment.
Marketplace at Yuletide Village
You’ll find an assortment of unique gifts at Yuletide Market’s unique booths featuring blacksmith-forged home décor, classic wooden toys, souvenir booths, and more!
You can find the full list of marketplace vendors at Yuletide Village here.
Shoppers can take their presents to the gift wrapping station to get their gifts wrapped when they make a donation to the Massie Township Fire Department.
Entertainment at Yuletide Village
There is plenty of family-friendly entertainment and talented performers throughout the village. The live music will definitely Adult shows will be marked on the schedule.
- Toy Box Brass
- Strings of Light with Nadim
- Yuletide Carolers
- Mrs. Claus
- Wenches A’ Wassailin’
- Willy Nilly Ding Dongs
- PB and J Holiday Circus
- Circa Yuletide
- Birds of Prey/Owl Encounter
- The Jingle Bellas
Performance Stages for Yuletide Village 2023
- 3 Fools Pub
- Aleing Knight Pub
- Pub View Stage
- Tipsy Cauldron
Should You Bring Cash or Credit?
Both! Many of the vendors do accept credit cards but cell service can be weak so it doesn’t hurt to have some cash too.
Many of the musicians also provide their Venmo QR code in case you want to share some holiday cheer with a tip.
Food and Drinks at Yuletide Village
No outside food or drink is permitted in the park but there are plenty of options for hot food, and hot beverages including hot chocolate or your favorite brew, and more.
Rose & Crown
Sausage Egg & Cheese Bites
French Toast Sticks
Biscuits & Gravy
Bacon Egg & Cheese Croissant
Spinach Feta Croissant
Aleing Knight Pub
Holiday Chicken Sandwich
Gouda Mac & Cheese Bites
Chicken Tenders & Tots
Pretzels (Plain or Filled)
New World Knoll
Steak & Ale Pie
1572 Roadhouse Bar-B-Q
Pulled Beef Sandwich
Beer Cheese Soup
Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
Steak & Potato Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
How to Save on Hot Chocolate Refills at Yuletide Village
If you buy a campfire mug or tumbler you can save on hot chocolate refills.
- Campfire Mug – $1 Hot Chocolate refills
- Tumbler (20oz) – $2 Hot Chocolate Refills
The Mugs and Tumbles can be purchased at the souvenir booth located near the front gate or at any beverage station.
*The Ceramic Yuletide Village Soup mugs are not included.
Meet Woodland Santa – Located at St. Peter’s Chapel
Guests of all ages can visit with Santa at his workshop at Yuletide Village.
Meet Krampus – Located to the Left of the Front Gate
If you prefer to get your picture with an edgier holiday character you’ll definitely want to visit Krampus during your visit.
Krampus is a legendary figure from European folklore who is the opposite of Santa Claus.
Warm Up By the Fire Pits
If you visit on a chilly evening there are fire pits and patio heaters throughout the village.
There is an assortment of family-friendly activities for guests to enjoy
Visit the Petting Zoo – Located at the New World Knoll Gazebo
Young kids and big kids will enjoy visiting the animals at the petting zoo.
Ride the Yuletide Express – Located Beyond the Aleing Knight Pub
Take a ride through Santa Lane, Candy Cane Row, Krampus Way, and Jingle Bell Lane on the Yuletide Express.
Adults $5 | Children 3 and under FREE
Storytelling Sessions With Mrs. Claus
She’ll be sharing heartwarming stories and spreading festive cheer to all who visit
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