Friday and Saturday evenings only
Are you looking for the magic of an old-fashioned Christmas this year?
Come home to the farm this holiday season where we are offering a one of kind Christmas experience. From the moment you arrive at Merridale, you will be transported into a Christmas wonderland. With hundreds of twinkle lights, decorations, festive food, holiday shopping, and entertainment – it’s truly a Christmas event that won’t be forgotten.
Our holiday experience takes place every Friday and Saturday night beginning on Saturday, November 25th. The low price of $49 per person* includes:
- 5pm onwards: An enchanting walk through our courtyard light-up, with hundreds of twinkling lights, decorations, and displays,
- 6pm: Light appetizers in the farmhouse pre-play,
- 6:30pm: An original musical theatre production performed under the twinkling lights of our covered deck,
- 7:30pm: A farm to fork dinner served at long tables, and
- Holiday shopping in the Farm Store throughout the evening.
* plus applicable taxes and fees, non-refundable.
For those not joining us for the play and dinner, we're still open to the public to enjoy drinks and tastings at the bar and in the lounge and shopping in the Farm Store 7 days a week, plus the light-up on Friday and Saturday evenings.
Online through Ticket Rocket
Click here to purchase tickets online.
By Phone with Ticket Rocket
Toll Free Ticket Sales: 1-855-842-7575
Local Ticket Sales: 1-250-590-6291
Ticket Rocket Victoria Box Office: 101-804 Broughton Street, Victoria (across from the Royal Theatre)
Merridale Farm: 1230 Merridale Road, Cobble Hill
For groups of 8 or more, please contact us directly at [email protected] or 250-743-4293 to book your space.
We invite you to walk around our lighted courtyard. You will find Merridale truly magical! Start at the tasting bar with a cup of Yule Fuel, our seasonal mulled cider, to keep you warm on your stroll. The walk will lead you around the courtyard of lights where you can explore Santa’s workshop, Rudolf’s stable, the Elves’ village, and a variety of other holiday scenes.
After your stroll, enjoy appetizers in our farmhouse lounge. Drinks are available for purchase from the bar. Our farmhouse features a cathedral ceiling and a grand fieldstone fireplace, creating the perfect atmosphere for mingling.
For the first time this year, Merridale is offering a special live performance that will fill you with the Christmas spirit. Entitled "Standing on Your Head", this original one act play is filled with seasonal songs and interactive moments.
When your Christmas Eve plans suddenly shift, what choice do you have but to sing the carols that made you. In "Standing on Your Head" you might find that a change of perspective can give you a change of heart. Starring Charlotte Denton, Shannon Tyrrell and written and directed by Jenessa Galbraith, come experience the renewal that singing your old favorite Christmas carols can bring.
You will join others under the twinkling lights of our covered outdoor deck for the performance. With a warm blanket on your lap and a cider in your hand, sit back, relax and savour the season.
After the performance, savour a holiday feast in our gastropub. Situated in the middle of the orchard and surrounded by twinkling lights, the gastropub is an ideal setting for a long table dinner of farm fresh foods. You will join other groups at a table in the true spirit of Christmas.
Our Christmas dinner menu is shown below. Please click on the image to open a larger PDF version. If you have any allergies or dietary restrictions, please let us know as soon as possible so that we may do our best to accommodate them.