Victorian Holiday Festival

3540 days ago.

Since 1993, Lebanon, IL has been hosting an annual Victorian Holiday Festival that will take you back to the 1800s.  The festival has performances, horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers in the streets, musicians, singers, merchants and other events of the Victorian era.

This year’s festival:  November 18th, 19th and 20th. The merchants will open @ 10:00 AM on Friday and Saturday until 9:00 PM. They are also open on Sunday from 12:00 PM-5:00 PM.

Victorian Christmas
Lebanon is known as the only city in Illinois that the famous author, Charles Dickens, stayed overnight. Historians believe that Lebanon was used as inspiration for Dickens’ A Christmas Carol-A Ghost Story of Christmas.  Now, each Christmas, Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is performed in Lebanon by the Looking Glass Playhouse. For Tickets you can call 618-537-4962 or visit their website at This year’s performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday, December 8th, 9th. 10th and 11th @ 7:30 PM and Sunday @ 2:00 PM & 5 PM.

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