Stroll or drive through the historic area for enchanted evenings of winter lights at the Historic Odessa Foundation.
The holidays are coming and the Historic Odessa Foundation is once again bringing seasonal sparkle to the 18th-century hamlet of Odessa, Delaware! We invite you to stroll or drive through the historic center of town gathering inspiration for your most beautiful family celebrations to date. Our winter lights are sure to enchant even the most stubborn Scrooge.
As dusk falls the National Historic Landmark Corbit-Sharp House, c.1774, along with the Foundation's other Nationally Registered properties, will transport you to the seasonal festivities of yesteryear. Enjoy the crisp winter outdoors with family and experience the dazzling charm of Historic Odessa. Evergreens laden with pinecones, holly, and winterberry, along with welcoming wreaths deck doors, windows, and lamp posts sending our message of hope and goodwill for a joyous, healthy, and happy Yuletide season.
Candlelight walking tours are offered through December at 6:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings by reservation. Candlelight tours begin at the fire-pit in front of the Stone Barn, c.1812, located behind the Wilson-Warner House.