The Farmers’ Museum’s New Holiday Light Show Opens November 24

Cooperstown, New York — Tickets are now on sale for The Farmers’ Museum’s new holiday light show, Glimmer Nights, which opens November 24. From the day after Thanksgiving through December 30, The Farmers’ Museum will illuminate its grounds with a spectacular visual display, creating a new holiday tradition in the village of Cooperstown.

Glimmer Nights

At Glimmer Nights, visitors of all ages will experience the museum as never before—on a self-guided walking tour through a wonderland of elaborate, multi-colored light displays. The path winds through the museum’s Country Village from the elaborate Main Barn to Bump Tavern and everywhere in between, creatively illuminated with various styles of lighting. See the museum’s historic buildings in a new and festive way—adorned with thousands of lights that make for a dazzling evening stroll of the grounds.

The Crossroads Café and the Museum Store are open each night. Parking and general information is provided on the event’s webpage at

Runs Thursday through Sunday evenings beginning November 24

Glimmer Nights runs Thursday through Sunday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. starting Friday, November 24 and ending Saturday, December 30 (closed December 24 and 31). Visitors are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance on the museum’s website at Tickets are non-refundable.

Glimmer Nights is sponsored in part by C.J. Heilig Foundation, Inc. and NYCM Insurance.

Glimmer Nights Schedule (5 to 8 p.m. each night)

Friday, Nov. 24 – Sunday, Nov. 26
Thursday, Nov. 30 – Sunday, Dec. 3
Thursday, Dec. 7 – Sunday, Dec. 10
Thursday, Dec. 14 – Sunday, Dec. 17
Thursday, Dec. 21 – Saturday, Dec. 23
Thursday, Dec. 28 – Saturday, Dec 30

 Glimmer Nights Ticket Prices (tickets only available online)
$15 Adult
$13.50 Adult Member
$10 Junior (ages 3-17)

$9 Junior Member (ages 3-17)
Free for children 2 and under
For tickets and more information, visit:

About The Farmers’ Museum

As one of the oldest rural life museums in the country, The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, New York, provides visitors with a unique opportunity to experience 19th-century rural and village life first-hand through authentic demonstrations and interpretative exhibits. The museum, founded in 1943, comprises a Colonial Revival stone barn listed on the National Register for Historic Places, a recreated historic village circa 1845, the Empire State Carousel, and a working farmstead. Through its 19th-century village and farm, the museum preserves important examples of upstate New York architecture, early agricultural tools and equipment, and heritage livestock. The Farmers’ Museum’s outstanding collection of more than 23,000 items encompasses significant historic objects ranging from butter molds to carriages, and hand planes to plows. The museum also presents a broad range of interactive educational programs for school groups, families, and adults that explore and preserve the rich agricultural history of the region.