2018 was the final year for the Christmas Tree House/Holiday House in Greenwood, Indiana. Those of us who saw it loved it! This article is an archived copy so you can enjoy the photos and information.
Holiday House in Greenwood
Alongside the typical Christmas folklore, you may have heard about the Holiday House or the Christmas Tree House in Greenwood. For the past 15 years, during the month of December, Brandon Smith and Dennis Guyette have opened their home to visitors from all over the world. With appearances on national television shows and radio shows, countless people have peeked inside their beautifully, THOROUGHLY decorated rooms.
You can’t miss this home, located at 632 Locust Grove Lane in Greenwood. There are over 200 of those vintage Christmas blow mold decorations and many of them are in the front yard.
Christmas Tree House in Greenwood
68 Christmas trees adorn every surface, every corner, every nook and even the bathtub. A 229 house Christmas village takes up residence in a garage converted into a room, 23,640 ornaments are nestled purposefully onto the branches of the trees. This isn’t a haphazard production, many of the trees have a theme with ornaments and lights to match; the gold tree, the Wizard of Oz tree and 66 others.
Visiting the Holiday House in Greenwood is free and you are encouraged to bring your family and friends. Donations are collected for those who wish to give. Donations are accepted to help with the cost of the display and for Riley Children’s Hospital. Over the past 15 years, they’ve collected $48,000 for Riley.
Dennis and Brandon begin the set up of the Christmas Tree House the day after Halloween and it takes each of those 30 days to get it ready. They bring 164 totes of decor down from their attic and spend three days just to set up the village. About 5,000 people per December will visit.
Stop by and tour this magical place 6-10 pm daily during the month of December, through Christmas Eve. The Holiday House is located at 632 Locust Grove Lane, Greenwood.