BNT Annual Christmas Walkabout On Dec 1st

November 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

The Bermuda National Trust is hosting its annual Christmas Walkabout on 1st December 1st in St. George’s, featuring entertainment, shopping, food and drinks, a ‘Toys for Tots’ donation program, and more.

A spokesperson said, “St. George’s is the place to be on the evening of Friday 1 December to enjoy the magic of the Bermuda National Trust Christmas Walkabout in the World Heritage Site. For over 40 years, this highly anticipated event has signaled the start of the festive season in Bermuda.

“BNT historic homes including Tucker House, The Old Rectory, Bridge House, Buckingham, Reeve Court, and Stewart Hall will all be beautifully decorated and open free for the public to enjoy. Join us at the Globe Museum for some Christmas cheer, where you can also browse our Trustworthy Gift Shop.

“Many other buildings and cultural sites in the Old Town will also be open to the public and provide entertainment on the night, including St Peter’s Church, the St George’s Historical Society’s Mitchell House, Bermudian Heritage Museum, Stella Maris Church, Hannibal Lodge, Ebenezer Methodist Church, Pilot Gig Club, Salvation Army, African Diaspora Heritage Trail sites, State House and more.

“Musicians and dancers of all ages will entertain the crowds from the stage at King’s Square.

Christmas Walkabout Bermuda Nov 10 2023

“Local shops will be open on the night, so you can get some Christmas shopping done too! When you need refreshments, there are several local eateries and bars to choose from or you can enjoy food from the following food vendors in King’s Square: Four Star Pizza, Ashley’s Lemonade, Funnelicious, Hot Dog Delight and Bermuda Cupcake Company. Gosling’s will provide two pop-up bars on Waterstreet and in the garden of the Globe Museum.

“BNT is partnering with Butterfield Bank’s ‘Toys for Tots’ programme for the evening and there will be two locations where donations can be dropped off.

“The Bermuda National Trust could not hold this event without the generous support of our sponsors Butterfield Bank, BELCO, HSBC, Goslings, Butterfield & Vallis and the Department of Culture. We also appreciate the cooperation of our tenants and the Corporation of St. George’s. Last and not least, we are hugely grateful to the many community groups and individuals who so kindly volunteer their time to make the evening a success.

Parking And Shuttle Buses

“There will be no parking in central St George’s. On-street parking restrictions will be strictly enforced by police. The public are advised to park at Kindley Field where there will be three free shuttle buses running on a loop to and from St George’s from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

“Pre-Paid Parking will be available at Tiger Bay/Penno’s Wharf for $25 per car [$20 for members of the Bermuda National Trust]. Click to purchase a ticket. Tickets will be scanned at the barrier to the Tiger Bay/Penno’s Wharf area. Only those with valid tickets [on paper or on phone] will be allowed vehicle access.

“Disabled Persons Parking Badge holders may park free at Penno’s Wharf on showing a valid badge.

“Parking is also available free at St George’s Prep for a donation to the PTA. Limited spaces are available and these lots will likely be filled by 5:30pm. After that time, parking at Kindley Field is advised. For more information email”

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