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Concordia University is proud to announce the return of A Manor Christmas! Voted as the second most popular place to be in Ann Arbor that weekend last year, this new holiday tradition will offer more activities, more vendors, and more Christmas spirit for guests of all ages. Activities include: tours of the historic Earhart mansion decorated for Christmas by professional designers, a unique Festival of Trees display, and a European-style Christmas market.


A Manor Christmas is hosted by the Concordia Guild. All proceeds benefit the Concordia Guild Scholarship Fund. Contact us to learn how you or your organization can become involved in A Manor Christmas and help us support more students.

November 30th2pm - 7pm EST
  • Tree lighting ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m.
December 1st12pm - 7pm EST
December 2nd12pm - 4pm EST

  • Enjoy your Christmas shopping with our vendors under a heated tent.
  • More food offerings
  • Online ticket sales
  • Scheduled group tours of the Earhart Manor
  • Campus tours
  • Exclusive Sneak Preview event
  • Come to shop in our historic greenhouse. Find premium pre-lit artificial trees, ornaments from our friends at Bronners of Frankenmuth and much more.
  • More vendors for more unique and handcrafted Christmas shopping
  • Tree Lighting
  • Plenty of children’s activities, including Twisty the Elf and Kevin Devine
  • Carolers featuring Arbor Consort
  • Christmas photo opportunities
  • Docent guided tours through the magnificently decorated Earhart Manor
  • 41st annual Boar’s Head Festival pageant
  • Live music and carolers

Applications are now being accepted. There is limited space under the heated tent, please contact Carol Howell at 734-812-6534 for more information.

Vendor Partners:

  • 5 Solas Farm
  • AG Chocolates
  • Al the Turner
  • Allen & Sons Woodworking
  • Angel Food Catering
  • Angelworks Jewelry
  • Beneath Your Wreath
  • Buy The Change
  • Dave's Honey
  • Elegant Creations
  • Fessler's Original Sauce
  • Green Olive Soaps
  • Literati Bookstore
  • Mel's Toffee
  • PapaKDesign
  • Scarves of Westwood
  • The Green Mittenry
  • Usborne Books & More

We are so pleased to recognize the decorators and design companies who will help us transform the Earhart Manor into a remarkable Christmas experience.