The Return to Family Values
This video tours you through the wonderful Christmas Tree industry here in New Ross and shows the importance of family values behind these great trees.
New Ross brings a country-Christmas feeling to a family weekend. Community carolers, u-pick Christmas trees, craft fairs, tree-lighting ceremony, parade of lights, musical puppet show, LED light exchange, community meals, Little Foot yurt display, homemade ice cream, wreath making, concerts and more.
Start your visit at the welcome post at Ross farm Museum for festival details.
View wares from over 30 artisans and crafters. Craft fair cafe open with light lunch available. Shop, sit and savour the sounds!
Check out the 2013 New Ross Christmas Festival brochure by clicking the image below.
In August, 1816, Captain William Ross along his wife Mary, five children and 172 disbanded soldiers established the New Ross settlement. Captain Ross built a small log house overlooking Lake Lawson, and the following year, with axe and whip saw, he built the frame house which can still be seen with a visit to Ross Farm Museum. His soldiers all received land around the community and began clearing the land and establishing our great community. As the years went on many industries developed here including coopering, mining, Christmas tree growing and many more.Read More...