The Great House on Castle Hill
290 Argilla Road
Ipswich, MA 01938
Art, Date Idea, History, Innovation, Nightlife
Imagine yourself a guest at the Crane family’s famed summer home in 1929. Strolls in the garden, ladies in tea dresses, bustling servants, clinking glasses, and jazz tunes wafting across the warm summer air. The estate’s sounds and sights come alive in our dynamic 35-minute multi-sensory experience Castle Hill Illuminated. This night-time spectacle combines music, narration, and lighting to offer you a new and exciting way to experience Castle Hill.
The outdoor setting and limited entry times allow you to socially distance and attend the event safely. Masks and advanced reservations are required. Click on each date to see the entry time options. A weather cancellation, if necessary, will be made by 4 pm each day. Ticket holders will be notified and refunded.
Please arrive 30 minutes prior to your entry time to park, check in, and get oriented. Castle Hill Illuminated unfolds in 4 scenes around the Great House, Grand Allee, and Italian Garden. Sensible walking shoes and insect repellent are recommended.
Castle Hill Illuminated is a creation of Design by Chris Bocchiaro in cooperation with the Crane Estate.
Event takes place Wednesdays, Thursday, Fridays, and Saturdays through September with some exceptions. Please review ticket links carefully.