New Holiday Traditions for Your New Home

Posted Dec 05, 2022 by Garbett Homes

Even in the best of times the holiday season can feel challenging, throw in your family adjusting to your new home and challenging can become outright stressful. One thing that can help you through the intimidation and stress of these changes to your holiday season is taking an opportunity to start some new holiday traditions to help celebrate your new home. This article will offer a few cheap hidden gems that can help make your new home the coziest place it can be.



Candlelight Christmas at This is the Place Heritage Park

If history is a favorite topic in your family, you may want to explore This is the Place Heritage Park’s Candlelight Christmas. Here you can get a glimpse of what a pioneer Christmas would have been like while enjoying some modern views at the same time. Featuring a live nativity; traditional carolers, crafts and local shopping. Your family’s future can meet Utah’s past at this charming locale. Certainly an event the historian in your family should not be missed out on.

Christmas in Color

Do you remember when you were a child and had the hardest time falling asleep around Christmas time? If you do, your parents might have leaned on the tried-and-true method of driving you around the neighborhood to look at all the Christmas Lights. There is just something soothing about a car ride to a small child, sometimes it can help calm an adult’s frayed nerves too, even if they don’t necessarily get lulled to sleep. Located in South Jordan, Christmas in Color offers a recreation of this wonderous sleep aid with their animated light show. Certain to dazzle and enchant this is one tradition not to miss out on. 

Elf Scavenger Hunt

A 10–15-minute drive away from our West Jordan communities, Aurora Heights and Addenbrook Townhomes, the charming shopping center Gardner Village invites you to enjoy the joviality of Santa’s Elves at work and play. This free whimsical walk-through attraction will light up your family’s imagination with all the wonderful, silly, and heartwarming things they get up to at the north pole. 

These are only a selection of the fun things Christmastime in the Salt Lake Valley has to offer. If you’ve just moved into a new home, we hope that you and your family have a wonderful and comfortable holiday season. If you’re considering buying a new home, why not learn a little bit more about the communities we at Garbett have built in and see if we can help welcome you to your new home for the holidays.


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