Olde World Canterbury Village, a designated historical landmark in the State of Michigan, extends over 21 acres on part of the old Scripps Farm. It is host to 18 specialty shops and wonderful features. With 90,000 sq. ft. of holiday retail space, Aldridge's Always Christmas is one of the largest and most unique Christmas stores anywhere!
Olde World Canterbury Village houses one of the World's largest collections of Department 56 items. We have village displays setup throughout the Department 56 area including the Dickens Village Series, Christmas in the City Series, The Original Snow Village Series, Alpine Village Series, North Pole Village Series, New England Village Series, Halloween Village Series and a mixture of them all in our giant 70' x 10' main display. We also have one of the World's largest Nativity displays showcasing our vast Fontanini collection as well as large displays of our Boyd's Bears, Precious Moments, Cherished Teddies, Possible Dreams, Circle of Love and Lenox products.
The main facilities were built with olde world craftsmanship with rich, luxurious quality and ornate furnishings. The integrity of your experience is enhanced by oak paneling and carvings from France, European armor, tapestries and an antique stained glass window from Scotland. The antique fireplace in the King's Court Castle was shipped from England creates an olde world ambience.
Whether it is a family vist, a fairy tale wedding in an elegant castle ballroom or a corporate banquet the elegance, allure and ambience are produced by our dedicated staff to create memories that will last a lifetime.