Experience Bethlehem

  • Location:

    Port Charlotte, Florida

  • Dates:

    Nov 29th – Dec 3rd

  • Times:

    6pm – 9pm Tours

A FREE walk-through
experience for the whole family

Make your Christmas complete by journeying all the way back to BETHLEHEM.  You will be amazed at the re-creation held under an 8,000 square-foot tent. You will encounter over 60 volunteer actors portraying numerous characters that bring the story of Christmas to life.  But the story doesn’t end at the manger, you will continue following the Christchild all the way through His lifetime.

There will be live animals, authentic sets, a merchant’s village, props, music, lighting, a live preshow with music and entertainment by Merill Ministries, and much more.  It all comes together to make a truly memorable experience that will warm your heart and remind everyone that CHRISTMAS is a celebration of JESUS CHRIST!

Save the date for Experience Bethlehem 2023!

Experience Bethlehem 2023

Nov 29th – Dec 3rd

This event is ABSOLUTELY FREE!

No tickets necessary, but FastPass tickets are available now!

Get your FASTPASS ticket now!


Live Actors


Unique Rooms


Guided Tours


Minutes Per Tour

New This Year!

Joining us is the Merrill Evangelistic Team.  They will be providing live music and entertainment while you wait for your tour to Experience Bethlehem!

Please Note:

This is not an event where you will “sit and watch”.  

Plan to spend about an hour walking through Bethlehem and experiencing the action.

Wheelchairs and scooters will not move easily through the tent.

Space is limited and entrance will be based on arrival time.