Treasured Heirlooms Your Family Will Cherish for Generations ...

The Christmas Haus in New Oxford, Pennsylvania is on the historic Lincoln Highway - the famous east-west route between the Gettysburg Battlefields and Amish country. As a consequence, we've enjoyed visitors from just about every state who marvel at our selection of authentic German Christmas decorations.

Each year we travel to Germany to work directly with the finest German artisans who supply the classic handmade items we offer at the very best prices. Our German craftspeople and their ancestors have been creating quality traditional pieces for more than 400 years! You may click here to learn more about the wonderful people who make our German heirlooms.

If you're looking for authentic German Christmas items that you don't see listed here, please email us at We'll do our very best to help you! Enjoy your visit in Pennsylvania or online!

New Oxford Store Open 7 Days a Week 10 am - 5 pm

Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas

The Christmas Haus New Oxford
Presents Master Glassblower
Danny Bartholmes for Glas-Bartholmes

Danny Bartholmes blowing glass"

We are thrilled to bring Danny to the United States for the first time," said Roger Lund, owner of The Christmas Haus. "To have a master glassblower like Danny, committed to the future of the mouth blown ornament industry in Germany, demonstrate his skills at our shop is an honor. We hope people will visit and realize just how special this first time opportunity is."

Danny will also be signing all pieces sold during the weekend. Bring the whole family!

Friday, November 24 10 am-7 pm

Saturday, November 25 10 am-4:30 pm

Sunday, November 26 10 am-5 pm

Danny Bartholmes is the 5th generation in his family to work as a glassblower. His father founded Glas-Bartholmes in 1996.

From 2000 to 2003 Danny attended the Glass School in Lauscha as an apprentice where he completed a dual education--theoretical instruction at the school practical instruction at Glas-Bartholmes. Next, he completed further education for designers in the craft of glass blowing, and then from 2010 to 2014 Danny attended master glassblowing classes.

Danny Bartholmes is the only student in 20 years to receive this education and earn the title of Master Glassblower.

The Christmas Haus • 110 Lincoln Way West • New Oxford, PA 17350-1314 • 717 624-9646