Real ‘Whoville’ Found in Upstate New York
Ever dream of celebrating Christmas in Whoville with the Grinch? Well, you can and it's FREE!
“Whooville in the Harbor” (spelled slightly different) is located the village of Sackets Harbor just 10 minutes from Watertown. Marsha Maxon, a retired teacher, and owner of the Harbor House Inn came up with the idea to transform the town into Whoville from
I think it's really important to include our military families as much as we can up here.
Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” With the support of the community, the town has been transformed.
This FREE event includes a Cindy Lou craft cubby, the Grinch game galley, sleigh rides, the Grinch movie at the library, meet the Grinch, Martha May Whovier, Mayor Augustus Maywho, Betty Lou Who, and Lou Lou Who the Postman will give you a special letter. Max the dog will be in the parade along with Santa and many others on Saturday, December 9th.
Marsha does her best to support the Army Military Base of Fort Drum. She says military students are in every school district and it's really important to include our military families as much as we can up here.
It's so good to see families taking pictures with the Harbor in the background - so beautiful! We are located near Fort Drum - our Army military base. They are such an important part of our community. Military students are in every school district in our county (Jefferson).
While crafts, games, entertainment and more are free - they do ask visitors to bring a nonperishable food item to donate to the local food pantry and school backpack program.