Candlelight Christmas Tour 32th Anniversary

December 8th & 9th, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Vintage Christmas

Candlelight Christmas in Historic Murfreesboro is everything special that this holiday season affords. The 2017 date celebrates the 32st Anniversary of the Candlelight Christmas Tour through the Historic District. Amid beautifully decorated historic homes and buildings, you will enjoy seasonal festivities of refreshments and music as you embark on your adventure. Decorative themes will reflect the opulence and flamboyance of the Victorian era. The Murfreesboro Historic District, on the evening of December 8th and 9th, 2017 will indeed be a wonderful Christmas experience..   

Tour Features
• Private homes and historically significant structures
• Traditional holiday food in most venues
• Complimentary horse-drawn carriage and tram rides in the Historic District
• Beautiful seasonal decorations representing the magic of Christmas
• Musical entertainment at most sites

Each year, hundreds of visitors make the pilgrimage to Murfreesboro to recapture and experience anew the spirit of Christmas past and present. Visitors stroll along the Historic District’s candlelight streets and walkways. They are invited to tarry in a multitude of old homes and buildings and are welcomed graciously by the citizenry. Old acquaintances are renewed and new friends made in a memory-making atmosphere. Christmas in Historic Murfreesboro always conjures a vision of heavily laden tables offering a sumptuous feast in an amazing fashion.

Christmas 2017 will feature the private homes and buildings festooned in unique decorations of Christmas past.

A complimentary horse and carriage ride through the Historic District will enhance the complete Christmas moment. Individuals, families, church groups, and fraternal and civic organizations are urged to join in the celebration.

Bring a child and recapture the wonders of the season through his or her eyes! We promise that you won’t be disappointed!


Ticket prices $30.00 adults, $10.00 children under 12.

To pay by check download your ticket order form here.

Candlelight Christmas is held Rain or Shine -- tickets are non-refundable..
Reservations are required. The deadline for making reservations is November 30th. Advanced sale tickets are available. Call 252-398-5922.

Area Accommodations (partial listing )

Murfreesboro is located approximately 60 miles from Norfolk, Virginia, and 120 miles from Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bed & Breakfast — Marie & Ned Knepper — (252) 398-4511
The English Inn — Geri Bradshaw —
(252) 398-3201
The Flanagan House — Tim & Teresa Flanagan — (252) 398-3676
• The Oaks —Craig Dennis— (252) 396-7415

10 miles from Murfreesboro
Cutawhiskey Bed & Breakfast —Rae & Steve Taylor — (252) 587-3667

13 miles south of Murfreesboro
Ahoskie Inn — (252)332-4165
Tomahawk Motel — (252)332-3194
Jernigan House Bed & Breakfast — (252)209-5455

Franklin, VA
22 miles north of Murfreesboro
Franklin Inn — (757)562-4100
Comfort Inn — (800)221-2222 or (757)569-0018
Days Inn — (757)562-2225
Super 8 Motel — (757)562-2888
The Pace House Inn — (757)516-6263

Roanoke Rapids
I-95, Exit 173 - 35 miles west
Days Inn — (252)536-4867
Hampton Inn — (252)537-7555
Holiday Inn Express — (252)536-2300 (exit 171)
Interstate Inns — (252)536-4111
Jameson Inn — (252)533-0022
Orchard Inn — (252)536-2131
Sleep Inn — (252)537-3141

About MHA
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• Agriculture/Transportation Museum
• Brady C. Jefcoat Museum
 Dr. Walter Reed House
• Evans Tin Shop
• Hertford Academy
• John Wheeler House
• Murfree-Smith Law Office
• Roberts-Vaughan House
• Southall Cemetery
• Village Print Shop
• Vincent-Deale Blacksmith Shop
• William Rea Museum
• Winborne Law Office and Country Store
Brady C. Jefcoat Museum
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PO Box 3 • Murfreesboro, NC 27855
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