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Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour ®

Saturday and Sunday
December 14 & 15, 2019
1 p.m. to 7 p.m. both days

One of Raleigh's longest-held holiday traditions invites visitors on an intimate tour of Historic Oakwood residences during the 48th annual Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour® on Saturday and Sunday, December 14 & 15, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Homes featured in the tour date from late-1800’s to mid-1900’s, and range in style from Queen Anne cottages to Neoclassical Revival and Italianate residences. Attendees will witness a mix of holiday décor, either mirroring the home's yesteryear or matching today’s modern lifestyle of the homeowners. Docents in each home offer insider information such as the home’s unique features, restorations, furnishing, the family lineage and surrounding community.  

Ticket holders are welcome to tour the properties in any order typically allowing three to four hours to view all the featured homes and the neighborhood.

Advance tickets will be available for purchase for $25 online (plus convenience fee) at, or beginning mid November at Logan’s Trading Company, 707 Semart Drive, Seaboard Station, Raleigh. Group rates are also available for 8 or more. Day-of tickets will be available at The Tucker House, 418 N. Person Street, for $30 however, advance purchases are highly encouraged as the 2017 & 2018 tours sold out.

“Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour” is a registered trademark of the Society for the Preservation of Historic Oakwood, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Tickets are not refundable nor tax deductible. Tour held rain or shine.

Earlier Event: December 14
Historic Oakwood Candlelight Tour ®