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Christmas by Candlelight Tours

   

       

This tour includes walking distances in a hilly area, standing outside, and standing for long periods of time.  The Miksch House and Salem Tavern are not handicapped accessible. It is recommended that you wear warm clothing and comfortable shoes. Tours are available to a limited number of people & are booked on a first come, first served basis.

NEWLY REVISED TOUR FOR 2014!

  

Christmas by Candlelight Tours

November 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29

December 5, 6, 12, 18, 19, & 20

  

Tours will depart from the Herbst House (511 South Main Street) at 6:30pm, 7:00pm, 7:30pm and 8:00pm. Please check-in at least 15 minutes prior to your tour reservation time.

 

Old Salem offers historic candlelight tour experiences that will put you in the holiday spirit. Take a guided tour by candlelight through the Old Salem Historic District where the customs and traditions of Christmas in Salem will be brought to life and experienced through all of your senses. The evening will include music, games, food & drink, and interacting with our staff to create your own special memories.

  

During the tour you will visit the first family home in Salem, once owned by Matthew Miksch, the 18th-century Salem Tavern Museum, and the 19th-century home of John Vogler.

 

Admission:

$25 Adults ($23 Friends of Old Salem); $20 Children ages 6-16 ($18 Friends of Old Salem). Applicable sales tax will be added at the time of purchase.

  

Space is limited and pre-registration is required (walk-ups cannot be accomodated), please call 1-800-441-5305.  Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

  

Registration will close at 12:00pm on Friday for the weekend (Fri & Sat) tours. Registration will open on September 1.

  

*Tickets are non-refundable. Tours will be cancelled 7 days prior if a minimum number is not met.  If this is the case then a full refund will be issued.

 

**In the case of inclement weather, tours may be cancelled and a full refund will be issued.  If the weather is questionable on the day of your tour please call 336-721-7350 to inquire about the status of your tour. If Old Salem is closed for the day due to weather the tour will be cancelled for safety reasons.

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Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Phone: 336-721-7300

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