Candlelight Tour of Homes

Date: December 1 - December 1, 2018

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Murfreesboro, TN

Phone: (615) 893-0022

Event Website

Season: Winter

Event type: Holidays

Region: Nashville & Surrounding Areas -

Usher in the holiday season with an enchanting tour of historic homes and landmarks. The annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes is slated for Dec. 1, 2018, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.  The tour, will feature beautiful and historic buildings, and as always, the graceful Oaklands Mansion. These festively adorned historical structures, dressed in holly and evergreen, will transport you to a simpler time.

In addition to tours of spectacular downtown sites, Oaklands Mansion will host a Holiday Marketplace in Maney Hall. A selection of local artisans and craftspeople from around Murfreesboro will feature their wares for holiday shoppers. It’s the perfect opportunity to make holiday purchases for friends and family while enjoying the sights and sounds of the season at the historic Oaklands Mansion. Admission to the marketplace is included with tickets to the Candlelight Tour of Homes.

“The Candlelight Tour of Homes is a Middle Tennessee tradition thirty-four years in the making,” says James Manning, Executive Director.  “Tour goers love that they can begin at any location and if they have not already purchased a ticket in advance at, they can buy one at any home on the tour.  You will have the option to drive the tour route or ride in style on the Raider Express as they shuttle you along the way. You can find the tour route on our website when you buy tickets online.”

Today, local residents and visitors alike enjoy the mansion that has been lovingly restored and brought back to its former glory. The proceeds of the Candlelight Tour of Homes go toward the continuing preservation of this historic treasure.

Purchase advance tickets (either online at or in the museum shop) by 4 p.m. on Thursday, November 29th and receive a special price of $15.00 for adults.  Admission is $20 per adult at the door, $10 students and children, free for ages 6 and under. On the night of the tour, tickets can be purchased at any home on the tour or at Oaklands’ Museum Shop.


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