Murfreesboro Historical Association to host 37th annual Candlelight Christmas Tour

Published 4:21 pm Friday, November 24, 2023

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MURFREESBORO – The Murfreesboro Historical Association announces plans for its 37th annual Candlelight Christmas Tour.

The event is scheduled nightly from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9.

Attendees can enjoy candle-lit walkways, live greenery decorations, horse-drawn carriage rides, a blacksmith demonstration, refreshments and live music. MHA members want to provide attendees with an insight into the celebration of Christmas featuring simple customs and natural beauty.

Sites on the tour in the Historic District include the Agriculture and Transportation Museum, Murfree-Smith Law Office, Village Print Shop, William Rea Museum, Evans Tin Shop, Vincent-Deale Blacksmith Shop, Winborne Country Store, John Wheeler House, and Hertford Academy as well as the Roberts-Vaughan House and the Dr. Walter Reed House both located on Main Street.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at or in person at the Roberts-Vaughan House, 116 E Main Street, Murfreesboro. Office hours are 9 am – 1 pm, Monday – Thursday. It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance.

Tickets for access to the historic buildings and the horse drawn carriage ride are $25 per person when purchased before Dec. 3. Children under age 12 do not need a ticket. Beginning Monday, Dec. 4 and during the tour, tickets are $30 per person. All ticket sales are final.

For more information, call 252-398-5922 or e-mail