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Historic Alexandria Candlelight Tours

Tour Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Carlyle House, and Lee-Fendall House, enjoying seasonal decorations, entertainment, and light refreshments.

Date(s):

Saturday, December 8, 2018 4:00 pm

Overview:

Take a break from the fast pace of the season and enjoy the unique charm and history of Old Town at Alexandria’s most popular holiday event.  Tour Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Carlyle House, and Lee-Fendall House, enjoying seasonal decorations, entertainment, and light refreshments.  This year, Alexandria Black History Museum joins the tour as the guest site, featuring “Our Alexandria,” The Sharon J. Frazier and Linwood M. Smith Dollhouse Collection.  These beautiful miniatures tell the story of African American life in Alexandria and Virginia.  Public parking is available near all sites, but a free shuttle will also be provided, running in a continuous loop between the sites.   

Enjoy each site by candlelight, smell seasonal greenery, sip on drinks and taste period inspired food. Seasonal libations will be available for purchase. A free shuttle will be provided running in a continuous loop between the sites. All proceeds from this event help support the mission of these historic sites.

Adults $25; Seniors (65 years and older) and Active Military $20; Children (ages 6-17) $5 Tickets can be purchased online at The Alexandria Shop.  All sales are final. This is a rain or shine event! Sites can be toured in any order. A complimentary shuttle runs between the sites throughout the evening. 

Location:

Carlyle House Historic Park
Carlyle House Historic Park
121 N Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 549-2997

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