Candlelight Christmas


Save the date on Saturday, December 2, 2017 from 1 to 6 pm for the must-see event during the holiday season: our Candlelight Christmas Tour! 

The holiday tour features distinct properties in and around the historic Chadds Ford and Pennsbury Townships.  Historic sites will be candlelit and filled with exquisite holiday decor and offer special holiday programs.  Guides will be on hand the day of the tour to highlight each sites' unique history, architecture, and decor.  Sites are still being secured, please check back for more details closer to the event!

Tickets will go on sale Fall 2017

Advance ticket sales: $20/person

Day of Event: $25/person

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Would you like to be involved in the planning and execution of Candlelight Christmas?  The Planning Committee is now being formed!  Roles include event chair(s), site/house chairs, overall event planning and assistance with event logistics.   For questions about the committee, please email or call the Society Office at 610-388-7376 or signup at the form below to be part of the event planning committee.


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Do you own a private home or historical site that could be a good fit for our Candlelight Christmas tour?  To be considered for our tour, please email or call the Society Office at 610-388-7376.


The Candlelight Christmas Tour proceeds help sustain the ongoing work to maintain and preserve the Society's historic properties: the John Chads House & Spring House and the Barns-Brinton House; support the Society's educational programs for school children and the community at large and its ongoing research projects on the history of the Chadds Ford area.