Candlelight Holiday Home Tour

About Candlelight Holiday Home Tour

The annual Hillsborough Candlelight Holiday Home Tour is a long-running, can’t miss event! Running for 33 years, the Home Tour is usually on the Second Sunday in December & features beautifully decorated homes on a shuttle route for visitors to enjoy. Homes range from beautifully historic to recently renovated/constructed and modern and many locations feature live music, plays, readings by local authors, and more.

The full schedule of events for the day also includes live music at various venues around town as well as Santa at the Visitors Center. Downtown Shops and Restaurants get into the spirit by decorating their places of business and offering various discounts and specials for holiday shopping. The holiday train runs around the old courthouse square and carriage rides are offered. Come spend a magical holiday season here in beautiful Hillsborough.

Best Seasons to Experience



1:00PM - 7:00PM