Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes

The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes celebrates its 38th year as one of Atlanta’s most eclectic holiday home tours!

Event Details
December 8th – 9th, 2018
Saturday | 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday | 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Check-in
St. Paul United Methodist Church
501 Grant Street
Atlanta, GA 30312

The Tour of Homes is the perfect holiday treat with family-friendly events throughout the whole weekend! Experience the historic Grant Park neighborhood in an intimate and charming setting as you’ll be enchanted by the warm glow of candles and holiday lights at every stop.

Grant Park is home to a wide variety of wonderful restaurants and coffee shops, so make a day of it! Plan to come early and stay late, as local sponsors will feature plenty of special offers.

EVENTS

  • Artists’ Market
    Saturday, December 8th | 4:00 – 9:00 pm
    Sunday, December 9th |  6:00 – 8:00 pm

    New and returning artisans will be showcasing featured works for sale! The Market will also include a Bake Sale where guests can browse among tasty treats to enjoy at home.This year’s Market will be held in Chester Commons where attendees pick up their programs for the tour.

  • Oakland Cemetery VIP Victorian Holiday Walking Experience
    Saturday, December 8th | 4:00 p.m.

    Kick off your Candlelight Tour of Homes experience with a stroll through Historic Oakland Cemetery, a Victorian garden cemetery, and treasured Atlanta landmark. Discover the history, gardens, and Victorian architecture that give Oakland Cemetery its distinctive character with a guided tour. Hear the stories of the men and women who shaped Atlanta, and learn about a few Victorian holiday traditions along the way! 

  • Winter Wonderland
    Saturday, December 8th | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Families are invited to attend Winter Wonderland with an afternoon filled with holiday entertainment! Santa has promised to stop by for photos. Since this is his busiest time of year, he will only be able to meet with a LIMITED number of families. Be sure to arrive on time if you wish to see Santa!

  • Children’s Christmas Pageant Dress Rehearsal
    Saturday, December 8th | 5:00 p.m.

    The children of St. Paul perform an original Christmas Pageant each year. A special dress rehearsal has been arranged for Saturday afternoon and is free and open to the public. Come hear and see the Wonder of Christmas through the eyes and hearts of these children!

  • Eventide Brewing VIP Holiday Experience
    Sunday, December 9th | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Enjoy a festive holiday party with award-winning craft beer and savory heavy hors-d’oeuvres at Grant Park’s own Eventide Brewing! The event is a great way to socialize and relax with friends, family, and neighbors before the Candlelight Tour. 

  • Candlelight Tour of Homes Concert
    Sunday, December 9th | 5:00 p.m.

    One of the highlights of the Candlelight Tour of Homes is our annual Candlelight Concert. Featuring the Paulines and the St. Paul Chancel Choir, this concert brings some of our favorite songs of the season to beautiful St. Paul sanctuary. The free concert celebrates the season and offers a wonderful start to your Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes experience.

  • Tree Topper Holiday VIP Experience
    Saturday, December 8th | 4:00 p.m.
    Sunday, December 9th | 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    If you’d like to partake of both VIP Experiences, purchase the Tree Topper Total VIP Experience, which includes the Oakland Cemetery Victorian Holiday Walking Tour on Saturday and the Eventide Brewing Holiday Experience on Sunday as well as admission to the Candlelight Tour of Homes on Saturday and Sunday. The Tree Topper Total VIP Experience Ticket is $40 each.

TOUR BENEFICIARIES

Over the years, the tour has grown and evolved into a fundraiser for three cherished community organizations: St. Paul United Methodist Church, the Grant Park Cooperative Preschool, and the Grant Park Parent’s Network.

Grant Park is home to a wide variety of wonderful restaurants and coffee shops, so make a day of it! Plan to come early and stay late, as local sponsors will feature plenty of special offers.

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