Discover the Splendor of A Candlelight Christmas


This holiday season, it is our pleasure to invite you and yours to join us for wine, wassail, holiday music, and carols at James Madison's Montpelier. Discover the splendor of the holidays at this intimate candlelight tour of the beloved home of James and Dolley Madison. Meet President Madison himself and learn about 19th century Christmas customs of the early American republic from America's favorite hostess. Worried about completing your holiday shopping? Take a peek in our Museum Shop. We have gifts, books, and mementos that are sure to delight loved ones of all ages! 

Date, time, and information about musical performances will be announced in October. 

Admission is $25 in advance ($35 at the door). Admission for Children 6-14 is $10 and Free for Children under 6. 
*For advanced sale tickets, kindly RSVP by December 12. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance to guarantee a full refund.

Purchase your tickets online below. Print out your Eventbrite ticket and check in at the Visitor Center. To purchase by phone, please call 540.672.2728 x141.