A Candlelight Christmas
Friday and Saturday, December 6 & 7 and Friday and Saturday, December 13 & 14
Make Montpelier part of your holiday season!
Explore the home of James and Dolley Madison by candlelight and learn about 19th-century Christmas customs of the early American republic. Visitors are invited to delight in light refreshment, wine, and wassail and enjoy holiday music and caroling. Complete your holiday shopping with gifts, books, and mementos from Montpelier's Museum Shop.
Event hours: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Open house tours: 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Musical performances will take place in the Visitor Center at 5:00, 5:50, and 6:50 each evening. Line up as follows:
- Friday, December 6 - Monticello High School Choir
- Saturday, December 7 - James Madison University Chamber Winds
- Friday and Saturday, December 13 & 14 - Connor Wood, pianist and violinist
Admission is $35 at the door and $25 in advance. Admission for children ages 6-14 is $10 and free for children under 6.
*For advanced sale tickets, kindly RSVP for the first weekend (Dec. 6 & 7) by December 5, and RSVP for the second weekend (Dec. 13 & 14) by December 12. Cancellations must be made 48 hours in advance to guarantee a full refund. Print out your Eventbrite ticket and check in at the Visitor Center.
To purchase by phone, please call 540.672.2728 x141