Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce

28th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour, December 7, 2014

The 28th Annual Historic Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour will take place on Sunday, December 7, 2014. We are in the process of planning for the event now; if you are interested in joining the committee, please email us at info@hillsboroughchamber.com

Tickets for the Historic Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour will be available for online purchase through Midnight on Saturday, December 6, 2014. You may also purchase tickets by calling the Chamber at 919-732-8156; visiting the Chamber at 1000 Corporate Drive, Suite 301, or visiting the Hillsborough Visitors Center at 150 East King Street.

The 28th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour will take place, rain or shine.

  • Information about Homes on the 28th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour will be available soon
  • Information about volunteering for the Holiday Home tour
  • Information about ticket purchase and other activities will be available in September.  Tickets are non-refundable.
  • Information about Sponsorship Opportunities for the Holiday Home Tour will be available soon.  Contact the office for more information!
  • Information about the Hillsborough holiday parade will be available soon!

The Historic Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour is a unique opportunity to visit historic buildings, churches, sites and private homes in Hillsborough.  Tickets for the Holiday Home Tour will be available for online purchase on Tuesday, November 11, 2014.

The Candlelight Tour is the culmination of the Historic Hillsborough Holiday Weekend, which kicks off the holiday season in Hillsborough.

Schedule for Happening Hillsborough Holiday Weekend:

Saturday, December 6, 8 pm – Lighting of the Town Tree Ceremony including carols and stories presented by the Orange Community Players, followed by activities for ladies, gents, and kids throughout Historic Hillsborough.

Saturday, December 6, 5 pm – Hillsborough Holiday Parade. The parade starts at Corbin Street and ends at East Margaret Lane

Sunday, December 7, noon to 6 pm – 27th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour. Self-guided tour begins at the Hillsborough Visitors Center at 150 East King Street and includes a variety of beautiful homes in Hillsborough.

On Saturday, December 6, 2013 at 5:00 pm, the Chamber hosts the annual Holiday Parade with marching bands, cheerleaders, floats, and a cheery little man from way up north. The Annual Holiday Parade is supported by a grant from the Town of Hillsborough/Tourism Board. Following the parade, stay downtown to start your holiday shopping or grab a bite to eat at one of Hillsborough’s excellent restaurants.

Scheduled for Sunday, December 7, from noon to 6 pm, the 27th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home tour features private homes and public or historic buildings. Many of the houses that will be included have not been on the tour in several years.  The tour is self-guided. Shuttle service will be provided in town; this year, most sites will be within walking distance.

To find out more about the downtown shops and restaurants and what they are planning for the Holiday Weekend, visit shophillsboroughnc.wordpress.com/.