Hillsborough Chamber of Commerce

27th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour, December 8, 2013

Tickets for the Historic Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour are available for online purchase through Midnight on Saturday, December 7, 2013. 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 27th Annual Hillsborough Holiday Home Tour will take place, rain or shine.

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 12, 2013.  In the meantime, 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 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:

Friday, December 6, 7 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 7, 10 am – Hillsborough Holiday Parade. The parade starts at Corbin Street and ends at East Margaret Lane

Sunday, December 8, 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 7, 2013 at 10:00 am, 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 8, 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/.