The St. Marys Christmas Tour of Homes is a festive tradition that captures the spirit of the holiday in historic St. Marys, Georgia. The tour will be held Saturday, December 14th from 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and will feature an assortment of beautifully decorated private homes, bed & breakfasts, shops, and historic churches. Each uniquely ornamented location will warm your heart and will give you some great new ideas for your own Christmas decorating.
An annual favorite on the tour is Orange Hall, a circa 1829 Greek revival mansion. This house museum recently received an extensive exterior renovation and will be open and decorated for the event. The Riverview Hotel, Spencer House Inn and Salt River Antiques & Collectibles will each be open to tour participants and will serve as refreshment stations on the tour. Additionally, The Blue Goose will be hosting the acoustic Country-Blues duo, Belmont & Jones during the evening.
You’ll experience the charm of an authentic southern town that is all alight for the holidays and the tour is the perfect event to gather friends and family and simply enjoy spending time together.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the event. Advance tickets can be purchased at the St. Marys Welcome Center or the Kingsland Welcome Center via cash or check. Attendees should plan on driving from point to point, but all stops are conveniently located within the downtown district.
Additional holiday events include the White Lighting on December 3, Christmas in the Park and the Santa Express Train Rides on December 7, an original musical, “Forever Christmas,” will be performed at Theatre by the Trax on December 13, 14 & 15 and Cumberland Island’s Plum Orchard Christmas Tour is scheduled for December 15. For Plum Orchard, you will see the historic Carnegie mansion decked out in its elegant holiday décor. Reservations are limited and should be made in advance. Call 912-882-4335 for regular 9am or 11:45am ferry reservations and pay an additional $6 fee to be included in the Plum Orchard Christmas Tour. The ferry returns to St. Marys at 5:30pm.
The St. Marys Christmas Tour of Homes event is sponsored by the St. Marys Convention & Visitors Bureau. For information, contact the St. Marys Welcome Center at 912-882-4000 or [email protected].