The Holiday Lantern Tours at Mordecai Historic Park, 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, are very popular and will sell out. They are on sale now. The ticket price is $5.
What happens when past and present meet? Go on a historical adventure into the holiday stories of three generations in the Mordecai House, and how their history inspired the lives we lead today.
Advance registration to “Holiday Lantern Tours – The Ghost of Christmas Now” is recommended. Tours will take place rain or shine. Tickets are nonrefundable.
For more information, please call 919-996-4364.
The tours take place Saturday, December 7th, 2019, every half hour, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
To purchase tickets, go to RecLink, and use “Advance Search” to search for “lantern.” Then you’ll see the list of available times.
Another holiday event at Mordecai Historic Park is the Mordecai Holidays Open House. This event is free, and you don’t need reservations.
It takes place Saturday, December 14th, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 4 a.m., and Sunday, December 15th, 2019, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Visit the Mordecai Holidays Open House and see how the home would have been decorated for the holidays in years past. Rooms will be decorated to represent colonial days through the WWII era.
You can tour the house at your leisure and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions.
Throughout the house, find special decorations for the scavenger hunt and get a special treat.
There will be free cider and cookies.
- Yellow Dog Bread Co. will have a gingerbread decorating station
- Singing in the Chapel
- Storytelling in the chapel
- Crafts and games in the Visitor Center
- Holday photo opportunities, including on the Historic Raleigh Trolley