The 17th annual Onancock Christmas Homes Tour will be the centerpiece of a weekend of holiday festivites in historic, waterfront Onancock, VA. On December 10th from 1 p,m. to 5 p.m. Six private homes with diverse architectual styles that range from the traditional to a spacious contemporary with sweeping water views will be seasonally decorated and open for viewing. Ker Place, built in 1799 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, will also be open to delight visitors with its holiday decor.
Historic Cokesbury Church will host a free Music Festival. A variety of musical performances are planned from 2-6 p.m. Drop in anytime and join in the sing-along.
The Holiday celebration begins on Friday December 9th with the final Second Friday of the year. It's a great time to get some holiday shopping done and enjoy the company of friends and neighbors. Shops will be open late. Come in to town and enjoy dinner in one of our outstanding restaurants. Saturday December 10th starts with Santa, escorted by kayaking reindeer, arriving at the Onancock Wharf by boat. The day concludes with a special holiday production for the entire family at the Onancock North Street Playhouse (tickets available at http://www.northstreetplayhouse.com/tickets).
After the sun goes down stroll our town enjoying our Christmas and nautical themed lights including illuminated miniature Christmas trees shimmering on docks along the Creek.
Sunday December 11th at 5 p.m. caps off the weekend with our ever popular Christmas Parade.
Onancock Virginia, chartered in 1680 is one of the oldest towns in Virginia. 2016 Christmas Homes Tour proceeds benefit Eastern Shore of VA Historical Society and the Historic Onancock School & Cultural Center.
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
There are no age limits to enter the event but rates are the same for children as well as adults.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is available at the Historic Onancock School & Cultural Center, 6 College Ave. Onancock, VA 23417
The tour is walkable from there but there are also shuttle buses available between locations on the tour. Shuttle buses run continually throughout the tour.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
No food or drink in the homes please.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
email: email@example.com or call 757-710-6353
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Can I update my registration information?
Yes, we would love to have the most current info on you!