Candlelight Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions in Lens of Magnifying Glass

Candlelight Tour Frequently Asked Questions Where do I pick up my ticket for the tour? Even though you purchased a ticket online, you don’t need a physical ticket to go on the Candlelight Tour of Homes.  Instead, you’ll present a tour booklet to the volunteer at the entrance of each featured home before entering. If…

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Announcing Our Featured Homes for the Tour

Featured Home on the Candlelight Tour of Homes at Night

We proudly announce our featured houses for the 2022 Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes: 327 St. Paul Avenue (L.P. Grant Mansion) 395 Sydney Street 486 Sydney Street 626 Ormewood Avenue 614 Delmar Avenue 817 Cherokee Avenue 795 Grant Street 787 Grant Street 356 Augusta Avenue 362 Augusta Avenue The Grant Park Candlelight Tour of…

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Volunteer and Attend the Tour for Free

Woman Holding "Volunteers Needed" Sign

If you’d like to support the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes with your time, please consider volunteering.  By doing so you’ll be able to attend the tour for free.  Click on the button below to see the opportunities available and sign up.   Sign Up to Volunteer  

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Candlelight Tour Tickets Are Now Available for Sale

Candlelight Tour Sign in Front of Home on Tour

Tickets for the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes are available online through midnight on Friday, December 9, 2022. Online Candlelight Tour Tickets are $25.00 each.  Tickets will be available to purchase for $30.00 each with cash or by credit card in the Sanctuary of St. Paul United Methodist Church (UMC) at 5:30 PM during…

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Make the Grant Park Candlelight Tour of Homes a Night to Remember

Red Bow and Greenery on Staircase Banister

When remembering the Candlelight Tour of Homes from previous years, former attendees smile wistfully as they seem to peer into the past.  They share warm memories of time spent with family and friends as they were delighted by the sight of the lights and decorations, the smell of simmering cider and mulled wine, the taste…

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Are You Ready for Halloween in Grant Park?

Trick-or-Treaters with Plastic Orange Pumpkin Buckets

Whenever I meet a new neighbor, I warn them about Halloween—not because of an impending zombie apocalypse, although mark my word, it’s going to happen someday—but so they can be ready. Having moved into town from the suburbs, I wasn’t used to many trick-or-treaters coming around. A small bag of candy would suffice for the…

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Be Neighborly on Your Front Porch This Fall

White and Orange Pumpkins on a Table

As the days and evenings grow cooler, memories of socializing on your front porch might seem out of season, but fall is a perfect time for porch gatherings. Get your decor on Freshen your porch by sweeping and mopping the floor, cleaning the windows, and beating the throw pillows. If you have a summer wreath…

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Tis the Season to Sing … Pumpkin Carols?

Panel from Peanuts Comic Strip Where Linus Asks Lucy to Go Out and Sing Pumpkin Carols

My mom served as the Troop Leader for my sister’s Girl Scout Troop, and being too small to be left alone for fear I’d try to make Jiffy Pop without adult supervision, she dragged me along to the weekly meetings.  Let me tell you, as a five-year-old boy, watching paint dry is instantaneous compared to…

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