Plainfield, New Jersey 07060

Monday, October 26, 2009

An Old Fashioned Christmas House Tour, Sunday, December 6, 2009

Stroll through tree-lined streets where you are invited into seven of our historic homes all decked out in Christmas finery. You will experience:

  • Grand homes in architectural styles including Queen Anne, Tudor Revival, Shingle Style, Second Empire, and Colonial Revival.
  • Amazing craftsmanship and detail including a magnificent stained glass and woodwork paneling.
  • Collections of ornaments, period costumes, gingerbread houses, and more.
  • A Twelve Days of Christmas house-to-house treasure hunt with prizes from local merchants.

are $20 in advance online at Eventbrite, at Swain Galleries, 703 Watchung Ave. Plainfield NJ 07060, phone (908) 756-1707, or The Pillars Bed & Breakfast, 922 Central Ave. in Plainfield, phone (908) 753-0922. Cash or check only at Swain's and the Pillars.

Day of tour tickets are $25 (cash or check only) from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm at 935 Central Ave., Plainfield NJ 07060, which is the starting point of the tour.

  • Even if you already bought your ticket, you must come to 935 Central Ave. in Plainfield to get your tour guide brochure and map.
  • Allow two - three hours to see all seven homes.
  • Primarily a walking tour, but you may wish to drive to one home just outside our district.
  • Adults and children over 12 only.
  • No interior photos allowed.
  • A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Plainfield Rescue Squad.
  • This is a rain or shine event, no refunds.

Click here to buy ticket online.