2012 Candlelighting coming up Dec 8th & 9th

The Annual Victorian Candlelit Christmas will be held December 8th& 9th from dark-9pm each night in the Historic Hattiesburg Neighborhood in downtown Hattiesburg.  ”Candlelighting” is a longtime holiday favorite event that draws hundreds of visitors from throughout the region, featuring the popular horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday tour of historic homes, luminary lined streets and sidewalks, and strolling carolers throughout the district.

The center of activities will be The Walthall Center at the Walthall Condominiums, one block west of Bay Street on Rebecca Avenue, between Court and Walnut streets. The carriage rides and shuttle will leave from this location.  All entertainment, refreshments, and tickets for both the carriage rides and Tour of Homes will be available at Walthall Center from 5 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. each night. Tickets for the carriage rides will be $5 and will be sold only at the Walthall both days. Tickets for the Tour of Homes will be $10 and they will be available for sale at the Walthall on Saturday from 5-9pm and Sunday from 5-7p.m.

This year’s Holiday Tour of Homes will feature four homes, and will run Saturday and Sunday from 5:30pm until 8:30pm.  The tour will feature one of the Grand homes of the neighborhood, “Great Oaks” at 106 Short Bay, a 1930’s Bunglalow at 518 Rebecca Ave., and two apartments in the Walthall. Condominiums in the Walthall will showcase great apartment living in this restored historic landmark with four apartments open.  Click Here for 2012 Victorian Candlelit Christmas brochure.    For more information call 601 270 1373 or email info@hattiesburghistoricneighborhood.com