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Holiday House Tours in the Brandywine Valley

Written by County Lines Magazine

Spark your holiday spirit with a house tour

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58th Annual Christmas in Odessa Holiday House Tour

December 3

Join a self-guided walking tour of private homes and public buildings, many dating from the 18th and 19th centuries, decorated for the holidays. Fresh greens sale at the Fieldstone Stable, 202 Main St., Odessa, DE. Sponsored by the Women’s Club of Odessa as a fundraiser for local student scholarships. 10 to 5. $30.

Holiday Home Tour in Strasburg

December 3

Eight lovely homes will be decorated for the season, as well as the Shroy House — built in 1803 — and some local churches. Many homes in downtown Strasburg, making it an easy walking tour. 10 to 4. $25.


Phoenixville’s Annual Candlelight Holiday Tour

December 3

See decorated homes and churches  plus crafts, music and refreshments. Benefits Ann’s Heart, The Clinic, Phoenixville Area Senior Center, Firebird Children’s Theatre and Phoenixville Children’s Library. 4 to 8. $25. 610-933-9181;

Dickens 2022 House Tour in Chestertown, MD

December 3

Stroll iconic Water Street on the Chester River, where six festively decorated historic homes bring the gracious living of bygone days into the 21st century. 10 to 2. $50. 118 N. Cross St., Chestertown, MD.


West Chester Public Library Holiday Home Tour and Holiday Door Tour

December 3–18

Dec. 3, the Holiday Home Tour will showcase eight homes in the borough, a tour of First Presbyterian Church and a free ornament from Clayborn Pottery & Textiles Open House. 10 to 3, $40. Dec. 3–18, the Holiday Door Tour is a self-guided tour of West Chester doors and porches. To attend, make a donation of any size to the 2022 Holiday Appeal, receive a map and a list of scavenger hunt items to look for among the decorations.

Pottstown Historic House Tour

December 4

Join in the Pottstown GoFourth! 4th Annual Historic Pottstown Holiday Tour, featuring homes and churches in the Rosedale section of Pottstown. Map pickup at St. James Lutheran, corner of High and Price Streets. Bring receipt from the online ticket purchase for proof of payment to receive your tour map. 1 to 5. $25.

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