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Beaufort Old Homes Tour & More

Beaufort Historic Site
150 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
June 23, 2023 – June 24, 2023
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Event Description

Get a peek inside beautiful homes and gardens throughout Beaufort, North Carolina’s third oldest town, during the annual Beaufort Old Homes Tour. This event is a great way to spend time with the family when visiting North Carolina’s Crystal Coast.

Enjoy walking tours of private historical homes, buildings on the Beaufort Historic Site, gardens, churches, the Old Burying Ground and more.

The Beaufort Old Homes Tour also offers narrated bus tours of the historic district and other great accompanying events.

And while you’re in Beaufort, you’ll find plenty of great food at local restaurants, local treasures in quaint shops, or even a glimpse of the wild horses across Taylor’s Creek.

Old Homes Tour Event Info


Tickets: $25

Purchase tickets online or call (252) 728-5225. Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Beaufort Historic Site.

Proceeds from the Old Homes Tour along with other events go toward historic preservation and educational programs of the Beaufort Historical Association. Founded in 1960, the BHA is a non-profit organization which owns and operates the Beaufort Historic Site.



  • Shuttle transportation will be available during both days of the tour.
  • Golf carts will also be sweeping the Historic District looking for any tour-goers in need of a ride!


Tour Tips

  • Tickets are $25 and are good for both days of the tour.
  • It is recommended to start the tour at the Beaufort Historic Site where programs, maps and a guide to all of the activities will be available.
  • The tour is meant to be taken at your own pace. To make your walking tour more enjoyable and to protect the beautiful floors of the historic houses, comfortable, flat-soled shoes are recommended.


Contact Information

Beaufort Historical Association
Phone: (252) 728-522

Accompanying Events

Old Homes Tour Kickoff Party

Join the Beaufort Historical Association at the annual Kickoff Party featuring food, drinks and art. The highlight of the event is the annual Bartender’s Challenge with local and professional bartenders competing for the title.

When: Saturday, June 10, 2023, 4pm
Where: Beaufort Historic Site, Beaufort, NC
Tickets: $45


Literary Luncheon

Join author Kristy Woodson Harvey and author/historic preservationist Deborah Goodrich-Royce for a special luncheon at the Coral Bay Club in Atlantic Beach.

When: June 21, 2023, 12pm
Where: Coral Bay Club, Atlantic Beach, NC
Tickets: $45


Purvis Chapel Choir Concert

An evening concert at Purvis Chapel, Beaufort’s Oldest Church. All proceeds go to Purvis Chapel for the ongoing needs of the church.

When: June 22, 2023, 7pm
Where: Purvis Chapel, 215 Craven Street, Beaufort, NC
Tickets: $10


Southern Brunch

Pop the bubbly and celebrate during the Old Homes Tour’s closing event at the Aiken Home in downtown Beaufort with brunch provided by Scarborough Fare Catering.

When: June 25, 2023, 11am
Where: Aiken Home, 2011 Front St., Beaufort, NC
Tickets: $125


Beaufort Historic Site Bus Tour

Hop aboard and see Beaufort’s historic district from atop our 1967 English double-decker bus as narrators tell tales of Beaufort’s rich past of pirates, star-crossed lovers, and Confederate spies.

Where: Safrit Historical Center, 130 Turner St., Beaufort, NC
Tickets: $15 adults, $6 children 12 and under

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