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Beaufort Old Homes Tour & More

Beaufort Historic Site
150 Turner St.
Beaufort, NC 28516
June 28, 2024 – June 30, 2024
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


June 28 @ 10am – June 29 @ 4pm



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
Email: pr@beauforthistoricsite.org
Website: beauforthistoricsite.org

Accompanying Events

The Old Homes Tour Kickoff Party & Bartender Challenge

The Old Homes Tour Kickoff Party features the popular Bartenders’ Challenge as well as an art preview show from the selected Old Homes Tour artist.

When: June 1, 2024, 4-6pm


Purvis Chapel Choir Concert

Uplifting concert by the Purvis Chapel Choir held at one of the oldest AME Zion churches in the state. A great community event to celebrate the kickoff of the Beaufort Historical Association’s Old Homes Tour weekend. This event is FREE to the general public.

When: June 27, 2024, 7-9pm
Where: Purvis Chapel, 215 Craven Street, Beaufort, NC


Southern Brunch Celebraton “A Happier Life” with Kristy Harvey

Join us for a Southern Brunch at the Beaufort Historic Site. Scarborough Fare Catering will be serving delicious food, there will be music by Blue Moon Jazz, and a special brunch to celebrate the release of Kristy Harvey’s brand new book “A Happier Life”!

When: June 30, 2024, 11am – 2pm


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

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