Candlelight is a famed North Carolina tradition that takes place each year at Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina. The palace is adorned with beautiful decorations inspired by the four seasons and the tale of a mysterious princess illuminated by the magical glow of candlelight.
Candlelight is a site wide event for Tryon Palace that includes tours of the decorated Governor’s Palace, Stanly House, Dixon House, and holiday festivities and fun throughout the Palace grounds.
Prior to touring the Palace, spend the evening exploring historic homes, participating in various activities and being entertained in the Performance Tent. Food is available to purchase from food trucks located outside the Palace gates. Stop by the King’s Arms Tavern for adult libations, and Mistletoe Corner to enjoy drinks and delicious snacks in a festive holiday setting.
The evening concludes with a show of black powder fireworks!
December 10: 4:30-9:30
December 17: 4:30-9:30
Tickets and Admission
Gates open to all ticket holders at 4:30 p.m. Your ticket indicates your Palace tour time only. Please be in line prior to your tour time.
Candlelight tickets are available online, at the ticket desk or by calling 252-639-3524.