NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Step back in time and join the Friends of the Cabildo for a tour of the French Quarter’s most cherished properties adorned in traditional Creole Christmas finery befitting the time and style of each historic residence!

This year, to due to the pandemic, the 42nd annual Creole Christmas will be streamlined with daily 40 ticket/session limited 2-hour tours (10 a.m.-Noon & 1 p.m.-3 p.m.), Dec. 27- 30 with house cleanings between the morning and afternoon session. Historic Houses include Beauregard-Keyes House, Gallier House, Hermann-Grima House and the 1850 House. All houses will have their courtyards open to enjoy on the tour as well. Tickets will be limited, so don’t miss a chance to get out and enjoy the Christmas season in period-decorated historic homes. Mask will be required inside the homes due to City of New Orleans regulations and all the courtyards are open-air courtyards.

This year’s Creole Christmas takes place Dec. 27-30. Tour session run from 10:00 a.m.-noon & 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Tours are self-guided and limited to each 2-hour daily session and begin at the 1850 House at 523 St. Ann St. Tickets are $30 for members, $40 for general admission. Purchase tickets at or by calling 504-523-3939. The remaining limited unsold day-of tickets are available at the 1850 House, 504-524-9118.

For more information, please contact Jason Strada at 504.523.3939 or