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Port Deposit Heritage Corporation

2022 Candlelight Tour


The Port Deposit Heritage Corporation, founded in 1975, has scheduled its bi-annual Christmas Candlelight Tour for Saturday, December 3, 2022 throughout Port Deposit and atop the bluff, overlooking the river.

The tour is always held on the first Saturday in December and this year’s event will be held from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. There are 15 stops on the tour beginning with the Heritage Museum in the Paw Paw Building, located at 98 N. Main Street where tour tickets can be purchased for $25 per adult, $10 per child aged 3-17 years. Tour tickets are also being sold online (in advance) at Eventbrite. Members will get a $5 cash rebate. Items in our online auction will also be available for viewing inside the Paw Paw Building.

Santa plans to be in town from 2p.m. to 5p.m.

Buildings open for the tour include The Donaldson Brown Conference Center above town, and 14 other historic stops all along Main Street in town. Come see our well-preserved mid-19th century river town on the National Register of Historic Places, on the first Saturday in December. Tour participants can also enjoy specials at DeLorenzo’s, Granite Run Taproom, Lee’s Landing and Backfin Blues.

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