Historic home decorated for the holidays with Christmas tree, stocking and garlands
December 2021

Mordecai Holiday Open House

Add to Calendar 2021-12-11 10:00:00 2021-12-11 16:00:00 Mordecai Holiday Open House Mordecai Historic Park 1 Mimosa St Raleigh, NC 27604 City of Raleigh 919-996-4364 America/New_York public

Celebrate the holiday season while exploring holidays past at Mordecai Historic Park on December 11 and 12!

Join us at the annual Holiday Open House at Mordecai Historic Park on Saturday, Dec. 11, from 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 12, from 1 p.m.–4 p.m. See how the home would have been decorated over the past 236 years and learn about different holiday traditions! Walk through the beautifully decorated house and learn its history while looking for historic decorations on an indoor scavenger hunt with live piano music. Storytelling will take place in St. Mark's Chapel throughout the day, and an outdoor scavenger hunt will take place in the park.

Get into the holiday spirit at the Merry and Bright Market, presented in partnership with Paper and Stars Studio, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Create festive free crafts, explore local vendors, and enjoy seasonal entertainment for your holiday shopping this year. Get a treat or lunch from a local food truck while out at the park! 

The Holiday Open House and the Merry and Bright Market are free and open to all ages. Registration is not required to attend, but it is encouraged. Masks and temperature checks will be required to enter facilities. For more information, please call 919-996-4364.





1 Mimosa St
Raleigh, NC 27604
Event Type:
Parks, Recreation, and Athletics