‘Tis the season for visiting Monticello! From Holiday Evening Tours (a rare opportunity to experience the house after dark!) to Wreath Workshops to the Holiday Classic 5K, you’ll find plenty of ways to celebrate the holiday season with your family at Monticello.

Wreath Workshops

Nov. 29-30 & Dec. 1, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8. These ever-popular workshops produce a gratifying and tangible end-product: a beautiful holiday wreath.

Holiday Classic 5K

Saturday, December 7. This family-oriented 5k begins at the East Walk of Monticello. Kids 12 and under can enjoy the Deck the Halls Kids Dash, a quarter mile loop around the West Lawn!

Artisan Day

Saturday, December 7. Enjoy an afternoon at the Shop at Monticello with local artisans featuring demonstrations, handmade gifts, and tastings, including Monticello Honey, Monticello Pepper Jelly, wines, and hard ciders. Free parking and no admission required.

Holiday Evening Tours

December 6 & 7, 13 & 14, 18–23, 26–30. These small-group house tours, which include the Dome Room, offer visitors an intimate look at how the holidays were celebrated in Jefferson's time, plus the rare opportunity to experience Monticello after dark.

Hold your holiday event at Monticello!
Whether you’re planning an elegant dinner for hundreds of guests or a small intimate gathering, let our Events team help you create the perfect holiday party. Call (434) 984–9821 or email events@monticello.org to learn more.