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Sat, Dec 02


13 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079, USA

Salem City Historic Homes Yuletide Tour

Salem City Historic Homes Yuletide Tour
Salem City Historic Homes Yuletide Tour

Time & Location

Dec 02, 2023, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM

13 Market St, Salem, NJ 08079, USA

About the event

TICKETS : Pre-Sale  • $15 | Day of the Event • $20

  • Purchase Online / PLEASE NOTE: Online Ticket purchases can be picked up  the day of the event at the ticket booth at the cabin near 13 Market Street  For more information or questions, please call 856.339.0400.
  • VENMO: @SUFS23
  • Purchase in-person at the following locations: Royal Port Antiques, Sunnyside Boutique, The Arc Thrift Shop, Market Street Treasures, Ginny’s Hair House, Parker Jewelers, Leightons, Java Dog, Cawman’s Antique Mall and The Yellow Garage.
  • Mail a check to: Stand Up For Salem - Yuletide Tour, P.O. Box 33, Salem, NJ 08079
  • PLEASE NOTE: Your ticket purchase for the Salem City Historic Homes Yuletide Tour does not include admission to the Woodstown Central Railroad rides. To purchase tickets specifically for the train, please visit Site #2 (Charles Pederson Park located on North Market Street) the day of the event. For questions about the train, please contact the Woodstown Central Railroad directly.


Join us as we celebrate our 36th Annual Home for the Holidays, Salem Yuletide Historic Homes Tour, December 2nd from 1 PM -6 PM. Visit 22 sites including homes, churches and historic sites as well as the following activities: 

  • Revolutionary War Re-enactments by the Second Pennsylvania Regiment of the Continental Line & the 43rd Regiment of Foot
  • Woodstown Central Railroad Rides with Santa at Site #2 - Charles Pederson Park located on North Market Street. This site features Letters to Santa, Hot Chocolate & a Yuletide Merchandise Table (PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the train ride are sold separately at site #2 by Woodstown Central. Children must be supervised.)
  • Elves Workshop at Site # 12 - the J.C.Penney building located at 225 East Broadway.
  • Along the Road Band from 1 to 4 PM at 40 Market Street.
  • Pictures with Santa & Live Nativity at Site #7 - The Manse (c.1906) located at 60 Market Street.
  • Salem Oak Winery Tasting at Site #18 - the Sarah Hall House located at 90 West Broadway.
  • Strolling Carolers
  • Vendors and Pop Up Shops

Start you day at the Salem Magic of Christmas Parade along Broadway at 11 AM, and end it at the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony 6:30 PM at the Old Courthouse.

Salem is one of the oldest permanent English speaking settlements in the Delaware Valley.  Salem City’s streetscapes reflect the history of the people and places and are filled with many historic houses and architectural styles from Colonial, Victorian, and Colonial Revival style houses popular in the first part of the 20th century.  Its central district, intersected by Market Street and Broadway, are listed as historic districts on the New Jersey State and National Registers of Historic Places, and many properties display this badge of honor proudly. 


The 2023 Yuletide Tour of Historic Salem, New Jersey is dedicated in memory of Ron & Diane Wohlrab, who sadly passed away this past year. Both Ron & Diane have been active with the tour since its inception with the Market Street Improvement Association.

As proud owners of the Samuel Clement House on Market Street, they will fondly be remembered for their large collection of clocks, enormous 5,000 light Christmas tree with glass ornaments, and for always appearing in colonial costume on tour day. Both being avid storytellers, there were many stories to be told from Diane’s many years as a teacher. Ron’s stories were of clock repair and collecting trains or their many years and summers spent on their sailboat or antiquing in Maine. As many of us know, a ghost story or two would always have its way into the mix too.

Ron & Diane were continuously active in Salem for over 35 years including the Salem County Historical Society, Salem City Historic Preservation, Market Street Improvement Association, Saint John’s Episcopal Church and the Salem City Ghost Tour to name a few. May Ron & Diane’s Legacy forever and appropriately so, live on in our own stories and memories of them and their contributions to Salem.

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