Home Events & Festivals Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes Twitter Facebook Print About Nights Before Christmas Candlelight Tour of HomesEnter an historic Christmas wonderland during a candlelight tour of public & private homes in Madison's National Historic Landmark District. This is your chance to see some of Madison's outstanding collection of 19th century architecture. Each home is different and brings something special to the tour and each homeowner brings his or her own unique holiday traditions and decorating style to the tour. Different homes are featured each year. In addition, you'll see 5 public historic sites including one of Madison's outstanding churches. For your comfort and enjoyment, there are hospitality sites along the way and caroling in the church. At the Madison Visitor's Center (tour headquarters), shop at the Great Cookie Caper for all your homemade holiday sweets. Opens 1 hour before tour. Proceeds benefit a local not-for-profit.