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A Victorian Christmas at Korner’s Folly 2019

November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am - January 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Christmas at Körner’s Folly

Season’s Greetings from 1880! 

For over a century, this unique home has been an enchanting holiday destination adorned with traditional Christmas decorations. Each year, Körner’s Folly is transformed for the holidays with floor-to-ceiling garlands, lights, and trees in nearly every room!

Tours and special events promise visitors of all ages holiday cheer and an unforgettable experience in Jule Körner’s world of Victorian extravagance.

Be sure to keep Körner’s Folly in mind for unique, local, holiday gifts.  Our gift shop carries custom items that reflect local character and history, with every purchase benefiting the Körner’s Folly Foundation.

Holiday Tours:  November 29, 2019 — January 4, 2020*

Wednesdays –Saturdays: 10 AM – 5 PM
Sundays: 1-5 PM

Buy tickets online here.

Holiday tours last approximately 1 hour.  Amateur photography is allowed; call ahead for professional photography appointments. Last tickets will be sold at 4:00 PM each day to allow adequate time to tour the house.  Tour Admission: adults $10, children (6-18) $6, Under 6 free.

*Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, and January 5, 2020.

 Special Events

Christmas Puppet Show: ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas at Körner’s Folly

Friday, December 6 @ 6 PM – SOLD OUT
Saturday, December 7 @ 10 AM – SOLD OUT
Friday, December 13 @ 6 PM – SOLD OUT
$5 / person (Ages 2+)
This event frequently sells out, purchase tickets by clicking the above date links. – All shows are now SOLD OUT, no tickets will be sold at the door. 
Come hear the Körners’ spin on the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, fun for the young and the young at heart alike! The Puppet Show will be followed by a visit with Santa in the elegant Reception Room. Bring your camera for this great photo opportunity!

A Kernersville Yuletide

Saturday, December 14 @ 10am – 3pm
Regular tour admission applies for Körner’s Folly. Separate admission applies for ice skating at the Kernersville Museum.

Are you looking for a new, festive holiday tradition? Make the trip to South Main Street in Kernersville this December! On Saturday December 14, 2019 three Kernersville destinations are teaming up to create an enchanting holiday destination. As you stroll down South Main Street, stop at Körner’s Folly to explore the 1880’s house museum adorned in Victorian Christmas décor, and then continue to the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden where you can find unique gifts and inspiration for holiday decorating. Finish up at the Kernersville Museum where you can learn about local history before grabbing a pair of ice skates for a lap around their outdoor ice skating rink!

Christmas by Candlelight Tours

Saturday, December 7 @ 5-9 PM
Saturday, December 21 @ 5-9 PM
Adults $15, children (6-18) $6, Under 6 free

Enjoy the beautifully decorated house in the evening hours with live Christmas caroling, storytelling, and costumed guides stationed throughout the house.  Meander through all 22 whimsically decorated rooms at your own pace and wrap up the evening with hot cider and Moravian cookies on the Porch. Last tour will leave at 8:30 PM.

*On Candlelight days, the last tickets for regular, daytime tours are sold at 4 PM.  Candlelight Tours & on-site ticket sales begin promptly at 5 PM in Aunt Dealy’s House. Click on the links above to buy tickets.


November 29, 2019 @ 10:00 am
January 4 @ 5:00 pm
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Korner’s Folly
413 South Main Street
Kernersville, NC 27284 United States
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(336) 996-7922