Where does the tour begin and end?

The tour begins and ends at Historic Wilmington Foundation’s headquarters (211 Orange Street).

When should I arrive for my tour?

To provide time for tour check-in, please arrive at HWF’s headquarters (211 Orange Street) 10-15 minutes before 7 o’clock.

Do I need to bring a receipt or ticket with me?

Nope! When you book your tour, your name will be put on our guest list, and you can simply check in with a staff member. That said, it might be helpful to have the confirmation email handy, either on your mobile device or a printed copy! 

Where do I park?

There is no designated parking; public parking is readily available in the downtown parking decks.

Is there a rain date?

There is no rain date for this event. 

What's the refund policy?

HWF relies on ticket sales to support the mission of preserving and protecting Wilmington’s historic, irreplaceable resources. As such, we have a no-refund policy.

May I go inside any of the historic sites on the tour?

No—this is an outdoor tour only.

Can I bring my dog on the tour?

No pets (other than service animals) are allowed during the walking tour.

Can I bring my child with me on the tour?

Children under the age of 12 may attend for free. To ensure that all attendees can hear the tour guide, we ask that all guests (children included) be respectful and quiet.

2023 Annual Sponsors

Alex McKinney Real Estate

1213 Culbreth Drive, Suite 109
Wilmington, NC 28405

Hogue Hill, LLP

101 South 3rd Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Balding Design Build

402 Carl Street, Unit 101
Wilmington, NC 28403

Bob King Buick GMC, Inc.

5115 New Centre Drive
Wilmington, NC 28428

Brigitte Simone Real Estate, Inc.

1025 N. Lake Park Blvd
Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Mason, Mason, and Smith, Attorneys at Law

514 Princess Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

The Cameron Team

110 Dungannon Blvd Ste 100
Wilmington, NC 28403

MoMentum Companies

103 South Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

Decision Point Wealth Consulting at UBS

1985 Eastwood Road, Suite 110
Wilmington, NC 28403

Patriot Roofing & Exteriors

921 Princess Street, Suite 155
Wilmington, NC 28401

First Bank

201 Market Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

St. Stephen AME Church

501 Red Cross Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

WHQR Public Media

254 N. Front Street, Suite 300
Wilmington, NC 28401