Home Tours
Cookie Stroll
1st Night

Experience Sandwich's long history of community spirit, neighborhood charm and gracious homes. Celebrate the Holiday Season with us.


  • Tour historic Inns, private homes and a famous church.
  • Meet and chat with artists and authors.
  • Enjoy your favorite Christmas music.
  • View artifacts discovered at a local archaeological dig site.
  • Holiday decorating tips from local designers.
  • Travel on the Holly Trolley with narrator on board.

Home Tour Tickets Online


Tickets are $25 and may be pre-purchased prior to the event at:

  • Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank – 85 Route 6A, Sandwich
  • Spotted Cod - 153 Main Street
  • Splash Stationers - 126 Route 6A
  • Sandwich Chamber of Commerce Office - 128 Route 6A
    or Call the Sandwich Chamber of Commerce at 508.833.9755

Tickets the day of the event are to be picked up or purchased at:

Fessenden House at the Dan'l Webster
151 Main Street, Sandwich, MA

Hand-blown glass commemorative ornaments featuring the 2016 ‘Sandwich Bouy’ ornament will be on sale at this locations.

While strolling through the Village, enjoy Christmas carols being sung by the Cape Cod Chorale’s ‘Mostly Dickens Carolers’ Quartet from 12:00pm - 2:00pm.

After the Home Tour, dine at one of the many Village restaurants and then visit Gardens Aglow at Heritage Museums & Gardens. Your wristband ticket for the Home Tour will entitle you to a $3 discount off admission from 4:30 - 7:30pm on Sunday, December 11th.

This event is sponsored by Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank and Cape Cod Life publications.

Trolley is sponsored by Kinlin Grover Real Estate.





  • The Nancy Fessenden House ~ 151 Main Street ~ Dan’l Webster Inn (508-888-3622)

    This Federal hip roof Colonial was built in 1826 for Nancy Fessenden, the daughter of the Fessenden Tavern Innkeeper, when she married Captain Ezra Nye. Capt.

  • The Silas Fish House ~ 4 School Street

    This Greek Revival was built in 1838 by Silas Fish. He bought the land from Melatiah Bourne, Treasurer of the First Parish Church – also on the Home Tour. Mr. Fish was a glass cutter and worked at the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company.

  • The Thomas F. Dean House ~ 9 Summer Street

    This Greek Revival was built by Thomas F. Dean in 1848 when he was a glassblower at the Boston & Sandwich Glass Company.

  • The Braddock R. Childs House ~ 8 Summer Street

    This Greek Revival style was built in 1849 for Braddock R. Childs, owner of the Sandwich House, a residential place located on Jarves Street.

  • The Captain Nelson Crocker House ~ 17 Pleasant St.

    This Greek Revival was built around 1830 when there were 371 inhabitants of Sandwich. The house was owned by sea captain Nelson Crocker from Rhode Island.

  • The Charles Fessenden House ~ 174 Main Street

    This Federal style hone was built in 1847 for Charles B. H. Fessenden, son of William Fessenden who was the owner of the Fessenden Tavern.

  • Hillport ~ 91 Route 6A

    This Arts and Crafts style home was built in 1911 forMr. Wilson,the engineer noted for his design of the Cape Cod Canal.

  • The Summerhouse ~ Renovated 19th Century Barn @
    3 River Street

    The main house was built or purchased in 1852 by Rev. Asahel Cobb, minister of the Calvanistic Congregational Church. He and his daughter Lucia ran it as a private school.

  • The First Parish Church ~ 143 Main Street

    In 1638, the original one story Meetinghouse was built for town business during the week and religious services on Sundays.




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