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Natchez Spring Pilgrimage of Antebellum Homes

Spring Pilgrimage 2016  
March 5 - April 5 
Most of these private historic houses are
only open for viewing 8 days a year - this is what has brought visitors back to Natchez for over 85 years!
Twenty-four antebellum mansions, most of them private residences, open their doors to visitors during this four-week Pilgrimage every spring. Your guides are costumed family friends and descendants of the original owners, whose stories are as real as the bricks and mortar in their hearths. Each house is unique with 18th- and 19th-century furnishings, porcelain, silver, clothing, tools, documents, and diaries.
Single-House Tour
 Adults | $18          Youth | $10 
Morning or Afternoon Pilgrimage Package 

Purchase each day's morning or afternoon
 three house package for:
Adult | $45            Youth | $24

Visitors greeted by costumed hosts at Stanton Hall during Spring Pilgrimage.

Costumes of Natchez Spring Pilgrimage.

Inspiring singer in Southern Road to Freedom--gospel story of African American Natchez experience.

Natchez Little Theatre's production of Southern Exposure

Natchez participants in Spring Pilgrimage.

Rosalie, house on Natchez Spring Pilgrimage

Azaleas are in full bloom during spring in Natchez.

Historic Natchez Tableaux Soiree dancers.

The sweetheart waltz in the Historic Natchez Tableaux.

Explore the back porch at Green Leaves on the Peach Tour

For tickets, call 1.800.647.6742 or email tickets@natchezpilgrimage.com

Advance reservations are required 

Antebellum Home Tours
Privately owned antebellum homes open their doors to the public for four weeks.

Private Tour Guides
Whether it is your first time in Natchez or your annual trip to Pilgrimage, when you experience Natchez through a private or group tour, your stay in our beautiful historic town will be unparalleled.  Our licensed tour guides have a deep commitment to Natchez history and represent the most experienced guides in the Natchez area.

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The following performances are all scheduled for Spring Pilgrimage 2016-between the dates of March 5 - April 5 :

Historic Natchez Tableaux
$15 | 8 p.m. | Friday & Saturday | City Auditorium
From the Natchez Indians' battle with the French and the glory days of the Natchez elite to the triumph over slavery and the dismantling of the Forks of the Road slave market by the United States Colored Troops of the Union Army, experience the deep history of Natchez through storytelling, music, dance, and costumes at the Historic Natchez Tableaux. This 83-year-old tradition offers a peek into the past and a greater understanding of the people and events that have shaped nearly 300 years of Natchez history. 
Southern Exposure
$15 | 7:30 p.m. | Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, & Sunday
Natchez Little Theatre

A parody of the Natchez Spring Pilgrimage. This satirical comedy is a very entertaining and humorous depiction of the town of Natchez during Pilgrimage in the 1950s. Presented every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday during Spring Pilgrimage.

Southern Road to Freedom
$15 | 8 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday | Holy Family Church

The Holy Family Gospel Choir presents this stirring tribute to the struggle and victory of the African American experience in Natchez from the Colonial period to present day. Presented Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday during Spring Pilgrimage.

Future productions TBA for Natchez Little Theatre
Natchez Little Theatre
has productions at the following times for Spring Pilgrimage 2016

$15 | 7:30 p.m. | Monday, Wednesday, & Friday

A Musical Portrait of Natchez
$30 | Wednesdays | 6 p.m. | Cash bar | The Carriage House

Sip cocktails in the courtyard of the Carriage House as the Natchez Festival of Music presents a musical journey through 250 years of Natchez history with performances of classical music, Jazz, and everything in between.
Make dinner reservations at the Carriage House
immediately following the concert. 

From Ragtime to Swing: Bud Scott plays again at Elms Court
$25 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | March tbd | Elms Court

Wear your dancing shoes to Elms Court to see local musicians bring famed Natchez bandleader Bud Scott back to life through an intimate concert with light refreshments and a few toe-tapping tunes. 

J.N. Stone House presents a Soiree Musicale
$20 | 6 p.m. | March tba , and April tba | J.N. Stone House
(Available when scheduled)

Enjoy a private classical piano performance by Joseph Stone, a graduate of two prominent American conservatories, at this unique program of music along with complimentary wine.

Candlelight Tour of the Towers
$35 | 7-9 p.m. | Date TBA | The Towers
Advance reservations required

An intimate evening at this grand Italianate antebellum mansion with a tour given by the owners of the home followed by refreshments and music.

Tales of a Dunleith Duo
Available by appointment only for groups of 20 or more
A historical skit of the lives of John Roy Lynch and Alfred Vidal Davis, presented in three parts in between dinner courses designed by The Castle Restaurant's culinary team at historic Dunleith Inn. 

King's Tavern Mixology Classes
Take an afternoon or night to enjoy the fun and spirited class of Mixology, the art and science of cocktails, at the King's Tavern! This class allows for the guest to experience making real and proper cocktails along with food bites to enjoy mixology to its fullest. Friday nights at 8 p.m. is "The Forgotten Classics", Saturdays at 4 p.m., "A Taste For Rum," and 8 p.m., "Hemingway Gin,"  and Sunday afternoons at 4 p.m., "Free Style" Please contact Natchez Pilgrimage Tours at 601-446-6631 or King's Tavern at 601-446-5003 to purchase tickets! Tickets are $35 per person and must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance. 




Green Tour

Open 1:30-5 p.m.
Peach Tour

Open 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Orange Tour

Open 1:30-5 p.m.

Pink Tour

Open 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Blue Tour

Open 1:30-5 p.m.

Yellow Tour

Open 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Red Tour

Open 1:30-5 p.m.
Monday May 25, 2015