Not unlike today, the holidays were a season marked by family, food, and music during Thomas Jefferson’s lifetime.

Want to learn more? Check out the Holiday Evening Tour at Monticello.

You’ll have the rare opportunity to experience Monticello after dark, decorated with the style of holiday greenery found during Jefferson’s era. This tour offers an intimate look at how all people who lived on the Monticello mountaintop—enslaved and free—celebrated the holidays.