In the glow of thousands of twinkling lights, enjoy a showcase of over a dozen Christmas trees and relish in the magic of the Brucemore mansion at night. Our Holiday Nights experience gives guests the opportunity for self-guided exploration of four floors of holiday splendor, including the famous basement Tahitian Room and Grizzly Bar. This breathtaking view of Brucemore is sure to bring Christmas alive for the whole family.
Evening tours of Brucemore during the holiday season are a popular local tradition, and tickets sell fast! To purchase tickets, visit www.brucemore.org or call (319) 362 7375 and a staff member will assist you with your transaction. We can’t wait to celebrate the holidays at Brucemore with you!
Tickets required to view the mansion; advance purchase recommended due to limited tickets per time.
$18 for adults
$10 for students
Brucemore donors – Sign-in on the purchase page prior to purchasing tickets or call (319) 362-7375 to receive your discount!
Tickets will not be available for purchase at the door.
Dates/Times: Timed entry every 30 minutes beginning at 5:00 pm with the last entry time at 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 3 – Sold Out!
Wednesday, December 6
Thursday, December 7
Sunday, December 10 – Sold out!
Wednesday, December 13
Thursday, December 14
Sunday, December 17 – Sold out!
Tuesday, December 19
Wednesday, December 20 – Sold out!
Thursday, December 21 – Sold out!
Looking for other opportunities to visit Brucemore this holiday season? View our calendar to view daytime options for self-guided holiday tours.
Important information for your visit:
Tour: This is a self-guided experience of four floors of the mansion, and includes the basement Tahitian Room and Grizzly Bar. An informational tour booklet and QR codes that link to stories of Brucemore’s history are available to supplement your experience. Staff and volunteers will also be available to answer questions!
Arrival: Please arrive via our main entrance, 2160 Linden Drive SE., Cedar Rapids, IA 52403. There is on-site parking near the Carriage House and mansion.
Check-in: Patrons who purchased tickets in advance should arrive at the mansion at the entry time listed on their ticket. Early admittance may not be possible due to limited space. Late arrivals may be subject to a shortened visit or may be asked to wait until a later available entry time.
Bags: There will be a coat rack for this event; however, items will not be monitored and are left at your own risk. You may wish to consider leaving large bags or other items in your vehicle.
Accessibility: The historic mansion is not currently wheelchair accessible due to preservation work. There are several stairs to access the first floor, and several flights of stairs to see the other floors. Please make the best decision for the accessibility of your party with this knowledge.
Photography: Photography is allowed for personal, non-professional use. Tripods, selfie-sticks or other photography equipment will not be permitted. Photographs should not distract from others enjoyment.
Ticket Policies: All ticket sales are non-refundable. Please view our ticket policy here.
Preservation in Action: Watch for areas throughout your visit to see preservation in action! This is an important part of ensuring the site remains part of the community for future generations. If you would like to donate to support these efforts, click here.