Middletown’s Candlight Tour of Homes is sold out; no ticket, no entry


It’s the hottest ticket in Middletown.

But don’t expect to get on the tour if you don’t have a ticket.

About 1,400 tickets have been sold for the 2018 South Main Historic District Candlelight Tour of Homes on Sunday.

Organizers said only those with tickets will be permitted to tour the homes and that no additional tickets are available.

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The self-guided outdoor tour and participants will be following more than 800 candle lights throughout the historic district. The event will be held rain, snow or shine.

Among the 14 historic buildings featured on Sunday is the Sorg Mansion. The Sorg Mansion, built in 1887 by Paul J. Sorg, one of Middletown’s first industrialists and first multimillionaires.

Jeremy Loukinas, secretary of the historic district, believes this will be the first time the mansion has been open to the public since the 1930s.

Loukinas said the home tour is sold out. Initially, he said, the plan was to sell 1,000 tickets, but the demand was so great, 300 more tickets were released.

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