Tryon Palace Hosting Drop-Off Locations for Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots - Tryon Palace

10-percent discount on One Day and Galleries passes with donation

All visitors who bring an unwrapped toy to Tryon Palace as a donation to Toys for Tots will receive a 10-percent discount on regular admission One Day Passes and Galleries Passes.

Donation boxes are located in the North Carolina History Center and the Waystation at the corner of George and Pollock streets. This offer will last through Saturday, Dec. 19.

Founded in 1947 by a retired U.S. Marine, Toys for Tots collects new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distributes those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

For more information call 252-639-3500 or visit

Upcoming events at Tryon Palace include:

Dec. 12: Children’s Ornament Workshop

Dec. 12: Candlelight Christmas (First Night)

Dec. 18: Lunch and Learn: Behind-the-scenes of Candlelight

Dec. 18: A Christmas to Remember

Dec. 19: Candlelight Christmas (Second Night)

Submitted by: Craig Ramey, Marketing and Communications, Manager, Tryon Palace