Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Riverside Metropolitan Museum

Special Events at Heritage House

The Heritage House hosts special events throughout the year, which include:

Chinese Moon Festival

An important and traditional Chinese event, which takes place during the eighth lunar moon. During this annual celebration of Chinese culture explore Chinese traditions through art, food, and storytelling in the Heritage House gardens.

Victorian Christmas Open House

Each year in December, Heritage House hosts a free Victorian Christmas Open House. Enjoy a traditional Victorian Christmas featuring Father Christmas, musical entertainment, home-baked sweets, and hot mulled cider.


Ice Cream Social

An afternoon of free ice cream, lemonade, and entertainment at the Heritage House. Old-fashioned ice cream demonstrations, Victorian games, book signings by local historian, and a special patriotic reenactment by the Sons of the American Revolution with musket firing, cotillion dance, and a parade through the grounds, all in revolutionary-war era costumes.

Tea Parties

Enjoy afternoon tea in the Heritage House Gardens. Sign up for this popular event in the Heritage House Gift Shop.

Children's Tea Party & Etiquette Presentation

A Victorian tea party for children ages 5-10. Children learn Victorian and modern etiquette while enjoying a real Victorian tea party dressed in hats and gloves.

For more information about the National Register of Historic Places Heritage House call: (951) 826-5273
Museum Curator of Historic Structures and Collections, Lynn Voorheis
Associate Curator of Collections, Teresa Woodard
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