Published: Dec 10, 2012 6:07 AM EST
Updated: Dec 10, 2012 8:16 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. - It's been a Southwest Florida tradition for decades.

For the 56th year in a row, families can explore 2 historic homes in downtown Fort Myers, decked out in a holiday theme.

The Fort Myers Woman's Community Club hosts the Holiday House event at the Langford-Kingston home and the Burroughs home on the corner of Fowler and First Streets.

This year's theme is "Christmas Around The World."

Tours run December 7-23, 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Admission for adults is $5. Children age 10 and under are free. Veterans and Military servicemembers are free with military ID.

Visitors will also be able to meet with Santa Claus and drop off their Christmas letters.

Children's toys or giftcards are being accepted at the homes on behalf of the Children's Advocacy Center.

Parking is at First United Methodist Church on Fowler Street.