Homes will be open for the tour on Saturday, Dec 3rd from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and Sunday, Dec 4th from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Food tastings occur in the homes on both days from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
History tours depart hourly from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday from John Howell Park.
Discounted tickets are available in advance until 5:00 pm on Friday, Dec 2. Purchase a ticket to tour the eight homes for $25 and enjoy the food tastings provided at each home at no extra charge. Children under 10 are free.
A ticket that also includes a 45 min, docent-led history tour of Virginia-Highland in the comfort of a van is $30. Purchase of a home tour ticket is required to take the history tour.
Print your ticket or use your smartphone to show your electronic ticket at Will Call, located in John Howell Park (corner of Barnett St and Virginia Ave), to pick up your tour booklet. The booklet is required for entry to the homes. You may also pick up pre-purchased tickets on Saturday, Dec 3rd (9:00 am – 4:30 pm), and Sunday, Dec 4th (9:30 am – 2:30 pm).
Tickets Weekend of the Tour
Tickets to tour the eight homes and enjoy the food tastings may be purchased for $30 the weekend of the tour in John Howell Park (corner of Barnett St and Virginia Ave). You may purchase tickets Saturday, Dec 3rd (9:00 am – 4:30 pm), and Sunday, Dec 4th (9:30 am – 2:30 pm). History tour tickets can be purchased in the park for $5 for any remaining time slots.
Your ticket is valid for either day of the Tour. Please visit our Facebook page for more information and a chance to win free tickets or gift certificate to a local business.
Parking and Shuttle Information
Ample parking is available on side streets throughout the neighborhood. Free parking is also available at the YWCA and around the neighborhood on a first-come, first-served basis.
Park your car and board a trolley shuttle at any of the six designated shuttle stops along the tour route. Shuttles run about every 15-20 minutes in a continuous route from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm on Saturday, and from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm on Sunday.
A portable restroom will be available near the YWCA parking, located at 957 N. Highland Ave., and near ticket headquarters at John Howell Park.
WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS: Homes on the Virginia-Highland Tour of Homes may not meet building standards or ADA standards and may have other hazards and/or defects. Restaurants serving food during the tour make no representations or warranties regarding allergens or other ingredients that may cause illness in people with food allergies or food sensitivities. Participants in the Tour of Homes agree to waive and release the Virginia-Highland Civic Association, its members, the homeowners and businesses associated with the Tour of Homes, including restaurants that serve food during the Tour, from any and all manner of claims, damages, or injuries associated with the Tour or incurred while participating in the tour.