As our readers know, there’s nothing we love more than house porn than making a weekend of touring actual homes, complete with brunch! If you’re in love with North Texas real estate like we are, then you’ll also love to know that this year’s spring home tour season is going to be a spectacular one, featuring some of the best in architecture all over Dallas and Fort Worth.
To help you get your schedule in order, today we offer a round-up of upcoming spring home tours so you can buy your tickets and make your brunch reservations. This list is by no means comprehensive, so if we missed one of your favorite spring tours, shoot us a line in the comments!
Turtle Creek Association Tour of Homes
April 7, 2019, from 1 to 5 p.m.; After Party from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The Turtle Creek Association, a non-profit organization whose primary focus is to enhance, preserve, and protect Dallas’ 87-acre Turtle Creek Corridor, provides a special look inside three high-rise residences and one single-family home with their 2019 Tour of Homes on Sunday, April 7, from 1 to 5 p.m. Following the tour will be a separately ticketed post tour reception from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Park Cities Historic Preservation Society Historic Home Tour
April 13, From 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Tickets available in mid-March at participating Park Cities Tom Thumb stores.
The Mission of the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society is to preserve and promote the history, architecture, aesthetics, and cultural traditions of the Park Cities. Funds raised help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, support the new PCHPS archives at the University Park Library, fund the Society’s landmarking initiatives, award scholarships to Highland Park High School graduating seniors planning to study architecture or history, and fund the Distinguished Chair for History at Highland Park High School. This year’s tour homes include: 3615 Cornell, 3910 Gillon, 3524 Saint Johns, and 3657 Stratford.
Hollywood Home Tour
This popular annual fundraiser for one of the cutest historic neighborhoods in Dallas — Hollywood Heights/Santa Monica — is a full-weekend event. It features Art in the Park, where you can shop for cute trinkets and beautiful works from local artists while enjoying the vibe of the neighborhood’s Lindsley Park, as well as the home tour, which guides you through the hilly topography of this East Dallas enclave to its quaint traditional and Tudor homes. On this year’s tour, see a full-scale revamp of floral designer Kate Arani’s home at 7006 Santa Monica, completed by Joel Greenwald’s CRE8 Homes. Tickets go on sale soon, so don’t miss out!
White Rock Home Tour
April 27-28, from noon to 5 p.m.
One of East Dallas’ most popular spring tours is back with six new homes for you to enjoy! The 2019 White Rock Home Tour is famous for showcasing midcentury modern and contemporary modern architecture throughout the White Rock lake area. The two-day tour benefits Hexter Elementary in the Old Lake Highlands neighborhood. Tickets are on sale now, and this year’s tour will feature some spectacular new builds as well as midcentury modern classics! Advance tickets are $15, and the price goes up to $20 per ticket on the day of the tour. Keep a sharp eye on CandysDirt.com for an insider’s look at two incredible tour homes!
Dallas Builders Association Parade of Homes
This recently revived annual tour is a fantastic showcase for the top-notch builders of the Dallas Builders Association. The event, which is slated for May 4, is definitely something you want to put on your calendar now, especially if you’ve been searching for inspiration for a remodel or if you’re building your own home soon. Last year’s tour showed off the high-quality construction of five Dallas Builders Association members, including a couple of CandysDirt.com Approved Builders. We’re hearing that this year’s Parade of Homes is going to be bigger and better!
Save The Date:
Here are other tours you should put on your calendar, and we’ll keep you updated as more details emerge!
Swiss Avenue Mother’s Day Home Tour:
Fairmount Historic District Mother’s Day Tour
AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour