2020 Historic Elgin House Tour
September 12th & 13th Times TBD
September 12th Time TBD
September 8th Time TBD
Explore Elgin's Unique Architectural Heritage
Are you ready for the 39th Annual Historic Elgin House Tour? We are so excited to showcase the interior of the homes of Elgin’s beautiful (Neighborhood Coming Soon). The tour will go on rain or shine. Just a reminder weather can change at a moment’s notice so remember to dress appropriately and wear comfortable shoes. Street parking is available throughout the neighborhood, but please follow all city signs as all parking laws are still in affect during the tour please consult your tour book for more information.
Where to start
Whether you have tickets or need to purchase them, your tour must begin at Registration, (2020 Location TBD). Online tickets can be redeemed by either printing your tickets at home or by pulling up your tickets on your mobile phone at registration. If you lost your ticket or deleted the email containing your ticket, please contact our help desk at historicelginhousetour@gmail.
Day of the tour tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Cash, Check, and Credit Card will be accepted at registration.
This is an open format architectural tour. We will have all (TBD) houses open to tour Saturday and Sunday from (TBD). We also offer walking lectures on the architecture of the neighborhood available at 10am and 1pm each day. Once you receive your tour booklet from registration, you are free to tour the homes in any order you choose. If you choose to walk to the homes, your total round trip will be about (TBD), so bring those walking shoes!
Whether you walk, bike, or drive, once you get to a home you enter the line to be in the next available docent-led tour through the home. This format allows you to take breaks, grab lunch in the food court located in (TBD), and to see the homes at your own pace over the course of the weekend. Here are this year's tour sites
After completing the House Tour, we ask everyone to please take our survey and provide feedback. This helps us keep improving and allows you to directly influence what you want to see on future tours.