TIPP CITY – Guests can ignite their holiday spirit on a self-guided tour of eight homes along South Hyatt Street and Horton Avenue in Tipp City on Dec. 1.
Each home is decorated in unique holiday style with the contribution of local designers. Heartwarming Christmas music fills the air as guests wander the picturesque streets of this eclectic neighborhood with both historic and newer homes. This year’s theme – Celebrating our Neighborhoods – captures the true spirit of Christmas in Tipp City.
Guests can immerse themselves in the beauty and excitement of Christmas and discover why Tipp City was named the Best Hometown by Ohio Magazine for 2015-16.
Tour hours are from noon to 5 p.m. Tour Day Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of and are currently available for sale online at www.tippchristmas.com. Tickets also are available for purchase at the following local businesses: Bodega Wine & Specialty Foods Market, Greenfire Bistro, Harrison’s Restaurant, Hock’s Pharmacy (Tipp City & Vandalia), Home Comfort Gallery (Troy), The Hotel Gallery, Sugden Furniture and Tipp Monroe Community Services.
The preview night will be from 6:30-10 p.m. Nov 30. Guests can avoid the crowd and be the first to see the homes on the tour as they glow against the backdrop of the night sky. The cost is $60 per person and includes exclusive evening access to the tour homes and a reception offering appetizers and drinks. Tickets are limited (only 50 available for sale to the public) and must be purchased in advance. Preview night tickets are available online or at Tipp Monroe Community Services.
Proceeds from the Home Tour are donated back to the community through its many non-profit organizations who assist in making the event possible. Past recipients of funds raised by the tour include Boy Scout Troop No. 395, Master Gardeners of Miami County, Tipp City Library, Tippecanoe Historical Society, THS Octagon Club and Student Senate, the Downtown Tipp City Partnership and many others over the years.
For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.tippchristmas.com or check out the group on Facebook and Instagram. Individuals can email specific questions at firstname.lastname@example.org.