The Tour – 36th Annual Historic Elgin House Tour will be held on Saturday, and Sunday September 9th and 10th, 2017

36th Annual Historic Elgin House Tour

Click here to see a preview of the 2017 tour. 

The Gifford Park Association (GPA) will hold its 36th Annual Historic Elgin House Tour on  September 9th an 10th  2017.

Each year, the House Tour features a different historic neighborhood of Elgin. In 2017 we  will be featuring the near west side of Elgin.

Go here to get a glimpse of the homes that will be featured this year.

The Annual Historic Elgin House Tour is an educational event that offers something for everyone. There’s architecture, history, home remodeling, interior decorating, gardening and more. The interior tours of the homes are guided and interpreted. The houses can be toured in any order. If you participate, wear comfortable shoes and allow yourself the full day to see all of the homes.

Advanced Tickets are available at local vendors, by mail and online at a reduced rate.  Tickets are also available day of the tour at registration at the Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren at 783 W. Highland Avenue.   Tickets at this location are the day of the tour only.  Registration is from 8:30 to 3:00 on Saturday with the tour going from 9:00 to 4:00. On Sunday registration will be from 9:30 to 3:00 with the tour going from 10:00 to 4:00. Advanced tickets are $20 and day of the tour are $25. Twelve years and under and over 65 are $15 in advance and the day of the Tour. Cash and checks only are accepted at registration – sorry, no credit cards.

Vendors of Advanced Tickets
(Available after August 10)


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