Frequently Asked Questions

Who produces the Tour of Homes™?

The Central Washington Home Builders Association has produced a Tour of Homes for over 35 years.

How much does it cost to attend the Tour of Homes™?

Tickets are $10 to attend weekend event hours. Chefs on Tour™ pass which allows special Thursday access to the homes and tasting of an array of Chefs and alcoholic beverages for $35.00 per person or $60.00 per couple. Craft Beverage Crawl pass includes craft beverage tastings at the Tour Homes on Saturday with complimentary shuttle service for $20 per person.

Why should I purchase a ticket in advance?

The Chefs on Tour pass is available only in advance of the event and are not available to be purchased at the houses.

How do I get my ticket when I buy online?

At the first home you visit, you’ll be asked for the email or phone number you provided when you purchased online. You’ll then receive a unique paper Tour Ticket with your own QR code which will be scanned at each home you visit.

What if I only want to visit one home?

At this time we do not have a one visit ticket. Many houses are close together and can easily be viewed if you have limited time.

Is there a charge for children?

Anyone above the age of five will need to purchase a ticket. An adult must accompany and be responsible for children at all times in the homes.

Where does the money go from tickets purchased? 

The Central Washington Home Builders Association is a 501c-6 nonprofit organization composed of CWHBA members and supporters who contribute their time, materials and expertise to the community, and provides scholarships for students entering the home construction industry.

When can I visit the homes?

Your ticket is good anytime during September 9-11 (Friday, 5pm -9pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am -5 pm). The Chefs on Tour pass is good for weekend hours and the additional tasting night on Wednesday, September 16 5-9 pm.

Can I visit a favorite home a second time?

Yes. You can visit homes as many times as you would like with your ticket.

Do I Drive directly to the homes?

Yes. Utilize the Parade Craze app to help guide you to each Tour location.

Do you accept credit cards?

We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover both online and upon entry to the homes.

What if I lose my ticket?

If you’re worried about losing a paper ticket, make sure you download the Parade Craze app on your smart phone. It’s easy to upload your ticket information and then we just scan the QR code on your phone.

What should I bring with me?

  • Your ticket.
  • Socks. Shoes are not allowed in the homes.

What should I not bring?

  • Your camera. You can view photos of the homes on the Parade Craze app during the tour—as well as in our Tour magazine.
  • Your pets (unless you have a service animal).
  • Food and beverages.
  • Baby strollers.

Are there other things I should keep in mind?

  • The Tour of Homes is a self-guided tour using your own vehicle unless you purchase a Craft Beverage Crawl Ticket.
  • There is parking at each home.
  • Please observe “No Parking” signs and be considerate of the neighbors (especially not blocking their mailboxes or driveways).
  • The Tour runs rain or shine.
  • Bathrooms are not available for use at the homes.
  • Tickets are non-refundable
Standard Paint & Flooring
  • Standard Paint
  • Sage Homes
  • Pro Build
  • Cornerstone
  • Cashmere
  • Nationwide Insurance

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