Saturday, December 5, 2015 | 11am - 4 pm

Mark your calendars for the 8th annual Downtown Holiday Tour and take a peek inside downtown homes and businesses.  Whether it is the architecture, history, a renovation project, an interesting story or just curiosity that interests you, we hope to see you there. 

Ticket Prices | Click Here to Purchase Tickets Online

Tour & Tea | $30.00
Enjoy the tour and then warm up with an elegant Tea Party at 4pm hosted by Heritage Bakery & Cafe. Space is limited.
Advance Tickets | $20.00
Friend of Downtown, Student & Group Tickets | $15.00
Tickets at the Door | $25.00

Are you unable to attend, but would still like to donate to Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance?  Click here

Volunteers are still needed for this event.  As a volunteer you receive a free ticket to the tour.  Sign Up Here!

Online Auction Items

Shop small and give big right from your computer or phone.  We are offering just a few, but very unique gift options. You can give the gift of a jewelry making experience, massage gift certificates, downtown love package, and more.
The auction will be open for bidding starting November 28th through December 5th. All proceeds from the auction benefits Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance.

Visit the website or download the app directly to your phone learn more about the items available. Click here for directions to sign up for the auction.


Tour Locations

Host Location: The New City Hall

Check in at the new City Hall building to receive your wristband, program, map and some yummy refreshments.  Be sure to check out the main entrance, the beautiful atrium, and the Holiday tree with ornaments made by local artists.

Downtown Homes

Joshua Wilton House: A classic Victorian home with all of it's original charm.  

Franklin Street House: A wonderfully renovated cottage with beautiful wood work.

Campbell Street House: This house is off the grid in Old Town.  The homeowners have installed solar panels and implemented methods to lessen their impact on the community.

Downtown Apartments and Lofts

The Walton: A step back in time as you walk down the halls and see the original doors to the hotel.  Come see this old majestic building and a unique loft-style downtown apartment.

Downtown Businesses / Church

Jack's Hideaway: Have you heard the whispers about a new speak easy downtown?  Now is your chance to learn all about it.

The Golden Pony: What you might remember as the Blue Nile has taken on a new identity.  See the space, check out the menu, and add it to your list of favorite downtown restaurants.

Harrisonburg Homes: The Harrisonburg Homes Team is inviting us in to see their wonderful space.  It is a thoughtful renovation with multiple uses.

St. Stephen's United Church of Christ: Catch a glimpse of the gothic architecture, and beatiful stained glass windows.  Enjoy live music throughout the tour.


The tour will feature caroling groups throughout the tour as well as three organ performances.  Check back for specific times and locations.

While you are downtown check out Celebrate Downtown, a week long shopping event. 

2015 Sponsors

Thank you so much to our wonderful sponsors and donors for helping to make this event a success. The Downtown Holiday Tour is an annual fundraiser for Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance.


Nielsen Builders

The Museum of American Jewelry Design and Manufacturing by Hugo Kohl
Heritage Bakery & Cafe
Becky Bartells, CMT
The Studio
Pat Kuszyk Interiors
Ostlund Tree Farm
Evergreen Tree Farm
Friends of Old Town 




If you are interested in volunteering for this year's tour or would like more information, please contact Lauren Huber at