Frequently Asked Questions

The health and safety of all attendees and participants is of the utmost importance to Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities. Therefore, in addition to the regular guest policies above, the following will be in place: 
  • If you are presenting any symptoms of COVID-19 (as outlined by the CDC) or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and not yet cleared as non-contagious by state/local public health authorities, please do not attend. 
  • A face mask is required to be worn in all Parade homes. Please ensure that your nose and mouth are fully covered by the face mask/cover. 
  • All guests are asked to remove shoes and in lieu of disposable foot coverings, wear a clean pair of socks while touring.
  • Keep a minimum distance of 6’ from guests that are not in your party. 
  • Refrain from touching surfaces and/or sitting on any furniture in the home.
  • Adhere to any additional safety protocols as outlined by HBAFC and/or event participants.
  • In addition to those outlined above, please follow all CDC recommended guidelines in-relation COVID-19 
HBAFC and its event participants have committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience; hand sanitizer will be available at each home, and HBAFC has recommended its participants conduct frequent sanitization within the homes.
The Fox Cities Parade of Homes is a self-guided tour of newly constructed and remodeled homes built by members of the Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities. Details about the homes in the event can be found on this website (click "View Homes" from the menu bar above), on the Parade of Homes mobile app (search Fox Cities Parade of Homes in your app store) and in the printed guidebook given with ticket purchase.
HBA Fox Cities Parade of Homes takes place Oct. 2-3 & 7-10. Hours are 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. Each ticket grants one-time admission to all homes in the event. You may visit the homes in any order and split them among all the days of the event. 
Hours are 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. 
All guests must have a HBA Fox Cities Parade of Homes ticket to tour the homes. (A ticket is not required for children four-years-old and under.)
Ticket prices are as follows: 
$15/person 
$12/person pre-sale

You may purchase your ticket via a variety of options:
  • Online at foxcitiesparadeofhomes.com
  • HBA Fox Cities Parade mobile app
  • In-person at Parade homes during Parade hours
Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-replaceable and not for resale.
 



Parade of Homes guidebooks will be available with proof of ticket purchase the Monday prior to the start of the event at the HBA Fox Cities Office (920 W. Association Dr., Appleton) or at any of the participating homes in the Parade during the event dates and times. 
Past issues of guidebooks can be viewed electronically here. A limited number of printed guidebooks from previous Parade events are available at the Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities (HBAFC) office, 920 W. Association Dr., Appleton and are complimentary ($5 fee for shipping requests). It is recommended you contact the HBAFC office at 920-731-7931 to confirm a copy is available.
All homes are located in the greater Fox Cities area of Wisconsin. 
There are many ways to find the homes: 
  • On this website, each home profile has the address, text directions and Google map-enabled turn-by-turn directions. 
  • On the HBA Fox Cities Parade mobile app, each home profile has the address, Google map-enabled turn-by-turn directions, the option to build your own route and an overview map of the homes. 
  • The HBA Fox Cities Parade of Homes guidebook has an overview map of the homes and each home profile page has the address and text directions for that home. 
  • While you're traveling among the homes during event hours, you'll notice directional signs at key road intersections
  • Each home has an official HBA Fox Cities Parade flag in the front yard 

Note: Parade home addresses are not released until the Monday prior to the start of the event.

  • All guests are asked to remove shoes and in lieu of disposable foot coverings, wear a clean pair of socks while touring.** 
  • At the discretion of the home builder, only service animals allowed inside the homes 
  • Strollers and wet umbrellas must be left in the garages 
  • Children under 12 years old must be in the same room with their adult chaperone(s) 
  • Eating, drinking and/or smoking inside homes is not permitted 
  • Guests who refuse to comply with these policies may be denied entry or may be asked to leave the home(s) 
  • Guests who appear intoxicated/under the influence of drugs/alcohol may be denied entry or asked to leave to home(s) 
  • Guests using offensive language, engaging in disorderly conduct, creating a disturbance for other guests or event workers/volunteers, or in any way causing damage to the property or its contents may be denied entry or may be asked to leave the home(s) 
  • Anyone who is denied entry or removed from the event may have his/her ticket collected and will not receive a refund for the ticket or be compensated in any way for his/her loss 
** If, for medical reasons only, a guest is unable to walk without wearing shoes, the guest must take off the shoes worn into the garage, put on a clean, dry pair of shoes that the guest has carried in, and put shoe covers over those shoes. Event personnel have the right to inspect these shoes to ensure they are dry and carry no matter that may cause damage to the homes’ floors. Discretion, however, is always up to the builder. 

COVID-19 and the Parade of Homes:
The health and safety of all attendees and participants is of the utmost importance to Home Builders Association of the Fox Cities. Therefore, in addition to the regular guest policies above, the following will be in place for the 2020 Fall Parade of Homes: 
  • If you are presenting any symptoms of COVID-19 (as outlined by the CDC) or have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and not yet cleared as non-contagious by state/local public health authorities, please do not attend.
  • A face mask/covering is required to be worn in all Parade homes (with the exception of those who have a medical condition). Please ensure that your nose and mouth are fully covered by the face mask/cover.  
  • In lieu of disposable foot coverings, guests are asked to bring a clean pair of socks to wear while touring.
  • Keep a distance of 6’ (at minimum) from guests that are not in your party. 
  • Refrain from touching surfaces and/or sitting on any furniture in the home. 
  • In addition to those outlined above, please follow all CDC recommended guidelines in-relation COVID-19 
HBAFC and its event participants have committed to providing a safe and enjoyable experience; hand sanitizer will be available at each home, and HBAFC has recommended its participants conduct frequent sanitization within the homes.

The floor plans and renderings of Parade homes in the event are copyrighted and the copyright holder must grant permission for any use. For inquiries regarding specific house plans, consult with the individual builder. All information contained on the Parade home pages were supplied by members. The renderings/floor plans are as true a representation as possible, however, final colors/materials/layout of completed homes may vary from the images on this website.
You can download the FREE HBA Fox Cities Parade mobile app on your smart phone or tablet on the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android); search "Fox Cities Parade of Homes". Direct links can be found here.


Each individual home profile indicates whether or not the home is decorated, partially decorated, furnished or partially furnished. 
To feature a home/remodel project contact Director of Marketing & Business Development Megan Schlimm at 920-731-7931.
HBA Fox Cities offers many promotional opportunities in conjunction with this very popular event. Contact Director of Marketing & Business Development Megan Schlimm at 920-731-7931 or megan.schlimm@hbafoxcities.com for a copy of the HBAFC Marketing Opportunities Guide.
If you have not pre-purchased your ticket, you may purchase a ticket at any home in the event, during event hours. Once you have your ticket, you will present it at each house you tour; a representative (most likely in the garage) will scan the QR code to signify your visit. 
Prior to entering the home, please take off your shoes and put on a pair of foot coverings. 
Each home featured in the Parade of Homes is either already owned or will soon be owned by an individual or family that looks forward to moving into a brand-new home; please be respectful of all these private houses. 
Tickets can be purchased online by clicking "buy tickets" in the upper righthand corner on foxcitiesparadeofhomes.com or at any of the places found on the Ticket Locations page.

Tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable, non-replaceable and not for resale.


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2021 Fall Parade of Homes: Oct. 2-3 & 7-10 (remodeling projects open Oct. 8-10)

2022 Winter Parade of Homes: Feb. 5-6 & 10-13