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Swiss Avenue Historic District Mother's Day Home Tour

May 11, 2019 - May 12, 2019

Our 46th annual Mother’s Day Home Tour will feature five of the city's most fabulous Early 20th Century homes and, on Saturday only, an historic Gothic sanctuary built by noted architect, C.D. Hill. The homes on tour this year represent a diverse variety of the Early 20th Century's most popular architectural styles, including a romantic Spanish Revival; an Italianate Mediterranean Villa; a pristine Mission Revival; a Prairie Foursquare with unique Georgian influences; and a Progressive Style Prairie Foursquare. In addition to touring homes, guests may enjoy an open-air art fair, a vintage auto display, a children’s activity area with a kid-sized railroad, live entertainment on the Avenue, a speakers’ series, free horse-drawn carriage rides, complimentary air-conditioned mini-coaches, freshly prepared food, ice-cold beverages, and much more. On Sunday, Mother's Day brunch will be served in Savage Park with a live jazz ensemble. Advance reservations are suggested. Tickets: $30 in advance and $35 during the event. Children 12 and under are admitted free. To purchase tickets, visit or any of these local area retailers: Talulah & HESS at Skillman-Live Oak Shopping Center; Tom Thumb Stores at Mockingbird & Abrams, Gaston Avenue near Grand, Villanova Drive in Preston Center, Snyder Plaza, Oak Lawn Avenue, East Lovers Lane at Matilda and the new Uptown location. Advance ticket sales end at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10. During the tour, tickets can be purchased at any of the homes on tour and at Savage Park, located at the midpoint on Swiss Avenue between Bryan and Parkmont.
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5501 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX 75214
Phone: 469-713-9821
Cost: $30 in advance; $35 during event; children 12 and under admitted free
Time: Saturday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, May 12, noon to 6 p.m.