Parade of Homes – October 1-16: Founders Pointe
Children 16 & under attend free
One Street ~ 8 Showcase Homes Open For Tour!
The 2016 Peninsula Housing & Builders Association’s Parade of Homes features 8 showcase model homes on the new Richmond Way lakefront cul-de-sac in Founders Pointe! The 8 designer furnished homes – all on one street in Founders Pointe – feature exciting new floor plans, innovative special features, and popular new home trends. Tickets will be sold online starting September 1, 2016. Some proceeds from the event will benefit Roc Solid Foundation and Habitat for Humanity.
Now’s a great time to come out to preview the site and see the homes available for sale now before the crowds come in October. The Parade models feature something for everyone–Coastal and Craftsman Cottage style homes to classic traditionals, main floor living homes to one with a finished third level. They range in size from 2,700 to over 4,000 square feet of living area with prices ranging from the upper $400,000’s to over $700,000. Get details on the Parade of Homes models for sale and other Founders Pointe new homes.
2016 PARADE OF HOMES TOUR DATES
Parade of Homes: Saturday, October 1 through Sunday, October 16, open daily 11:00 am to 6:00 pm with extended hours until 8:00 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and, for special events.
$10 at the gate, $8 for senior citizens and Military (Active Duty, Veteran & Retiree). Tickets will be sold online starting September 10, 2016 and may also be purchased at the entry gate.
Parade of Homes Preview Gala
Friday, September 30, 2016; 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Join us for this preview night and grand opening celebration of the 2016 Parade of Homes with live music by The Heather Edwards Band, heavy hors d’ouevres by Smithfield Station, open bar, and champagne toast by Pagan River Wine Merchants. Be one of the first to see the designer showcase homes that will be open for tour. Doors open at 5:00 pm, followed by the Awards Ceremony and kick-off. Homes will be available for viewing immediately following the ceremony. Music from 7-10. Attendees must be at least 21 years of age to attend. A limited number of tickets will be sold. Tickets for the Parade of Homes Preview Gala are $60 each and must be purchased in advance at www.peninsulahousing.org/events.
Family Fun Days
Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Face painting, children’s activities, food trucks, and more.
Parade of Homes REALTOR® Day
Wednesday, October 5, 2016; 9:00 am to 11:00 am.
Free event for REALTORS® only that provide a business card at the gate.
International Food & Wine Event
Tuesday October 4; event special extended hours 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Wine tastings and local food. Come early to tour the homes and stay for the evening with your one entry fee good from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Thirsty Thursdays Concert Series
Thursdays, October 6 and October 13, will have extended hours from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and feature live music with wine, beer, and food for sale. The Parade of Homes entry fee is your ticket to tour the homes and enjoy an evening in this coastal community. Come early to tour the homes and stay for the concert series. Your one entry fee is good all day – 11:00 am to 8:00 pm.
• Thursday, October 6: Music by The Ben Phelps Project
• Thursday, October 13: Music by Jesse Chong Band
A Taste of Coastal Virginia
Tuesday October 11; event special extended hours 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Delicious food tastings by local restaurants from across Hampton Roads–all for the $10 admission charge. Wine and beer will be sold. The showcase homes will be open for tour.
PWBC Oyster Roast
Friday, October 14; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
Tour these amazing showcase homes while you enjoy an evening of oysters, beer and wine. Come early to view the homes (they will not be open from 6-8). Tickets are $45 and will go on sale September 1 ($55 after 9/26). Sponsored by Columbia Gas Tickets are available by clicking here.
Public Service Day
Saturday October 15; 11:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Live music, food, beer, wine, and recognition of local firefighters and others who serve our community.
PWBC 5k Run
Sunday, October 16; 9:00 am registration, 10:00 am start.
The race will kick off at 10:00 am with a FREE Kids Fun Run to follow. The 5k race is sponsored by the PWBC – Professional Women in Building. The $28 entrance fee will benefit Roc Solid. Register Here.