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Many thanks to our 2014 lead sponsors:






2014 is the 41st Annual Holiday Tour of Homes

Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7, 2014

Tour Hours:  Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 - 5:00 p.m.

NEW in 2014!

Bid on Silent Auction items at

Auction includes sports and historical memorabilia, jewelry, trips and more!


The first weekend of December has been The Heritage Guild of Collin County Holiday Tour of Homes since 1973!  The tradition of opening historic homes for a public tour began when our founders first opened their homes to raise money to purchase the Dulaney House and Cottage and the grounds that eventually became Chestnut Square. 

Every year five or six homes and historic structures are decorated for Christmas and opened for the tour.  The proceeds from ticket sales and an annual raffle are a major component of the ongoing operation of Chestnut Square.  Take a peek at the 2007 tour homes, the 2008 tour homes, the 2009 tour homes, and the 2010 tour homes.

This year we are partnering with the Samaritan Inn, Collin County's only homeless shelter!  The Samaritan Inn will decorate one of the homes on Hunt Street with items from their Thrift Store and hold a Thrift Store sale on site.   A portion of the ticket sales for the Holiday Tour will go to the Samaritan Inn. 

Tickets are $15 in advance/$20 the day of the tour

Click here to purchase tickets online* or

Tickets may be purchased at the following locations beginning November 15:

Chestnut Square Visitors Center

Little Red Hen

Market Street in McKinney

Smitten Flea

The Antique House


Diggin' It

McKinney Performing Arts Center

The Samaritan Inn Thrift Store

Any of the homes on the tour the day of the tour

* Tickets purchased online after 12/3/2014 may be picked up at Will Call at The Dulaney House at Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut St., McKinney, TX 75069 during the tour (or at any of the homes on the tour with receipt).


Drum Roll Please....Here's a Peek at the Homes on the Tour


 Homes on this year's tour include a recently restored farmhouse (left) and a Queen Anne Victorian home that has been renovated to become the McKinney Bed & Breakfast (right).                                     


  A neo-classical Tudor built in 2008 in Tucker Hill (left) and a beautiful 1880 neo-classical downtown church brought back to life!                                                                                                  

Originally the McKinney Hospital, this 1920 neo-classical
building is now the home of The Cornerstone Christian Academy.

Many Thanks to Our Holiday Tour of Homes 2014 Sponsors:

Historic Sponsor: 

Market Street

Holiday Sponsor

Tucker Hill

Home Sponsors: 

Valarie Kerby, Realtor

Susan Beers, Realtor

Plum Creek Primitives

Christine Hogan, Ebby Halliday

Tour Sponsors:


Milstead Team

The Body Shop

Little Red Hen

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Holiday Tour of Homes Raffle and Silent Auction

Win a great experience in McKinney and help support Chestnut Square Historic Village.  Raffle tickets are $5 and 3 for $10.  This year we have ONE GREAT raffle item for our Tour of Homes: 

Experience Historic Downtown McKinney! 

Spend the night at The Grand Hotel

Dinner at Rick's Chophouse

Breakfast at Spoons Cafe

Lunch at The Pantry

Dinner at Sauce

A Show at the McKinney Performing Arts Center

Wine Tasting at Landon Winery

Take on the Town!

Value:  $750

New in 2014, the Holiday Tour of Homes Silent Auction provided by Benefit Bidding!  Check back for more details. 


Medical Center of Mckinney
Market Street