The Christmas tour is almost here! Please see below for important information affecting residents and street closures for the tour.  
  1. Please contact Carol Gomrick at if you have any questions.
  2. During the tour you can text Cathy Serventi at (412) 418-2027 at Calvary before 8:00 pm if you have any concerns.
Street Closures During the Tour
  • All of Beech Ave and the 800 block of N. Lincoln will be barricaded to vehicular traffic during the tour. Please do not expect to be able to drive on these streets during the tour.
    • Friday: starting at 3:30 pm ending at 10:00 pm
    • Saturday: starting at 9:30 am ending at 10:00 pm
  • Landlords – please make sure your tenants are aware of the street closures
  • Western Ave will be fully open to traffic
  • Galveston will be blocked at the intersection of Beech Ave. Thru traffic on Dounton and Buttercup Way
  • Residents on Beech and 800 Block of N. Lincoln are asked to move their cars from the street during the tour. The parking lot at Babb Insurance, corner of Galveston @ Chapel Way is available to residents for their vehicles.
    • Lot opens Friday, 3:00 pm thru Saturday, 10:00 pm
  • Tour Attendees and volunteers will have free parking in the CCAC Lot on Ridge Ave. but if you are a resident please use the Babb Lot, since we’ve run out of parking for attendees, especially Saturday afternoon and evening. 
Times (Tours leave every 12 minutes) – We have been sold out since November 2, and we can’t take any walkins at the door.

  • Friday, December 8 –  5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (doors open 4:00 pm, last tour at Holmes hall 11:30 pm)
  • Saturday, December 9 – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm (doors open 9:00 am – last tour at Holmes Hall 11:30 pm)
Model Train Museum
If you would like to visit the model train museum at Holmes Hall on 719 Brighton Rd, tickets are $20 at the door. Hours are:
  • Friday 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
  • Saturday 12:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Antique Shoppe
  • The Antique Shoppe is open to the public while tours are leaving from Calvary. The Shoppe will be in the basement of Calvary. Many of the vendors from prior tours are back and some new ones too. Please visit during the tour. 
Small Favor
  • Please take some time to clear leaves and debris on your walkway and assist in making the sidewalks safe. Many of the tours happen in the evening and it is important that the sidewalks are kept clear. 
We expect over 1700 people to walk through our streets during the tour! It’s a testament to everyone over the 40-year history who have built this tour into one of the most sought-after Christmas events. Thank you to all for your efforts in making wonderful Christmas memories for so many! 
Thank you for your assistance with this.
Tour Committee