Holiday House Tour & Parade 2021

24th Annual Holiday House Tour

(2nd Annual Drive By Tour and Parade!)

NEW THIS YEAR! Find Holly the Holiday Dog!

A Scavenger Hunt for kids around town in Needham Businesses

December 12-31, 2021

Tour Voting Begins: Sunday, December 12th

Holiday Parade:          Sunday, December 12th

Time:                               5:00 PM

On December12th, download the Parade Route Map. At about 5:00, find a safe, socially distanced spot to watch the parade and wave to Santa and Mrs. Claus as they drive by.

From December 12th – December 31st, download one of our House Tour maps below (available in early December) and take in the festive lights and decorations of the homes and neighborhoods from the safety and comfort of your car. Do the whole Tour in one night or download the different maps and split up the Holiday experience.

Invite your friends and neighbors to take the Tour. VOTE for your favorite homes and neighborhood by clicking the button below (available on December 12th). Voting closes on Sunday, December 31, 2021 at midnight. The Holiday House Tour 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and overall Neighborhood winners will be based on number of votes and will be announced Saturday, January 1, 2022!

Safety Note:  Please be very cautious about the traffic around you when slowing down to look at the decorations. Use your signal lights and flashers if you pull over to the side of the road. Be sure to check carefully before pulling back out into traffic. Better yet, get your steps in and enjoy the decorations on a walking tour!

Holiday House Tour Parade
Holly Hunt

The Holiday House Tour is the single largest fundraiser the club does all year. Proceeds from the tour help fund the financial donations the NWC provides to Needham community programs and organizations.

Questions? Please email Cynthia Dinneen at cynthiamacgowan@gmail.com

 

Voting

  • Cast your vote here for your favorite Holiday House Tour Homes and your favorite Neighborhood.
  • Your donation will benefit the Needham Women’s Club and the local non-profit organizations we support throughout the year.
  • Organizations like, Circle of Hope, Family Promise MetroWest, Needham Community Council, Second Step, the Walker School and more.
Votes are $20 each

You can purchase additional votes by increasing the quantity after you add your purchase to the shopping cart.

Individual Houses

85-Mayflower

House #1

85 Mayflower Road

The Adler Family

Decoration Notes

Festive lights and decorations to bring joy this Holiday season!

249-Harris

House #2

249 Harris Avenue

The Beacham Family

Decoration Notes
249 Harris Ave has been home for this Needham family for 20 years. Each year the traditional home is decorated with wreaths and lights. The theme is coming home for the holidays!
67-bradford

House #3

67 Bradford Street

The Callahan Family

Decoration Notes
This classic colonial is decked out with traditional decorations and lights — and The Peanuts Gang have stopped by to join in the festivities!
179-Harris

House #4

179 Harris Avenue

Kimberly Christie/Rick Tacelli

Decoration Notes
Star Light, Star Bright!  Experience classic Christmas as you travel the lights of 179 Harris Ave…a Christmas tree stands tall on the corner with the reindeer just waiting for Christmas eve and Santa to pick up his sack and gifts to deliver to the kids all over the world.  As you turn our corner onto Pinewood Rd, enjoy the youthful side of Christmas from candy canes and snowflakes, to Frosty and Santa!  Enjoy the thousands of lights topped with the Star of Christmas. 
69-windsor

House #5

69 Windsor Road

The Falahee Family
Decoration Notes
A classic winter light display prepared entirely by family and friends.
112-Jarvis

House #6

112 Jarvis Circle

Cathy & Richard Freedberg

Decoration Notes
Sipping hot chocolate with my best friend. Enjoying each other’s company and the outside no matter the temperature. Happy Holidays.
5-Meetinghouse

House #7

6 Meetinghouse Circle

 
Decoration Notes
Lots of Lights and Music. Music shuts off at 8:30 pm.
24-May-Street

House #8

24 May Street

Barbara Harkins
Decoration Notes
Candles in the windows, wreaths on the doors, lights on the bushes, inflatables, Santa and a “Blue Tree.”
10-Kingsbury

House #9

10 Kingsbury Street

The Harringtons
Decoration Notes
Classic brick colonial decked with white lights and greenery.
91-winding-river

House #10

91 Winding River Road

Jenna and Ryan Harrington
Decoration Notes

Welcome to Winding River Road where you’ll find Mr. & Mrs. Claus Gnomes tucked in alongside greens, lights, reindeer and sleigh.

needham-history-center

House #11

1147 Central Avenue

Needham History Center

Decoration Notes
Decorated with white lights, sleds, festive trees and more – An old-fashioned Christmas in Needham!
154-South

House #12

154 South Street

The Hurley House
Decoration Notes
Our theme is Let It Snow!
793-Great-Plain

House #13

793 Great Plain Avenue

 
Decoration Notes
Colonial farm house Christmas.
851-charles-river

House #14

851 Charles River Street

The Jordan Family
Decoration Notes
All set for Santa! Lights, Snowman and Reindeer!
127-Arch

House #15

127 Arch Street

Koch Family
Decoration Notes
Happy Holidays!
52-walnut

House #16

52 Walnut Street

The Kramer’s
Decoration Notes
Hoping to be as fun as the Griswold’s!
38-benington

House #17

38 Bennington Street
 
Decoration Notes
Classic white lights, window wreaths, teardrops and a Christmas tree that illuminates the porch.
749-Great-plalin

House #18

749 Great Plain Avenue

The Richman’s

Decoration Notes
This 100+ year old home loves to get dressed up for the holidays with bright bows, lots of garland and twinkle nights and candles that make those cold winter nights seem just a little bit cozier.
251-Hunting

House #19

251 Hunting Road

Kelly & Bill Luce
Decoration Notes
Inflatable Olaf and his pals will make you feel like you’ve had a warm hug!
45-walnut

House #20

45 Walnut Street

The Madsen Family
Decoration Notes
Enjoy viewing this 100 year old Dutch Colonial all dressed up for Christmas with pretty pine and cedar garland, planter boxes filled with birch logs and seasonal greens and lit up with beautiful white lights!
6-Oakhurst

House #21

6 Oakhurst Circle

Dr. Molly Wilson-Murphy & Joel M. Roberts

Decoration Notes
Traditional Winter scene with reindeer.
7-alfreton

House #22

7 Alfreton Road

Sara Orozco & Lori Fresina

Decoration Notes
Felices fiestas! Please enjoy our holiday mash-up showcasing the best of our family’s playful Caribbean and New England roots!
27-Powderhouse

House #23

27 Powder House Circle

Lee Ownbey

Decoration Notes
Bringing everything we love about the holidays to Needham. No theme, no style, just holiday cheer in our winter wonderland.
5-lake

House #24

5 Lake Street
Terry Payer
Decoration Notes
Christmas at the Payers. A peaceful Winters night highlighted with white lights decorating the bushes, Santas and candles in every window, Frosty and Santa near the front door and a family of deer grazing near a decorated Christmas tree complete with gifts underneath.
161-Harris

House #25

161 Harris Avenue
Ted & Mary Ann Pierce
Decoration Notes

The Pierces are keeping the Holidays bright and sharing neighborhood cheer! Happy Holidays to all!

382-South

House #26

382 South Street
Bill & Kim Zeoli
Decoration Notes

Happy Holidays! We have outlined our home in lights with red, white and gold trim. Come visit South Street!

64-Pinewood

House #27

64 Pinewood Road
The Rizzo Family
Decoration Notes
The Grinch!
20-cleveland

House #28

20 Cleveland Road
The Sass Family
Decoration Notes
An enchanting and classic Christmas on Cleveland Road.
20-pheasant

House #29

20 Pheasant Road
Ronnie & Steve Schauer
Decoration Notes
For a whimsical and fun evening please drive by our home located at 20 Pheasant Road. You will be treated to an enchanting scene of sparkling Christmas decor. We blend traditional lighting, classic Christmas character, and unique ornamental bulbs to create a festive and merry sight.
203-Fox-Hill

House #30

203 Fox Hill Road
 
Decoration Notes
We have chosen to embrace the joy of the season by using as many different lights and decorations as possible!
335-Harris

House #31

335 Harris Avenue
The Vallace Family
Decoration Notes
Traditionally decorated mid-century home. Merry Christmas To All And To All A Good Night!
150-Manning

House #32

150 Manning Street
Matt & Chad White
Decoration Notes
Gateway to classic Christmas Joy! Come grab a candy cane and catch a glimpse of Santa in his sleigh!
58-Prince

House #33

58 Prince Street

Memaw’s House

Decoration Notes

Happy Holidays!

58-Pinewood

House #34

58 Pinewood Street

Draper Gough Family

Decoration Notes

Holiday Happy Feet – when you are finished visiting the North Pole, come visit the South Pole with Happy Feet & Friends!

Neighborhoods

Deerfield-Neighborhood-Collage

Deerfield Road

Neighborhood Labeled “F”

Eaton Neighborhood

Eaton Road

Neighborhood Labeled “B”

Fox-Hill-Neighborhood-Collage

Fox Hill Road

Neighborhood Labeled “E”

Harris-Neighborhood-Collage

Harris Avenue

Neighborhood “Labeled C “

Pinewood-Neighborhood-Collage

Pinewood Street

Neighborhood Labeled “A”

Prince-Neighborhood-Collage

Prince Street

Neighborhood Labeled “G”

Walnut-Neighborhood-Collage

Walnut Street

Neighborhood Labeled “D”

Sponsors

Patrons

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Neighbors 

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Friends 

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