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: Saturday, December 12th

Holiday Parade:  Sunday, December 12th

Time:                     5:00 PM

On December12th, download the parade route map below (available in early December). 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!


Painting by Robert Larson of Needham. Thanks to artist and club member Fabienne Madsen for adding the truck in honor of this year’s drive-by format. 

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