Holiday House Tour

23rd Annual Holiday House Tour

(2nd Annual Drive By Tour and Parade!)

December 4-26, 2021

Tour Voting Begins: Saturday, December 4th

Holiday Parade:  Sunday, December 12th

Time:                     5:00 PM

On December12th, download the parade route map below. 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 4th – December 26th, download one of our House Tour maps below 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. Voting closes on Sunday, December 26, 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 Monday, December 27, 2021!

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


  • 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


House #1

81 Arch Street

Bryan & Anne Carlson

Decorationing Notes
Our Santa Gnomes have come to life! Inspiring and uniting Needhamities of all generations – children, parents and seniors alike! Enjoy!

House #2

106 Arch Street

The Carlson Crew

Decorationing Notes

Our theme is “Lighting it Up!”


House #3

127 Arch Street

Koch Home

Decorationing Notes

House #4

94 Beaufort Street

The Nichols Family
Decorationing Notes
Classic New England Christmas with a few of your favorite characters and some candy canes mixed in. We wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

House #5

52 Clarke Circle
The Van Puttens
Decorationing Notes
This 1931 center entrance Georgian brick colonial lends itself beautifully to simple, traditional holiday décor.

House #6

82 Deerfield Road
Navales Family
Decorationing Notes
Living on Deerfield Road and backing out onto the Needham Town Forest led us to center our decoration themes on trees and deer!

House #7

95 & 101 Edwardel Road
Lanka Allen Home & Bowman Home
Decorationing Notes
In the spirit of neighborhood unity, we have put our homes together on the Tour. We wanted to bring some extra light and cheer to our community this season. Our homes are full of lights and holiday greenery, with decorated trees, a sleigh and reindeer and of course Santa! We wish Peace, love, & joy to you all!

House #8

132 Fair Oaks Park
Daly Family
Decorationing Notes
Bringing Christmas Cheer to the end of a very unusual year!

House #9

256 Great Plain Avenue
The Hasenfus/McDonald home
Decorationing Notes
We hope you can see how much we love to decorate for the holidays! Peace, Joy, Love and Safety! XO

House #10

793 Great Plain Avenue
Decorationing Notes
Needham 1884 Colonial Farmhouse Christmas.

House #11

1175 Great Plain Avenue
The Borrelli’s
Decorationing Notes
A mix of classic decorations and fun! We welcome the return of Frosty and his friends!

House #12

1625 Great Plain Avenue
The Dinneen Family
Decorationing Notes
This year’s theme is “Passionate for Plaid”. Happy Safe Holidays to All!

House #13

1636 Great Plain Avenue
Finley Wajda & Family
Decorationing Notes

We love to spend time on our farmers porch and have decorated it to be cheery and bright with lots of lights for the Holidays!


House #14

161 Harris Avenue
Ted & Mary Ann Pierce
Decorationing Notes
The Pierces are keeping the Holidays bright and sharing neighborhood cheer! Happy Holidays to all!

House #15

22 Hawthorne Street
Stephen & Lisa Cadigan
Decorationing Notes
Our design revolves around our window boxes as holly and evergreens explode with whimsical gold branches, bows, & ornaments throughout the scene. The Cadigan’s wish you and your family a healthy, safe, and blessed holiday season!

House #16

251 Hunting Road

Kelly & Bill Luce

Decorationing Notes
Olaf and friends are celebrating the season! They’ll inflate your heart with holiday cheer!

House #17

76 Kingsbury Street
The Crispi Family
Decorationing Notes
This 1875 Victorian farmhouse warmly welcomes family and friends with a decked-out front porch, a timeless palette and festive décor.

House #18

85 Mayflower Road
The Adler Family
Decorationing Notes
Classic white holiday lights and fun multi-colored displays to bring joy to everyone!

House #19

165 Meadowbrook Road
Decorationing Notes
“Festival of Bright!” A multicolored celebration of Holiday lights.

House #20

42 Oakhurst Circle
Maryruth & Rick Perras
Decorationing Notes
Understated simplicity with a glowing family of deer and highlighted holly bush.

House #21

65 Otis Street
Decorationing Notes
Happy Holidays! Welcome to our home. We have decorated our house with a rustic farmhouse style. We have used many natural elements including birch, berries and different types of greenery. The highlights of our porch are my families antique sled and cross-country skis.

House #22

20 Pheasant Road
Ronnie & Steve Schauer
Decorationing 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.

House #23

58 Pinewood Street
The Draper Gough Family
Decorationing Notes
Our Theme is the Polar Express.

House #24

64 Pinewood Street

The Rizzo Family

Decorationing Notes
Our holiday theme this year is “Merry Grinchmas!”

House #25

44 Pleasant Street
The Brandish Family
Decorationing Notes
Happy Holidays to everyone! Our 14 year old was the one who wanted to be on the tour and designed the light display and put them all up. We were the financial backers of her project.

House #26

50 Sargent Street

Lisa & Rich Relich & Family
Decorationing Notes
For over 65 years Needham has been lighting the blue tree on Needham Town Common. This tradition has marked the beginning of the holidays for many Needham families over the years. Having grown in town and now raising our family here the this tradition holds a lot of special memories for me and my family. We hope you enjoy our version of Needham Town Common. Keep an out for Santa Claus who has always been there to greet the crowd.

House #27

382 South Street
Bill & Kim Zeoli
Decorationing Notes
This Dutch Gambrel style home built in 2017 is trimmed in white with red and gold holiday accents.

House #28

7 Tudor Road
Bill & Alexandra Taussig
Decorationing Notes
Garlands with white lights adorn our white picket fence while assorted greens dress up our doorways and stoops with holiday cheer.

House #29

19 Walnut Street
The Laportes
Decorationing Notes
May your days and nights be Merry and Bright!

House #30

30 Walnut Street

Paul & Gabriele Good
Decorationing Notes
A twinkle of lights to put joy in your heart. Happy Holidays!

House #31

45 Walnut Street

The Madsen Home

Decorationing 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!

House #32

52 Walnut Street
The Kramers
Decorationing Notes
We love Christmas! Christmas Vacation is our favorite movie and we want our house to be as FUN as the Griswalds!

House #33

674 Webster Street
The Dirks Family
Decorationing Notes

Here you will visit candy land and be able to drop off your letter to Santa in the giant mailbox. Be sure to stop by again on December 12th from 12:00 to 3:00 to see Santa and Mrs. Claus and get a candy cane! Rain date is December 13th from 12:00 to 3:00.


House #34

42 Woodlawn Street
The McDonnell Family
Decorationing Notes
Warm white light embraces this home while Santa checks his list twice and the Star of Bethlehem shines down on all from above. Merry Christmas and Seasons Greetings! 



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