The Fort Worth American Institute of Architects Homes Tour is Fort Worth’s only citywide homes tour curated by architects. Open to the public, this annual, self-guided tour showcases outstanding residential architecture in the Fort Worth area designed by local architects. The tour features a mix of projects including renovations, additions, and newly constructed homes. The tour’s mission is to celebrate the process of design and educate the community on the benefits of working with an architect. The projects that we feature show the highest attention to detail, a superior design sensibility and the benefits of a long-lasting relationship between contractors and their subcontracting team. Our tour showcases the beautiful products that homeowners expect and reveals the process it takes to create this level of design. Proceeds from the event support a variety of programs offered to the public by AIA Fort Worth.
Our tour is a part of the exclusive Open Doors / Open Gates Weekend. This larger event encompasses the AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour and the Historic Fort Worth’s Garden Tour. With 1800+ attendees, designated neighbourhoods of our city are teeming with design enthusiasts. Exterior to interior, historic to present, exclusive residences in our city are on display and are ready to inspire your next architecture + landscape project.
We have a range of sponsorship levels with a tiered system of benefits to meet your company’s needs.You can download our Sponsorship Information Packet by CLICKING HERE. This is a unique opportunity to be associated with elite architects and excellent homes in your Fort Worth community. Homes Tour sponsorships are an excellent way put your company’s name in front of our architects and their larger building/ contracting and design teams. We welcome all companies from inside and outside the design/construction industry to join our Homes Tour family. February 8, 2019 is the deadline for participating in sponsorship opportunities. For the 2019 Homes Tour our Media Sponsor will be 360 West Magazine.
ARCHITECTS AND HOMES ON THE TOUR
Selected Architects will be announced on our Facebook page on March 1, 2019. Houses on the Tour will be announced via social media starting February 1, 2019.
MEDIA, PRESS & EVENT OUTREACH
The AIA Fort Worth Homes tour has almost 1,000 attendees and our combined media and PR outreach touches over 500,000 individuals. For more information on our event you can download our PRESS RELEASE/MEDIA KIT.
Tour tickets are $20 in advance, $30 the weekend of, and $10 to visit an individual home. Advance tickets will be available through our online retailer starting March 19, 2019. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS. If using advance ticketing, please present your printed or digital confirmation receipt at any of the homes on the tour to exchange for a tour wristband. The wristband will be your new ticket and will provide attendees access to the homes. Each attendee will receive an official tour booklet which contains information on each home, the products in each home, and a contact list of home product/services that are found throughout the tour.
The AIA Fort Worth Homes tour is looking for volunteers for the weekend of the tour. For each volunteer shift completed, we offer a free weekend admission ticket to the tour. Check back here on February 3rd, for our Signup Genius Link or interested parties can contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Kayla McCloud, at firstname.lastname@example.org
2/8/2019 Deadline for Sponsorship Opportunities
3/19/2019 Advance Tickets Available for Purchase
3/24/2019 Architects on the Tour Announced to the Public
4/15/2019 Homes On The Tour Announced to the Public
5/18/2019 AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour Day 1
5/19/2019 AIA Fort Worth Homes Tour Day 2
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