Houston Heights Association blending past and present at Spring Home & Garden Tour

Published 03/23/2016


HOUSTON – Advance tickets to the 2016 Houston Heights Association Spring Home & Garden Tour and Candlelight Dinner & Auction, are now available at houstonheights.org. Tickets to the tour only are also available at Houston Heights retail locations including: Buchanan’s Native Plants at 611 E. 11th St., Joshua’s Native Plants & Garden at 502 W. 18th St. and Jubilee at 325 W. 19th St.

Outdoor sculpture by Houston’s Kelley Devine featured at Candlelight Dinner & Auction

To kick off the tour, the Association’s Candlelight Dinner & Auction will be held April 1 at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards St. in the Houston Arts District. Tickets, which are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, are $150 per person, with reserved tables for 10 or 12 available for $1,500 and $1,800, respectively. In addition to an exclusive preview of the homes on the tour, this year’s dinner includes a live auction of Houston artist Kelley Devine’s “Yellow Tree,” an outdoor sculpture presently “planted” in the 1200 block of Heights Boulevard, and a silent auction, which will feature donations of contemporary art, as well as items for families, pets, food, entertainment, health, beauty, and home and garden. Visit houstonheights.org to purchase tickets or e-mail candlelightdinner@houstonheights.org for more information.

The weekend-long home and garden tour will be held from noon to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3, and will showcase six Houston Heights-area homes that have been restored, renovated or recently constructed. Advance tickets for the “Harmony: Blending Past & Present,” tour are $20, a $5 savings versus those purchased on tour dates, which will be only be available at the Houston Heights Fire Station at 107 W. 12th at Yale as well as the neighborhood ticket locations. Tickets will not be available for purchase at the individual homes. Shuttle buses will provide transportation from the Fire Station to the homes located at: 1127 Arlington, 726 E. 7-1/2 St., 1802 Harvard, 2032 Cortlandt, 2200 Harvard and 1511 Tulane.

In addition to the shuttle buses, accommodations will be made for tour-goers who choose to ride their bicycles from house to house. Bicycle racks will be available at each home, and a 'bicycle valet” will be on hand to assist with parking and securing bikes while the home is being toured.

For more event information e-mail springtour@houstonheights.org. If you would like to volunteer to work during the tour please email volunteer@houstonheights.org.

Houston Heights, known for its shady tree-lined boulevard, historic structures, art galleries, antique and vintage clothing shops, eclectic boutiques and coffee shops, is also home to numerous world-class restaurants. It is the perfect place to spend the day, take a stroll and enjoy the shopping and local cuisine.



Boulevard Realty


Lucas Craftsmanship Inc.

Sonoma Retail Wine Bar & Restaurant


Buchanan’s Native Plants

BullsEye Storage

CenterPoint Energy

Eclectic Home


Allegiance Bank Texas

Bayou City Aire LLC

Circa Real Estate

Eye To Eye In The Heights

Grogan Building Supply Co.

Heights Liquor on 11th

The Village of The Heights