WBNA HOUSE TOUR 2018
The WBNA House Tour – this year presented with Providence Preservation Society (PPS) – takes you through ten private homes and a multitude of artist studios and urban gardens, creatively reimagined on Providence's west side.
Friday | OCt. 5 | 6-9pm
25 Hollywood Road, Providence
The weekend begins with an ambient Preview Party at the Albert T. Mansfield House, an expansive Victorian home overlooking Dexter Park on Hollywood Road, featuring divine and all-local art, food, and drink. This year includes a silent art auction. Tickets to the Preview Party include free admission to Saturday's House Tour. Details here.
Sat. | OCT. 6 | 10am-4pm
Starts at our Welcome Center:
Providence Hmong Church, 46 Dexter Street
More than a dozen houses are opening their doors to House Tour ticket holders. The self-guided tour explores the creativity of botanic and artistic entrepreneurship, and features homes between Hammond and Harrison streets. For $20 (advance purchase), step into private homes, artist studios, and urban gardens creatively reimagined on Providence’s West Side. Details here.
|Preview Party & Walking Tour||$100||$125|
|Student Discount (Walking Tour only)||$15||$20|
|65+ Discount (Walking Tour only)||$15||$20|
|*Preview Party tickets are limited.|
|*Advance ticket sales for both the House Tour and the Preview Party end at 9pm on Thursday, October 4; after which tickets can be purchased at the door. Children under 12 can go on the Saturday's walking tour for free, but must be accompanied by an adult.|
ABOUT THE HOUSE TOUR
The WBNA House Tour is a signature event that showcases the west side to visitors near and far. More than 4,000 tour-goers have flocked to the neighborhood over the past four years to experience our stunning architecture and soak in our vibrant sense of community. The tour curates a unique experience for curious clientele as well as for long-time neighbors, life-long Rhode Islanders, and native New Englanders wanting heritage-tourism at its hippest.
Our much anticipated, regionally recognized tour, just 5 years in, is getting a very special boost this year. For 2018, the West Broadway Neighborhood Association and Providence Preservation Society are combining their annual house tours into one unforgettable event. With PPS’s 38 years of expertise in running exquisite tour events, and WBNA’s out-of-the-box tour style, this year’s House Tour Weekend is sure to stun, inspire, and reach a far greater audience than ever before.