Announcing ticket details!
Buy tickets online: Classic Home Tour through Brown Paper Tickets. Your best option to ensure a spot to view eight classic Ballard homes!
Buy locally (June 1-22 only): Purchase tickets with cash or check only at Sunset Hill Green Market, 6405 32nd Ave. N.W. in Ballard.
Day-of tickets (limited number): Available on tour day, at our Tour Headquarters in the Sunset Hill Community Clubhouse beginning at 9:30.
Are you interested in volunteering for our 2019 tour? Interested in touring the houses free of charge? Please email Lesli, Classic Home Tour Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No prior experience required; simply agree to work a three-hour shift on tour day. You will have three hours to tour the rest of the homes.
About the Tour
In 2019, Ballard Historical Society is pleased to present eight vintage houses of enduring interest, quality and style built between 1905 – 1941.
The Ballard Classic Home Tour is the Society’s premier fundraiser! Your ticket purchase enables the organization to take part in educational community projects, offer free historical lectures and maintain our historical photo archive, to name a few.
Tickets are exchanged for tour guidebooks, which contain a map to this year’s classic homes at our Will Call. Will Call opens at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 23 at our Tour Headquarters in the Sunset Hill Community
This is a self-guided tour; no transportation is provided. Homes may be visited in any order: not all are within walking distance of each other. Unfortunately, the tour is not wheelchair accessible; there will be stairs and uneven sidewalks. Prepare to park some distance away from tour homes. Guests will kindly remove shoes before entering homes. No children under the age of 12; babes in arms are allowed. The following are prohibited: Food, drink, cameras, and video equipment. Tour docents allow limited numbers of people into a house at a time.
The Ballard Historical Society was formed in 1988 and is dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the unique history and culture of Ballard, Washington. The society is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides community and educational programs and maintains an extensive photo archive.