Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

When is the 2019 Parade of Homes?

The Chippewa Valley Parade of Homes takes place June 8th –15th. The hours of the Parade are Saturday & Sunday 10am to 5pm and Monday through Friday 5pm to 9pm. Remodel entries are only open June 8th and 9th.

How do I find the Parade Home closest to me?

You can browse a full list of this year’s Parade Homes and addresses here. Additional, you can view a map of the Parade Homes here.

How do I get a paper map of the Parade Homes?

The paper maps of the Parade Homes will be available in the Home Inspirations Parade of Home magazine.

How much does a ticket cost?

Tickets are $8 if purchased through June 7th or $10 after June 7th. Note: additional service fees will apply to tickets purchased online.

Where can I purchase tickets?

Tickets can be purchased at Royal Credit Union locations in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls & Menomonie beginning May 15th. Tickets can also be purchased online by clicking the orange “Purchase Tickets” in the upper right hand corner of this page. Note: additional service fees will apply to tickets purchased online.

Do I have to buy a ticket for a child?

Children 12 and under are free. You will need to purchase a ticket for anyone 13 years of age and older.

How does the ticketing system work?

You will either purchase a paper ticket or an online ticket. Online tickets you will need to print off or have ready on your phone for scanning. At each Parade Home our ticket workers will scan your ticket as you enter the house. You will be able to enter each house once.

How do I redeem my tickets purchased online?

  • After purchasing tickets online, a confirmation email will be sent to the email address entered in when the purchase was made.
  • Check the “junk mailbox” or “spam” if there is not a confirmation in the regular inbox.
  • Bring your printed ticket or digital ticket (confirmation email) to each home you want to attend to redeem and check in at that home.

Are the Parade Homes for sale?

A few of the Parade Homes may still be available for purchase.  If you’re interested in which homes are still available for purchase, call (715) 835-2526 or email christina@cvhomebuilders.com.  Most of the Parade Homes are custom built homes, however each year a few homes are built as spec homes for the Parade and are available for purchase.

How do I find the Parade app?

The new Parade of Homes app can be downloaded from the App Store on Apple devices or from the Play Store on Android devices. Search for “Chippewa Valley Parade of Homes” in your devices’ app store.

Why should I download the app?

The app will have an interactive map you can use to find each Parade Home!  You can even customize your route.  Plus there’s information about each home, including who performed what work in the home, and contact information for each of the builders and subcontractors.

Can I see the Parade Homes more than once?

Each Parade ticket will gain you entrance to each Parade Home one time.  If you would like to visit Parade Homes a second time you will need to purchase an additional ticket.  If you are interested in talking to a specific builder in more detail about a future project, you can contact the builder directly to set-up an appointment.

Where do I find a Parade of Homes magazine?

The Home Inspirations Magazine can be picked up at our office at 4319 Jeffers Road in Eau Claire; at all Royal Credit Union locations in Eau Claire, Chippewa Falls & Menomonie; and magazines will be available at the Parade Homes.  You can also access the magazine digitally. 

Is photography allowed in the homes?

Yes, most homes do allow photography of the Parade Homes. If you have a product you like we encourage you to snap a picture. Be sure to share the photos on our Facebook page or tag us on Instagram @cvhomebuilders.

What is the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association?

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association’s mission is to build a better area housing industry through promotion, advocacy and education. We are a membership-driven organization with over 370 members in the building, remodeling and related industries. We provide opportunities for members to grow and be successful in business and opportunities for the public to gain education and learn more about the housing industry. Our two signature events are the Parade of Homes and the Home & Garden Show.

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