Home Tours

Don’t miss out on our signature event – a holiday homes tour – held annually the weekend before Thanksgiving. All of the money raised goes directly to support CASA of Shawnee County’s mission. This year’s tour is November 18-19, 2023.

Your ticket gives you admission to tour four wonderful Topeka homes, beautifully decked out for the holiday season by local designers. Tickets, $20 each, may be purchased online, or at any of the following business: Hy-Vee, Linen Tree, Porterfield’s, Blooms on Boswell, House2Home Design&Decor, Milk and Honey Coffee Co.

Patron Party

Your Patron Party ticket gives you a sneak preview of the homes on Friday, November 17th, 2023, followed by food and fun at a local venue. Tickets for the Patron Party may be purchased here

Sweet Shop

Visit our Sweet Shop at Heart & Home Design Co. in Brookwood Shopping Center during tour hours. Enjoy cupcakes, cookies, candy—and more—with a donation to CASA of Shawnee County.

Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is this fundraising event?
The Homes for the Holidays Tour (HHT) is the major fundraiser for CASA of Shawnee County. A ticket holder may tour four showcase homes, decorated for the holidays. Each of these homes has been carefully designed, crafted and decorated by area designers. Ticket holders can expect to enjoy current trends, traditional and whimsical holiday decorations done with superior quality to match the home and the homeowner.
When is the event held?
It is held yearly, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This year’s dates are Saturday and Sunday, November 18th and 19th, 10am – 4pm. The Patron Party is held on Friday night the night before and this year is November 17th.
How do I buy a ticket to tour the homes?
  • Visit the CASA website at www………com.
  • Go to one of the following retail stores: Hy-Vee, Linen Tree, Porterfield’s, Blooms on Boswell, House2Home Design&Decor, Milk and Honey Coffee Co. 
  • Purchase upon entering one of the homes on the tour
How much are tickets?

$20 online and at retail stores
$25 at the door of any of the homes

How are the funds raised from the Homes for the Holidays Tour used?
All proceeds go directly to fund local CASA programs. A priority is training volunteers to support children declared “children in need of care” in the juvenile justice/foster care system.
How many years has this event been held?
Started in 1988, CASA’s Homes for the Holidays Tour has been an annual event serving the Shawnee County area.
What is the Patron Party and how do I attend?
Attending the Patron Party ensures a sneak preview of the homes and a festive gathering after touring the homes. The event is held the Friday evening before Thanksgiving. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased online or by calling the CASA office at 785-215-8282. If you would like to become a patron and receive an invitation yearly, call the CASA office nd request to be put on the patron list.
What might I expect if I want to volunteer for this event and how do I volunteer?
Volunteers play a key role and are essential for a successful Homes for the Holidays Tour. Volunteers are needed before the event and during the weekend of the event. A committee forms each January, meets bi-monthly and then monthly as the event nears. New committee members can become involved in the work of planning, securing homes and promoting the event. Volunteers are also needed for the event weekend to serve as docents, assisting ticket holders touring the homes and to donate baked goods for the CASA Sweet Shop. Fill out the volunteer interest form by clicking here