Usher in the holiday season with Historic Boulder’s 36th annual Homes for the Holidays tour on Saturday, Dec. 3.

For ONE DAY ONLY you will have the chance to walk through some of the most inspiring private homes in Boulder’s Chautauqua Heights neighborhood. 

This self-guided tour features five residences, dating from 1897 to 1925, including the former home of Astronaut Scott Carpenter and his family.

Tour at your own pace and enjoy the unique festive décor at each home and discover what is special about each residence.

Tour goers can start and finish their tour at any of the featured homes, any time from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Peak hours for the tour are from 1–3 p.m. so plan accordingly.

Children are welcome on the tour; those ages 12 or under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Children under 5 are admitted free but must be carried at all times. No strollers are allowed in any homes.

Tickets are $30 for Historic Boulder members; $40 for non-members and $20 for students. Tickets are on sale the day of the tour for $50 at Highland City Club, 885 Arapahoe Ave.

For more information or to purchase tickets online, go to