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Saturday, December 2 from 5-9 pm and Sunday, December 3 from 1-5 pm

Multiple Venues with the option to start wherever you choose!


A winter highlight for many Peorians is the always anticipated Holiday Home Tour, sponsored by the Peoria Historical Society. This annual tradition offers the chance to stroll through a series of private homes that are rarely open to the public. The historic homes are chosen to reflect a diversity of different architectural and interior design styles, and each is beautifully decorated for the holidays. Please join us on Saturday, December 2 from 5-9 pm and Sunday, December 3 from 1-5 pm to share in this very special yuletide activity.


With this year’s Holiday Home Tour, you can walk through one of the first homes on Moss Avenue built in the federal farmhouse style (1871) and a Flemish Renaissance showstopper on High Street … a charming Dutch Colonial in the Glen Oak/Flanagan District and a unique Water Street condominium … the newly refurbished Peoria Women's Club (1893) and, of course, the Pettengill-Morron and John C. Flanagan Houses, both decorated with special holiday themes.


Houses on the 2023 PHS Holiday Home Tour include:


1802 W. Moss Avenue - A Federal-style farmhouse in the West Bluff Historic District.

518 W. High Street - A Flemish Renaissance-style, red brick mansion in the High Wine Historic District.

401 Water Street - A loft-style, luxury condominium in a renovated warehouse.

1805 N. Prospect Road - A Dutch Colonial-style house built in 1925.

301 N.E. Madison Avenue - Peoria Women’s Club which was built in 1897.

1212 W. Moss Avenue - Pettengill- Morron House, decorated in a "Holiday Travels" theme featuring luxury luggage and travel memorabilia collected by its former owner, Jean Morron.

942 N.E. Glen Oak Avenue - John C. Flanagan House, decorated in a "Father Christmas" theme reflecting the Christmases of Peoria's past.


The 2023 Holiday Home Tour will take place on Saturday, December 2 from 5-9 pm and on Sunday, December 3 from 1-5 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance (through November 30) and $25 at the door. VIP tours with private bus service are available by contacting the Peoria Historical Society office. Tickets can be purchased through 309tix.com, by calling PHS at 309-674-1921, or at the door on the day of the events. Check the PHS Facebook, Instagram, and website for updates and more information: peoriahistoricalsociety.org


Peoria Historical Society

611 S.W. Washington St.

Peoria, IL 61602-5104

(309) 674-1921 phone

[email protected]


Venue Information

John C Flanagan House Museum
942 Northeast Glen Oak Avenue
Peoria, IL 61603

Organizer Information

Peoria Historical Society

611 SW Washington
St # A
Peoria, IL 61602

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