WHO: Fairmount Neighborhood Association
WHAT: Fort Worth’s Fairmount Historic District will host its 40th Anniversary
Tour of Homes. Visitors will gather over Mother’s Day weekend to celebrate
the rich architectural history of the largest historic neighborhood in the
Southwest region.
VISUALS: This year’s tour will highlight four beautiful bungalow-style homes
and three historic business locations. This year we are excited to announce
that Fairmount is expanding on the events for the weekend including a fair in
Fairmount Park on Saturday with food trucks, and a pop-up art show at Arts
5th Avenue.
Most of the locations on the tour were originally built between 1890-1930,
and characteristics include: beamed interior ceilings, colonnades, pocket
doors, antique hardware, prominent wide front porches, overhanging eaves, as
well as exposed rafters and beams — to name a few.
Attendees will also enjoy a neighborhood parade through the Fairmount neighborhood to kick-off the event. On Saturday only from Noon-4 p.m. Fairmount Park will host a family and pet friendly neighborhood fair. This special event will feature music by local artists, activities for kids, food trucks, demonstrations by artists, the community garden and Yogi squad. Whether you spend a full day Saturday enjoying all the home tour events, or you spread out your experience throughout the weekend, Fairmount’s Tour of Historic
Homes has something for everyone, and is a great gift for mom, too!

WHEN: Mother’s Day weekend, May 13 and 14, noon-5 p.m. Kick-off parade at 10 a.m. May 13.
WHERE: Check in at the Welcome Pavilion located at SiNaCa Studios at 1013 W. Magnolia Avenue. Tickets may be purchased or picked up both days, and a map and information will be provided. T-shirts and posters will also be available for purchase.
COST: $20 for tickets purchased in advance at www.historicfairmount.com; or $25 for tickets purchased on the day-of at the Welcome Pavilion. Tickets will be available for pickup from noon-5 p.m. on May 13 and Noon-4 p.m. on May 14.
Proceeds from the tour will benefit the Fairmount Neighborhood Association, a 501(c)(3) organization, and its mission to preserve, restore, and maintain the Fairmount neighborhood and surrounding historic district.
SOCIAL: Social media users are encouraged to use the hashtag #FairmountHomeTour to follow and/or post about event happenings, as well as to visit www.facebook.com/historicfairmount.

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