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BUILDERS! See Entry Deadlines and Details below.

The Home Builders Associations (HBAs) of Durham, Orange & Chatham (DOC) Counties and Raleigh-Wake (RW) County present the 2024 Triangle Parade of Homes on September 28-29, October 4-6, and October 11-13 from Noon – 5:00 PM. Known as the Triangle’s Largest Open House, this self-guided tour showcases new home construction with innovative designs, products, and technology. A variety of homes will be on Parade, meeting the needs of home buyers in assorted price ranges, from budget-conscious shoppers to those looking for a grand estate.

Sponsored by Builders FirstSource and Chatham Park, this no-ticket-needed event is free of charge and offers prospective buyers the opportunity to tour new homes in a comfortable and relaxed environment. Visitors tour Parade homes of their choice at their leisure during the above designated event dates; at each Parade home, books are available providing price and floor plan information, maps, and directions to all participating homes. will go live in mid-September.

In the meantime, check out the 2023 Parade of Homes book ONLINE!

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Early Bird Deadline: May 15, 2024: $1900 per entry

Regular Deadline: June 14, 2024: $2,150 per entry

Sold & Occupied Home Deadline: July 1: $1,700 per entry*
*(Sold & Occupied entries are not required to be open during Parade weekends BUT eligible for judging. They may be listed as "unavailable for viewing OR "by appointment only") 

Final Deadline: July 15, 2024: $2,650 per entry

Birthday House Deadline: July 15, 2024: $1,500 per entry**
**A birthday house is a home that was entered in the previous years Parade of Homes event. It may be judged IF it did not win Gold in the previous year.

Coming Soon Entry Deadline: July 15, 2024: $600 per entry***
***The Coming Soon section is perfect for a house or community that will not be ready by the Parade dates. A Coming Soon Entry includes a 1/4 page ad with details and one photo.

Special Thanks to our Parade of Homes Corporate Sponsors:
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Come to Look, Leave Inspired! The Triangle Parade of Homes is an annual, free tour that is open to the public and is the best way to view the newest homes and the newest communities throughout the Triangle.

Walk it. Love it. Share it.

General Information about the Parade of Homes:

Multi-Site Parade - free & open to the public.

No registration is required. No tickets required – visit any and all homes at your leisure in the order you prefer!

Visit in late September to search homes based on specific criteria that meets your needs.

Pick up a Durham, Orange & Chatham Parade magazine at any Parade home and use for the rest of your tour. Please note there is a separate book for Raleigh/Wake County entries.

We invite you to use the Parade of Homes to learn more about the builders & neighborhoods that make this region one of the best places to live in America. These homes are specifically selected to represent the latest in design, trends, and styles.  With prices ranging from modest to exquisitely elaborate, there is something for everyone!


Interested in a previous Parade of Homes magazine? You can see the last few years here.

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