Amazing Tour Homes, One Festive Day!

Five Festively Decorated Homes

The 15th annual Sugar Plum Tour of Gracious Holiday Homes will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2016 from 1:00 - 5:00 PM. 

Tour goers again will enjoy a self guided, afternoon tour of five outstanding Akron area homes each meticulously and festively decorated for the holidays.

$25 General Tour Goers will check in from 12:30-2:30 PM at Angel Falls Coffee Co. , 792 W. Market St. Akron, 44303 to pick up admission passes and tour guides with maps.

Sponsors & Patrons will check in from 12:30-2:30 PM at The West Side Bakery, 2303 W. Market St. Akron, 44313 to pick up admission passes, tour guides with maps & Zeber-Martel Holiday ornaments.

NOTE: We will be posting candid photos of this year's pre-tour events as well as photos of this year's tour and patron party to our website gallery immediately following each event. Please be aware that your photo may be taken as you join us for the festivities at any of the tour locations.  We sincerely hope you will have a wonderful time!

Exclusive Patron Party

Sponsors and Patrons will enjoy Sugar Plum's "after party" following the tour at an exclusive, private home. Our gracious patron party hosts typically allow up to 250 guests into their home from 5:30-8:30 PM to join in the fun. Due to the limited number of guests, to ensure your reservation, please consider a sponsorship of this year's tour at the level which is most comfortable for you.

Patron Party guests will enjoy a Silent Auction of exciting and unique items EXCLUSIVELY selected for the patron party. 

Items Include:

  • 7-Day Gatlinburg, Tennessee Chalet Vacation
  • American Cancer Society Discovery Shop & Niko's Sandwich Board Gift Card Package
  • Burberry Cashmere Scarf
  • Copley Yoga Center - 10 Class Pass & Mat
  • Dinner @ Papa Joe's & a Weathervane Community Playhouse Performance for 4
  • Don Drumm Medallion Necklace & Coordinating Bracelet
  • Duralee Fabrics - Luxurious, Custom, Queen Size Coverlet, 2 Sets of Shams & Draperies
  • Fitbit Alta (Fitness Wristband)
  • Graf Grower's - 
  • Massage Envy / Headwaves Hair Design / Regal Movie Gift Card Package
  • 2 Laurice Skin Care Facials & Skin Consulting Session Gift Certificates
  • Peace of Mind & Body Massage Gift Package
  • Ohio Lottery Scratch Off Ticket Package
  • O'Neil House Bed & Breakfast Overnight Stay for 2 Guests
  • Set of 2 Zeber-Martell Champagne Glasses

Our caterer will provide an array of delicious foods, desserts and beverages that shouldn't be missed! Valet parking will be provided for your convenience.

Everyone will have time to preview and bid on a wide variety of silent auction items while catching up with old friends and sampling the delectable creations. Enjoy!

7-Day Online Silent Auction

  • Begins @ 12:00 PM on Monday, November 7
  • Ends @ 12:00 PM on Monday, November 14 

The Silent Auction Website is www.akroncf.org/sugarplumauction

THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED.  We had more people bidding than our previous online auctions, and we raised $12,116!  We could not do it wihout YOU!

There is a wide variety of fabulous auction items at various price points. You can preview items NOW.

Items include:

  • "Something Rotten!" 4 Loge Seats, 2 Parking Passes @ Playhouse Square on Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • 10-Day Loreto, Mexico Luxury Vacation
  • 2 Sip by S'Well Beverage Bottles
  • 2 Tickets to an Akron Civic Theatre Production and a $100 Gift Card to Bricco
  • 5 Pear Sculpture by Zeber-Martell Studio
  • 7-Day New York City Luxury Vacation
  • 7-Day Orlando, Florida Sheraton Vistana Villages Resort Luxury Vacation
  • A Fun Family Day for 4 at the Akron Zoo
  • A Golf Foursome at Portage Country Club
  • Aimee Lambes Photography Framed Photo
  • A Private Aerial Sightseeing Tour of N.E. Ohio
  • Customized Outdoor Landscape Lighting Extravaganza
  • Dental Care Basket
  • Department Store Gift Card Package
  • Dessert-of-the-Month Package
  • Dicken's Village
  • Dinner at Bricco and 2 Tickets to "Chicago" on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 at EJ Thomas Hall
  • Dinner at Ken Stewart's Grille and 2 Akron Symphony Tickets
  • Don Drumm Asymmetrical Sun Sculpture
  • Don Drumm Serving Bowl
  • Don Drumm Limited Edition Jute Tote Bag with Sun Design
  • Elegant Holiday Wreath
  • Facial & Massage Package
  • Fast Food Gift Card Package
  • Fresh Holiday Table Centerpiece
  • Gentleman's "Coach" Wallet & Key Chain Gift Set
  • Goodyear Blimp Ride for 2 Guests
  • Graf Grower's $100 Gift Card
  • Great Lakes Honda Automotive Gift Bag
  • Highland Square Gift Card Package
  • Hower House Mansion Tour &Tea
  • Italian Feast for 8 Guests
  • Jim Brickman Concert VIP Package - 2 Seats, Parking &more on Thursday, 12-22-16 @ Severance Hall
  • MC Hair & Studio Hair Care Package
  • MVMT Gentleman's Watch
  • Ohio Lottery Scratch Off Ticket Package
  • Private Tour of Bob Jones Classic Car Museum
  • Regal Cinema $ Swenson's Drive - In Gift Card Package
  • Restaurant Gift Card Package
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens Gift Basket & 1 Year Family Membership
  • The Pet's Pajamas Cat Basket of Treats & Toys
  • The Pet's Pajamas Dog Basket of Treats & Toys
  • The Spa at Yellow Creek Gift Card Package
  • The Whimsical Pig Bed & Breakfast Overnight Stay for 2 Guests
  • 5 Course Meal (with Wines) for 4 Guests at Moe's Restaurant
  • Copley Yoga Center Package
  • Handcrafted Wooden & Metal Table
  • Laurice Skin Care Facial #1
  • Laurice Skin Care Facial #2
  • Logitech Ultimate Ears Boom 2 Wireless Speaker
  • Monsoon - White Tiger Painting by John Seery-Lester
  • OSU Corn Hole Game Set
  • Portage Lakes Cruise & Catered Picnic