2016 Sugar Plum Tour Info
The 2016 Sugar Plum Tour will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 1:00PM - 5:00 PM and featured five exquisitely decorated homes in the Akron area. The GIFT CARD TREE RAFFLE of 2 table top size Christmas trees heavily adorned from top to bottom with gift cards from area merchants will return again this year. Raffle tickets will be sold 5 for $20. The 2 winners will be announced at the patron party and you do not need to be present to win!
Guests at the sponsor & patron levels will also attend our extraordinary patron party at an exclusive sixth home from 5:30 - 8:30 PM. The patron party will include its own SILENT AUCTION of wonderful & unique items.
We are excited to report that Sugar Plum's 7-DAY, ONLINE, SILENT AUCTION will ALSO RETURN! In 2015, this raised $10,840.00. We are currently working on securing wonderful items, there were many bargains to be found just in time for the holidays!
General admission passes will be available for purchase online here or by calling 330-376-8522 beginning November 14, 2016 at 10:00 AM through Wednesday November 30. Cash-only general admission passes ($25) were also available for purchase beginning November 14, 2016 at Angel Falls Coffee Co. 792 W. Market Street , Akron 44303. General Admission Passes were also available for purchase on the day of the tour, Sunday, December 4 at Angel Falls Coffee Co from 12:30-2:30 PM.
Tour sign-in for general admission passes and tour guide pick up will be from 12:30-2:30 PM on Sunday, December 4 at Angel Falls.
Patron and Sponsor sign-in, admission pass, tour guide & Zeber-Martell holiday ornament pick up will be at the West Side Bakery, 2303 W. Market St. Akron 44313 also from 12:30-2:30 PM onSunday, December 4.
The Sugar Plum Tour has become Akron's premiere holiday home tour and is the signature fundraiser of GCEF. All proceeds from the 2016 Sugar Plum Tour will support GCEF's mission which is to support programs that positively impact the LGBT community, as well as Greater Akron as a whole.
Since 2005, GCEF has reinvested nearly $400,000 into the community by awarding grants to numerous area nonprofit organizations that support our mission. To learn more about the fund and its mission, please visit https://www.akroncf.org/Initiatives/GayCommunityEndowmentFund.aspx Like us on Facebook, and be the first to get information about the tour, sponsoring, ticket sales, auction items etc.!