Starts: Feb 28, 2020 at 10:00 AMEnds: Feb 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM
thruFeb 292020

43rd Annual Tour of Homes, Presented by Charlotte’s Grace Fine Linens & Luxe Home Accents

Fri, 10:00 AM to Sat, 4:00 PM


Take an intimate look inside some of Sarasota’s most beautiful homes during the Junior League of Sarasota’s 43rd Annual Tour of Homes, presented by Charlotte’s Grace Fine Linens & Luxe Home Accents.

General Admission tickets are $35 in advance or $40 at the door. General Admission Tours are self-guided.

Click here to purchase your tickets now!

Home Locations*:
  1. Villa Lidia: 1818 N. Lake Shore Dr.
  2. Lake Shore Luxe: 1522 N. Lake Shore Dr.
  3. Mangrove Manor: 711 Mangrove Point Road
  4. Parrothead Landing: 4941 Commonwealth Drive
  5. Victor Lundy’s Elvgren House: 7501 Midnight Pass Rd.
*This is our recommended tour route, but homes can be toured in any order.

Don’t miss the demonstrations from your favorite local businesses inside the homes. Delicious culinary tastes, cocktails, hand-crafted and local artisan finds, floral demonstrations and more.  

For a VIP experience, join us on the exclusive Trolley Tour, sponsored by the Bazaar at Apricot and Lime. Tickets are available only through Eventbrite prior to the event. Relax and let Sarasota Trolley do the driving, while you enjoy an informative tour led by a Sarasota History and Architecture expert.

The VIP Tour includes sparkling wine, light bites, and a souvenir wine flute. This special experience will begin at 11 AM and will end at 3 PM.  The VIP tour is SOLD OUT

A continued crowd favorite, the Cookies for a Cause Bake Sale, will be back again this year!  Buy a box and fill it with as many home-baked cookies as you desire!

Toast of the Tour Happy Hour, Hosted by Cinebistro Siesta Key

We end the Tour on Saturday with “Toast of the Tour” Happy Hour from 3PM to 6PM at Cinebistro Siesta Key. Admission is free with your Tour program! Enjoy light bites, live entertainment, chance drawing, and silent auction.

Thank you, Sponsors!

We would like to give a special thanks to our sponsors!  We are so grateful for their support.

Platinum Presenting Sponsor

Charlotte’s Grace Fine Linens and Luxe Home Accents

Community Impact Sponsor

Publix Charities

VIP Trolley Tour Sponsor

  • The Bazaar on Apricot and Lime

Gold Level Home Sponsor

  • Kendra Scott
  • Viage Group

Bronze Level Home Sponsor

  • Willis Smith Construction

Media Sponsor

Happy Hour Sponsor

  • Cinebistro Siesta Key

In-Kind Sponsors

  • Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen
  • Molly Boyd Event Design
  • Gecko’s Hospitality
  • Mer Maid Cleaning Service of Sarasota
  •  Sarasota Trolley
  •  S-One Holdings Corporation
  •  Total Wine & More
  •  So Staged Event Design + Rentals
  •  Historic Spanish Point
  • Paleo Pantry

Contact Information

For more information, email us at

Chair: Gillian Hagerty

Vice-Chair: Nicole Zimmerman


Step Into FIVE Fabulous Sarasota Homes:
(click the addresses for directions)

Note: This home will be staffed by SUSTAINERS
Located in the Oyster Bay neighborhood, Villa Lidia is a stunning example of architectural mastery from acclaimed architect Thorning Little. Step inside to explore classic Italianate design elements throughout the home.

NOTE: This home will be staffed by SUSTAINERS
The tropical elegance and style of this Oyster Bay estate includes a deluxe chef’s kitchen and a richly paneled library. Enjoy a waterfront view from the outdoor fireplace or summer kitchen.

Located on South Cocoanut Bayou, this coastal style estate features 160 feet of direct waterfront access and spectacular outdoor areas.

This classic coastal home features calm blues and greens throughout, as well as bamboo inlaid ceilings and hand-rubbed interior doors. Step outside to explore the backyard secret garden.

Designed by Sarasota School of Architecture member Victor Lundy in 1957,this home was built for the famed American pin-up artist Gil Elvgren. The integrity of the original design has been preserved and the home has rarely been seen by the public.
And join us after the tour on Saturday for “Toast of the Tour” Happy Hour from 3pm to 6pm at Cinebistro Siesta Key. Admission is FREE with your Tour program!
Enjoy light bites, discounted cash bar, live entertainment, chance drawing, and silent auction.




Date Time

Starts: Feb 28, 2020 at 10:00 AMEnds: Feb 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM


  • 35 / General Admission
  • 100 / VIP w/ Trolley

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