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Giveaway: Two Tickets to the 2016 Del Ray House and Garden Tour

Giveaway: Two Tickets to the 2016 Del Ray House and Garden Tour

Have you purchased your ticket to the 2016 Del Ray House and Garden Tour on May 7, 2016 yet? No? Good news, we are giving away TWO free tickets to the tour.

The tour will take you inside 11 incredible Del Ray houses — old and new, updated and vintage, DIY and designer, big and small (and even tiny!).



You’ll see reclaimed building materials, modern additions, unique storage solutions, eclectic interior accents and a few homes powered by the sun. There’s something for everyone and you’ll walk away with tons of design and decorating ideas to try in your own home.



TO ENTER: Comment on this post and tell us anything — what you are looking forward to seeing on the tour, what you love about Del Ray architecture, or simply what you love about Del Ray. (One entry per person please.)

PRIZE: Two tickets to the 2016 Del Ray House and Garden Tour on May 7, 2016, valued at $20 each.

DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 26 at 11:59 pm EST.

WINNER: One lucky winner will be chosen by and notified on Wednesday, April 27 by email. Winner will have 48 hours to respond or else we will select another name.

WHO’S ELIGIBLE: This giveaway is open to anyone who is able to pick up the tickets in Del Ray and attend the 2016 Del Ray House and Garden Tour on May 7, 2016.

See our complete terms and conditions page for more details.

If you don’t win, you can purchase your tickets online or in person at the Del Ray Farmers Market or outside the MV Big Flea on April 30 at the Mount Vernon Rec Center. Tickets purchased before April 30 are $20 — starting May 1 tickets will be $25.


  1. I love seeing how neighbors have updated the lovely bungalows of Del Ray.

  2. Love seeing different styles and decorating of houses.

  3. I love Del Ray!

  4. Love the gardens and all the lovely people!

  5. Looking to “steal” some good ideas!!!

    • Congrats Sharon, your name was selected at random to receive the tickets. Look for an email from us to see how to redeem your prize.

  6. Love living near Del Ray and would love to get a peek inside some of these beautiful homes!

  7. I would love experiencing the architecture and the history and the interpretation of style and function in various homes

  8. Love living in the kid-friendly and dog friendly Del Ray. Our top favorites are farmer’s market, cheesetique, los tios, dairy godmother, playground, library, purple goose and more….

  9. I love the DIY projects and space saving tricks these loving owners have done. We are currently renting and saving up for a home, and we Del Ray so much that we have visited the Farmers Market and the neighborhood on a regular basis every Saturday for years. We would really love to see a tour of these beautiful houses for ideas on our own dream home!

  10. My husband and I are in the market to buy a home in Del Ray (we are currently renting) so I’m excited to see some Del Ray charm and get inspired to decorate when we eventually find our house!

  11. I love seeing how others have efficiently and beautifully used their space in these quirky Delray homes!

  12. I like getting inspiration and ideas from all the creative neighbors.

  13. I hoping to get some ideas for my own house. I love seeing people incorporate local elements into their home design — maps, city names, even kitchen towels.

  14. loving seeing creativity in the neighborhood!

  15. Can’t wait to be inspired by DIY project using up-cycled materials!

  16. Not sure what I’m looking forward to most about the tour–inspiration for making the most of our Del Ray bungalow, inspiration for our garden or meeting some of the people who have generously opened their homes and yards for us inspiration seekers to visit! Oh, and if we find a practical and handsome storage shed solution for our cozy backyard, that’d be awesome, too.

  17. My husband and I moved here two years ago and love our long walks around the charming Del Ray streets- we are so excited to have this opportunity to take a closer look at some of the beautiful homes that we pass on our strolls!

  18. After doing our big reno last year, I love seeing what my neighbors have done! The personality of all the houses is part of what makes Del Ray so unique!

  19. Can’t wait to see that stunner of a remodel on the corner of Commonwealth with the screened in porch! The tour is a mother’s day tradition

  20. Looking forward to getting some inspiration for a kitchen update. I love how Del Ray homeowners seem to have a great sense of infusing modern style while preserving historic character – in their homes and our neighborhood character.

  21. I need garden and yard inspiration.

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