The historic Georgetown House Tour is back for its 89th year!
On Saturday, April 23, 2022, St. John’s Episcopal Church will host the 89th Georgetown House Tour, which is believed to be the oldest, most prestigious house tour in the country.
This annual event, which attracts more than 1,600 guests each year, gives locals and out-of-towners alike the opportunity to visit historic homes in a variety of styles. Homes on the 2022 tour will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and masks will be required for all guests.
On a self-guided tour — which begins at St. John’s Church — guests will receive a House Tour Magazine along with an interactive map and historic information about each property participating in the tour. Houses are within easy walking distance and can be visited at guests’ preferred pace and order.
While no specific homes on the 2022 tour have been divulged, they are confirmed to include exceptional homes and landmarks that highlight the charm and history of Georgetown’s past while showcasing modern design and architectural enhancements.
At the conclusion of the tour, attendees will also receive complimentary admission to The Parish Tea, held in Blake Hall at historic St. John’s Church (1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.) where tea, coffee, lemonade, homemade tea sandwiches and desserts will be served.
Proceeds from the tour benefit the outreach ministries of St. John’s church. Over the past few years, St. John’s has funded a broad range of human service organizations, including Bishop Walker School, Bright Beginnings, Cornerstone Community, Seabury Senior Ministries, Georgetown Ministry Center, Grate Patrol, Jubilee Jobs, DC Volunteer Lawyers Project, Manna, Metro Teens & Pediatric AIDS, New Futures, and Joseph House (all in the Washington metro area), in addition to Seafarers & International House, American Near East Refugee Aid, Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, and Honduras Support through the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.
Advanced tickets for this event are priced at $55 per person and are available for purchase here. Tickets may also be purchased at St. John’s Episcopal Church two days before and the day of the tour at 3240 O Street, NW, 20007, and are priced at $60 per person.