Parade of Homes

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parade-logoAHBA is proud to present the 56th Annual Parade of Homes showcasing the latest in home building design and products.

Houses included in the Parade exhibit the hottest trends in architecture, floor layout, building materials, and appliances. Some are also furnished by local interior designers in a wide range of styles. Square footage and prices range from starter homes to estates.

The Parade of Homes is a self-guided tour where ticket holders can view as many homes as they like in any order they choose. Ticket purchases include the official Parade of Homes Guide Book which contains pictures and descriptions of each home, builder profiles, and a map.

2018 Parade of Homes

Saturdays & Sundays
April 14-22, 2018
1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Builder Information

The Parade of Homes is open to all builder members of the Acadian Home Builders Association according to the following guidelines:
  • Builder must be licensed as a residential contractor by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors.
  • Builder must provide proof of general liability insurance.
  • In order to participate in a year’s Parade, the applicant must be a member of AHBA by October of the previous year and remain a member until after the Parade has concluded.
  • Builder must attend the mandatory Parade of Homes builder meeting on December 1, 2017 , during which a contract must be signed and entry fee ($1,000) and refundable security deposit ($500) paid.
  • Building permit must be in the name of the builder.
  • Home entered must be new construction and never lived in.
  • A maximum of three homes per builder are allowed in the Parade, depending on the following criteria:
    • If this is a builder’s first year in the Parade, they may only enter one home. If it is his/her second year, they may enter up to two homes. After the builder’s second year, they are allowed to enter the maximum of three homes.

For more information about entering the Parade of Homes, contact the AHBA office at (337) 981-3053.

Tickets – $10 each

Available beginning Monday, April 2, 2018

Available At:

Doug Ashy Building Materials
4950 Johnston St., Lafayette
1601 Verot School Rd., Lafayette

During Parade Hours (1-6 Sat & Sun)
Subdivision(s) To Be Announced

Home Bank
503 Kaliste Saloom Rd., Lafayette
1020 Coolidge Blvd., Lafayette
1001 Johnston St., Lafayette
4202 Johnston St., Lafayette
5028 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy., Lafayette
1219 Albertsons Pkwy., Broussard
806 Veterans Dr., Carencro
5543 Cameron St., Scott

Official Rules

  • The Parade is a self-guided tour.
  • Homes will be open during Parade hours only.
  • Attendees may visit as many homes as they like in any order they choose.
  • Each person and child in a party must have a ticket, including real estate agents. Children under two are admitted free.
  • Guide books included with ticket purchase while supplies last.
  • Tickets will be checked at the door of each home.
  • Ticket holders may enter each home only ONCE unless given a return pass by the builder.
  • Each ticket is good for all four days of the event.
  • Builders reserve the right to close individual homes in inclement weather.
  • NO STROLLERS. All children must be hand-held.
  • Absolutely NO PHOTOS, FOOD, or DRINKS inside homes.

Thank you to the Parade of Homes Sponsors!


To Be Announced


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