42nd Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour slated for December 7 and 8
The Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour takes place Saturday, Dec. 7 and Sunday, Dec. 8 and features six homes, a festive refreshment porch, holiday music by neighborhood students and a visit from Santa Claus.
Attendance for the fundraising event has grown in recent years, with nearly 1,800 people exploring one of Oklahoma City’s historic neighborhoods.
Tour ticket purchases include complimentary coffee, hot cider and cookies on the porch of Jennifer and Andy Bowman. Appearances and photo ops with Santa Claus will be available on the tour. All homes will be adorned with festive decorations and fresh greenery. Luxury transportation will be available for attendees who would like assistance making the complete tour.
The 42nd Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour kicks off with a candlelight tour Saturday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m. and continues with an afternoon tour Sunday, Dec. 8 from 1 to 5 p.m. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and come with a free $5 gift card to Parlor. Tickets are available at www.MestaPark.org, Event Brite, and the Mesta Park Facebook page. Tickets also will be available at the door of each home, and day-of prices will be $15 for adults and $5 for children. Children 3 and under are free. For more information about the home tour or to purchase tickets visit www.MestaPark.org.
42nd Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour Lineup:
Jimmie and Susan Ownbey – 628 NW 21st Street
Mat and McKenzie Clouse – 900 NW 20th Street
Pete and Whitney Marrs – 1008 NW 18th Street
Lauren Warkentine – 901 NW 16th Street
Tommy and Molly Cooke – 516 NW 16th Street
Floyd Simon – 907 NW 18th Street
Andy and Jennifer Bowman – 704 NW 18th Street
About Mesta Park
Mesta Park is a thriving historic community in the heart of Oklahoma City. Founded in 1902, the neighborhood’s homes present many examples of classic architecture from the early 20th century. Bordered by Western Avenue on the west and Walker Avenue on the east, Mesta Park spans from 16th Street north to 22nd then includes a small peninsula stretching east on 22nd to Robinson Street. Mesta Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is designated a Historic Preservation District by the City of Oklahoma City. The Mesta Park Neighborhood Association, a nonprofit organization, hosts two public events annually – Mesta Festa and the Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour. For more information, visit www.MestaPark.org.