In 2020, the Parade of Homes Is Going Virtual (and Free)

V1 Staff

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association has announced its first-ever Virtual Parade of Homes, presented by Spin Vision Virtual Tours. Due to COVID-19, adjustments have been made to this popular annual event so that it can continue. To protect homeowners and the public, the event will be virtually hosted by Spin Vision Virtual Tours. On June 24, the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association will be releasing virtual tours of 19 new homes and one remodeled home. Then, on July 15, virtual tours of three additional new homes and one remodeled home will be available. This event is free and will be hosted online at paradeofhomescv.com. If you’re missing the live event, then stay tuned for the all-new Fall Parade of Homes, presented by Great American Fireplace this Oct. 1-4.

(UPDATE: JUNE 24) Here’s a press release with new details:

Virtual Parade of Homes Goes Live Wednesday

June 23rd, 2020 (Eau Claire, WI): The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association’s Parade of Homes presented by Spin Vision and Great American Fireplace is going virtual with 22 new homes and 2 remodeled homes, and it’s FREE!. The video tours will release in two phases, with most of the virtual tours becoming available on Wednesday, June 24th showing 19 new homes and 1 remodeled home. Then on Wednesday, July 15th, 3 additional new homes and 1 remodeled home are available. This year the homes range in value from $130,000 to over $1 million and trends this year include: brushed gold finishes, more use of black and white, two-tone kitchen cabinetry, rustic accents, and personalized touches. Plus this year there are some fun custom additions in some of the higher end homes.

To view the virtual tours, visit www.ParadeofHomesCV.com. No tickets are needed, and all the virtual tours are available to view at no cost to the public! After viewing the virtual tours, everyone is encouraged to visit the People’s Choice page and rate the homes they toured. Everyone who votes will be entered to win one of three $50 Visa Gift cards. The People’s Choice awards are sponsored by Prevail Bank.

Don’t miss the #ParadeWatchParty. The public is encouraged to tour the homes with friends and family from the comfort of their home and snap a pic of their watch party, then post the pic on social media with the hashtag #ParadeWatchParty. Two random posters will be chosen to win some prize packages from our sponsors. Anyone posting on Facebook is also invited to share it on the Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association page to ensure the post is seen.

The Parade of Homes is made possible by: Great American Fireplace, Spin Vision, Lyman Lumber Company, Xcel Energy, Royal Credit Union, Prevail Bank, Ashley Construction, Citizens State Bank of Chippewa Falls & Cadott, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative, Everday Surveying & Engineering, Gerhard’s Kitchen & Bath Store, JM Builders LLC, Kristy Thiess Your Real Estate Guide, Legends Title Services LLC, Ferguson Bath & Kitchen Gallery, WNB Financial, iHeart Media, and WEAU.

For more information on the Parade of Homes visit www.ParadeOfHomesCV.com or call (715) 835-2526.

The Chippewa Valley Home Builders Association (CVHBA) is a non-profit trade association representing the area’s home building industry. Established in 1972, its mission is to build a better Chippewa Valley housing industry through promotion, advocacy and education. Representing around 380 members throughout Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire and Pepin counties, the CVHBA is a powerful voice for the home building community.