June 1st and 2nd

Tour The Homes of Main Street Waxahachie

Experience the beauty of Historic Homes on Main Street at the 54th Annual Gingerbread Trail Event 

Get Ready to Experience Historic Waxahachie Like Never Before

The Biggest Historic Home Tour Of The Year is Back!

Welcome to the 54th Annual Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes, a cherished tradition that offers an intimate glimpse into the architectural beauty and historical essence of Waxahachie, Texas.

This year, we're thrilled to invite you to an extraordinary experience - a walkable tour featuring five of the most iconic historic homes on Main Street. Each home, a testament to the rich heritage and timeless charm of our beloved town, awaits to tell its unique story.

Bigger and better than ever.

See This Year's Historic Homes

Whether you're drawn to the intricate details of historic architecture, interested in the stories that old walls can tell, or simply looking for a delightful way to spend a weekend, this tour promises a blend of education, entertainment, and exploration.

808 W. Main St

Angela & Bobby Glass

905 W. Main St

Pat & David Smith

817 W. Main St.

Becky & Jim Kauffman

605 W. Main St.

Heather & Paul Manigrasso

717 W. Main St

Mary & Howard Baskin

5 Historic Homes

Immerse yourself in the history of Waxahachie with exclusive access to five meticulously preserved homes. Each offers a unique glimpse into the architectural and cultural heritage of our cherished city.

2 Exciting
Days

Set aside June 1st and 2nd for a weekend filled with exploration. Experience the beauty and history of Waxahachie at a leisurely pace, ensuring you don't miss a single detail.

Fun Downtown Events

Complement your tour with a series of engaging events downtown. From the Antiques & Boutiques Market to local food trucks, there's something for everyone!

2024 Tour of Homes Will Be The Best One Yet!

  • ​Walkable Tour of Historic Homes: For the first time, all homes featured on the tour are conveniently located on Main Street, allowing for a seamless, leisurely stroll through history.
  • Iconic Landmarks: Enhance your experience with visits to the Historic Courthouse, the revered Sims Library, and the insightful Ellis County Museum.
  • ​​​​Engaging Community: Meet fellow history enthusiasts, architecture aficionados, and locals who share a passion for preserving and celebrating Waxahachie's heritage.

The Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes is more than just an event; it's an opportunity to step back in time and connect with the soul of Waxahachie. Whether you're drawn to the intricate details of historic architecture, interested in the stories that old walls can tell, or simply looking for a delightful way to spend a weekend, this tour promises a blend of education, entertainment, and exploration.

Don't Miss the 2024 Gingerbread Trail tour of homes

Last Year Was A Blast!

We Can't Wait To See You!

Ticket Information:
Secure your spot on this memorable journey through time. Tickets are available now for both days of the event, offering full access to all homes and landmarks on the tour.

Plan Your Visit:
​-Dates:
June 1st and 2nd, 2024
-Location: Main Street, Waxahachie, Texas
​-Starting Point: Detailed instructions and a map will be provided with your ticket purchase.

Everything you need to know

Event Schedule

This year, we're thrilled to invite you to an extraordinary experience - a walkable tour featuring five of the most iconic historic homes on Main Street. Each home, a testament to the rich heritage and timeless charm of our beloved town, awaits to tell its unique story.

June 1st - Day 1

9am-10am

VIP Early Check-In + Mimosas at Ellis County Museum (only for VIP tickets)

9am - 5pm

Antiques & Boutiques Market

10am - 4pm

  • Main Street Historic Home Tours
  • Bonus Tour: Ellis County Museum
  • ​Bonus Tour: Texas Theater​​
  • Bonus Tour: Meat Church
  • ​Bonus Tour: N.P. Sim's Library
  • Bonus Tour: The Chautauqua Auditorium
  • Bonus Tour: Ellis Co Master Gardener Butterfly Pollinator Gardens

10am - 2pm

Bonus Tour: Ellis County Courthouse

June 2nd - Day 2

10am - 4pm

  • Main Street Historic Home Tours
  • Bonus Tour: Ellis County Museum
  • ​Bonus Tour: Texas Theater
  • Bonus Tour: ​N.P. Sim's Library
  • Bonus Tour: ​The Chautauqua Auditorium
  • Bonus Tour: Ellis Co Master Gardener Butterfly Pollinator Gardens

12pm - 2pm

Bonus Tour: Ellis County Courthouse
​​Bonus Tour: Meat Church

Don't Miss The Bonus Tours!

Meat Church BBQ Supply

Special Bonus Tour

Ellis County Courthouse

Special Bonus Tour

Texas Theater

Special Bonus Tour

N.P. Sims Library

Special Bonus Tour

The Chautauqua Auditorium

Special Bonus Tour

Ellis Co Master Gardener Butterfly Pollinator Garden

Special Bonus Tour

Don't Forget to Grab Your Quilt Raffle Tickets, too!

This gorgeous handmade quilt will be raffled off to one lucky winner on June 3rd.

  • 1 Raffle Ticket - $5.00
  • ​5 Raffle Tickets- $20.00

Step Back In Time And Connect With The Soul Of Waxahachie

Get Your Tickets Today!

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to explore Waxahachie's historic gems. Purchase your tickets now and prepare to be captivated by the beauty, history, and community spirit that make the Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes a must-visit event.

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Gingerbread Trail : Tour of Homes

Ellis County Museum @2024 - 201 S. College St., Waxahachie, Texas 75165 

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