Be inspired at Parade of Homes 2018 Specialty Nights

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Syracuse, NY— There’s magic in the air at Specialty Nights during the 2018 Parade of Homes, Oct. 13-28 at Crown Point Summit Meadows (Providence Road, off Route 173) in Jamesville.

Visitors will step into a street of dreams to experience what’s cooking in these beautiful new kitchens to what’s going on behind the scenes with Parade’s designers. Attendees will also hear tales of town history, indulge in nights of pampering and wine tasting and sample local craft brews. Food will be available for purchase daily by Heid’s of Liverpool. Parking is free, on site.

Chef’s Night, Mon. Oct. 15

Nine new homes, nine new kitchens and nine area chefs will fill the Parade homes with magnificent scents and offer a taste of their signature dishes. At Chef’s Night, visitors can talk to home builders and find out what makes their homes unique. They’ll also get a chance to meet the chefs to learn about their fabulous cuisine before sampling each dish. Attendees can register to win a package of $50 gift certificates – one from each restaurant! Sponsored by Roma Tile with media sponsor B104.7.

Restaurants include: 

  • Bone Fish Grille
  • DeFi Cuisine
  • Dinosaur BBQ
  • Gannon’s Ice Cream
  • Glazed & Confused
  • Manor Bakehouse & Café
  • Stones Steakhouse
  • Wysockis Banquet Hall.

Town of Onondaga History Days! Oct. 20 & 21

The Town of Onondaga Historical Society hosts a night of stories, tales and spirits of the town of Onondaga’s long and fascinating history! Learn the real story of the 13 Curves, find out what happened at the Split Rock Explosion, or hear stories from the county’s old poor house. Novelist Rich Miller will discuss the history of Split Rock, where a munitions factory exploded 100 years ago. Listen to local history come to life at Parade. Visitors might even come across a spirit from Onondaga’s past!

More Décor!  Tuesdays Oct. 16 & 23

Interior designer tours of this year’s Parade of Homes occur every Tuesday during the event.  Attendees will get a behind-the-scenes look and insider tips from Parade of Homes’ design professionals.

·        Beth Freeman-Warren of Freeman Interiors is decorating the Cordelle house

·        The Harrington Homes Design Team is decorating the Harrington house

·        Kaylea Nixon with the Nixon Pack is decorating the JMG house

·        Roseann Smith of Roseann Smith Interiors is decorating the Loscombe house

·        Mary Schalk of Mary Schalk Design is decorating the Mark Antony house

·        Ed Loren with Creative Ideas is decorating the Martin house

·        Rebecca Prugar of Rebecca’s Resolve at Dunk and Bright Furniture is decorating the Merle house

·        Lisa A. Ryan with Smart Move Design is decorating the Sciuga house

·        Tori Mercer with Interiors by Window Seat Designs is decorating the Smolen house

Ladies Nights, Thursdays Oct. 18 & 25

This popular Parade of Homes event is back with two nights for the ladies on both Thursdays of the event. Parade builders welcome the ladies for a fun-filled evening of pampering, shopping, wine tastings, music and more! Visitors can enjoy a taste of the good life as they tour the homes.  Oct. 18 event sponsored by Roma Tile with media partner SUNY 102. Oct. 25 event sponsored by California Closets with media partner 93Q.

What’s ‘BREW’ing at the Parade of Homes, Fridays Oct. 19 & 26

It’s almost Halloween, but this isn’t about witch’s brew. Adult attendees can enjoy a tasting of seasonal craft beers including ‘Harvest Special Ale’ and ‘Pumking, Imperial Pumpkin Ale’, from the Southern Tier Brewing Co. With media partners Y 94 & HOT 107.9.

The 2018 Parade of Homes opens on Saturday October 13th and runs through Sunday October 28th at Crown Point Summit Meadows (Providence Road, off Route 173)  in the Hamlet of Jamesville, Town of Onondaga. See the latest in building and design trends. Experience the ultimate in home décor, appliances, lighting, smart home technology and outdoor living. See nine professionally decorated and landscaped luxury homes. 

The event is produced by the Home Builders & Remodelers of Central New York and is presented by The Post-Standard and Sponsored by Solvay Bank, Best Tile, Renewal by Anderson, Leaf Filter, Cazenovia Equipment and Sun Chevy. For more information, visit:

About Home Builders & Remodelers of Central New York: The HBR of CNY has more than 200 members engaged in the residential construction industry. It is more than a trade association: it’s a community of hard-working individuals focused on providing, upgrading and maintaining homes for our neighbors in Central New York. HBR of CNY provides educational sessions to members to ensure they are up to date on industry codes, regulations, laws, products, services, and trends, and are informed on best business practices. The association actively supports our community with projects that make our region a vibrant place to work, play and live.

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