Annual Kitchen and Home Tour


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Come out, have fun, support New Canaan CARES

Join more than 650 tour-goers visiting stunning, distinct, and exclusive New Canaan homes showcasing the latest in kitchen and home design trends by nationally published designers. The Tour will include seven properties that vary greatly in style, size, and setting, but all share an uncompromising commitment to quality and innovative kitchen design. The Kitchen and Home Tour is CARES' major fundraising event with nearly 85% of its proceeds directly supporting youth and faculty classroom instruction, after-school workshops and health promotion training.

Patron Level Tour Tickets

Participating at the Patron level allows you to give the greatest gift to CARES and celebrates the tremendous works of this small community-based non-profit organization.

As a Patron, you will receive your tour booklet ahead of the general public and once available, these booklets will be delivered to your home. Additionally, all Patrons will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:

Become a Patron and earn up to 6 chances in our Fabulous Door Prize Drawing! Some of the prizes include:

A Get Gorgeous Party for Six at Le Boudoir Including Nibbles, Bubbles and Blow Outs!
A Skin Rejuvenating Facial and Brow Shaping from Aimee C. Skyn Studio
Custom Necklace and Bracelet By Jewelry Designer Lola Richards
2 Kitchen Tour Priority Parking Pass Giveaways
Consider The Cook Kitchen Essential Basket
A Scrumptious Celebratory Cake From Gingerbitz
New Canaan Olive Oil Sampler Basket

Your name will be entered in the drawing once for each ticket included in your package

Patron Levels
-$500 - 6 Tour tickets

Diamond -$300 - 4 Tour tickets
Gold - $225 - 3 Tour Tickets
Silver - $150 - 2 tour tickets
Bronze - $100 - 1 Tour ticket



Gourmet Boxed Lunch - $15.00 each

Lunches may be reserved in advance until May 11th at

5 pm by clicking here or by contacting the CARES office at (203)966-7862. A very limited number of lunches will be available for purchase the day of the tour.

The gourmet boxed lunch is going to be available for pickup from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm on tour day. You will receive a lunch ticket with your guidebook, which you need to present at the boxed lunch pick-up area to obtain your lunch. Lunch tickets are available for purchase with your Tour tickets.


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Tour will be held rain or shine, and is limited to the hours of 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Extra care must be taken during inclement weather. Shoes must be removed while touring homes. Carry bags & booties will be provided. Children and pets are not allowed. Certain items may not be brought onto the premises, including food, beverages, smoking materials, cameras, recording devices, measuring devices of any kind and bundles or containers. Ticket holders may not sketch, measure, photograph or pace out concepts or locations on the tour. Ticket holders who do not act in accordance with these rules will be asked to leave and must do so immediately. Ticket holders assume all risks and dangers incidental to the Tour for which ticket is issued including but not limited to, injuries as a result of falling while walking to and from the homes on the Tour or by falling inside the homes during the Tour. Any ticket holders found trespassing on properties adjacent to homes featured on the Tour will be subject to legal and criminal liability. Police will be on hand throughout the Tour. Ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the owners of the homes on the Tour and CARES are expressly released by the holder from any and all claims of negligence. Ticket holder agrees to defend and indemnify homeowners and CARES (includes directors, employees, board members and volunteers) from any and all liability which occurs as a result of ticket holder’s negligence. Ticket cannot be replaced if it is lost, stolen or destroyed.