Central City Opera Guild’s annual “L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour” visits Park Hill neighborhood for first time in 47-year history 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact:Lauren Crist-FulkChair, L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tourlauren.cristfulk@gmail.comOCTOBER 11, 2023, DENVER, Colo.—The annual L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour is set to grace the historic Park Hill neighborhood on Friday, November 17th, and Saturday, November 18th, from 10 am to 4 pm. Organized by a dedicated team of Central City Opera Guild volunteers, 2023 marks a momentous occasion, as it is the first time in the event’s illustrious 47-year history that the tour will be hosted in Park Hill. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of a cherished tradition in a new and exciting location! Tickets are on sale now at lespritdenoel.org. Five remarkable residences, each showcasing unique architectural features, will be embellished with festive décor by some of the city’s most talented florists and table designers. Among this year’s lineup of design virtuosos are Birdsall & CoCity FloralThe Fresh Flower MarketKarakara BloomsEd MooreHome with Holliday, The Acre Collective, and Enjoué Studio. Commencing the 2023 tour is an exclusive Donor Appreciation/Patron party “‘Twas the Night Before” at Shaver-Ramsey Fine & Custom Rugs on Thursday, November 16thJoin the Guild for an evening filled with delightful drinks, delectable hors d’oeuvres, and the enchanting sounds of festive holiday music performed by Central City Opera’s gifted singers. Proceeds from the L’Esprit de Noël Holiday Home Tour play a crucial role in sustaining Central City Opera. They bolster its annual Summer Opera Festival, empower emerging talents through the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation Artists Training Program, and ensure the preservation of the historic Opera House, along with 27 other cherished properties in Central City. Additionally, these funds amplify educational and community engagement initiatives that enrich the lives of over 40,000 individuals annually, delivering performances in schools, community hubs, senior living facilities, and theaters.

Central City Opera Guild (CCOG) was established in 1974 to assist Central City Opera, the fifth-oldest opera company in the United States, with historic preservation, education, cultural and social events, and fundraising. The Guild’s many programs include: Opera Adventures, the Opera House Gardens, Victorian home preservation, Apprentice Artist support and opera preview dinners. For more information, please visit centralcityopera.org/guild.