The annual Parade of Homes is set for this weekend and next.

Since 1955, the event has featured more than 1,500 brand new homes in more than 100 neighborhoods throughout Alachua County. This year’s event showcases 25 new homes in 14 neighborhoods.

The tour showcases the latest in home design and decor, up-to-date energy-saving construction techniques, landscaping and the newest in building trends.

The parade is open from noon until 6 p.m. this Saturday and Sunday, and April 29-30.

A magazine with floor plans, renderings and maps to all locations will be inserted in Saturday's newspaper, is available at each home on the tour or can be found at