Running now through November 19 at the Orlando Museum of Art, enjoy the annual Festival of Trees. Presented by Council 101, Festival of Trees includes over 30 intricately decorated Christmas trees (all available for purchase), gingerbread houses, pictures with Santa, gorgeous wreaths, live entertainment, raffle prizes, pop-up shopping boutiques, and lots more holiday-themed activities!
We were honored to attend a special media preview of this awesome event and fundraiser. Thank you, Council 101 and Orlando Museum of Art, for inviting us out!
“Festival of Trees has become part of the fabric of the holidays in Central Florida,” said Lisa Sheppard, President of the Council of 101. “We are thankful to be a part of the annual traditions for many people in the community. We hope to spread joy while supporting the good cause of the arts and education at the Orlando Museum of Art.”
Festival of Trees
Organized as a fundraiser for the Orlando Museum of Art’s educational programming, Festival of Trees includes a variety of Christmas-themed activities for families and friends.
Christmas Tree Exhibition
Stroll through the Orlando Museum of Art’s many beautiful exhibits and take in over 30 gorgeously decorated Christmas trees (both fully sized and miniature versions), holiday displays, and festive seasonal wreaths. With the trees scattered throughout the entire Museum, the event creates a unique mixture of visual artwork.
Entertaining and Design Raffle
Event patrons can purchase tickets to enter a special Entertaining and Design Raffle featuring stunning holiday table settings, gift baskets and other unique prizes.
Deck The Halls
In this charming hallway, guests will find even more miniature trees and holiday wreaths – each featuring a delightful theme and unique decorations.
Start your Christmas shopping at the Festival of Trees in their Toyland and Pop-Up Boutiques. These stores sell a variety of holiday decor, museum souvenirs, and specially crafted toys. But their most popular items are definitely the college alumni-themed gifts including nutcrackers, ornaments, and other Christmas knick-knacks.
Santa Claus Lane
If you’re looking for a picture with the Big Man, head to Santa Claus Lane for a beautifully decorated backdrop and photo opportunity!
Freaky Thoughts: Festival of Trees
I adore the Festival of Trees! Walking around the museum floor and discovering the various themed creations is so much fun, and it’s fascinating to see all the different styles of decor. There are fancy trees, fun trees, and everything in between! Coupled with live entertainment, exciting raffle prizes, and stunning photo opportunities; Festival of Trees is a jolly addition to your holiday itinerary. If you enjoy detailed theming, visual art, and Christmastime fun; don’t miss Festival of Trees!
Visiting Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees runs daily until November 19. Tickets start at $20 (with discounts available for seniors, active military members, and first responders). Buy your tickets in advance at eventbrite.com/e/festival-of-trees.
Reindeer Romp Party
If you’re looking for nighttime access to the Festival, check out the add-on Reindeer Romp Party on Friday, November 17. From 5:30-9pm, kids and adults will enjoy story time with Mrs. Clause, holiday balloon artists, stilt walkers, and other fun entertainment. Tickets for this specialty event start at $25 and can be purchased online.