Now in its 28th year, the Council of 101’s Festival of Trees will kick off Central Florida’s holiday season with a touch of tradition “Tis the Season.” The Orlando Museum of Art will become a vibrant wonderland of holiday elegance with designer decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread creations all for sale, along with stunning holiday vignettes, drawings for dazzling prizes and a Toyland Town activity area and shop for the children. Other holiday decorations and gifts will be available for purchase in the Festival boutique.
The entire family will enjoy the sites and sounds of this very popular Central Florida tradition benefiting the Orlando Museum of Art to further the cultural development and appreciation of the visual arts and children's art education programs.
Festival of Trees General Admission
November 15 – 23, 2014
10am – 5pm daily
$6/Child (ages 3-11)
Includes admission to current Orlando Museum of Art exhibitions including Lamar Peterson: Suburbia Sublime and David Rathman: Stand By Your Accidents.
Special Event tickets priced separately.
Tickets go on sale September 20.
Festival of Trees Special Events
Opening Night Festival Gala & Silent Auction
Friday, November 14
6:30 – 10pm
Enjoy fine culinary creations, cocktails, entertainment and complimentary valet parking.
Festival Salutes Seniors
Tuesday, November 18
10am – 5pm
Seniors, join us for a delightful day at the Festival filled with special entertainment and drawings just for you.
Wednesday, November 19
6:30 – 8:30pm
$12/Person (Children under age 3 free)
The whole family will enjoy a fun-filled evening of holiday excitement, Santa, children’s entertainment and activities at Reindeer Romp.
New this year!
Rudolph's Fast Pass
5:30pm Priority Entry
$25/Person (Children under age 3 free)
Fast Pass must be pre-purchased/Limited to 100 Guests
Rudolph’s Fast Pass will allow for a full hour of enjoying Reindeer Romp privately. Guests will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and enjoy the evening’s festivities before the doors open at 6:30pm for general admission.
Festival of Trees Areas
Trees & Vignettes / Deck the Halls
Stroll through the galleries to view the beautiful designer decorated trees available for sale and the holiday vignettes. Walk down Deck the Halls filled with uniquely custom designed centerpieces, wreaths, small trees and garlands for sale.
Visit the Gingerbread Village where local professional bakers have designed magical gingerbread houses for display and sale.
Toyland Town & Shop
The Toyland Town activity area abounds with creative crafts, fun games and jolly ole’ Santa arriving from the North Pole to greet children of all ages at scheduled times. Stop by the Toyland Town Shop to purchase some children items priced especially for small pockets.
Entertaining by Design
Win an elegant table setting that could become a beautiful addition to your holiday entertaining, jewelry, gift certificates to some of your favorite restaurants and stores and other exciting items for a lucky drawing winner at the Festival Finale.
The Festival Boutique showcases local merchant’s one-of-a-kind items and furnishing that make it the perfect place to begin and end your season’s shopping.
Savor the exquisite collections displayed during the Festival from private collectors, friends and Council of 101 members.
Relax and enjoy a light lunch or just some sweets with your family and friends in the Festival Café.
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