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Festival of Trees


Crittenton Centers is excited to announce the 10th Annual Festival of Trees! Festival of Trees is a community-wide event that will surely put everyone in the holiday spirit.  More than 80 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday decor items will be on display to enjoy, as well as to bid on to take home.  Other highlights from the weekend will include a Holiday Marketplace, out-and-about gift certificate tree, snack shop, Saturday Family Fun Day featuring Santa, ongoing family friendly entertainment and so much more. 


 November 15th – 18th, 2018

First Federated Church of Peoria's Life Together Center 
3625 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria (Corner of Sheridan & War Memorial)

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Admission For Public Hours:

Friday: 10:00a-6:00p

Saturday: 12:00p-5:00p

Sunday 11:00a-4:00p

Children (2 and under) FREE
Children (3-14) $3.00
Adults $6.00
Seniors (60+) $3.00


Thursday, November 15th 
Jingle and Mingle: 5:30p-8:30p

(Purchase Tickets  Here)

Join us for an exclusive first look at our designer silent auction items featured in our 10th Annual Festival of Trees. Guests will enjoy a cocktail party of hors d’oeuvres paired with a selection of beer and wines while enjoying live music. From 7.5 ft. trees, 4.5 ft trees, wreaths, hearth and home items and other decorated pieces, you will find there is something for everyone at this event including an exquisite Bremer jewelry raffle.


Friday, November 16th 
Senior Day: 10:00a – 3:00p

(Open to Public)

Calling all seniors (60+) for a special day at the Festival of Trees. We invite you to visit our beautiful trees, find the perfect gift in our gift shop, experience live, on-going entertainment throughout the day, BINGO and  so much more.

Only $3 per senior and includes a cookie and coffee.


Girl Scouts Day: 4:00p – 5:30p

(Open to Public)

Register your Girl Scout troop for a fun filled evening.  Cost is $6 per girl and includes craft, scavenger hunt, a music activity, a presentation about Crittenton Centers, group photo, snack and drink.  NEW - Festival of Trees patch, only $2 each.



Saturday, November 17th 
Brunch and Bubbly: 9:00a – 11:00a

Join us for a celebration of our 10th Annual Festival of Trees with brunch, mimosas, golden box raffle, and exciting expertise from Sara O’Shea from So Chic Boutique and Events.


Family Fun Day featuring Santa: 12:00p-4:00p

(Open to Public)

Looking for something fun to do with the whole family? Come to Family Day and enjoy snacks, games, crafts, live performances and even SANTA!


Sunday, November 18th

Sweet Sundae Tea: 12:30p – 2:30p

(Purchase Tickets Here)

Take a step into the story of "Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus,” as you play games, enjoy a Sweet Cece’s snack, write letters to Santa, make a custom ornament and interact with the Corn Stock Theatre’s cast. Make sure to sign up for a fun hair style as well from our special hair stylists! Make sure to buy your appointment slot now before times fill up! 



For more information about the Festival, how to get involved in our Marketplace or if you have questions

please contact Abby Colvin, Special Events Coordinator at 309-674-0105 or


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