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The 6th Annual Festival of Trees

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~ Family Services Parent

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Crittenton Centers is excited to once again bring to the Peoria area the 6th Annual Festival of Trees event!   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, an out-and-about gift certificate tree, a snack shop, a Saturday Pajama Party with Julie K and Santa, on going family friendly entertainment and so much more.  If you love Christmas, DON'T miss this event!



November 21 - 23, 2014

First Federated Church of Peoria's Life Together Center 
(formerly the Great Central Insurance Building)
3625 N. Sheridan Rd., Peoria
(Corner of Sheridan & War Memorial)
Friday & Saturday ~ 10am – 8pm
Sunday ~ 10am – 5pm

Adults ~ $6
Seniors (60+) and Children (3 – 14) ~ $3
Children 2 and under ~ FREE

Weekend Highlights (Tentitive)

Thursday, November 20
5:30 – 8:30pm
“Jingle & Mingle” Kick Off Cocktail Party

Join us for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails  – and be the first to see and bid on our beautifully decorated trees.  Only $35 per person. 

Friday, November 21
10am – 3pm
“Senior Day”

Calling all seniors (60+)!  A special day for you is in store - visit to view our beautiful trees, find the perfect gift in our gift shop, experience live, on-going entertainment throughout the day and so much more.  Only $3 per person and includes a cookie and coffee.

Saturday, November 22
9 - 11am
"Brunch & Bubbly"

Join us for a delicious brunch (with champagne!) and discover how to transform your holiday table from Thanksgiving to Christmas.  Only $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight.  Ticket price includes admission into Festival of Trees. 

3:30 – 6pm
“Kids’ PJ Party with Julie K and Santa”
Julie K Show Times: 3:30 and 5pm

 The weather outside might be frightful, but the PJ Party inside will be quite delightful!  Bring the kiddos in their PJs and prepare to rock out to Julie K.  There will even be a visit from you-know-who in the big red suit.  Only $6 per adult, $3 per child (2 and under are FREE).  Snacks and drinks available for purchase.

Sunday, November 23
11am – 1pm
“Avanti's Family Lunch”

Have a lunch as you enjoy the last day of Festival of Trees.  

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors:




Interested in supporting this event or sponsoring a tree?  Click here to learn more.

Interesed in volunteering?  Click here to sign up.

For more information about this event or to become a sponsor or volunteer, please contact Danielle Easton, Development & Marketing Director, at 309-674-0105 x 202 or   

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