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Festival of Trees

Crittenton Centers is excited to once again bring to the Peoria area the 7th 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 Family Fun Day featuring Julie K and Santa, on going family friendly entertainment and so much more. 

If you love Christmas, DON'T miss this event!



November 20 - 22, 2015

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

Thursday, November 19
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 20
10am – 3pm
“Senior Day”
CLICK HERE for full schedule and reservation form

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 senior and includes a cookie and coffee.  To register, contact Danielle Easton at 309-674-0105.

3:30 – 6pm
“Girl Scouts Day”

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.  To register, contact Keri Hattan at 309-674-0105.

5:30 – 8pm
“Central Illinois Youth Symphony Concert”

CIYS Small & Chamber Ensembles will provide music and entertainment amongst the beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and centerpieces!  Only $6 per adult, $3 per child (2 and under are FREE).

Saturday, November 21
9 - 11am
"Brunch & Bubbly"

Join us for a delicious brunch (with sparkling wine!) and a presentation focused on “Hearth and Home”.  Only $25 per person or $200 for a table of eight.  Ticket price includes admission into Festival of Trees. 

Noon – 6pm
“Family Fun Day featuring Julie K and Santa” (Julie K Show Times: 3:30pm and 5pm)
CLICK HERE for full schedule

The weather outside might be frightful, but the fun inside will be quite delightful!  Bring the kiddos for a fun filled day featuring two concerts by 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).

Sunday, November 22
11am – 1pm
“Avanti's Family Lunch”

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

Interesed in volunteering?  Click here to sign up.

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors:










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

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

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