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Festival of Trees



Crittenton Centers is excited to announce the 12th Festival of Trees! Festival of Trees is a community-wide event that will surely put everyone in the holiday spirit. We are excited to introduce an all virtual experience. 

 Enjoy over 80 designer-decorated trees, wreaths, and holiday decor items up for silent auction through our mobile bidding site (no credit card required to view)

You are invited to our Livestream Jingle & Mingle on November 19th at 6:00 p.m.!

We will take you on a "How It's Made" journey from how the perfect cocktails, delicious dishes, beautiful trees, great childhoods, and strong communities are made featuring: Travis Mohlenbrink, Entrepreneur

Your $50 package includes a cider glazed chicken breast, roasted root vegetables, rosemary baked potatoes, roll, and dessert or a vegetarian option with a choice of Wine or Beer and a special surprise gift made by the children of Crittenton Centers

Package pickup will be held at Warehouse on State (736 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602) Wednesday, November 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m or Thursday, November 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Instructions to join the Livestream and a link to the event will be emailed to ticket holders the day of the event. Raffle tickets are open to all even if you are not able to attend the Livestream. 



You are invited to our Livestream Brunch & Bubbly on November 21st at 9:00 a.m.!

Enjoy a breakfast casserole with meat, fruit cup, sweetbreads, and of course mimosas as you watch a presentation featuring Cliff and Jodie owners of Crafted DIY Studio & Bar as they prepare us for this holiday season. As in years past, each ticket holder will be eligible for door prizes, experience a live raffle winner drawing, mission moments, crafting and so much more.

 Your $75 limited-edition package ticket includes a complete Crafted DIY Kit to complete your handmade wood sign of the words Comfort and Joy, a complete breakfast casserole with meat, fruit cup, and sweetbreads from Cracked Pepper or a vegetarian option, a mimosa drink kit, and a surprise gift from the children at Crittenton Centers. Your $35 package ticket includes all of the above except the Crafted DIY Kit.  

Package pickup from Crafted DIY Studio & Bar (807 SW Adams St, Peoria, IL 61602) will be offered Thursday, November 19th from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. or Friday, November 20th from   3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

A link to the event will be emailed to ticket holders the week of the event. Purchase event tickets by November 14th at Raffle tickets are open to all even if you are not able to attend the Livestream. 




Scavenger Hunt around Peoria

Since we will not be on location to showcase all of the items up for silent auction we will be displaying them at sponsor locations including:

Metro Center, Bremer Jewelry, Le Bakery, Mt. Hawley Court (Corner of Pioneer Parkway & Knoxville Ave), Bob Lindsay Acura, Bob Lindsay Honda, Jeffery Alans, and Lippman's Furniture, and Interiors.

Click here for the scavenger hunt form to complete and return by Sunday, November 22nd at 2:00 p.m. to be entered to win one of two prizes!!


New this year! Memory Making Kits available to buy now at 

We have a total of 6 kits that each come with either the empty wreath or tabletop tree and all of the supplies to make at home. 




Would you like to sponsor the event or an item up for bid?

Please see the sponsorship brochure and form for details on the benefits of your partnership this year. If you have any questions, please call Sandy Garza, Development and Marketing Director at 309-674-0105x2202 or


 November 19th – 22nd, 2020


You can register now at which will give you full entrance into every item available at Festival of Trees starting in October including:

Jingle & Mingle tickets, Brunch & Bubbly tickets, raffle items, memory-making kits, and of course the over 80 designer-decorated items available for bid.  


Thank You to our 2020 Crittenton Centers' Sponsors




















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