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Festival of Trees


Crittenton Centers is excited to announce the 11th Annual "Winter Around the World" Festival of Trees! Festival of Trees is a community-wide event that will surely put everyone in the holiday spirit.  More than 90 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 out-and-about gift certificate tree, snack shop, Saturday Family Fun Day featuring Santa, ongoing family friendly entertainment and so much more. 


 November 21st – 24th, 2019

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

 Want to volunteer? Contact Abby Colvin, Special Events Coordinator

Admission For Public Hours:

Friday: 10:00a-6:00p

Saturday: 12:00p-5:00p

Sunday 11:00a-3:00p

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


We are so excited to have you with us this year! We are gearing up for another great holiday season but we are still planning and getting everything decorated for you! To watch what we are up to follow us on Instagram @festivaloftrees_peoria !



Schedule of Events


Jingle and Mingle


Thursday, November 21, 5:30-8:30 pm


An exclusive first look at the Festival of Trees’ unique silent auction of trees, wreaths and hearth and home items. Guests will enjoy drinks and appetizers with a Feliz Navidad theme. The attire is business casual. Tickets coming soon!




Senior Day


Friday, November 22, 10:00am-3:00pm


A day full of laughs and fun for the 55+ age group. Attendees enjoy entertainment, activities, and BINGO. Lunch will be provided for a small charge and registration can be purchased online by ordering through the contact below or at the door.




Scout Night Troop Tree Decorating Contest


Friday, November 22, 4:00-6:00pm


Do you know of a Boy Scout or Girl Scout troop that would love to get into the holiday spirit by decorating a tabletop or 4.5 ft. tree? Register online at the contact below! Troops return Friday to enjoy dinner, crafts, and more. Badges and decorating awards will also be given out.




Brunch and Bubbly


Saturday, November 23, 9:00am-11:00am


This event sells out quickly so be sure to grab your tickets soon. Brunch and Bubbly is a must-attend in the Peoria area. This women’s brunch is full of giveaways, experiences and most of all holiday spirit for Crittenton Centers. We ask that you dress fashion-forward as we celebrate the season with what to wear for the holidays with Broms, Blue Boutique, and Old Navy. 




Family Day


Saturday, November 23, 1:00-5:00pm


This family-friendly event is filled with crafts, entertainment, snacks, princesses, Santa, and so much more. For a general admission price at the door, you and your family are welcome to enjoy the whole festival together.




Sweet Sundae Tea


Sunday, November 24, 1:00-3:00pm


This “Mommy and Me” tea serves as our last event but we surely saved the best for last. Enjoy a fun afternoon with crafts, a scavenger hunt, Santa and a frozen yogurt station sponsored by Sweet CeCe’s. Tickets coming soon!






For more information about the Festival or if you have questions

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


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