The 26th Annual Festival of Trees

In 2019, we present the 26th Annual Festival of Trees!  This year we’ll open at Noon on Friday, November 22nd – with our First Look Friday… a vendor fair designed to help you jump start your holiday shopping!  This year’s Festival will once again feature 240 spectacular, shiny, sensational trees, mini-trees and wreaths which you can win.  Don’t miss this year’s sparkling event!


November 22-December 7, 2019

Weekdays 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Weekends 9:00 am-9:00 pm

Friday, November 22 &
Wednesday, November 27

Special hours: 12:00 pm-9:00pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 29 10:00 am-9:00 pm


13 Branch Street
Methuen, MA 01844

From the north, take Exit 46 and take a right at the end of the ramp onto Rt. 113 – Dracut. Take your first right into Branch St. and follow the signs for Festival Parking.

From the south, take Exit 46B . Travel under Rt. 93. Proceed off the ramp and stay to the right toward Dracut (Rte. 113 West). Take your first right into Branch St. and follow signs for Festival Parking.

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Win Big

The Raffles

There are lots of opportunities to win at the Festival of Trees!

At the end of each Festival of Trees, every one of the beautiful trees – the true stars of our show – goes home with a lucky winner. Whether you take chances on a full-size tree or on one of our unique mini-trees or wreaths, you have an opportunity to bring home something special for the Holidays.

In addition, there’s a chance a chance to win $5,000 in the Festival raffle we feature in “Center Court.”

2018 Tree Winners
The RafflesThe Rules

Shops of the Festival

Whether you’re looking for a unique holiday decoration, a gift for a special friend, a one-of-a-kind collectible, or something fun for the little ones in your family, you could find it in the Festival Gift Shop.

Together with our vendor partners, the Festival features something for everyone!

Check out the Shops

The Festival Cafe

Every year our Festival Café becomes more popular.  In response to suggestions from our guests, we continue to expand the menu – including offering daily specials.  Whether you’re looking for a small snack or a more complete meal, there’s something for you!

The 2019 Schedule and Menu will be announced in October.

The Auction

Whether you’ve just visited the Festival, or are enjoying our events from home, you should visit the Festival’s annual Online Auction.  The Online Auction features a variety of highly-sought items; sports fanatics, foodies, travelers, collectors, and everyone in between are enthralled each year with our wide-range of items.  Items included in past years include tickets for sports events and entertainment, celebrity-autographed memorabilia, hotel getaway accommodations, skydiving and private plane tours, and other unique experiences.

Bid to Win

Special Events

Each year, the Festival of Trees features several special events.  In addition, don’t miss visits with Santa and discounted times for Facebook Friends, Educators, and others.

See What’s Happening


People from cities and towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire visit the annual event


Breathtaking holiday trees and wreaths on display last year


Dollars awarded to preservation projects throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire

Get Involved

We can’t open our doors to the thousands of visitors that come each year without the generosity and creativity of our tree donors, the dedication of talented volunteers, and the support of advertisers and sponsors.

Preserving History

Committed to preservation projects throughout the Merrimack Valley and Southern New Hampshire.

What’s New

Learn more about what’s happening at the Festival.

What's Happening at the Festival of Trees

April 13, 2020 in Press Releases

2020 Scholarship Program Announcement

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its annual Scholarship Program for 2020. A successful applicant for a Festival scholarship must be a resident of the Merrimack Valley who…
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July 17, 2019 in Press Releases

Festival Announces 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt A ‘Tree’ Grows in Methuen!

The Festival of Trees is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Scavenger Hunt – A ‘Tree’ Grows in Methuen! – a one of a kind scavenger hunt adventure around Methuen…
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June 17, 2019 in Press Releases

2019 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award Presented to First Church Congregational, UCC

The Festival of Trees presented its 2019 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award to the First Church Congregational, UCC in Methuen, MA. First Church Congregational, UCC – with its continual existence…
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June 17, 2019 in Press Releases

American Training, Inc. Recognized as
“Special Friend of the Festival”

The Festival Board of Directors established its ‘Special Friend of the Festival’ Award in 2013 to recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed in significant ways to the success of…
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