THE 25TH ANNUAL

Festival of Trees

A Silver Anniversary Celebration

In 2018, we present the 25th Annual Festival of Trees! A year-long celebration – including several special events – celebrates this important anniversary! Christmas in July for donors and volunteers, a Scavenger Hunt offering $2,000 worth of prizes, a Silver Anniversary Gala, an action packed opening weekend, and a record breaking $10,000 raffle are all part of the 2018 Festival of Trees. This year also features a third week to make the Festival a part of your holiday season!

Learn more about the celebration!

Schedule

November 17-December 8, 2018

Weekdays 5:00 pm-9:00 pm
Weekends 10:00 am-9:00 pm

Wednesday, November 21
Special hours: 12:00 pm-9:00pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Friday, November 23 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday, December 8 10:00 am-9:00 pm

Directions

13 Branch Street
Methuen, MA 01844

From the north, take Exit 46 and take a right at the end of the ramp; bear an immediate right 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, this year, there’s a chance to win $10,000 in the Festival raffle we feature in “Center Court.”

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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 four 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! And, on several evenings and weekends, we’ve added a selection of beer and wine to enhance the experience.

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The Auction

Whether you visit the Festival or not, you should visit the Festival’s online auction. The Auction features a wide-range of items; including, tickets for great sporting events, entertainment opportunities, gift certificates, holiday decorations, and so much more.

Bid to Win

Special Events

Each year, the Festival of Trees features several special events. This year, to celebrate our 25th Anniversary, our special events are bigger and better that even. In addition, don’t miss visits with Santa and discounted times for Facebook Friends, Educators, and others.

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Festival Leadership

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

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Breathtaking holiday trees and wreaths on display last year

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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

June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

High School Graduates Honored with Festival Scholarships

The Festival of Trees has awarded scholarships to four outstanding young people – Sean Patrick Bates, a graduate of St. John’s Preparatory School; Gregory E. Blomgren and Kailin Elizabeth Brandon,... Read More
June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

Brooks Properties and Dr. Joseph Kish Named
‘Special Friends 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... Read More
June 19, 2018 in Press Releases

Festival of Trees Presents
2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award

The Festival of Trees presented its 2018 Sharon M. Pollard Preservation Award to the Bennett Public Library Association of Billerica, MA. Built in 1881 by Mrs. Eleanor Bennett in memory... Read More
May 10, 2018 in Press Releases

Festival Honored for Preservation Mission

On May 9th the Grand Ballroom of the Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston was abuzz with inspiration and energy for the 30th Annual Tsongas Awards Dinner.   The Methuen Festival... Read More