Special Events

Second Annual Scavenger Hunt

A ‘Tree’ Grows in Methuen!

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Gather your friends for a scavenger hunt adventure around Methuen. Use clues to lead you from location to location earning points for your team along the way. The last stop includes a buffet dinner and awarding of prizes.

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“Tapas, ‘Tinis and Trees!”

Thursday, November 21, 2019 | 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM

Our gala opening will feature a martini bar and  up to 25 quality restaurants, caterers, bakeries, and others who will offer their specialties to our gala attendees. Tickets are $50 per person and will be limited to 400 guests.

Once again this year, our gala will feature a celebrity guest who we will announce later this summer.

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Senior Sundays

November 24, and December 1, 2019
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Complimentary admission is offered to all Seniors and Red Hat Members on both Senior Sundays. Our special guests will enjoy over 240 beautifully decorated trees, a Café featuring everything from snacks to light meals, and the Shops at the Festival for early Holiday shopping.

Santa at the Festival

Santa Claus is always a special guest at the Festival of Trees!  Children of all ages welcome the opportunity to visit Santa and share their Christmas list.

Whether you take your own photographs or take advantage of the wide array of photo options available from our professional photographer, your visit is certain to be a memorable Holiday moment.

Festival ‘First Look Friday – Vendor Fair’

Friday, November 22, 2019 | 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Our First Look Friday Vendor Fair is a great opportunity to start your Holiday shopping.  This year, the Festival will open a day early.  To kick-off our 26th year, we will host a select group of vendors in our Café.  They will be showcasing Christmas accessories, jewelry, handmade soaps, jams and jellies, scarves, delicious treat, candles and much, much more!

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2019 Vendors will be added as they’re confirmed.

Facebook Friends Nights

Become a Friend of the Festival of Trees on Facebook and enjoy a $2.00 discount on your admission on Monday, November 25th, and Monday, December 2nd.

While you’re at the Festival don’t miss our ‘Selfie Stations’ – take your picture and post it on Facebook and Instagram!

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Educators' Day

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 12:00 Noon to 9:00 PM

There’s a tradition at the Methuen Festival of Trees – the day before Thanksgiving is Educators’ Day at The Festival. Every Educator will receive a free sheet of raffle tickets (25 chances to take home one of our magnificent trees) with one paid raffle ticket. Bring your school ID or Union Card to receive this complimentary ticket.

Group Visits

Each year, the Festival of Trees welcomes many groups to the Festival. Whether you’re a school or church group, a senior center or health care facility, a tour or professional association, we’re happy to accommodate your visit. In order to make sure we’re ready for you, please contact us to schedule the visit and plan for any special arrangements.

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