Special Events

Taste of the Festival

Friday, November 17, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The Taste of the Festival is the most exciting evening at the beginning of each year’s Festival of Trees.  It’s a gala event featuring food items from some of the region’s best restaurants and caterers.  Sample the best of the best from over two dozen local eateries while you stroll amongst the Festival’s magnificent trees.

Over the years, it has become the premier restaurant event in the Merrimack Valley. Tickets are $50 per person and are limited to the first 400 who reserve their tickets. Guests are invited to wear their Holiday Finery or Business Attire (no jeans please).

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Senior Weekend

Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2017 | 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Complimentary admission is offered to all Seniors and Red Hat Members throughout the Festival’s Senior Weekend. 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.

Ladies Night Out

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 | 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Ladies Night Out is a great opportunity to start your Holiday shopping. A select group of artisans and vendors will spread out among the trees for this exclusive shopping experience. They will be showcasing Christmas accessories, jewelry, handmade soaps, jams and jellies, scarves, delicious treats and much, much more!

Enjoy a 20% discount on one item in the Festival’s Gift Shop (with the ad from our Program Book) and don’t forget to visit our Café for a bite to each and a glass of wine.

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Facebook Friends Night

Become a Friend of the Festival of Trees on Facebook and enjoy a $2.00 discount on your admission on Monday, November 20th & Monday, November 27th.

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 22, 2017 | 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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