Danville Area Convention and Visitors' Bureau

(217) 442-2096

100 West Main Street Suite #146 Danville, IL 61832

Festival of Trees Schedule

Kickoff the holidays in Danville!

The OSF Festival of Trees is a premier community event in the Danville area. Each year more than 1,500 volunteers make this multi-day event a wonderful family experience. The Festival of Trees hosts more than 14,000 visitors viewing beautiful decorated trees and wreaths. Guests can also participate in a variety of activities and entertainment and can enjoy many special events to experience the sights & sounds of the holidays.  

Tickets on sale at the David S. Palmer Arena. Buy in person at the box office, online, or by calling (800) 514-3849.

Hours

  • Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Sunday, 12 noon to 7 p.m.
  • Monday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission

  • Adults – $5.00
  • Seniors (55+) – $3.00
  • Children (ages 3 through 12 years) – $2.00
  • Children (under age 2) – Free
  • Family Pass – 15 tickets for $30 – good any day

Saturday, November 16, 2019

  • Paws for a Cause – Build your own bear or other stuffed animal or donate one to another local child in need. While supplies last.
  • NEW! Escape Room – You and your team must work together to find Santa’s naughty list and escape from the North Pole. Limited time slots available from 12 – 6 p.m.
  • Story Hour with the Danville Public Library from 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Downtown Danville’s Night of Lights Parade – Parade starts at 5:30 p.m. at Williams and Vermilion Street. 
  • The Children’s Holiday Breakfast – 9 a.m., doors open at 8:30 a.m. – Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for breakfast, a scavenger hunt, craft, and games. Reserved seating. Ticket price $15 each. 
  • Family Pajama Party – 8 to 10 p.m. – Put on your favorite pajamas, and party the night away. Activities include a glow-in-the-dark snowball fight, movies, and crafts. General admission. Ticket price $15 each.

Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • Family Day – Kids Free! – Pickle Day! – Veterans Free!
    Hunt for the pickle ornaments hidden and have a chance to win one of six prizes.
  • Paws for a Cause – While supplies last.
  • Escape Room – Limited time slots available from 12 – 6 p.m.
  • Story Hour from 12 – 4 p.m.
  • Princess Tea Party – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – All princesses are invited to wear their favorite princess costume and enjoy a party in their honor. Reserved seating. Ticket price $15 each. 
  • Star Wars Lunch – 11 a.m. – Come dressed as your favorite Star Wars character and a McDonalds lunch. Build your own lightsaber and learn how to be the best Jedi or Sith you can be! Reserved seating. Ticket price $15 each.
  • Art Party – 3 to 5 p.m. – Receive step by step painting instructions as you enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers. Reserved seating. Ticket price $45 each.

Monday, November 18, 2019

  • Ladies Holiday Luncheon – Seating begins at 11 a.m., meal served at 11:30 a.m. – Spread the Cheer for all to hear while enjoying a delicious catered luncheon and live musical entertainment. Reserved seating. Ticket price $40 each.
  • Craft Beer & Trivia – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Ticket includes food, two drink tickets and pub-style trivia. Join a team when you arrive or bring your friends. Teams are 4 – 8 people. Reserved for our guests 21 and older. Reserved seating. Ticket price $25 each.
  • Olaf and Friends Sweet Extravaganza – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – Join Olaf and Friends for a dessert party, a heart-warming story, singing, and photos with the characters. Reserved seating. Ticket price $15 each.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

  • Senior Celebration – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. – All those 50+ are welcome and admission is FREE.
    • 8:30 a.m. Registration/Welcome
    • 9:00a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Continental Senior Day Breakfast. Call (217) 274-7239 to reserve your spot.
    • 9:30 a.m. Breakfast Presentation: Catherine Johns, renowned speaker and former WLS radio personality
    • 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Mike Ellis Band performs.
  • Family Night Bingo – Doors open at 5:45 p.m., dinner served at 6 p.m. – Enjoy a spaghetti, meal, 5 games of Bingo, and admission to the Festival. Reserved seating. Ticket price $15 each.

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