Festival of Trees
THE EVERSON MUSEUM OF ART MEMBERS’ COUNCIL PRESENTS
THE 34TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF TREES: A SYRACUSE TRADITION
December 5 – December 15, Everson Museum Hours (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays)
$5 Members | $8 Non-Members
The Festival of Trees is an annual ten-day event featuring over 100 uniquely decorated trees, wreaths, and special holiday displays. In addition to the beautiful visual displays, there will be holiday music and dance performances offered by individuals and groups who perform in the Rosamond Gifford Sculpture Court and the Hosmer Auditorium.
CREATE A TREE, WREATH, OR DISPLAY
The perfect holiday activity for your family, organization, or business. By donating an item you can support the Everson and receive special benefits. Contributors receive program recognition and free admission tickets. Contributor forms due October 30th.
GET INVOLVED WITH THE FESTIVAL OF TREES
Volunteers are essential to the Festival and assist in tree sales, greeting visitors, working with performers, and more. For more information contact Sarah Dulany-Gring at .
SUPPORT THE FESTIVAL
Sponsorship opportunities are available for the Festival of Trees. Contact Catherine Underhill at or (315) 474-6064 x307 for information on how you can become a partner.
HOST YOUR HOLIDAY PARTY DURING THE FESTIVAL OF TREES
The Everson is the perfect venue for your holiday party.
Contact Sarah Dulany-Gring, Events Manager, for more information at (315) 474-6064 x310 or
Festival of Trees is sponsored in part by:
December 5, 6:00–8:00pm
$75 per person | Group Discounts
Kick off the holidays at the premier party of the season! Participants enjoy an evening of holiday music, warming hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, and complimentary wine and beer while being the first to see and purchase the beautiful assortment of holiday trees and wreaths. Registration info coming soon!
Festival of Trees First Friday
December 6, 5:30–8:00pm
Free Members | $8 Non-Members
Enjoy the Festival of Trees and do your holiday shopping in the Museum Shop! Sample and buy from local vendors Speach Family Candy Shoppe, Kingsley Street Soap, Talking Cursive Brewery, and Recess Coffee. Enjoy 10% off in the Museum gift shop and make your own decoupage tiles as handmade gifts!
December 7, 14, 1:00–4:00pm
$10 Children | $12 Adults
(includes Museum/Festival admission)
Pre-registration is encouraged
Everson Museum of Art
A visit on these special days includes a visit with Santa, an opportunity to create a holiday craft, and a snack of milk and cookies (coffee or tea for adults).
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
December 8 & 15, 9:00am–1:00pm
Marriott Syracuse Downtown Grand Ballroom
This event, offered on two Sundays, reflects a new partnership between the Festival of Trees and the Marriott Hotel. Participation will include breakfast, a visit with Santa, holiday craft making, and an opportunity to buy raffle tickets for gift baskets. Registration info coming soon!
HOLIDAY LUNCHEON FASHION SHOW
December 10, Noon–3:00pm
Bellevue Country Club
$40 per person
This luncheon and fashion show event is a great way to meet up with friends, relax and shop for gifts from Jane Morgan’s Little House of Aurora and Lavender Blue of Cazenovia. Registration info coming soon!
December 12, 6:00–8:00pm
$5 Members | $8 Non-Members
This evening event welcomes new members of our community to celebrate the ‘warmth of winter’ in Syracuse with light refreshments and entertainment.