Festival of Trees

The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana’s
Signature Event of the Season!

Hilton Garden Inn
1501 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

 Public Hours:

  • Saturday, November 18:  10:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 19: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Be a part of a Champaign-Urbana tradition, and join us for our 22nd Annual Festival of Trees! This year, Junior League is celebrating 85 years of impact in our community, and our Festival will be bigger and better to mark the occasion!

Win raffle and silent auction prizes and shop the holiday gift gallery. Proceeds raised at Festival of Trees are used for community grants and programs benefiting children and families in the Champaign-Urbana area along with our new partnership with Crisis Nursery. Celebrate the beginning of the season with a festive event and help support a great cause, women building better communities by building dreams and changing lives.


Tickets may be purchased at the door for each day you’d like to attend the event.  Inquiries about bulk purchase of group tickets (100 tickets or more) can be made to emilyfcross@gmail.com.

  • Adults and children 13 years of age and older: $5.00
  • Senior Citizens and children 4 to 12 years of age: $3.00
  • Children under 3 years of age: free

Picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus:

  • Santa & Mrs. Claus will be available for photos from 10 a.m. – noon on Sunday, November 19

Thank you to our Premiere Tree Sponsors:

  • Walmart of Savoy
  • Broeren Russo Builder, Inc.
  • Ruedi Wealth Management, Inc.
  • Junior League Board & Management Team
  • Anderson Dental
  • The Libman Company
  • Crisis Nursery

And to other businesses that have contributed to the Festival of Trees:

  • Cozad Asset Management
  • Two Men and a Truck
  • Stevie Jay Broadcasting
  • Adams Outdoor Advertising


Treat your princess to a special night. The Daddy-Daughter Dance is a signature event during our annual Festival of Trees. Girls and their dads will enjoy delicious desserts and fun activities.

Friday, November 17, 2017
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This event is for the whole family. Mrs. Claus will lead a special story time with the children and you’ll have a chance to meet Santa & Mrs. Claus while enjoying your brunch.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
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This year, Junior League of Champaign Urbana is celebrating 85 years of impact in our community, and the Festival of Trees Gala. Join us for an evening of eating, drinking, dancing and a fantastic live auction.

Saturday, November 18, 2017
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