Festival of Trees at the Orlando Museum of Art

Posted by Unlock Orlando November 7, 2012

The Council of 101 of the Orlando Museum of Art presents the 26th annual Festival of Trees, “Once Upon A Time … A Fairy Tale Festival”, November 9th -18th , 2012. Each year the Council of 101 transforms the Orlando Museum of Art into a Holiday Wonderland. The Festival of Trees, our major fundraiser for the museum, brings thousands of people to the museum each year. Dozens of Central Florida Businesses and individual Designers sponsor trees and create decadent decorations and displays.

For this year’s theme, “Once Upon A Time…A Fairy Tale Festival”, designers will incorporate the whimsy and tradition of everyone’s favorite fairy tales, along with the latest design trends, as they trim their trees into amazing holiday creations.

2012 Festival of Trees Dates:

Festival of Trees attendees can delight in some holiday shopping in areas such as The Enchanted Boutique, Deck the Halls: Fairy Tale Forest, Fairy Tale Toyland, Entertaining by Design, and Gingerbread Village.

November 10-18, 2012
Purchase General Admission tickets
Gala: November 9th

Our festival begins with the Opening Night Gala’s: “The Glass Slipper Ball”, Friday, November 9th from 7 to 11 p.m. VIP and Corporate Tables as well as individual tickets are available for sale now.
Purchase Gala tickets
Senior’s Day: November 14th (10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.)

Visitors 55+ will enjoy $1 off Admission and will have a chance to receive a special gift from the Festival.

Reindeer Romp Presents: Peter Pans PJ Party:  November 14th (6:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.)

Families will delight in this special event including entertainment, face painting and pictures with Santa. Children are encouraged to wear their holiday pj’s!
Purchase Reindeer Romp tickets


Holiday Stroll: November 16th

The Holiday Stroll will feature live music, wine, beer, and tastings from some of Orlando’s finest restaurants.
Purchase Holiday Stroll tickets
Festival of Trees 2012 Daily Entertainment

Saturday, November 10th
Santa: 10 AM – 4 PM
USA Dance (Orlando Chapter): 10:30 AM – 11 AM
Bach Festival Youth Choir: 12 PM – 12:30 PM
The Caroling Company: 12 PM – 3 PM
Sunshine Flutes: 1 PM – 2 PM

Sunday, November 11th
Orlando Gay Chorus: 2:30 PM – 3:00 PM
The Caroling Company: 12 PM – 3:00 PM

Tuesday, November 13th
Santa: 12 PM – 2 PM and 3:30 PM – 5

Wednesday, November 14th
Kelly’s Music & Tatting: 10 AM – 12 PM
The Geneva School Rhetoric Chamber Choir: 10:30 AM – 11 AM
Young At Heart Chorale: 1 PM – 1:30 PM
Jay M. Hughes: 1 PM – 3 PM

Friday, November 16th
Dottie Clendenin: 10 AM – 12 PM
Jay M. Hughes: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Saturday, November 17th
Santa: 10 AM – 4 PM
Orlando Ballet School: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Vocals Illustrated: 11:30 AM – 12 PM
The Caroling Company: 12 PM – 3 PM
Momentum Live Dance: 1 PM – 1:30 PM
Orlando Circle of Friends Chorus: 3:30 PM – 4 PM

Sunday, November 18th
Jay M. Hughes: 1 PM – 3 PM
Colby Center For Dance & Performing Arts: 1:30 – 2:00 PM
Florida Opera Theatre Youth Chorus: 2 PM – 2:30 PM
A Gift For Music Chamber String Quartet: 3 PM – 3:30 PM
General Admission Festival Areas

Trees & Vignettes /  Deck The Halls: Fairy Tale Forest
Browse our beautifully decorated designer trees and vignettes available for sale or visit our Deck The Halls area to purchase a smaller tree or wreath.

Gingerbread Village
Enjoy the delicious aroma of beautifully crafted gingerbread houses which are available for sale.

Fairy Tale Toyland Town & Shop
A fun place for children to play games, do crafts and visit wtih Santa at scheduled times or come and purchase some items in our gift shop, priced especially for small pockets.

Entertaining By Design
Win a spectacularly designed tabletop, jewelry, gift certificates and other exciting items in our drawings.

Holiday Boutique & Holiday Garden
Shop for everyone on your gift list in our one of a kind boutique or our garden for all of your holiday outdoor decor needs.

Special Displays
View our beautiful private collections of holiday items and our Department 56 Christmas Village.

Festival Cafe
Take a break and enjoy some delicious food and beverages hosted by Panera.

For further information, please call the Council of 101 Office at 407 896 4231 x254 or e-mail councilof101@aol.com.

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