Festival of Trees returns to Orlando Museum of Art this weekend

Special Christmas event runs through Nov. 20

Christmas trees are up at Orlando Museum of Art for Festival of Trees. (Council of 101)

ORLANDO, Fla. – Works of Christmas art will adorn the Orlando Museum of Art starting this weekend.

The Festival of Trees kicks off Friday, Nov. 11 at the museum in Lockhaven Park and runs through Nov. 20.

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The annual festival’s theme this year is “Gifts of the Season,” and more than 45 decorated trees, gingerbread house creations, wreaths and more will be on display to fit the theme.

Holiday shopping, pop-up shops and live entertainment will also be available.

Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for children, seniors 60+ and military or first responders, with all proceeds going to the Council of 101, the organization that supports the museum and its programs. Daily parking is $7.

There are some special events, too.

Senior Day is Nov. 15 and offers discounted admission for seniors.

Ugly Sweater Day is Saturday, Nov. 19. Wear your tackiest Christmas attire for a judged competition in the afternoon.

Breakfast with Santa is being held on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Saturday, Nov. 19. The separately ticketed event includes a hot breakfast, games, face painters, crafts, time with Santa and entry to the festival. It is $35 a person.

The Reindeer Romp Christmas Party is Friday evening, Nov. 18 and features appearances by Santa and Mrs. Claus, face painters, stilt walkers and other activities, with entry to the festival. General admission tickets are $25.

To purchase tickets, go to the Council of 101 website.

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