Festival of Trees kicks off Friday


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Volunteers are putting the finishing touches on trees and wreaths before the Festival of Trees kicks off Friday night at the Hilton Garden Inn.

Festivities begin Friday night and go through Sunday. Friday is the Family Winter Ball starting at 5:30 and running until 9 p.m. People can come any time during those hours.

Saturday includes breakfast with Santa (sold out) and public hours from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. where people can come and go as they please. Festivities continue Sunday with public hours from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.

All trees will be raffled off. Anyone who wins one must pick it up on Sunday. Proceeds go to the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana.

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

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