FESTIVAL OF TREES

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The annual Festival of Trees is the primary fundraising event for The Children’s Shelter. Held at Liberty Hall, it has been a premier Lawrence holiday event for over 30 years. Families, businesses and clubs donate themed Christmas trees and holiday wreaths displayed for the community to enjoy throughout the week. The Festival of Trees gala and auction cap off the festivities! Join us for a night of food, drinks and the giving spirit as we help raise money and awareness for our kids in need.

DATES & TIMES: 2019 Festival of  Trees; December 2 - 8

Viewing Hours:

Monday & Tuesday; 10am - 8pm

Wednesday; 10am - 7pm

Thursday; 10am - 8pm

Friday & Saturday; 10am - 5pm

Sunday; 10am - 2pm

Cookies with Santa:

Monday, December 2; 4 - 6pm

Tuesday, December 3; 5 - 7pm

Ugly Sweater Party: Wednesday, December 4; 7 - 9pm; $10

Auction Party: Friday, December 6; 7pm; $50

All events take place at Liberty Hall, 644 Massachusetts St., Lawrence, KS 66044

 

 

 

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DECORATE A TREE 

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ATTEND THE AUCTION

BECOME A SPONSOR

Groups, individuals and businesses decorate themed trees or wreaths for the live auction. Join in the tradition!

A Lawrence holiday tradition for more than 30 years! Join us for our first ever online auction.

Corporate Sponsorships help kids in need and have great benefits. Contact us to learn more!

VOLUNTEER AT THE EVENT

 

We are always looking for caring and dedicated people to help us throughout the week. Duties include checking people in, cleaning and disinfecting, and wrapping trees for delivery. See our SignUpGenius volunteer page for ways you can help!

Thank you to our 2020 event sponsors!

Champions for Children

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Child Advocates

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Friends of the Family

Friends of the Children

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Event Partners

Liberty Hall, City Wine Market, Maceli's, Henry Wertin - McGrew Real Estate