Events and Info

Events & Info

Viewing Hours

 Viewing Hours will be available Friday November 24 – Sunday December 3. 

A suggested donation of $5 is requested for adult guests and children over the age of 10.

Gingerbread Houses on Parade

Returning this year to the Festival of Trees is “Gingerbread Houses on Parade,” where you can view our charming gingerbread house donations. The houses are available for bidding through the silent auction, and are creative works of art crafted entirely of gingerbread. 

Cookies with Santa

Stay tuned for dates to get your picture taken with Santa this year at Festival.

Suggested Donation of $5 per person over the age of 3 or $20 for families of 4 or more people.

Auction Party - Saturday December 2


1031 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044

Mitten Tree

Each year, the Festival of Trees showcases a “Mitten Tree” with the wishes of families in need in your area. If you prefer a more personalized approach, join us at Maceli’s during viewing hours to pick out your “mitten” with wishes, including family members’ ages and sizes, so you may personally shop for your adopted family. Instructions, restrictions and due date will be provided so you can shop for your neighbors in need.

You may also make a directed donation toward the “Mitten Tree” at the $25, $50, $100 level so we can complete the shopping for our families in need at