The 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival

Holiday Tree Festival

Kick off the holiday season with the 2013 Holiday Tree Festival, which takes place Nov. 23 – Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center. Admission to the festival is free. Festival hours are Monday - Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thanksgiving, 2 to 6 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Every year, more than 140 decorated trees, 130,000 lights, and countless other holiday creations are displayed at the John S. Knight Center to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. Proceeds support patient care programs, education and research.

The Holiday Tree Festival has been the volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital’s gift to the Akron community for more than 30 years and has raised more than $4 million for the hospital since beginning in 1982. Last year, the Holiday Tree Festival raised $250,000.


For more information about the Holiday Tree Festival, contact:

Mary Leuca
Chair of the Holiday Tree Festival
htfmary@yahoo.com

Joni Fitch
Akron Children’s Hospital Foundation
330-543-8340
jfitch2@chmca.org

Vicki Parisi
Akron Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services
330-543-8425
vparisi@chmca.org

2013 Holiday Tree Festival set up

Akron Children’s Hospital held its 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival Nov.23 to Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center. See the “behind the scenes” looks as decorators prepare for the event.
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2013 Holiday Tree Festival Preview Gala

Akron Children’s Hospital held its 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival Nov. 23 to Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center. The Holiday Tree Festival Preview Gala foreshadows the festival. The Preview Gala took place on Nov. 22 this year.
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2013 Breakfast with Santa

Akron Children’s Hospital held its 32nd annual Holiday Tree Festival Nov.23 to Dec. 1 at the John S. Knight Center. The festival kicked off with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Breakfast with Santa on Nov. 23.
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30 Years of the Holiday Tree Festival

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