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41st Annual Holiday Tree Festival

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Thank you to all who attended the 41st Annual Holiday Tree Festival at the John S. Knight Center, November 12-19. Since its beginning in 1982, the Holiday Tree Festival has raised more than $6 million for the hospital's patient care programs, education and research.

View a list of the raffle winners here.

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Thank you to everyone who attended the Gala!

Enjoy and purchase hundreds of trees, wreaths and other holiday decorations to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital.  The festival is FREE and open to the public during these hours:

For more please call Volunteer Services at 330-543-8424.

Tree Festival Schedule

  • Thursday, Nov. 17: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 18: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 19: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Breakfast with Santa will be held Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill Street, Akron, OH

  • The morning includes a holiday sing-along, visits with special holiday friends and pictures with Santa. 
  • Tickets are free for kids ages 0-3, $15 for ages 4-12 and $20 for ages 13 and up.

Complete and return this form to reserve your spot.

Santa Schedule

Friday, November 18

  • 1 – 4 p.m.
  • 5 – 8 p.m.

Saturday, November 19

  • 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • 1 – 4 p.m.
  • 4:30 – 7 p.m.

For more information about the Holiday Tree Festival, contact:

Mary Leuca
Chairperson, Holiday Tree Festival

Vicki Parisi
Akron Children’s Hospital Volunteer Services

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