About Festival

Location & Directions

Memorial's Festival of Trees is held in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. If you enter the Fairgrounds using Gate 9, the Orr Building is located on your left. Plenty of free parking is available. The west entrance of the Orr Building is handicapped accessible. Wheelchairs are available at the west and east entrances of the Orr Building. 

Directions from the North

  • Take the I-55 Bus Loop exit (105) toward Sherman
  • Merge onto I-55 Bus S toward Sherman/Springfield
  • I-55 Bus S becomes IL-4/Veterans Parkway
  • Follow Veterans Parkway to Browning Road
  • Turn left onto Browning Road
  • Turn left onto 5th Street
  • Enter the Illinois State Fairgrounds through Gate 9

Directions from the South (Chatham, IL)

  • IL-4/Veterans Parkway North to Browning Road
  • Turn right onto Browning Road
  • Turn left onto 5th Street
  • Enter the Illinois State Fairgrounds through Gate 9

Directions from the South (St. Louis/Litchfield)

  • Take I-55 North to Chicago
  • Take the Sangamon Avenue exit (100B)
  • Merge onto East Sangamon Avenue
  • Turn right onto 5th Street
  • Enter the Illinois State Fairgrounds through Gate 9