Design

Mini Trees

All of our available mini tree designer spots for the 2016 Festival have been filled. If you want to join our mailing list to receive the latest updates for the 2017 Festival of Trees, please complete our contact us form.

Mini Trees

The Festival of Trees Mini Tree Display features 70 mini trees decorated by young artists from local elementary schools, preschools and scout troops.

Elementary and preschool classes, along with scout troops are invited to make ornaments to decorate a 24-inch mini tree that will be provided and delivered to your school or scout office in October. Read the Mini Trees Guidelines for more information

The decorated trees may be picked up or donated after the Festival. Donated trees will be distributed to area nursing and retirement homes.

Participating classes and troops will be listed in the Festival of Trees program and special insert in The State Journal-Register. Each mini tree will be provided identification signage.

Super Set-Up

Super Set-Up will be held at the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds, Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All entries must be complete and delivered during this time.

For more information, please contact the Festival of Trees office at 217-788-4301 or email us.