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Experience the Holiday Spirit at the 2023 Saratoga Festival of Trees

Editor's Note (4/5/23): The following event details are from the 2022 holiday season. We will be updating for 2023 as info is announced.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the annual Saratoga Festival of Trees! Mark your calendar for this beloved Saratoga tradition at the Saratoga Springs City Center, happening November 30 - December 4, 2022.

christmas trees and holiday wreaths in a room

Walk Through a Wonderland of Beautifully Decorated Trees

The Saratoga Festival of Trees is hosted by the Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. It's both a fun-filled event and a fundraiser that is great for kids and adults alike, putting the spirit of Christmas into everyone's heart. See a wide variety of twinkling trees, beautiful wreaths, centerpieces, and other holiday items on display for visitors to purchase or simply admire.

Special Events

Preview Reception

Be the first to check out this year's Saratoga Festival of Trees by attending the Preview Reception on Wednesday, November 30, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm. Enjoy sumptuous wine, hors d'oeuvres, and entertainment. Tickets are $75.

Victorian Stroll Day

In celebration of Saratoga's Victorian Streetwalk, admission will be $5 (children under 10 free) at the Festival of Trees after 5pm on Thursday, December 1.

Family Day

Join the Festival for Breakfast with Santa or Sundaes with Santa on Saturday, December 3. Tickets to each will cover admission to the trees, food, and a photo with Santa himself!

  • $10 per person (2 and under free)
  • Breakfast seatings: 8:30am, 10:00am, and 11:30am
  • Sundaes seating: 1:00pm
  • Reservations and selection of a desired seating required
  • Adults must accompany children

Santa's Workshop

Santa's Workshop will be open from 8:30am - 2:00pm on Saturday, December 3. While you're checking out the trees or enjoying Family Day, stop by for holiday crafts and more activities. $1 per activity, available at the door.

All proceeds from the Saratoga Festival of Trees help the Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties to continue to serve our neighbors and friends in times of need.

Check Out the 2022 Festival of Trees Details

people at an indoor festival of trees event

2022 Event Dates:

  • Wednesday, November 30, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Preview Reception)
  • Thursday, December 1, 4:00pm – 9:00pm
  • Friday, December 2, 3:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Saturday, December 3, 12:00pm – 7:00pm (Family Day starts earlier)
  • Sunday, December 4, 11:00am – 2:00pm

2022 Festival Admission:

Wednesday, November 30: $75 Preview Reception admission (reservations required, buy online)

Thursday, December 1: $5 admission (children under 10 free) on Victorian Stroll Day after 5pm

Saturday, December 3: $10 per person (2 and under free) for Family Day Events from 8:30am - 2:00pm (Breakfast with Santa or Sundaes with Santa)

Friday, December 2 - Sunday, December 4: $10 general admission, $5 for seniors, $5 for ages over 10, free for ages 10 and under when accompanied by an adult

General admission tickets are available at the door.

For more information, please call 518-587-5000. Learn more and buy tickets to the Preview Reception and Family Day:

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