Event Schedule

November 12

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

November 13

12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

November 14

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

November 15

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

November 16

9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat, Nov 12th
9:00 - 10:30AM
Breakfast with Santa

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a breakfast of goodies sure to please.  Games, entertainment and so much more fun for the family.  Breakfast is held on the festival floor, so get your tickets and be one of the first to see the beauty of the festival.  Tickets – $20

Sun, Nov 13th
Family Day

Family Day – Kids 10 & Under FREE with paid adult
Pickle Day – Find the pickle ornaments hidden in the trees throughout the festival
Veterans admitted FREE

10:00AM - NOON
Princess Tea Party

All princesses are invited to wear their favorite princess costume and enjoy a party in their honor. Come enjoy a morning on the arena floor with food, photos to remember your special day, tiaras for all and so much more. Tickets – $20

5:00 - 7:00PM
Family Bingo

Grab the family and head to the Festival for dinner and fun!  Enjoy playing Bingo and win prizes the entire family can enjoy!  Each ticket includes dinner provided by Jocko's, 6 games of Bingo, and admission to the Festival. Each game winner will receive a prize and door prizes will be given. Tickets needed for adults and children attending. Tickets - $20

Mon, Nov 14th
11:00 AM - 1:00PM
Ladies Luncheon

 Let your Season of Silver Bells begin while you enjoy a delicious catered luncheon from Mimi's Catering and Kitchen on the main arena floor of the beautifully decorated Festival of Trees. The luncheon will offer coffee, tea or wine to compliment the meal as well entertainment to get you in the holiday spirit. Be prepared to have fun with friends and again this year, browse and bid on a few generously donated live auction items to be awarded to the highest bidders. Tickets – $45

6:00 - 7:00PM
Story Time at the Festival

Free with Paid Admission

6:00 - 7:00PM
Free Veterans Day

Free Admission for all veterans

Tue, Nov 15th
6:00 – 8:30 pm
Cheers to you Bingo

A special night of spirited bingo, cold refreshments, prizes, fun and friends at the Festival of Trees. Ticket includes food from Sol Del Mar, two drink tickets and prizes for Bingos! Door prizes will also be given out. Bring your lucky dobber if you must, it not we have lots of lucky ones to choose from.  Buy a table and bring your friends or just come join in the fun! Tickets – $30

Senior Special Day

guests 60 plus free all day

Kids with Woody

Children’s Craft Area Hours

Saturday: 11:00 – 8:00 PM
Sunday: Noon – 7:00 PM
Monday: 4:00 -8:00 PM
Tuesday: 4:00 – 8:00 PM

Pricing & General Admission



Children (ages 3 through 12 years)


Children (under age 3)


Family Pass

15 tickets for $30
good any day

For General Information or Group Admission Tickets – Call: (217) 504-0106

Tickets on sale at the David S. Palmer Arena. Buy in person at the box office, online at:
https://palmerarena.com or by phone by calling (800) 514-3849.

Special Ticketed Events

  • All guests including children, expecting a seat at a special event must have a ticket to the special event.
  • All tickets will be scanned prior to entering the event.
  • If the event says reserved seating; you will have a seat or chair at a table.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult, as we do not offer babysitting services.