40th Annual

Festival of Trees.

This FREE program allows local non-profit youth and adult clubs to showcase what their organization is all about by decorating a Christmas tree.

Tree Decorating Nov. 15-19
On Display through January 2.

There are limited spots available. First come first served.

This year, you can sign up for the location of your choice
and set your tree up during regular Museum hours between
Wednesday, November 15, and Sunday, November 19.

Find your preferred spot by clicking the blue button below.
Then click the red button to sign up for a time slot.

Decorate a Wreath!

By request, we have added locations where your organization can decorate and hang a wreath. Locations are represented by a W#. See the specifications below:

  • Your organization must supply the wreath.
  • The Museum will provide command hooks for hanging.
  • Artificial wreaths only.
  • Wreaths will not have electricity available.
  • Maximum size of wreath is 32in diameter.
  • The same rules apply to wreaths as trees.

  Some Things You Should Know

  • Tree locations are assigned by the registered time.
  • Time is important.
  • Failure to appear within your allotted time, will forfeit your space.
  • Emergencies do happen. Should it happen to you, let us know before your scheduled time and we will make every effort to arrange a new time at a later date
  • Electricity is not available in all locations. Pay attention to the location you choose to make sure your electrical needs are met.
  • You are responsible for bringing your own extension cords. We will not provide extension cords, power strips, or outlet adapters.
  • Please bring one or more non-perishable food items per person. Proceeds benefit our local food pantry.
  • If you would like to continue to receive Festival of Trees News, please keep your contact information updated by sending an email to cgosser@hastingsmuseum.org.
  • Limit one tree per location. If your organization has more than 1 tree, choose multiple locations close to each other.
  • You must register online. No walk-ins allowed.
  • Everything is subject to change as we follow City policies and DHM recommendations.
  • Tree take down is January 4-9. If your tree is not removed by January 16 it will be donated to Goodwill.