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28th Annual Saratoga Festival of Trees Runs Nov. 29-Dec. 3

Catholic Charities‘ Festival of Trees returns Nov. 29.  Photo by Scott Bergmann Photography Catholic Charities‘ Festival of Trees returns Nov. 29. Photo by Scott Bergmann Photography

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties hosts their 28th annual fundraiser – The Festival of Trees – from Wednesday, Nov. 29, through Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Saratoga Springs City Center.

The festival returns with a showcase of decorated trees, wreaths and other holiday and gift items for purchase.

Tickets are $10 per person, $5 for Seniors, $5 for ages over 10 and free for anyone 10 and under, when accompanied by an adult. Special $5 admission pricing will be offered on Thursday the Victorian Streetwalk.

Festival proceeds will benefit the programs of Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties. 

Event hours are as follows: Festival of Trees Preview Reception, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 6-8 p.m.; Festival of Trees, Thursday, Nov. 30, 4-9 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 1, 3-8 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m. -7 p.m, and Sunday, Dec 3, 11 a.m. -2 p.m. 

Tickets can be purchased at the entrance to the festival. Preview Reception tickets can be purchased by calling 518-587-5000.

Additionally, there will be two Breakfasts with Santa on Saturday, Dec. 2 - at 8:30 a.m. and at 10 a.m. Sundaes with Santa follows from 11:30-1 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Children 2 and under are free. Adults must accompany children. Tickets include either the breakfast or sundae, a tour of the Festival of Trees, a chat with Santa, and access to a variety of children’s activities for $1 per ticket. Tickets for these are sold in advance only and can be purchased by calling 518-587-5000.

The Festival of Trees is the biggest fundraiser and community event of the year for Catholic Charities. 

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