Our premier holiday event will be held both virtually and as a drive-through experience. Enjoy the 36th Annual Festival of Trees in these ways:
VOTE on your favorite holiday tree decorated by skilled artists in our community (trees are virtual), BID on a tree and have it delivered to your home, TAKE A CHANCE on spectacular auction packages! VISIT the drive through light experience.
Start the holiday season with a little magic!
For 36 years Festival of Trees has been a holiday tradition for our community. As we navigate Covid-19 and prepare for the safety of our community, Erie’s favorite holiday tradition will bring different and new memories this year.
Our premier holiday event will be held both virtually and as a drive-through experience.
The continued success of Festival of Trees and the impact to Saint Vincent Hospital and Children’s Miracle Network is only possible with the support of our community and business partners. Saint Vincent is proud that proceeds from this year’s Festival of Trees will support the creation of a Healthy Food Center at AHN Saint Vincent Hospital. Through the center, our patients will have access to healthy foods and nutrition counseling to help manage their overall health, no matter their income or budget.
Drive-Through Light Location
Fairview Business Park
7401 Klier Drive
Fairview, PA 16415
Friday, November 27: 5pm-9pm*
Saturday, November 28: 5pm-9pm*
Sunday, November 29: 5pm-9pm*
*Last vehicles enter Klier Drive by 9pm
1-10 guests: $20 per vehicle
11-30 guests: $40 per vehicle
Enjoy the 36th Annual Festival of Trees in these ways:
Drive Through Experience
Friends and families will be greeted at our NEW drive through experience. The drive through experience will immerse friends and families in the spirit of the season and will include beautiful light displays, visits to rooms in Santa’s castle, live reindeer and fun takeaways.
Your family can join in the festivities:
Friday, November 27th 5pm-9pm
Saturday, November 28th 5pm-9pm
Sunday, November 29th 5pm-9pm
*Any vehicle in line by 9pm will be able to drive through the holiday experience.
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We proudly opened our doors in Erie in 1965. A lot has changed between now and then, but our mission remains the same – offer fresh food, from our favorite local brands, at a convenient location. In one stop, you can fill up your gas tank and grab breakfast, lunch, groceries and a bottle of wine or a 6-pack to go. We look forward to serving you and your family during your trip to Erie!
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