Tickets for the Embassy’s 37th Annual Festival of Trees on Sale Today

Fort Wayne, Ind. (November 1 , 2021) – The Festival of Trees is one of the region’s most anticipated holiday traditions, and the Embassy Theatre is excited to announce that tickets are on sale today for the beloved community event. This year marks the 37th year of this longstanding festival, taking place from Wednesday, November 24 through Wednesday, December 1.

Founded in 1984, the Festival of Trees supports ongoing operational and restoration efforts for the Embassy Theatre Foundation. The Festival is the organization’s largest annual fundraising event.

Lobbies of the Embassy Theatre and Indiana Hotel will transform into a wonderland of decorated trees under the theme of The Magic of the Season. Patrons will tour the spectacular venue to view 70 decorated trees. Admission includes visits with Santa (various dates and time) and festive entertainment on stage including the Grande Page pipe organ as well as youth choir and dance group performances. Attendees are encouraged to register to win show tickets and other goodies as well as vote for their favorite trees! Also noteworthy are the animated holiday windows along the building on Harrison Street.

The organization will again offer a virtual ticketing option to share with friends, coworkers and family who cannot attend in person or to provide the perfect holiday backdrop to play on televisions at holiday celebrations. That ticket will be available for purchase on December 1.
Breakfast with Santa is a popular featured event and will take place Friday through Sunday of the Festival. A news release later this week will include details.

2021 Festival of Trees Schedule

Wednesday, November 24: 6-9 p.m. – OPENING NIGHT as a part of Night of Lights

Thursday, November 25: 12-8 p.m. – THANKSGIVING – See Dr. Suess’ The Grinch (2018)
animated film at 5 p.m.

Friday, November 26, through Sunday, November 28: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Friday, November 26 Stage Entertainment:
11 a.m. Grand Page pipe organ
noon Ellie Paige Dance Academy
2 p.m. Fred Astaire Dance Studios
3 p.m. 5, 6, 7, 8 School of Dance
4 p.m. K. Monique’s Studio of Dance
5 p.m. Amaneceres De Mexico Dance
6 p.m. Ratio Dance
7 p.m. The Art Leadership Academy

Saturday, November 27 Stage Entertainment:
11 a.m. Grand Page pipe organ
Noon Dance NY Style Studio of Dance
1 p.m. Kinetic Revelation Academy of Dance and the Arts
2 p.m. En Croix Ballet
3 p.m. Julies School of Dance
4 p.m. Studio 149
6 p.m. SheeKriStyle Academy of Dance
7 p.m. Beacons of Light Dance
8 p.m. Beacons of Light Dance

Sunday, November 28 Stage Entertainment:
11 a.m. Grand Page pipe organ
noon Starz Dance Academy
1 p.m. Starz Dance Academy
2 p.m. Icon Dance Center
3 p.m. Pulse Dance Academy
4 p.m. Northeast School of Dance
5 p.m. Fort Wayne Dance Collective
7 p.m. Dyson Dance Studio

Monday, November 29: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & 5-9 p.m.
Stage Entertainment:
9 a.m. Grand Page pipe organ
11 a.m. North Side High School Show Choir
6:30 pm Community Sing-Along with the Fort Wayne Children’s Choir – Be sure to
tour the Festival of Trees BEFORE this performance!

Tuesday, November 30: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. SENIOR DAY – Sponsored by Aging & In-Home Services (open to all ages)

Wednesday, December 1: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. FINAL DAY
Stage Entertainment:
9 a.m. Concordia High School Choir
11 a.m. Canterbury Middle School Orchestra

Entertainment schedules are subject to change. Visit www.fwembassytheatre.org/festival-oftrees/ for up-to-date information.

The 2021 Festival of Trees is made possible by support from Indiana Michigan Power and AEP
Foundation, Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne Metals, STAR Financial Bank, Chuck & Lisa Surack and Sweetwater, and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union.

Media sponsors are Fort Wayne Newspapers, ABC21, Adams Radio Group, and The Papers.

Programming at the Embassy Theatre is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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