Council of 101 presents the Festival of Trees at Orlando Museum of Art. This is a family-friendly holiday tradition of glittering trees, exquisite wreaths. It takes guests to a time of old-fashioned holiday gatherings. Elegance will be on full display while guests embrace the reason for the season and experience Gifts of the Season. Presenting sponsor Orlando Health.
First presented in 1986, the Festival of Trees, organized by the Council of 101, is the premier holiday event in Orlando, enjoyed by more than 20,000 people each year, in mid-November. The Orlando Museum of Art is transformed into a holiday showcase. It features beautiful designer-inspired Christmas trees and vignettes, holiday wreaths, and exquisite gingerbread houses.
Special events include our Opening Night Gala, our family-friendly Reindeer Romp, and our Breakfast with Santa. Enjoy a bite to eat in our Festival Cafe or watch our daily entertainment provided daily by local area dance groups and choirs. Trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and decorative accessories for your home or office are available for purchase.
The mission of the Orlando Museum of Art is to interpret and present art for a diverse public audience; to positively affect people’s lives with inclusive, innovative, and inspiring educational programming which will endure as a cultural legacy in Central Florida. Additionally, Orlando Museum of Art stimulates creativity, passion, and intellectual curiosity. It does this by connecting people from all backgrounds and experiences with compelling art and new ideas.
The Orlando Museum of Art will be a cultural leader in the Central Florida community and beyond. Through exhibition of art and educational programming, it will aspire to teach, influence, and broaden the worldview and shared experience of our community.