Ann's Place Festival of Trees Offers Fun & Festive Events for Kids!

Festival of Trees Brings New Children’s Programs

Come kick off the Holidays at the 15th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit Ann’s Place at the Crowne Plaza, Danbury, CT, Ex. 2, I-84, for a weekend of live events from November 17-19. Raising over $2.56 million, since the inception of the Festival, to support area cancer patients, it is the largest fundraiser for Ann’s Place. There's something for everyone at the Festival of Trees - even kids! Check out the lineup of festive events for kids!

Gathering of the Galaxies Character Parties!

Five Showings - SAT., 11/18 & SUN., 11/19

Come as your favorite sci-fi character or come as yourself! Costumes are fun, but not required. Enjoy space snacks (cookies) and rocket fuel (juice) at any of five parties. Have your picture taken with a real live storm trooper, courtesy of the 501st Legion, CT Garrison at any of the following character parties.

Adult & Child Admission: $20,. After the first child, 2nd and 3rd children in the same family will be charged $15 per seat. Children must bring an adult with them. 50 Minute Seatings.

Magician Tom Pesce - Sat., Nov. 18th @ 11:00am & 1:00pm

Be amazed by intergalactic space magician Tom Pesce at our first two parties on Saturday. Expect a gathering of androids and other exciting champions of the galaxies. For ages 3-10.

MicroSoft Interactive! Saturday, Nov. 18th @ 3:00pm and Sunday, Nov. 19th @ 11:00am & 1:00pm

Be prepared for an exciting space journey with interactive entertainment powered by MicroSoft® at these 3 shows only. Explore a neon galaxy in your very own battleship in LOVERS IN A DANGEROUS SPACETIME®, a thrilling 1- to 4-player couch co-op adventure. Take control of turrets, lasers, shields and thrusters, using teamwork to triumph over the evil forces of Anti-Love. Deep space is an unexplored place, but you don’t have to face it alone! (Rated E for everyone) Teens can jump into new adventures with X-Box and computer games rated T for Teens and provided by MicroSoft®. Recommended Ages: 6 years to Teens.

Children’s Winter Village - SAT., 11/18 & SUN., 11/19

For just 5 of your raffle tickets your child can participate in over five activities: Make & Take Crafts, Face Painting, Tattoos, LEGO® Building & Coloring Station, Guess How Many & More!