O’FALLON – The Festival of Trees is approaching quickly, but there is still time for you to be a part of it. Over the past several weeks, the O’Fallon community has come together to watch as O’Fallon Station has been built from the ground up. Businesses have jumped on board the O’Fallon Station train and signed up to be decorators, sponsors, volunteers, and advocates for the exciting fundraiser for the HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Foundation that will kick off on November 16th with the Extravaganza and run until the Illuminated Holiday Parade on November 24th.
“The Festival of Trees is a wonderful opportunity to bring the community together, celebrate, and give back at the same time,” said David Garris, St. Elizabeth’s Foundation Director. “The outpouring of support and dedication to the O’Fallon and Shiloh communities that we’ve seen is just astounding.”
Businesses and Organizations that are participating in the Festival of Trees include: 1st National Bank of Waterloo, O’Fallon Police Department, The Fource Group, Beltone Hearing Care Centers, Marriott Town Homes & Suites, Ironhorse Resources, Bank of O’Fallon, Avenue Realty, City of O’Fallon, Olson Orthodontics, Mike Morril State Farm, The Jessica and Kelli Uhl Memorial Foundation, The Bereda Family, The Ballance Family, Jim Taylor, Inc, Red Door Realty, Mayberry Consulting, First Command, Sid & Mona LeGrand, Korte & Luitjohn, Bowman Dental, Deans, 1818 Chophouse, Millenia, Marcus Theatres, Jill Kinsella, DMD, Wind Inspired Art, Photography & Design, Patti Kreke, Ally Otey, Fezziwigs, Steven Mueller Florist, Refinery Salon, Cami Perkins, O’Fallon Garden Club, Karla Smith Behavioral Health, St. Elizabeth’s Nutrition Department, St. Elizabeth’s Foundation, Little Peek Boutique, Jenn Cooper, Kerry Phillips, Three Sisters Crafts, Nothing Bundt Cakes, Parent Teacher Tools and Toys, Hearts in Faith, Nilufer Fries, Eye on Design, Sheila Carroll, St. Vincent DePaul Club at St. Clare School, Norma Gerrish, Panther Band Parents, Elizabeth Mueller, O’Fallon Woman’s Club, Rosie Arnette, Mystic Spring Studio, O’Fallon Weekly, Cami Perkins, Quadrant, Peel Pizza, Hollyhock House, and Courage & Grace.
Tickets to the Extravaganza at The Festival of Trees are now on sale and can be purchased at ofallonfestivaloftrees.com or at the Katy Cavins Center. The Extravaganza is the start of a six-week celebration of the holidays to support and drive business to the local shops and restaurants in downtown O’Fallon and will include:
λ November 16 – The Extravaganza
λ November 17- 25 The Festival of Trees
λ November 24 – O’Fallon Annual Christmas Parade, 5pm
λ November 24 – O’Fallon Polar Express
λ December 1 – Christmas Hand Lettering for Beginners Class – O’Fallon Station – 10am
λ December 8 – O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce’s Tinsel Around Town, 12pm
λ December 8 – The Kissing Ball – O’Fallon Station – 10am
λ December 8 – Carriage Rides
λ December 15 – Carriage Rides
To sign up to be a volunteer or sponsor, please fill out a form on ofallonfestivaloftrees.com website or email email@example.com for more information.