Attractions

The Baby Fold’s Mission Quest

Want to win a decorated 7 foot tree for your home or office? Participate in the Mission Quest to learn facts about The Baby Fold as you explore the Festival of Trees. There are 7 red doors throughout the event and if you can find all of the answers to the fill-in-the-blank scavenger hunt, you could win a beautiful tree designed by Jeffrey Alans!

State Farm Bank’s Gingerbread Village

Our Gingerbread Village provides some of the best sights and smells at the Festival of Trees! Icing snow and icicles, shredded wheat roofs and candy cane doorways all come together in a beautiful and tasty display of gingerbread artistry.

Nativity Nook – NEW for 2019

Graciously donated by Eldon and Jane Haab, 15 nativity sets are featured on silent auction and serve as a reminder of the REAL reason for the season!

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation and Tom and Ellen Howe’s Enchanted Forest

Although there is definitely something for everyone at The Baby Fold’s Festival of Trees, we don’t want to forget the real reason people come to see us – it is certainly to take in all of the beautiful trees! Whether you plan to bid on your favorite tree or purchase a tree at the buy-it-now price, the Enchanted Forest has many to choose from. Keep in mind that we sold every tree last year, so do not miss your chance! You can leave with a lasting memory your family can gather around for years to come, all while supporting The Baby Fold!

Dunbar, Breitweiser, & Company, LLP’s Sugarplum Showcase

A collection of rare items and memorabilia from celebrities near and far as well as unique decorations for holidays throughout the year. We can’t wait to see what celebrity items will be available for bidding this year. You will get a glimpse of Hollywood and your own brush with fame!

Dentsmart PDR’s Reindeer Crossing

Reindeer Crossing features all of the treats, photo ops, and most of this year’s new attractions at The Baby Fold’s Festival of Trees!

Dasher’s Deals – NEW for 2019

Back by popular demand is Dasher’s Deals! Formerly known as Gift Card Grab, this area helps guests get started on shopping for the holidays. Local business contribute gift cards and certificates to the Festival of Trees to have their name displayed all weekend long. Guests have the opportunity to purchase these gift cards at a slightly discounted rate. This area has always been popular and is a terrific way to support The Baby Fold!

Coat Check

Take off your coat and stay awhile! The Coat Check is an added benefit for our Festival of Trees attendees! 

CEFCU’s Jingle Bell Junction

A special area for kids of all ages featuring crafts, face painting, games, entertainment, visits from Santa, and much more. Let the kids burn off some steam after taking in the trees! Check out the CEFCU’s Jingle Bell Junction Schedule to see what types of activities and entertainment we have in store for the kids this year!