A Festival of Trees and Christmas at the Farm - 2012

(Christmas at the Farm at the Peter Rice Homestead will be December 15.  Details below.)

Updated December 9, 2012: You'll find pictures of most of the trees in an album on our Facebook page.

Begin the holiday season with A Festival of Trees, bigger and better than ever: 
  • 100+ Decorated Artificial Christmas Trees--Participate as sponsor.  Details below.
  • Aisle of Wreaths
  • Centerpieces
  • Candyland
  • Santa‚Äôs Workshop
  • NorthPole Playland
  • Minature Victorian Village & Train
  • Gingerbread Village--Enter your creation.  Details below.
  • Dickens Village
  • Entertainment Stage
  • Breakfast with Santa
  • Silver Bells Tea
  • Santa Claus
  • Crafters--See details below.

All of the trees will be raffled off.  Come and pick the one you'd like to take home with you.

Save $2.  Download the coupon for $2 off up to four people.

Want to get a better idea of what you'll find at A Festival of Trees?  The program, video, and other information from last year's event is here. (Last year's event was in the Hellenic Hall.  This year's event is in the much-larger Royal Plaza Trade Center.)

New: Pictures from the day before the doors open on our Facebook page.

Read recent news coverage of this year's Festival.

One weekend only

December 7 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
December 8 from 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

December 9 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Royal Plaza Trade Center
181 Boston Post Road West
Marlborough, MA

  • Adults                                $8
  • Aged 62 and older           $5  (Special rate of $2 for seniors from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday)
  • Aged 5 - 12                        $4
  • Under 5 years of age       Free with adult or senior admission

Admission tickets and raffle tickets can be purchased at the door. 

Download the coupon for $2 off admission for up to four people.

2012 Festival of Trees program

The Festival of Trees is produced jointly with Olde Marlborough.  All proceeds benefit historic preservation, education, and celebration in Marlborough.

Interested in volunteering?

If you have time before, during, or after the event and would like to find out about volunteer opportunities, please contact Janet Licht.

Christmas at the Farm -- December 15 at the Peter Rice Homestead      

Our annual event at the historic Peter Rice Homestead is always a delightful way to celebrate the holidays: With friends and family at the Peter Rice Homestead.  Evergreens, holly, roaring fireplaces, hot gingerbread and drinks, baked goods, crafts for kids, music, a demonstration of lace making, and more.

View pictures from last year's event at the bottom of the Christmas 2011 page

The event this year runs from 10 am to 3 pm.

Available for purchase at the event: Gingerbread with whipped topping and lemon sauce, hot cider, hot chocolate, tea, and coffee.

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