Akron Children’s Hospital Christmas Tree Festival – A Lotta Lights, A Lotta Fun

Akron Children’s Hospital Christmas Tree Festival – A Lotta Lights, A Lotta Fun

Mark your calendars to stop by the John S. Knight Center Nov. 17-25  for the 37th annual Holiday Tree Festival presented by the Volunteers of Akron Children’s Hospital.

Every year, more than 200 decorated trees, 85,000 strings of lights, and countless other holiday creations are displayed at the John S. Knight Center to benefit Akron Children’s Hospital. Since its beginning in 1982, the Holiday Tree Festival has raised more than $5.3 million for the hospital’s patient care programs, education and research.
Trees are decorated by professional decorators, families, companies and other organizations and sold to raise money for the hospital.
The event is free. Hours are:

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Marie Elium spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter in Virginia and Ohio before switching to freelance writing when her two children were young. The kids are now Millennials, but writing continues to be one of her favorite endeavors. Marie was named editor of Northeast Ohio Boomer and Beyond magazine in November 2015 and is a graduate of Miami University. Marie can be reached at [email protected]

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