Festival COVID-19 Precautions

COVID-19 Safety Measures for the 38th Annual Festival of Trees & Lights

As the largest fundraiser for Blank Children's Hospital, Festival is mission critical to support our Child Life and Advocacy & Outreach programs and services. This year's event will look different as we do all we can to keep our community safe.  

Festival of Trees & Lights

  • The 5-day event will be a 3-day event (Friday – Sunday, Nov. 26-28).
  • We encourage online ticket sales with timed entry to limit the number of visitors at the event during one time. 
  • Masks will be required for anyone over the age of 2.
  • A guided, one-way path to view the beautifully decorated trees will be implemented.
  • Craft activities for children and bakery items will be sold and packaged to-go.
  • We will not have any live entertainment, kids' activities, or Santa on site this year.

Festival Gala

  • COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test result within 72 hours will be required. 
  • Masks will be required. 
  • Tables will be separated a minimum of 6 feet.
  • Serving staff will be masked.
  • Occupancy for the event will be at 27% capacity for the space.

We are confident we can provide a safe environment for people to gather to enjoy a holiday tradition while raising money for vital programs and services at Blank Children's Hospital.