Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth Atheneum | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

Annual Festival of Trees & Traditions at the Wadsworth Atheneum

Festival of Trees & Traditions has become an annual holiday custom for visitors from throughout the state and beyond. Every year community members, artists and organizations decorate holiday trees and wreaths to be displayed in the galleries throughout the week. All items are for sale, and profits help fund the museum’s special exhibitions, educational programs, and operating expenses. Purchase a tree or wreath for your home or donate it to a local charity. Public hours for viewing the Festival of Trees & Traditions are 10am–5pm from November 29 – December 8. Please note: The prices below reflect a $3 fundraising surcharge that is added to all museum admission prices during Festival of Trees & Traditions.



Members: $3
Hartford Residents: $3
Adults: $18
Seniors: $15
Students: $8
Youth (age 17 & under): $3

Please Note: The Wadsworth Atheneum usually waives admission fees every Wednesday–Sunday from 4–5 pm. Please note that guests visiting the museum at these times during the Festival of Trees & Traditions fundraiser will be charged $3 for their admission.

Groups of 10 or more will receive a discount by reservation only. To schedule a group visit, call (860) 838-4046.




600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States


Contact name: 
Sarah Ferri
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
10 am – 5 pm