Now that the wind is undeniably becoming chillier, it’s about time to pull out our Christmas decorations and start working on our Christmas trees! The work and time it takes to build a tree make it all the more symbolic and nostalgic. It’s like a family event, where everyone can chime in and put up the ornaments. Besides, Christmas trees are the highlight of the holidays. Incorporated into tradition as a symbol of eternal life, it has found its way to become the center of attraction for every home.
News flash for all Christmas tree lovers: you can get your holiday fix at the Georgia Festival of Trees happening on November 19-27, 2022.
The eight-day festival features a forest of dazzling Christmas trees for auction, live music and entertainment, kids’ activities and games, gift shops from local artisans, food, and more.
This year, they are offering many new activities, such as the Christmas Gingerbread Competition, where you can win awards and prizes such as Best in Show, Most Creative, and People’s Choice. Kids can also play and take photos with our beloved Christmas guy, Santa Claus. This is, of course, in addition to the cookie decorating, Elf Training Academy obstacle course, and games!
For LEGO lovers, there’s also a special event for you. There will be a Christmas-themed LEGO building competition for novices to experts. All creations will be displayed at the venue as well - so if you win, you totally deserve the bragging rights!
The Georgia Festival of Trees will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center. All proceeds from the festival will be donated to Wellspring Living. This non-profit organization helps and supports victims of human trafficking in the metro Atlanta area as they transform and pick their lives back up.