Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees

Dec 1 – Dec 16 • 10 am – 5 pm
at the Schenectady County Historical Society and the YWCA NorthEastern NY
Adults $6 •  Under 12 free!

Celebrate the season as we fill our galleries with lighted fir trees! Decorated from classic to kooky Christmas styles, the trees glow with the enchantment of the holidays. Join us throughout December for a shimmering, festive season.

Consider supporting these two community organizations by sponsoring a tree! Register below, or check out our Festival of Trees Sponsorship Guide for more information!


If your organization is a school, note that participation is free; please email exhibits@schenectadyhistorical.org to register.

Sponsorship Type:
Tree Size
Preferred Site
Business/Organization Name:
Theme of tree:

Night of Lights
Friday, Nov 30, 7pm at SCHS

Our Festival of Trees is back, lighting up Schenectady! Come celebrate the beginning of this wintertide enchantment with the Night of Lights, an exclusive evening of radiant fir trees, live music, great food from Wagon Train BBQ and Villa Italia Bakery, a raffle, a cash bar, and more! Join us on November 30th at 7 pm at our 32 Washington Ave. location.


Night of Lights

Thanks to our sponsors: