The 11th Annual Bel Air Festival of Trees returns to Downtown Bel Air November 25th through 27th. The Festival of Trees is an annual tradition in Bel Air where all funds raised by the Chesapeake Cancer Alliance are donated to supportive care services provided by Cancer LifeNet and cancer related programs at the Kaufman Cancer Center.

The Bel Air Festival of Trees is held in conjunction with Downtown Bel Air’s Small Business Saturday to encourage visitors to Downtown Bel Air to support small business! Learn more which businesses you can support and what they have prepared for you here.

The three day event kicks off with a Preview Party and Social (ticketed) on November 25th from 5:30pm to 8pm at the Bel Air Armory. The Preview Party and Social features an exclusive preview of Chesapeake Cancer Alliance’s 11th Annual Festival of Trees while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres and sipping wine. Tickets are $30 when purchased prior to November 25th and $35 when purchased at the door. To purchase tickets please call 410-838-3987.

Now, to the main event. The 11th Annual Festival of Trees will take place November 26th through 27th from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 10am to 4pm on Sunday. Admission is only $12 and children 12 and under are free with an adult. The festival will feature:

  • Christmas trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses decorated by local organizations and designers and sold by silent auction all weekend
  • Gift boutiques and bake table
  • Children’s crafts
  • Lunch café
  • Live entertainment

You can also enjoy a Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus on Saturday, from 8am to 12pm at the Main Street Tower. The cost is $11 for adults, $8 for kids and children 3 and under are free. Prices do not include tax or gratuity and reservations are required. Call Main Street Tower at 410-838-8007. Click here to learn more.

That is a packed day! Be sure to bring your family and experience the Festival of Trees in Downtown Bel Air and Small Business Saturday! See the participating Small Business Saturday Businesses (including restaurants) here.