STONEHAM | WAKEFIELD: The Boys & Girls Clubs are excited to announce the 2022 Festival of Trees holiday event on Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at MarketStreet Lynnfield. The event will run from 2pm to 6pm with plans to include nearly 100 decorated trees, arts & crafts, live musical performances, and Santa Claus himself!
The Festival of Trees is the Boys & Girls Clubs annual holiday event where local businesses, community groups, and families donate decorated trees for visitors to enjoy during the holiday season. Visitors can buy raffle tickets to win and take home their favorite trees. All proceeds collected at the event go directly to funding Club programming and supporting children and families in the community during the holidays. Entry is free and open to the public.
“Starting with Stacey Curran-Conway and Paula DiBartolomeo, our Festival of Trees has always been reflective of the holiday spirit that fills the communities we serve. Being surrounded by family and friends, with imaginative trees and other decorations from businesses, local leaders, and a wide assortment of civic groups & nonprofits. It is truly a magical event and a great way to raise money for our kids. We have to thank MarketStreet Lynnfield for offering to host us for the second year and providing us with additional exposure to our annual event, “said Anthony Guardia, Chief Development Officer at the Boys & Girls Clubs.
The event will be held at MarketStreet Lynnfield during the property’s Holiday Stroll on Sunday, November 20th from 3pm-6pm. Visitors are invited to view a winter wonderland of decorated trees and buy raffle tickets to enter to win and take one home for the holidays. Attendees are also invited to visit La Gallina, (lagallina-lynnfield.com) the new coastal Mediterranean eatery and bar located next to the Festival of Trees, to catch the Patriots Game and test out delicious samples in support of the Boys & Girls Clubs. Children will also have a chance to visit with Santa and participate in fun, festive activities at the event.
“The holidays are such a special time of year at MarketStreet Lynnfield and we couldn’t think of a better way to help kick the season off than with an annual event that not only spreads excitement and cheer, but gives directly back to the community. We’re so grateful for our partnership with our local Boys & Girls Clubs and are honored to once again host the Festival of Trees, adding some joy to the lives of children in need,“ said Charlotte Woods, General Manager of MarketStreet Lynnfield.
In addition to the Festival of Trees, visitors to MarketStreet Lynnfield can enjoy a full afternoon and evening at the Holiday Stroll, including amazing shopping opportunities, food sampling, interactive holiday decor, live entertainment, festive activities, and a very special tree lighting led by Mr. Claus himself! More information to be announced in the coming weeks on bgcfestivaloftrees.com. For information about how to get involved with either event, contact Megan Samborski at [email protected].
About MarketStreet Lynnfield
MarketStreet Lynnfield is the North Shore’s award-winning premium open-air shopping destination boasting over 80 shops and restaurants, over 20 of which are locally owned. Since its 2013 opening, it has become essential to the North Shore community, both for its diverse shopping, dining and entertainment options and for its dedication to family friendly events, seasonal festivities, and charitable fundraisers. Awarded “Best Shopping Complex, North” by Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston 2019 issue, the property features such leading brands as Whole Foods Market, AllModern, Kings Dining & Entertainment, Tommy Bahama, Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse, Apple, lululemon, Nike, Yard House, Legal C Bar, sweetgreen, Pink Parkway, Wahlburgers, Paper Source, PNC Bank, and Madewell. Located at 600 Market St. in Lynnfield, MA (Exit 61 on I-95), MarketStreet Lynnfield is developed and leased by leading Massachusetts commercial developer WS Development. For more information and the most recent updates, please visit www.marketstreetlynnfield.com and follow @marketstreetlynnfield on Facebook and Instagram.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield has been building pillars in the local community and across Greater Boston for nearly 50 years. After opening its doors on September 27, 1973, our organization has served generations of children and families alike. Today, we provide fun experiences and educational programming to over 3,000 members across our two locations after school and throughout the summer. We are proud to work with young people from a wide range of economic, social and family circumstances, regardless of their gender, ethnic and racial background. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Stoneham & Wakefield is a proud affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the nation’s most effective youth development organization in the United States. To learn more visit bgcstoneham.org or bgcwakefield.org