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Sun, Jun 8th, @1:30pm - 03:30PM
South Natick Garden Tour
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Festival of Trees (two week event Nov 29 thru Dec 15)
From Friday, November 29 2013
To Sunday, December 15 2013
Every day

Massachusetts Horticultural Society invites you and your family and friends to our
Festival of Trees display of beautifully decorated trees.

Festival Dates
November 29 through December 15

Friday November 29th – Celebratory Opening

Weekends : 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Weekdays: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

Special Note
On Sunday, December 15, the Festival will close at 6 p.m. in order to notify the tree winners.

General Admission
$8 for Adults, Children under 12 FREE!
Children ages 14 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.

The Gardens at Elm Bank
Hunnewell Building
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

For more information, please call us at 617-933-4934 or email us at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it



Special Features:

Horse-Drawn hayrides
– 12:15 to 6pm – 11/29, 11/30, 12/1, 12/8, 12/14, 12/15

Santa Visits Festival – 1:15 -4pm on 11/29, 11/30, 12/14, also 2:45 -5:30 on 12/1

Christmas Pajama Storytime – 6-7:30pm on Friday 12/6 and Friday 12/13

Succulent Dish Garden Workshop -Thursday December 12th 8-9pm click here for details or to register

Tropical Terrarium Workshop – Saturday December 14th, 10-12pm, click here for details or to register

Kids Craft Workshop – Sunday December 15th, 11am-1pm. click here for details or to register 

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Thank you to Bartlett Tree Experts for sponsoring the Festival of Trees.
A wonderful community event!


About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society LogoFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.