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The Fairfield Christmas Tree Festival Mission statement:
Each year we select a local nonprofit with whom we actively partner to raise funds to support the diverse needs of the underserved in the greater Bridgeport area.
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November 30 - December 3, 2017

All events held at the historic Burr Homestead, 

739 Old Post Road, Fairfield, CT

Friday, 10am — 7pm

Saturday, 10am — 5pm
Sunday, 10am — 4pm


General Admission: $10 adults / $5 children and seniors


Each year volunteers transform the historic Burr Homestead in Fairfield into a spectacular celebration of Christmas. Visitors can enjoy a cup hot cider as they meander through the newly renovated mansion and view the rooms designed by local interior decorators and artists. Exquisite trees, wreaths, and decorative items throughout are for sale, as well as custom made, one-of-a-kind live wreaths. The Holiday Boutique is an annual favorite, offering festive gifts and ornaments. Bring the kids to visit Santa! They can have their photo taken while they read him their list. All the proceeds go to our 2017 beneficiary, Bridgeport Rescue Mission.

Our 2017 Special Events
More details on our events page click here

Holiday Preview Gala
Thursday Nov. 30 from 6:30pm - 10pm
Ticket: $150

We are proud to announce our 2017 Opening Gala Special Guest will be the incomparable Michel Nischan!
Kick off your Holiday Season in style!  Join us for light fare, cocktails, and music under the tent. Enjoy a glass of champagne for a chance to win a beautiful piece of jewelry, graciously donated by Henry C, Reid & Sons Jewelers.
 
 
Holiday Hip Hop Annual Family Night
Friday Dec. 1 from 5- 7pm
$20/adult, $10/child (kids 2 and under are free)
 
Fun for the whole family! Come for dinner and watch Fairfield’s own Double-Up Dance Studio perform their cool hip hop. They’ll even teach YOU a routine! Centerpieces for sale. “Take-a-Chance” to win a snowboard. (Special guest appearance by Santa!) Then, grab a cup of cocoa on your way to the Tree Lighting ceremony.
 
Nutcracker "Sweet " Tea
Saturday, Dec. 2, from 2–4 pm
$30/person, children 2 yrs and under free
 
Enjoy light fare, tea and sweets while taking in a vignette from the magical “Nutcracker Suite.” Children will get to meet dancers from the New England Ballet Company and have their pictures taken. “Take-a-Chance” to win a lovely piece of jewelry or gift basket. A festive way to begin the holiday season with family and friends!

A 360 Tour of the Christmas Tree Festival!
Thank you to Liz Gentile of Evergreen Studios
CLICK ON THE PHOTO to take a 360 tour of 3 of our most beautifully decorated rooms from past festivals. This year will be even more spectacular!

Our 2017 Beneficiary
Bridgeport Rescue Mission

 

Our Mission

Bridgeport Rescue Mission fights poverty from the inside out as we embrace the urban poor and addicted with the compassion of Christ, offering hope and healing for a changed life.

Our Vision

To excel in the provision of food, shelter, clothing, education, job training and residential discipleship for the urban poor and addicted.


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Our 2017 Quilt Beneficiary
Harbor Light Foundation


On Sunday, December 3rd, the winning ticket of the Quilt Raffle will be drawn at 3pm. One lucky winner will receive:


First Prize: heirloom 42”x 42”, machine-pierced and hand-quilted Holiday tree Quilt. Specially designed and created by Fairfield artist Cecily Zerega. 


All proceeds from this Quilt Raffle will benefit the Harbor Light Foundation