Festival of Trees / Holiday Author Fair

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Saturday December 3

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10:00 AM  –  5:00 PM

Holiday Author Fair

Festival of Trees will be open from 10am to 5pm.
Holiday Author Fair will be open from 12pm to 4pm.
Festival of Trees is presented by The Salvation Army and supported by The Mothershead Foundation, Citizens Energy Group, Printing Partners and MacAllister Machinery, Inc.

In addition to visiting the Festival of Trees holiday exhibit, mix and mingle with more than 60 authors covering topics from sports and biographies to youth historical fiction and politics - and of course, a lot of Indiana History.

Adult: $15 | Senior (60 and over): $14 | Youth (5-17): $5 | Children under 5: Free
IHS Member: Free
Access Pass Members: $2 (ID REQUIRED) upon entry
*Discounted tickets for Educators, First Responders/Healthcare Workers, Military (active, retired and veteran), ICAA, Time Traveler Network and Local History Partner Plus can be reserved at the door and require ID for entry.

Don't forget to pre-order a limited edition Festival of Trees ornament. CLICK HERE to view the details and photo.

*Tickets include access to all History Center exhibits and Festival of Trees.
*Tickets are single-use only (one ticket may
 not be used for multiple visits)
*No additional coupons can be applied to previously purchased tickets.
*No refunds will be issued for unused tickets.


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IHS MEMBERS: Once you are signed in and select the IHS Member ticket option, your member discount will be automatically applied on the next page