Edmond, OK - There is a special excitement this year for “Dickens of a Christmas.  A new gift has been placed under the Tree, a gift that not only will bring joy to the receivers, but will warm the heart of all who give. The gift is the “Festival of the Trees” which will be presented by The Downtown Edmond Business Association. 


There will be 20-30 decorated trees and wreaths from the community at 10 S. Broadway.  For those who feel they cannot provide a tree we are accepting large decorated wreaths.  A silent auction will be held December 3rd and 4th with all proceeds from the event going to the Edmond Senior Center Meal Program, located at the MAC in Mitch Park. 


Mayor Patrice Douglas has said “Your participation in the Festival of the Trees will provide a helping contribution that will allow long-term stability for this program”. 


A Dickens of a Christmas will allow visitors to experience the wonder of the season as you step back in time.  The celebration continues each weekend until Christmas with free Christmas Trolley rides, historic tours and musical entertainment. See our website for additional information including the Festival of The Tree Application for the community’s convenience for entering a tree or wreath in the silent auction. www.downtownedmondok.com


The schedule of events December 2-5th


December 2nd – Thursday  Mayor’s Tree Lighting      Shannon Miller Park 6:00 p.m.

                                                 Edmond Electric Parade of Lights    6:45 p.m


December 3rd – Friday                   Festival of The Trees – Silent Auction

                                                Downtown Edmond  - 10 S. Broadway  1 p.m. – 6 p.m.


December 4th    Saturday               Festival of The Trees – Silent Auction     10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

                                                             Free Trolley rides 1 – 5 p.m.


December 5th    Sunday                   Free Trolley rides 1- 5 p.m.




Cathy Williams-White, Director

Edmond Convention & Visitors Bureau

Located at 1030 S. Bryant, Edmond, OK - Mailing: PO Box 2970, Edmond, OK 73083

Main Phone: 405/341-4344  Fax: 405/216-7783 Toll Free Nationwide: 1-866-341-4344