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Enchanted Forest: Festival of Trees

The Enchanted Forest

Open November 18 - December 31, 2017  (closed Thanksgiving Day)

Admission to the Enchanted Forest does not include regular Museum admission.
Ticket prices:
Adults: $6
Children/Seniors: $5

The Enchanted Forest

The elves, penguins, bears and charming holiday characters in The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees are getting ready for you and your whole family this holiday season.  This is a 65-year-old Memphis tradition.

The Enchanted Forest is a magical experience full of delightful animated characters.  Elves are busy making toys while penguins, bears and mice play in the snow.  A model train winds its way around a miniature snow-covered village while the nearby Gingerbread Village smells delightful!

Thousands of twinkling lights shine from dozens of beautifully-decorated trees lining the mezzanine.  Area businesses, churches and other volunteers have decorated the trees, which are sponsored by local corporations and individuals, and you’re sure to find a favorite.

Festival of Trees
Beautiful trees decorated by professional designers, individuals and local organizations sparkle on the mezzanine.

Gingerbread Village
A snow-covered village of scrumptious creations awaits you! From cozy cottages to majestic mansions, all are designed by local chefs, businesses, individuals and groups.

Model Train and Christmas Village
A miniature train twists and turns throughout a snow-covered village, inspiring the imagination of children and adults alike.

Pictures with Santa 
November 18    December 24
Photo packages: $10 – $60
Photos courtesy of J&B Childress Portrait Art
www.jandbchildress.com

Enchanted Forest Fridays
Dec. 1, 8, 15 & 22 9am to 9pm
The Enchanted Forest is even more magical at night!
Visit when the sun goes down and see how the trees sparkle and shine!

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Winners of the Gingerbread Village contest

Heart of Le Bonheur

This award is given to our local business that participated

Gnome for the Holidays - Muddy's Custom Bake Shop

The Day After Christmas - Frost Bake Shop

L'enchantement en pain d'epice - Sur La Table

Most Creative

1.  Christmas in Cockaigne - Barb Rabinowitz

2.  Le Bonheur Loves Memphis - The Healthy Lifestyle Clinic

Traditional

1.  A Cozy Christmas - Regina R. Heimbach

2.  St. Nick's Sled, Bed and Breakfast - Jennifer Chung Mason

Best Use of Theme

1.  ChristmASGARD - Dexter, Rebekah, Trey and Logan Akins - The Akins Homeschool Foundation

2.  The Grands House - Penny Looney and Grandchildren

Children's Division

1.  Crosstown Concourse - The Flack Family

2.  Gingerbread Town - City University Scholars

3.  The Village - The Cotton Family

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Winners of the Tree Decorating Contest

Festival of Trees

Heart of Le Bonheur Award - in no particular order

Mid/Mod Holiday - Guidingpoint Financial Group

We wish you a Harry Christmas - Mary, Megan and Rachel Driscoll

That beautiful, wonderful nose - Shari and Christie Moore

Most Creative

1.  Topping Out Christmas - Turner Construction Company

2.  Merry Sithmas - Le Bonheur Rehab & Development

3.  Santa's Tropical Vacation - Sleigh Riders Collectors Club

Most Festive

1.  Christmas Cheer - Varsity Spirit

2.  Merry Magnolia Tree - Premier Flowers

3.  As sugar plums danced in their heads - Mid-South Women's Connection

Best Use of Theme

1.  Poolside Yuletide - Mary, Megan and Rachel Driscoll

2.  Kids are our heroes - Pedi-Flite Critical Care Transport

3.  Elf fell off the shelf - Cathy Clay & Sheila Avra

Children's Division

1.  Under the Sea - Macon - Hall Elementary School

2.  Helping Hands - Cornerstone Learning Center

3.  Honoring God & Country - Cub Scout Pack 341 - St. Louis Catholic Church

Le Bonheur Division

1.  Patching up precious miracles - Le Bonheur Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

2.  PICU's Ode to Flo - PICU UCPC

3.  Heartfelt thanks to our volunteers - Le Bonheur Volunteer Services

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The Enchanted Forest Festival of Trees is sponsored by:

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