The 37th annual Festival of Trees will occur at the Embassy Theatre from Wednesday, November 24, through Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
Embassy Theatre news release:
Embassy Presents Three Unique Santa Experiences This Holiday Season
Santa visits begin next Wednesday at Festival of Trees
Fort Wayne, Indiana (November 18, 2021) – The 37th annual Festival of Trees will take place at the Embassy Theatre from Wednesday, November 24 through Wednesday, December 1 (visit https://fwembassytheatre.org/festival-of-trees/ for daily schedule). Family and friends who wish to experience a Santa visit can stop by Santa Land at the festival to speak to the jolly man in red and capture the moment through cell phone snapshots or personal photography equipment. Photos of all aspects of the Festival of Trees are encouraged!
In addition, the Embassy will also host two ticketed Santa experiences to enjoy. Breakfast with Santa is one of the most anticipated holiday events returning to the Embassy during the annual Festival of Trees. Also, Cookies with Santa will take place the weekend after the festival concludes.
Breakfast with Santa
Join Santa for breakfast at the Embassy during the Festival of trees. This event includes a private tour of the Festival of Trees FIRST at 8:30 a.m. and then Breakfast with Santa programming begins at 9 a.m. Mad Anthony will be providing a scrumptious self-serve breakfast buffet (new this year!). The whole family will enjoy an engaging performance of Elf Jr. from the Fort Wayne Youtheatre.
- Friday, Nov. 26, 8:30 a.m.-approximately 10:30 a.m.
- Saturday, Nov. 27, 8:30 a.m.-approximately 10:30 a.m.
- Sunday, Nov. 28, 8:30 a.m.-approximately 10:30 a.m.
Cost for the breakfast is $30 per person regardless of age. Tickets are available by phone ONLY at (260) 424-5665 or in person at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy Theatre at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. No online sales. Advance tickets required. Very limited seating.
The 2021 Breakfast with Santa events are made possible by support from 3Rivers Federal Credit Union, Mad Anthony, Alomar Entertainment, Dynamic Sound Entertainment and All Occasion Party.
Cookies with Santa
Join the Embassy Theatre for a quick – but fun – visit with Santa. This opportunity is especially helpful for families who don’t have much time! Santa Land (from the festival) will be opened up to allow families to visit with Santa, take all the pictures they want and enjoy a cookie from Fort Wayne’s newest cookie establishment, Insomnia Cookies. Make a day of it at the Embassy and stay afterwards to watch Project Ballet’s The Nutcracker (separate ticket required). Patrons should enter for Cookies with Santa through the Indiana Hotel lobby, just west of the box office entrance.
- Saturday, Dec. 4, 5:30 p.m.
- Sunday, Dec. 5, 11:30 a.m.
Cost for the visit will be $10 per person, plus applicable fees, and can be purchased at fwembassytheatre.org, ticketmaster.com and the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy (260) 424-5665 at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. in Fort Wayne. Box office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The 2021 Festival of Trees is made possible by support from Indiana Michigan Power and AEP Foundation, Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne Metals, STAR Financial Bank, Chuck & Lisa Surack and Sweetwater, and 3Rivers Federal Credit Union. Media sponsors are Fort Wayne Newspapers, ABC21, Adams Radio Group, and The Papers (glo and Senior Life).
Programming at the Embassy Theatre is made possible by the support of the Indiana Arts Commission, Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
About the Embassy Theatre
Built in 1928, the Embassy Theatre is Indiana’s largest self-sustaining historic theater. Originally known as the Emboyd, with the adjoining seven-story Indiana Hotel, the majestic movie palace and vaudeville theater introduced Indiana to the biggest stars of stage and screen. Today, the Embassy is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Combining the beauty of a bygone era with the energy and diversity of today’s performers, the Embassy is the showplace of Northern Indiana. Many choose to host events and weddings at the Embassy, as it offers flexibility and a unique event experience in an iconic piece of Fort Wayne history. Visit the Embassy at fwembassytheatre.org for more information.