Van Buren Township

Festival of Holiday Trees Event Begins Saturday, December 2

The Belleville Area Museum is gearing up for its spectacular Grand Reopening in collaboration with the 2023 Festival of Holiday Trees, which runs from Saturday, December 2 to Saturday, December 23 this year. Community organizations, individuals, and businesses are invited to showcase their creatively adorned trees or wreaths within the Museum's premises during this festive event.

We're thrilled to announce our upcoming event, Pictures with Santa, proudly presented by the Belleville Central Business Community. Join us on Saturday, December 9, and December 16, between 12:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. at the Museum. This heartwarming event welcomes everyone, regardless of age, to come and capture special moments with Santa Claus. Please note that we kindly ask you to leave your furry friends at home, as pets are not permitted. We've set aside a dedicated time for individuals with special needs of all ages to have their photos taken with Santa Claus. Join us from 11:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. for this inclusive and memorable experience.

Additionally, we will be having a Holiday Ornament Workshop! Join us at the Belleville Area Library on December 9 and 16 from 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. The best part? Participation is free!

To secure your spot, please pre-register online at If you need more information or have any questions, please call us at 734-697-1944.

See the flyer below for more details or visit the Belleville Area Museum page on our website.

festival of holiday trees flyer