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Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees

26th Annual Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees

An Artful Christmas

Lighting of the Trees

Thursday, November 29, 6 - 8 p.m.

An evening of music and lights with votes for People’s Choice Award and the start of bidding in the silent auction.


Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees

Saturday, December 1, 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Student art, performances, entertainment, activities, Santa Claus and more!

Laramie and Albany County Student Art Exhibition

On view, Saturday, December 1 through Saturday, December 15

  • Elementary School artwork is located in the Museum Classroom (lower level)
  • Middle School artwork is located in the Wyoming Gallery
  • High School artwork is located in the Pat Guthrie Teaching Gallery


Student Artwork, 2017, UW Art Museum

HHLFOT tree decor 2017
HHLFOT tree decor 2017


We've invited businesses, community organizations, campus groups, and individuals to design and decorate trees on the theme of An Artful Christmas for the Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees at the University of Wyoming Art Museum!

Now in its 26th year, Happy Holidays Laramie Festival of Trees is one of the Art Museum’s most popular annual events. Profits from the silent auction benefit Art Museum educational programs and community outreach.

  • Tree lighting & recognition of tree decorators is Thursday, November 29, from 6 - 8 p.m.
  •  The People's Choice Award will be announced after the last performance on Nov. 29
  • The silent auction runs from Thursday, November 29 beginning at 6 p.m., through Saturday, December 1, ending at 2:45 p.m.

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