The kickoff to the holiday season would not be complete without a visit to the 27th Annual Embassy Festival of Trees which runs from November 23 through 30 at the historic Embassy Theatre in the heart of downtown Fort Wayne. Patrons will find beautifully decorated holiday pine trees lining the lobbies of the theatre and the Indiana Hotel. The festival, which was founded in 1984, runs for eight days. Proceeds from the Festival of Trees support ongoing restoration and operational efforts for the Embassy Theatre Foundation, Inc. The festival includes unique events each day including: • November 23, 6-9 p.m.: Night of Lights, Debut of Animated Windows Along Harrison Street, Sing-A-Long on Stage with Fort Wayne Children's Choir • November 24, 4-8 p.m.: Thanksgiving Day featuring Grande Page Pipe Organ • November 25 - 26 -  9:30-11 a.m.: Breakfast with Santa • November 25 - 27, 12-8 p.m.: Youth entertainment on stage at the Festival of Trees

Admission rates are $6 for adults, and $3 for children 12 and under. The Embassy Theatre is located at 125 W. Jefferson Blvd. For more information visit the theatre online or call 260.424.6287.