FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the Living Christmas Tree?
The Living Christmas Tree is presented in the Sanctuary of Warrenton United Methodist Church, 341 Church Street, Warrenton, VA 20186. Click HERE for map and directions.
Do I need a ticket?
Yes, but most of the tickets are free and can be requested online by clicking HERE, or by calling 540-347-1367, extension 125.
Where should I park?
Please enter the church parking lot via the 2nd driveway on Church Street. Parking attendants will direct you from there.
Is Handicap parking available?
Yes! Notify the parking attendants when you enter the parking lot. Handicap parking is available in the semi-circle near the church offices, or in the main parking lot. If you have a family member who needs to access the building via a level surface, you can drop them off at the semi-circle, then proceed to park your car in the main parking lot. An elevator is also available at the lower level to bring guests up to the Sanctuary, should you desire to use the Handicap spots in the main parking lot.
When should I arrive?
Plan to arrive one hour prior to the performance, as Sanctuary doors will open for ticket-holders forty-five minutes before each performance.
How long is the performance?
This year’s program will run approximately one hour, twenty minutes.
Will you receive an offering?
An offering will be collected midway through each performance. 10% of all proceeds from the Living Christmas Tree will be donated to this year’s partner charity – Fauquier Community Coalition.
Is childcare available?
Yes – childcare is available for children ages infant to 5 years.
I would like to bring my children to the performance with me. Will they need a ticket?
Small children may sit in your lap. If they will occupy a seat, they will need a ticket.
Can I take pictures?
There is to be no photography during the show. At the conclusion of each performance, the singers will remain in the tree for 15 minutes to allow for guests to take pictures.
No food or drink is allowed in the sanctuary.
This event features live music and bright flashing lights. Some guests may find the music loud and might desire to use ear protection.
Did you know?
- The total weight of the tree is 2,909 pounds
- The tree will support 10,800 pounds
- The tree is 21 feet tall and 18 feet in diameter
- The LED star is 3 feet tall
- The tree was designed and constructed by MH Specialties Inc., of Denton, TX
- Over 150 people work in various capacities to make each performance possible