The Festival of Trees Committee has announced this year’s winners of Critics Choice awards.
A panel of experts judged the 74 specially designed holiday trees inside the Ho-Chunk Center atrium. Categories vary some each year based upon common themes and trends.
A tree sponsored by CMBA Architects received the Best Overall award. The Omaha Tribal Gaming Commission won the Best Traditional Tree prize.
Additional Critics Choice winners include: Best wreath – A Step in Thyme; Best Tree by a Family or Individual – the Macziewski Family; Best School Entry – Irving Dual Language Elementary School; and Best Unusually Themed Tree – Curiel, Servano & Lewis.