Welcome to the 20th Annual Vancouver Rotary Foundation Festival of Trees!
The Vancouver Rotary Foundation and members of the Rotary Club of Vancouver look forward to helping you kick off your 2015 holidays at the 20th Annual Festival of Trees! We have lots of fun and festivities planned for you!
This year you will again have the opportunity to win one of the gorgeous trees and all the gifts that come with them. Our tree raffle will support critical scholarships for local students and other life-changing programs. Come see the trees, purchase raffle tickets, bring your holiday guests and enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend at the Festival with:
- Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elves!
- Lots of live entertainment on stage including choirs and dance groups!
- The always popular Talking Tree! (Go ahead. Gently touch a branch and hear what he says!)
- A new, wonderful model train exhibit!
- Rides on the Loci train engine!
- The Friday Night Vancouver Rotary Community Tree Lighting with Santa, Elves and Live Music including the Vancouver Community Band and Combined High School Choirs!
- The Vancouver Pops Concert after the Community Tree Lighting
- A special Saturday Night Variety Show from Hello Vancouver!
- A Scavenger Hunt in the Trees – perfect for all ages – with a prize drawing for a winner!
- A fun drawing of raffle tickets on Sunday afternoon. (But don’t worry. You don’t have to be present to win!)
- And a change to preview the trees October 29 -November 21 at Divine Consign, 904 Main Street in downtown Vancouver
See you at the 2015 Festival!
There is truly something for all ages at the Festival of Trees. Bring your family and holiday guests. They will love the gorgeous trees, holiday music and festive settings.
It takes a community to make the Festival of Trees happen. YOU can help! Buy a raffle ticket to win a tree, sponsor an event, volunteer or make a financial contribution. Funds raised by Festival of Trees will contribute to college scholarships and support community non-profit organizations. Click here for opportunities.
The Vancouver Rotary Foundation gives back to the community through the proceeds from the annual Festival of Trees, which is its primary fundraiser. Since its inception in 1972, the Foundation has distributed more than $3 million in contributions, with a focus on scholarships and community groups. Learn more about the Foundation here.