Schedule

Festival of Trees – Forest of Wonder

November 1, 5 p.m.  to 9 p.m. Earlybird Tree Preview During Artwalk!

Stop by Divine Consign, 904 Main Street, in downtown Vancouver to preview the Festival trees. Share a glass of wine, enjoy guitar music and view the trees. Raffle tickets for the trees will be available! Sponsored by Rotary Club of Vancouver and Gifts for Our Community.

November 1-23 – The Earlybird Tree Preview Continues at Divine Consign!

The beautiful trees will be on display at Divine Consign, Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Raffle tickets available!

November  9, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. – The National Capitol Christmas Tree Tour in Vancouver!

View the National Capitol Christmas Tree on its way from the Colville National Forest in NE Washington State on its way to Washington D.C. Santa, elves, Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl will be there! Music by The Lucy Hammond Band. Come sign the tree banner that will be on display throughout the tour. Sponsored by Vancouver Rotary Foundation in partnership with the City of Vancouver and Vancouver USA Regional Tourism Office.

November 29, 30 and December 1 – Festival of Trees at the Vancouver Hilton Hotel!

All the trees will be on display. The Talking Tree will be speaking. Family scavenger hunt. Entertainment. A special Vancouver Farmers Holiday Market will be down the hall on Saturday and Sunday. Sponsored by Vesta Hospitality. Admission is free. Suggested donation $5 per family.

Festival Tree Viewing:

  • Friday, November 29, 10 a.m. to 9 pm
  • Saturday, November 30, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 1, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

November 29 – Community Tree Lighting with Pre- and Post- Concerts!

Be there when thousands of lights come alive on Vancouver’s community tree in Esther Short Park. The Loci locomotive will give rides around the park. Santa will be there. Lots of events including:

  • 3 p.m.-6 p.m. – Community Tree Lighting with Music and Santa, Farmers Market food vendors, Loci train rides –Esther Short Park. Free. Sponsored by Waste Connections.
  • 3 p.m. – Woodwinds Anonymous -  Vancouver Hilton Hotel lobby. Free
  • 4 p.m. – Vancouver Community Band Concert – Vancouver Hilton. Free, donations requested. Sponsored by PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.
  • 6:20 p.m. – Vancouver Pops Orchestra Concert – Vancouver Hilton. Free with donations requested. Sponsored by Davidson Insurance.

Nov. 30 – Breakfast with Santa and Magenta Theater!

Bring children for breakfast with Santa. Family-friendly entertainment by Magenta Improv Theater. 8 a.m. Admission. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW! Sponsored by Shamrock 51 Productions and the New Phoenix and Last Frontier Casinos.

Nov. 30 – Pets with Santa!

Bring your camera, pets and family! 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Free. Sponsored by A Dog’s Best Friend.

Nov. 30 – Couve Couture Winter Showcase!

Nine designers will present a fabulous holiday fashion show in the trees at Vancouver Hilton. Doors open at 6 p.m. Show at 7 p.m. Ugly sweater contest at 8 p.m. Admission. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Nov. 30-Dec. 1 – Vancouver Farmers Holiday Market!

Stop by the special holiday market down the hall from the Festival of Trees. Hilton Hotel.  9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free.

Dec. 1 – Tea with Magenta Theater!

Come for tea around the trees. Entertainment by Magenta Improv Theater. Hilton Hotel.  2 p.m. Admission. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW!

Dec. 1 – Raffle of 11 Festival Tree Packages!

Buy your raffle tickets ($5 each) and you could win one of 11 beautiful trees with a cash prize and gifts included. 4 p.m.