Festival of Trees

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Gainesville’s annual holiday tradition

Nov. 29-Dec. 1, 2018

We are pleased to announce the 5th annual Festival of Trees, benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital!

Held Nov. 29 – Dec. 1, 2018 at Tioga Town Center, this festival brings the Gainesville community together to kick off the holiday season with a weekend-long silent auction of decorated trees and wreaths, and other holiday-themed items for purchase.

RSVP and invite your friends in our Facebook event!

FESTIVAL OF TREES SHOWCASE — 3-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30 and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1

  • Open to the public for a suggested donation at the door. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A family-friendly showcase of trees and wreaths decorated for the holidays. Place a bid through your smartphone to keep an eye on the silent auction from your phone or home computer. The silent auction ends Saturday night, and trees and wreaths will be delivered Sunday, Dec. 2.


Click to view all the wreaths and trees up for auction. Place your bids and keep an eye on the auction straight from your laptop or phone.

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Sponsorship and Donation

View our sponsorship brochure and tree designer handbook for details on how you can donate a tree or wreath for auction. Ready to donate? Visit the pages below to complete our secure online donation form.

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