Festival of Trees

Gainesville’s annual holiday tradition

Nov. 30-Dec. 2, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 4th Annual Festival of Trees, benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital!

Held Nov. 30 – Dec. 2, 2017 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.

Please enjoy photos by UF Health from our 2016 VIP Preview Party and Tree Showcase. You can also RSVP to our Facebook event and share with others!

VIP PREVIEW PARTY — 7-9 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 30

»» $40 per person
»» Cocktail attire
»» Purchase tickets below
Enjoy holiday treats, beverages, special guests and the exclusive opportunity to make the first bid or “buy it now” on any one of our fully decorated trees. Produced by Keith Watson Events.

FESTIVAL OF TREES SHOWCASE — 3-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1 and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2

»» 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. 3.


Register to bid and watch the silent auction from your mobile device or desktop using Bidr! Click below to register and view auction items.

VIP Preview Party Tickets, Event Donation and Sponsorship Request