Festival of Trees
Love the Holidays? We are looking for creative people to decorate our Christmas Trees and volunteers for this very special fundraiser. Please call 772-410-0470 or click here!
festival of trees 2016
New! The festival has expanded throughout the Riverside Campus with 5 fun-filled magical areas for all ages!
Santa's Village with Ice Skating Rink for the kids
Grand Festival Hall & Expo
GALA PREVIEW PARTY: NOVEMBER 18, 6PM
The Gala Preview Party kicks off Festival of Trees weekend with a festive cocktail buffet, hors d'oeuvres, open bar, a holiday sing-a-long and the opening of silent auction bidding on the decorated trees. Plus a special rock'n holiday performance of the wildly popular Howl at the Moon dueling pianos music show.
Saturday, NOVEMBER 19, 10AM-8PM (4pm-8pm is family night)
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 10am-5pm
Step into a world of glittering Christmas trees as you experience the Vero Beach community’s welcome to the holidays, our 19th annual Festival of Trees "STARRY, STARRY NIGHT." This year’s theme, will be reflected in each creative design. Designer decorated trees, wreaths and Santa's Village are some of the highlights along with holiday shopping, children’s activities, live entertainment, food and drinks, a community songfest, and some new surprises soon to be announced – as this year's festival expands across the entire Riverside Theatre campus. This family friendly event supports the education and outreach programs of Riverside Children’s Theatre.
ADMISSION FEE: $10
KIDS UNDER 12: $5
(there will also be a nominal skate rental fee for kids to skate on the synthetic ice rink)
Festival EVENTS & Entertainment Schedule
WILL BE POSTED IN NOVEMBER
THE FESTIVAL HAS EXPANDED THROUGHOUT THE RIVERSIDE THEATRE CAMPUS!
5 FUN-FILLED ACTIVITY AREAS!
Riverside Children’s Theatre is transformed into a magical forest with over 50 beautifully decorated trees that will be available to purchase during our silent auction all weekend long. Designers from all over the area volunteer their time, talent and treasure to create these unique, holiday masterpieces. Vendors selling holiday decor and much more are spread throughout the Forest. The gingerbread village, a magical mix of large and small creations, is always a focal point in the display area and completes any home holiday décor.
This NEW outdoor area will feature family activities: the candy cane cafe, arts & crafts, games & prizes, musical performances, a synthetic skating rink, and Santa himself for a photo opportunity. So, kids prepare your list for Santa! (There will be a nominal fee for skating tickets)
FESTIVAL FAMILY NIGHT
Saturday November 19th, 4pm-8pm
Have a blast in Santa's Village under the oak trees, in front of Riverside Theatre. Enjoy holiday lights, decorations & live music, ice skating, hot cocoa, games & prizes, great food & a full bar! (There will be a nominal fee for skating tickets). Call 772-231-6990 for more information.
FAMILY NIGHT IS SPONSORED BY GEORGE E. WARREN
Grand Festival Hall & Expo
Riverside Theatre’s main building will be a hub of activity with the Hall of Wreaths, the Community Stage on the Waxlax Stage, with performances by local choirs, and classes and demonstrations of holiday projects by local artisans on the Stark Stage.
The ever-popular Christmas Shoppe is the one stop location for unique gifts, gourmet cheeses, jellies, and holiday cheer.
New this year, Winter Gardens will be an exclusive area showcasing holiday plants, outdoor decorations and a fun family photo area.
Breakfast with Santa
November 19 & 20 at 9 am
This annual treat for the whole family includes a visit with Ole St. Nick, musical performances, and a delectable full catered breakfast. Plus... admission to the Festival of Trees showcase is included.
THANK YOU TO OUR 2016 FESTIVAL OF TREE SPONSORS
George E. Warren Corporation
Bill & Mary Ann Becker
PREMIER GALA MENU
The Catering Revolution
THE CHRISTMAS SHOPPE
The Ueltschi Family
Page 2 Design
THE COMMUNITY STAGE
The Minotty Family Foundation
Route 60 Genesis
Berkshire Hathaway Florida Realty
FAMILY PHOTO AREA
White Glove Moving and Storage
HALL OF WREATHS
Robin Lloyd & Associates, PA
Treasure Coast Sotheby's
Brown & Brown Insurance Company
Dental Partners of Vero Beach
Disney's Vero Beach Resort
Michael & Mary Anne Garavaglia
Indian River Exchange Packers
Dr. Arthur A. LaBella
Premier Estate Properties
The Rosato Plastic Surgery Center
Treasure Coast Dermatolgy
Vero Chemical Distributors
Wild Irish Grove Studio
Wilmington Trust, N.A.
Peggy and Bill Chadwick
The Moorings Realty Sales Co.
Mulligan’s Beach House Bar & Grill
(SPONSORS AS OF 09/28/2016)