Saint Vincent Festival of Trees

Friday, Nov 29, 2019 at 10:00am

Bayfront Convention Center
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507

featuring a gallery of uniquely decorated trees, local entertainment, live reindeer from noon to 5 p.m. each day, holiday displays, and six rooms from Santa’s Castle filled with activities for children to explore. Returning to the event is a teddy bear clinic where families can have a stuffed toy examined by Saint Vincent Hospital’s team of teddy bear specialists. Bring a stuffed toy of your own, or take home one of ours with a $10 donation.

Festival Focus

The Trees - Each tree in the gallery is unique in its own way. Guests have the opportunity to vote for their favorite, and the winner will be announced on Monday, December 2, 2019. Click here to register now and learn about sponsorship opportunities.

Entertainment - Each year Festival of Trees offers the best local entertainment to the main stage during the entire event.Click here to register.

Santa's Castle - The six-room interactive castle provides visitors the chance to take a tour through Santa’s home. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy a cookie in Mrs. Claus’ kitchen, create a craft in the elves' workshop, write a letter in Santa's office, and prepare reindeer food to sprinkle for Santa’s team! You’ll also have the opportunity to visit with Santa himself!

Teddy Bear Clinic - Make sure teddy is in tip top shape. Start off in triage and let our specialists fix teddy’s boo-boos. Fever? Belly ache? Broken bones? Saint Vincent teddy bear specialists will make sure everything is ok. Bring a bear of your own OR take home one of ours with a $10 donation.

Breakfast with Santa - Enjoy a hot breakfast, a personal visit and photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and a special Christmas goodie bag.

$10 Adults, $6 Children (12 and under)
*Festival tickets will be available for purchase at the door.

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