Southwest Florida's Favorite Holiday Celebration

From angels to nutcrackers, butterflies to birds, and football helmets to fishing lures, you're likely to see almost anything adorning the beautiful and creative trees at the Festival of Trees.

Festival of Trees 2008 Peoples Choice- The Home Depot

2016 is Goodwill's 10th Anniversary of bringing the Festival of Trees to Southwest Florida. Celebrate this milestone with us in November and December!

Held annually at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center (2301 First Street) in the historic Fort Myers River District, our festival has something for everyone.

Festival admission is only $2.00 for visitors age 12-up.

A Week of Events

The Festival of Trees is actually several great events rolled into one.

The Festival of Trees is a showcase of beautifully decorated trees, designed by local businesses, individuals, and organizations. You could win beautifully decorated tree!

We kick things off with a Preview Party and Wine Tasting event on Tuesday, November 29. Other great events during the week, including an Ugly Sweater Contest  on November 30 and Painting with a Purpose on December 1.

Friday night’s highlight is The River District Art Walk and Holiday Stroll, capped off by a concert by the Nowhere Band. That’s all on December 2.

Saturday, December 3 features the Children's Holiday Workshop at Santa's Block Party, day of arts and crafts for the kids. Kids can meet St. Nick and even get their photo taken with the Jolly Ol' Elf!

Hungry for more?  Enjoy Brunch with Santa, hosted by the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center.

Special admission fees may apply to each of our evening events. Click links above for more details.

 

You Could WIN a Tree!

Nearly every tree at this year's Festival of Trees is available in our 2016 Tree Raffle!  Festival visitors will have an opportunity to win one (or more) of our trees-- and all of their beautiful decorations and gifts, too!  Click here for more details, including contest rules.


 


 

About the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation

The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is the beneficiary of the Festival of Trees. The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is dedicated to providing a lasting impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment by providing opportunities to achieve independence. Supporting the mission of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, the Foundation works to ensure long-term funding is available for programs and services as needs escalate in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.

Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation’s Registration # is CH29995.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FL.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  PLEASE VISIT www.800helpfla.com FOR OFFICIAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


The Festival of Trees Benefits:

Our Host:

SWFL Goodwill Foundation               
SBDAC

 

Goodwill SWFL 50th Anniversary Sponsors:

Queen Palm Sponsor:

Majesty Palm Sponsor:

Coconut Palm Sponsors:

Publix Charities

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GCG Construction, Inc.

MBAF CPAs and Advisors

 Festival of Trees Sponsors:

Starlight Sponsor:

Twinklelight Sponsor: 

 Candlelight Sponsors:

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CenturyLink

Global HR Research
US Sugar Corp.
Lee Designs
 Honc Marine Contracting
Westco Builders of Florida, Inc.

Media Sponsors:

 

 Tree Delivery:

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