2014 Festival of Trees Fact Sheet

EVENT:

Festival of Trees benefiting Primary Children’s Hospital Foundation.

DATE:

December 3 - December 6, 2014 (Wednesday through Saturday).

TIME:

10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. daily

PLACE:

South Towne Expo Center
9575 South State Street
Sandy, Utah 84070

TICKETS:

At the door -- $5.00 for adults; $3.00 for children ages 2-11; $15.00 Family tickets (good for Wednesday only, December 4). Family tickets will admit up to six immediate family members.

Discount Tickets -- $4.00 for adults; $2.50 for children (available at most branches of Zions Bank).

Senior Citizens -- $4.00 Wednesday through Saturday.

Opening Night Auction -- Invitations are available for the Opening Night Auction.  A $30 ticket admits two adults.  Call Primary Children's Hospital Foundation for more information and to purchase an invitation ticket at 801.662.5957.

PURPOSE:

Every penny raised helps children at Primary Children’s Hospital.

HISTORY:

For 44 years, the Festival of Trees has been a “Gift of Love” to children. The Festival is organized by a volunteer board of 90 women who enlist time and talents from thousands of individuals, organizations, businesses, and families throughout Utah and beyond.  $35 million has been raised for children at Primary Children’s Hospital through the Festival since 1971.

ATTRACTIONS:

 

Over 700 Christmas Trees: Beautiful, whimsical, contemporary, and traditional! Trees are decorated and donated by church groups, families, individuals, businesses, civic organizations, and clubs.

Playhouse Plaza: Child-sized dream houses, dollhouses, rocking horses, children's furniture, and other unique items.

Friendship Cards: Handmade Christmas cards to purchase and inscribe in honor of someone special.

Sweet Shoppe: Fudge, divinity, caramel apples, chocolates, and a variety of baked goods.

Gift Boutique: A shop filled with a variety of items, many of which are handcrafted such as quilts, toys, baby gifts, note cards, Christmas décor, jewelry, articles for kitchen and home, neighbor gifts, and so much more!

Centerpieces and Collectibles: Centerpieces, table and mantel decorations, and unique artwork.

Aisle of Wreaths: Wreaths for the holidays and all seasons, door and mantel decorations, and outdoor displays.

Scones and Sweet Rolls: Festival favorites -- hot scones and sweet rolls!

Gingerbread Village: Creations made with gingerbread, icing, and candy.

Quilt Block: Beautifully made quilts in a variety of patterns, colors, and sizes.

Elf Emporium: A new shop designed for kids of all ages! Warm bread, lollipops, toys, and gifts.

Santa Land: A visit and photo with Santa.

Kids Korner: Activities for children including a giant bubble machine, face painting, Dial-an-Elf, and much more!

Entertainment: Singers, dancers, and instrumentalists entertain each day.

 For More Information Contact:

Marie Partridge
Chairwoman
801.201.3755
partridge.marie@gmail.com

Kathy Bess
Co-Chair
801.254.6263
jkbess@hotmail.com 

 

Shauna Davis
Co-Chair
801.599.6657
isew@earthlink.net 

Denise Garrett
Co-Chair
801.529.7803
momgarrett@hotmail.com