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If you’re making a list of fun things to do in Winter Park, you need to add the Festival of Trees to it. Held in the nearby town of Fraser every year, the Festival of Trees takes place on the 1st weekend of early December and kicks off the holiday season with a free community wide event that gets locals and visitors alike into the festive holiday spirit. Read on below to learn more about the Festival of Trees in Fraser!

Celebrate the Holiday Season near Winter Park at the Festival of Trees

The 2018 Festival of Trees will take place in Fraser on Saturday, December 1st, hosted by the Fraser River Valley Lions Club at the Grand Park Community Recreation Center. Over the course of the winter evening, as many as 800 visitors of all ages come to see the extravagant Christmas decorations that the club puts up, all of which can be seen for free.

Activities and attractions you can enjoy during this family friendly festival include elaborately decorated Christmas trees and wreaths, delicious holiday food and beverages, joyful Christmas music, and even a visit from Santa Claus himself! Past events have also included incredible events to get you into the holiday spirit, such as sleigh rides.

During the festival, a silent auction is held on the wreaths and trees, with proceeds benefitting over 20 local nonprofit organizations, including the Fraser River Valley Lions Club. Other times, silent auctions are held for desserts, raffle items, and more.

The Festival of Trees takes place from 4:00pm – 8:00pm at the Grand Park Community Recreation Center, which you’ll find located at 1 Main St., Fraser, CO 80442. While it is free to attend the event, donations and silent auction bids are greatly appreciated. It’s a fantastic opportunity to help out local nonprofits and support great charitable causes, just in time for the holidays!

Call (970) 726-4221, email info@playwinterpark.com, or ask one of our representatives for more information on the Festival of Trees in Fraser!

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Our reservation specialists can give you tips on getting the most out of your time in Winter Park, regardless of whether you visit us in the winter for the Festival of Trees and our famous skiing terrain, or whether you plan a summer of hiking and festivals here. Contact our office today and find out more when you book your lodgings with us!