Join us November 8th – 12th at Golden-Fowler Home Furnishings for the 2017 Festival of Trees. Shop hundreds of professionally handcrafted Christmas home designs including wreaths, table and wall decor plus gift baskets and Christmas trees of all sizes, all at “buy it now” prices!

This year, four local nonprofit organizations will compete for your $1 votes through beautifully decorated holiday room displays and Christmas trees. Your favorite organization gets to keep 100% of their proceeds plus an additional $500 BONUS for the winner! Meet our nonprofits below.

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All funds raised through the Holiday Emporium, raffle, and event tickets enable Zonta to award grants & scholarships in our community.

Preview Party

Join 299 of your closest friends for your first chance to shop the best selection in the Yuletide Emporium! Enjoy beautifully prepared food, Black Star wines, prizes and music from David Chown.

Wednesday, November 8th

  • 5:30 – 8:00pm

Schedule of Events

There is something for everyone at this year’s festival. Check out the schedule for additional details about special demonstrations planned throughout the week.

Festival Hours

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00am – 7:00pm

Sunday 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Enjoy seasonal treats and a FREE gift with every purchase.

Yuletide Emporium Hours: 10:00am – 7:00pm

Enjoy food samplings and festive demonstrations. The Yuletide Emporium will be open from 10:00am – 7:00pm.

Food and Demonstration Lineup:

11:30am – 1:30pm Culinary Delights from Oryana, Grand Traverse Pie Company, Fogarellis, NMC Culinary Institute, Maxbauer’s, and Edson Farms

12:00 -1:00pm Food Demonstration with Chef Chris Carey

Stop in for Christmas decorating tips, tricks and demonstrations from local experts. The Yuletide Emporium will be open from 10:00am – 7:00pm.

Demonstrations Lineup:

12:00 – 1:00pm Floral Design with Derek Woodruff

1:00 – 2:00 pm Earring Design and Assembly with Susan Noakes

2:00 – 3:00pm How to Make Boiled Wool Rosettes with Deb Hepner

3:00 – 4:00pm Decorating with Live Materials with Cathy Hamilton

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus while enjoying kids crafts and treats. Snap a festive family portrait just in time for holiday cards!

12:00 – 3:00pm Santa and Mrs. Claus

12:00 – 3:00pm Yuletide Emporium Open

$5,500 Raffle

Only 125 tickets will be sold!

Thank you to our sponsors!