Join us November 8th – 11th at Golden-Fowler Home Furnishings for the 2018 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, the following 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! Meet our nonprofits below.

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

Preview Party

Join us for the 2018 Zonta Festival of Trees Preview Party!

Get a sneak peek at the professionally designed and decorated Christmas trees as well as being among the first to shop the Yuletide Emporium. Enjoy beautifully prepared food and wine from Black Star Farms, music from David Chown featuring Nancie Billingsley, exciting door prizes, and wonderful company!

Thursday, November 8th

  • 5:30 – 8:30pm

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. All events are free and open to the public.

Festival Hours

Thursday 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kick off the Christmas season! First chance to shop – PLUS enjoy food, wine, music, and a sneak peek of the trees.

Golden-Fowler’s Yuletide Emporium hours: 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy food samplings and festive demonstrations!

Golden-Fowler’s Yuletide Emporium will be open from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. with food demonstrations held from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Be sure to catch Chef Chris Carey’s demonstration at 12:00 p.m.!

Festive foods from Oryana, Grand Traverse Pie Company, Fogarellis, NMC Culinary Institute, Maxbauer’s, and Edson Farms

Enjoy “Tea in the Trees” with Light of Day Organics from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tea and cookies served from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Don’t miss the floral decorating demonstration with Derek Woodruff from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.!


Golden-Fowler’s Yuletide Emporium is open from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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


Raffle tickets are $10 each or twelve for $100.

These incredible prizes are the winner’s choice!

Thank you to our sponsors!