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Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees Logo

Would you like to sponsor a tree? Please contact Cyndy Hill, Director of Development at by July 2017. For upcoming program details, check back in November 2017.

Festival of Trees 2016

Thank you to our generous 2016 sponsors of the 5th Annual Festival of Trees! City Centre Library was turned into a winter wonderland of Christmas trees decorated by local businesses.

We launched a Read to Baby tree at Semiahmoo Library for the first time this year.

Over 375 customers voted on their favourite Christmas Tree at City Centre for a chance to win a fabulous gift basket! See photos of the Festival of trees on our Facebook photo album.

Watch the video to see the fun that happened:

Corporate Tree Winners:

  • Community Favourite – Turnbull Construction Services
  • Most Creative – Surrey Nature Centre
  • Best Branding – CUPE 402

Congratulations to Eva who won the fabulous gift basket by voting for her favourite tree!

Read to Baby Logo Photo of Eva

Congratulations to Alexander who made the closest guess for the number of LEGO® bricks contained in the LEGO® Christmas Tree!

Photo of Alexander  Photo of Master Builder, Robin Sather, with the LEGO tree

2016 Sponsors:
BC Lions, Central City Shopping Centre, Kidsbooks, CUPE 402, Surrey Libraries Youth Services, Turnbull Construction, Surrey Nature Centre, the Now Newspaper, SCDC