Festival Events - 2019

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All events held at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center, 2301 First Street, Downtown Fort Myers.

Preview - Party
Thursday, December 5, 2019
6pm - 9pm
Tickets $50 Register Online


"Ice Skating, purchase raffles for trees and more.... at the Festival of Trees
Friday, December 6, 7, 8, 2019
Admission: $2 (under 12 free)

Synthetic "Ice" Skating -  First skate 11:00 am - Last skate 10:30 pm (skate time is 30 min)
$8 each 12/older  - $5 each ages 3-11  (ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a paying adult, all skaters sign a waiver form (parent if minor).

Friday, Dec. 6th   11 am -   11 pm  


Skating starts at 11am
last skate 10:30 pm
(30 min skate times)

Sat., Dec. 7th
  11 am - 11 pm   Skating starts at 11 am 
last skate at 10:30 pm
(30 min skate times)
Sun., Dec.8   11 am -   6 pm   Skating starts at 11 am
last skate at 5:30 pm
(30 min skate times)

 

 

 

"Ice" Skating, Purchase Raffles for trees and more!

Friday, December 6, 2019         Holiday Stroll
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Visit with Santa, Wreath Lighting, Nowhere Band in Concert - (Free Concert  7 pm - 10 pm)

This year, we bring you a unique Southwest Florida holiday experience ice skating among the trees on synthetic ice! FOT Glice Image 150 res

And for a special treat…skate with Big Mama from B-103.9 from 4pm to 6pm during his LIVE remote."ICE" Skating among the trees!

Skating starts at 11:00 am - last skate 10:30 pm (skate time is 30 min)
$8 each 12/older  - $5 each ages 3-11  (ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a paying adult, all skaters sign a waiver form (parent if minor).
 
Enjoy a wonderland filled with beautifully decorated trees, each going home with a lucky winner of our Festival of Trees raffle. Bring your cameras, get your raffle tickets, join in the festivities. 
$2/adult (12 under free)  
 
 
 

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Saturday, December 7, 2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

MC'ed by Big Mama from B-103.9 

"Ice" Skating starts at 11:00 am - last skate 10:30 pm (skate time is 30 min)
$8 each 12/older  - $5 each ages 3-11  (ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a paying adult, all skaters sign a waiver form (parent if minor).

Santa arrives at 11:00 am on a Big Red Fire Truck!
Stage Entertainment - Goodwill Choir, and many other talented groups.
Holiday Vendors - Downtown will come alive with Holiday vendors selling lots of great holiday gifts to share.
Food Trucks - Bring your hunger and some cash to try out some wonderful hometown goodies.
Santa's Workshop - $6 per child Get you into the workshop held outside and inside: 

Outside: Bounce4Less providing a bounce house for the little ones and a large slide bounce house for the older kiddo's.
Home Depot Craft projects, Publix Cookie decorating, Face Painting, and more..
Inside: Craft projects to decorate your tree or to give as a gift, greeting cards to color and keep or put in the box for a soldier or senior, write a letter to santa, play games, or sit an watch a movie.

Purchase tickets in advance www.SBDAC.com

For Raffle Tickets for the Trees, Wreaths, Gift baskets in advance at: (TBA)

 

 

 

Sunday, December 8, 2019
Festival of Tress and "Ice" Skating among the trees!
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Tree Raffle Drawing  - Sunday is your final day to get tickets for the Festival of Trees Raffle!  Tickets are available every day at Festival of Trees, drawing winning tickets Sunday at 2:00 pm.
You could win a tree filled with gifts!   

Last Day - Synthetic Ice Skating  11 am – 5:30 pm    *$8 each 12/older $5 each ages 3-11 Ages 3-5 must be accompanied by a paying adult, all skaters sign a waiver form (parent if minor). 
 
Brought back this year extra an day for Indoor Children’s Workshop 11 am - 3 pm  Purchase tickets in advance www.SBDAC.com 

 

 

 

 


 

About the Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation

The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is the beneficiary of the Festival of Trees. The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation is dedicated to providing a lasting impact on the lives of individuals with disabilities and barriers to employment by providing opportunities to achieve independence. Supporting the mission of Goodwill Industries of Southwest Florida, the Foundation works to ensure long-term funding is available for programs and services as needs escalate in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties.

Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation’s Registration # is CH29995.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE OF FL.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.  PLEASE VISIT www.800helpfla.com FOR OFFICIAL REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.


The Festival of Trees Benefits:

Our Host:

SWFL Goodwill Foundation          
SBDAC

 

Event Sponsors:

   

 

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 Sullivan logo

 

 

Two-men

 

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Westco Logo BW

Lee C Elections landscape logo 2017

Bounce 4 less logo

Children's Workshop

 

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Children's Workshop 
 CenturyLink logo 2016

 

MBAF

   

 

 Volunteer Food Vendors:    
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