The more than 300 beautifully decorated Christmas trees at the 1990 Festival of Trees will be for sale. The festival will be in the Salt Palace Exhibition Hall from Wednesday, Nov. 28, through Saturday, Dec. 1. Doors open at 10 a.m. and close at 10 p.m.
All proceeds will be used to provide care for needy children from throughout the Intermountain Area at Primary Children's Hospital.Highlights of this year's festival include a Ninja Turtle tree, an "Udderly Pink" tree that features cows, a children's book and reading tree, a carousel tree, and a tree of life with braided wheat stalks.
In addition to the trees, the festival will offer holiday centerpieces, wreaths, a gingerbread village, handmade gifts, cookies and candies. A Kids's Korner will have activities for children such as making Christmas presents and face painting. For $5 they may choose a doll and handmade outfit to send to a patient at Primary Children's who is hospitalized for Christmas.
Holiday entertainment will be offered on two stages each day.
More than $5 million has been contributed over the years through the festival. Tickets purchased at the door are $3 for adults and $1.75 for children 12 and younger. Discount tickets will also be available at all Zions Bank branches.