Festival of Trees Annual Event

 

Festival of Trees 2022

DATES of EVENT:

Family Day / Open House - December 3rd - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Ticketed Gala and Live Auction - December 4th - 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Decoration of Trees on-site - November 29th - December 2nd - 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Preparations  have begun for the 2022 Festival of Trees fundraiser for the Museum. Marking the return of the event's traditional format, this year's event will be held at the Event's Center at Three Rivers Casino Resort. This year's event will also bring back the Gala and Live IN-PERSON Auction, including a meal provided by the Casino's event chefs and a seat to bid on the decorated trees. Tickets to the Gala will be available for purchase soon. 

Price of Gala Tickets:

Individual Seat - $45

Couple's Night Out (2 Seats) - $80

Private Table (8 Seats) - $300

Register for the 2022 Event Online

Sponsors, Decorators, and Volunteers are Needed

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Decoration of Tree(s) Sponsored

Thank You for Your Interest in Joining the Festival of Trees, a Museum Representative Will Contact You Soon.

 

What is the Festival of Trees?

The Festival of Trees is an annual event and fundraiser hosted by the Oregon Coast Military Museum (OCMM) towards the last week of November. Trees and wreaths are sponsored and decorated by businesses and tree designers from the Oregon Coast (Florence/North Bend/Coos Bay) in unique themes with a variety of ornaments to be auctioned off at the event's Gala dinner. Designers and themes vary by year as new and old volunteers join in decorating the trees, bringing new ideas to the table or revising previously done themes. 

What are the Proceeds Used For?

All proceeds of the Festival of Trees help keep the doors of the Museum open to the public and future generations. Funds raised also assist in the creation of exhibits, the preservation of Artifacts and items within the Museum's collections, the procurement of supplies for operations, and operational expenses. 

The Festival of Trees accounts for over 25% of the Museum's yearly operating budget, making it one of the most vital fundraisers for the OCMM.

What Themes Have Appeared?

A wide variety of themes have appeared over the years of the event. Ranging from coastal & nature themed trees to candy & TV inspired trees, there is always a tree theme for every member of the family. For a full list of themes used or planning to be used, click HERE. (Link to be Developed)

What is the Cost to Sponsor?

There are a variety of sponsorships available for those interested in sponsoring a tree, wreath, or contributing to the event. Each level's benefits vary and can be observed below for the upcoming Festival of Trees Fundraiser.

Levels of Sponsorship and What They Include:

  • Alpha Sponsorship - $1000

    • Alpha Sponsor Award to Display​

    • 1 Undecorated Large Tree to be decorated

    • 2 Tickets to Festival of Trees Gala of Giving

    • Advertising on Coast Radio 

  • Bravo Sponsorship - $500

  • Charlie Sponsorship - $225

  • Large Tree Sponsor - $150

  • Tabletop Tree Sponsor - $75

  • Wreath Sponsor - $60