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You are the perfect gift this holiday season!

The Festival of Trees relies on volunteer support to bring this event to Fort Myers every year. Festival of Trees volunteers can help with a wide range of opportunities, from helping to publicize the event in advance, to decorating the facility, or working as event staff.

Festival Setup & Decorating

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Help us turn the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center into a Winter Wonderland.


Welcome Table: Opening Day

Friday, December 6, 2019

Welcome the public, Keep a count of attendees/ Hand out brochures and ballots, Remind them to vote, Record ballot votes, Help staff turn on/off tree lights, put out signs, etc.

Festival Host/Tree Angel

December 5 - 8, 2019
(hours open vary per day)
Welcome our guests and distribute programs or collect People's Choice ballots.Please help us watch over the trees by reminding the public not to
touch the delicate items attached to and displayed around them.

Children's Workshop -
Set-Up Workshop on Friday, December 6, 2019
Volunteer to help with set-up and decorating the Childrens Workshop area.

Workshop Block Party - Saturday, December 7, 2019 (11 am - 3 pm)
Needed for a 4 hour event with assisting kids and their parents with arts and crafts, games, bounce house attendant, and more..


Last Day Open
Sunday, December 8, 2019 (11 am - 6pm)
Volunteer to watch trees, assist quests, sell tickets, assist with drawing of Raffle tickets for trees


Festival Wrap-up
Monday, December 9, 2019

Help wrap and package our trees for their journey to their new homes.

Tree delivery assistance also needed.
*Must have your own car to follow delivery staff.
*You will be unwrapping the trees and gifts and setting them back up in their new homes.

We also welcome volunteer groups!  You and your co-workers, club members, or friends can volunteer together.  To be an integral part of Southwest Florida's favorite holiday event, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (239 995-2106 ext 2213.


Can't volunteer at the Festival, but still want to get involved? Consider hosting a Teddy Bear Donation Drive!

The Festival of Trees Benefits:

Our Host:

SWFL Goodwill Foundation          


These are our 2019 Event Sponsors: 



 Sullivan logo








Westco Logo BW

Lee C Elections landscape logo 2017

Bounce 4 less logo

Children's Workshop


   home depot logo-thumb

Children's Workshop 
 CenturyLink logo 2016





 Volunteer Food Vendors:    
Moes-Logo Jasons Deli