Get into the holiday spirit at the 10th Annual Sea Festival of Trees at the Blue Ocean Music Hall Event Center in Salisbury, Massachusetts.
If you’ve never been, you better start making plans now because it’s a classic tradition for so many New Englanders.
The event is a fundraiser for the Salisbury Beach Partnership’s new historic Carousel Pavilion. The Salisbury Beach Carousel is a real treasure and will soon be protected by its own dedicated area for all to enjoy.
The Sea Festival of Trees features over 100 themed and beautifully decorated trees donated by local businesses, civic groups, students and individuals. Many have wonderful prizes, gift cards, and valuable gifts as part of the trees.
As you enter the venue, you’ll be greeted by a giant sandcastle in the lobby, hand-carved by professional Greg Grady. The Blue Ocean Event Center is located on the beach and above the sea waves which can be seen from every angle of the huge rooms filled with twinkling lights from all the trees. It’s a magical feeling for the 10 days of the festival.
Kids can enjoy indoor ice skating, a candy cane forest, and Santa’s movie-inspired workshop Eleven. There will also be visits from Santa Claus and appearances by the Snow Queen, the Grinch, the Blades, the Bruins mascot and a very funny elf, according to the Sea Festival of Trees press release.
It’s just a $10 donation to enter this winter wonderland and receive raffle tickets to win one of the trees, all decorated for the season. Children under 5 pay only $5.
The event will be held on November 25 and 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., November 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., December 1, 2 and 3 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and December 4 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m p.m. with tree raffle winners being drawn at 5 p.m.
Bring the whole family or make a day out with friends for this delightful holiday tradition. Find out more about the Polar Express Pajama Party, Sports Night, Elf Day and Santa Holiday Brunch at seafestivaloftrees.com.
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