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Annual Festival of Trees

Friends of Caroline Hospice Announces 31st Annual Festival of Trees

The 31st Annual Festival of Trees to benefit Friends of Caroline Hospice is one of Beaufort’s most beloved holiday celebrations and the 2018 event continues a tradition that started more than thirty years ago, presenting several days of holiday fun. Download an Event Sponsorship Package Here

The event kicks off with SNOW Day on Sunday, December 2 at Tabby Place in Downtown Beaufort. Tree viewing will be open to the public Tuesday, December 4 – Thursday, December 6th. DOWNLOAD A TREE SPONSOR FORM HERE. More than 60 beautifully and whimsically decorated trees will be available for purchase as well as tickets for some spectacular raffle items will be sold all week. This year’s  Gala will take place on Thursday, December 6th at Tabby Place amidst the trees with music, wine, beer and lots of food from ten of Beaufort’s best local restaurants. Santa will also be in attendance all week to have some fun and get some photos with attendees.

This year, we have a special Angel Tree that will be adorned with Angel ornaments in memory or honor of a loved one. Ornaments are only $25 and will be tagged with your special message during the event. The ornaments can be picked up from the Friends of Caroline Hospice office (1110 13th Street, Port Royal) after the event. Click here to download an Angel Tree Ornament Form.

We will end this year’s event Saturday, December 8th in downtown Port Royal with the 2nd Annual Gingerbread 5K run. Run or walk through the beautiful Old Village and down to the Sands. Celebrate your accomplishment with s’mores.   Click Here 5K SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES


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Here’s the schedule for this year’s event. You just don’t want to miss it.

Sunday, December 2, 11am to 2pm
Kids Snow Day
Bring the kids from 11am to 2pm to enjoy playing in the snow, building a snowman or having  snowball fights with our outdoor snow fields, face painting and more. Elsa and Anna from Disney’s Frozen will also be there  to enjoy talking with the kids and taking photos.
$3 for children 5 & up – 4 and under – FREE

Tuesday, December 4, 2pm to 7pm; Wednesday, December 5, 10am to 7pm; Thursday, December 6, 10am – 2pm
Open to the Public/School Tours.
Come and see the decorated trees.
Any child who signs up for their school’s tour will receive free admission, courtesy of Sea Smiles Pediatric Dentistry.
General Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children

Thursday, December 6, 6pm – 9pm
Celebration of Giving Gala
Opening Gala Reception tickets can be purchased online by visiting FriendsofCarolineHospice.org/Events

Saturday, December 8, 9am
2nd Annual Gingerbread 5K
Run or walk through the streets of Port Royal, starting and finishing at Live Oaks Park. Costumes are encouraged and we cannot wait to see Santa, Mrs. Claus, the elves and reindeer
running through town. With average December temperatures hovering around 61°, it’s the perfect weather to get out and enjoy a fun run. Interested in sponsoring the run?