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Join us for the 2015 Festival of Trees at The Bay Centre from November 18, 2015 - January 5, 2016.

Every year, Victoria Festival of Trees creates a lush forest of beautifully decorated trees to raise funds for BC Children's Hospital Foundation. Sponsors, local businesses, organizations and individuals come together and decorate trees in a sometimes wacky, often irreverent and always beautiful fashion. The festival invites visitors to browse through the holiday displays and donate to vote for their favourite trees. At the same time, the event offers sponsors an invaluable opportunity to demonstrate community leadership, show their creative talents and support child health.

For many years, The Fairmont Empress has generously opened its doors to the Festival of Trees. In 2015, due to pending renovations at The Fairmont Empress, Victoria’s favourite festival will relocate to another high-profile and historical Victoria venue – The Bay Centre. Festival of Trees will return to The Fairmont Empress in 2016. In the meantime, we are excited to invite you to help us continue this longstanding community tradition at The Bay Centre.

As a tree sponsor of the festival, your tree will be enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of visitors from the community and visitors to Victoria. Last year more than 20,000 votes were cast and participants raised more than $129,000. This is your chance to get involved — sponsor a tree today!

Download a copy of the 2015 registration package (pdf) or contact Danielle Fullwood at 250-382-1529 or for any questions.

To make the magic of the festival a reality, we rely on the support of our dedicated volunteers. If you are looking for a fun way to get involved please contact Danielle Fullwood at 250-382-1529 or

Congratulations to our 2014 winners:

Spirit of Giving
The Lego Club Victoria













Judges Choice:

Judges Choice First Place:
The Fairmont Empress

Judges Choice Second Place:

Judges Choice Third Place:
Team 4 Hope


People's Choice:

People's Choice First Place:
Seastar Chemicals Inc

People's Choice Second Place:
Nordic Fencing

People's Choice Third Place:
Mayfair Optometric

View the full gallery of photos from Festival of Trees Victoria 2014 below.