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Festival of Trees offers a variety of live entertainment by local musicians, dancers and vocalists every evening. Wednesday is Children's Day, with special activities and entertainment geared toward the young starting at 3:30 p.m. Watch this space for a complete lineup of activities.

Admission is FREE!
Vacaville Skating Center, 551 Davis St., Vacaville, CA
Dates: November 28-30 (Tuesday through Thursday)
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. daily

Volunteers put in hundreds of hours setting up the event itself and hundreds more decorating the trees. From the mini trees to the full-size ones, Festival-goers will admire the craftsmanship of the decorators. Tree styles range from traditional to you-name-it!

Please visit us at Vacaville Festival of Trees and plan on spending some time enjoying lots of entertainment and plenty of snacks.


Photos with Santa

Santa is available to hear wishes and take photos from 3 to 8:30 p.m. daily. Pictures cost $7 for a 4-by-6-inch print, $5 for an email version, or $10 for both. Great for Christmas cards!

If you purchased an electronic copy of your photo with Santa and have not received it by Dec. 9, please email VacavilleFOTSanta@gmail.com.

Festival schedule PDF

Festival of Trees 2017 Entertainment

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017
Emcee: Tom Phillippi
4:15-4:45 p.m.: Bliss Dance Company (Fae Salfiti, director)
5-5:45 p.m.: Jepson Middle School Jazz Band (Brian Simpson, director)
6-7 p.m.: Merriment on Main!!!!
7-7:30 p.m.: Vacaville Community Choir (Annette Wells, director)
7:45-8:30 p.m.: Vacaville High and Jepson Middle School Choirs (Ashley Parker, director)
8:30-9 p.m.: Jepson Middle School & St. Mary's Youth Folklorico
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
Emcee: Dave McCallum of KUIC
3:30-5 p.m.: Children’s Day
4:15-4:45 p.m.: Markham Elementary (Kim Alexander Yarbor, director)
5-5:30 p.m.: Alamo Elementary (Jonathon Burton, director)
5:45-6:30 p.m.: Golden West Middle School Jazz Band (Robert Honeychurch, director)
6:45-7:30 p.m.: Will C. Wood Orchestra (Joanna Mackinson, conductor)
7:45-8:30 p.m.: Will C. Wood Jazz Band (Richard Cook, director)
8:30-9 p.m.: Christmas Music
Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017
Emcee: Joe Scholtes of KUIC
4-4:30 p.m.: Kairos Elementary (Maddison Brown, director)
4:15pm - 4:45pm: Markham Elementary Choir (Kim Alexander Yarbor, Director) – and Markham Elementary Ballet Folklorico (Jeffrey Romo, Director)
4:45-5:15 p.m.: Vacaville High and Jepson Middle School Strings (Melinda Packer and Samantha Wilde, directors)
5:30-6:15 p.m.: Live Music Center (Megan Tucker, director)
6:30-7 p.m.: Cooper Elementary Choir (Kim Bosler, director)
7:15-7:45 p.m.: Vacaville Ballet Company (Cassandra Kamakeeaian, artistic director)
8-9 p.m.: Christmas Music