Join in the Holiday Spirit at the Sea Festival of Trees in Salisbury, Massachusetts
Get in the holiday spirit at the 11th annual Sea Festival of Trees at the Blue Ocean Music Hall Event Center in Salisbury, Massachusetts.
If you have never been, you'd better make 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 true treasure, and will soon be protected by its own space 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.
When you walk into the venue, you are greeted by a huge sandcastle in the lobby, hand-carved by professional Greg Grady. The Blue Ocean Event Center is located on the beach and above the ocean waves, which are in view at every angle of the giant rooms filled with twinkling lights from all the trees. It's a magical feeling for the 10 days of the festival.
Children can enjoy indoor ice-skating, a candy cane forest, and Santa's workshop, inspired by the movie Elf. There will also be visits with Santa, and appearances by the Snow Queen, Grinch, Blades, Bruins mascot, and one very funny elf, according to the Sea Festival of Trees' press release.
It's only a $10 donation to enter this winter wonderland and get raffle tickets to win any of the trees all decked out for the season. Children ages five and under are only $5.
The event runs 11am-8pm, Friday and Saturday, November 24 & 25, and Saturday, December 2. It's also open Sunday, November 26, and Sunday, December 3 from 11am-5pm, and Thursday and Friday, November 30 and December 1 from 5pm-8pm.
Bring the entire family for this delightful holiday tradition, or make it a day out with friends. Find out more about the Polar Express Pajama Party, Bruins Night, Elf Day, Sippin' Santa Girls Night Out, and the Santa & Grinch Holiday Brunch at seafestivaloftrees.com.
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