Safeway | Providence Festival of Trees


A Portland tradition for 40 years, Providence Festival of Trees features a full schedule of elegant events and community celebrations at the Oregon Convention Center. This magical setting is the perfect place to kick off the holiday season! Proceeds benefit Providence Children’s Health.

Festival of Trees 2022 Gala
It was wonderful to see so many familiar (and new!) faces at the 40th annual Festival of Trees gala and public show. Thank you for joining us!

Thanks to your amazing generosity, we have exceeded our goal of raising $1.2 million in support of Providence Children's Health.


Get an inside look at some of the many critical programs your donations help make possible.


Take a look back at 40 years of the Festival and the incredible impact it has had on our community.

Click the buttons below to see full galleries from this year's Gala and Elf Academy, as well as a collection of photos of this year's beautiful trees. Please feel free to download and share the photos however you would like, and you can also order prints if desired.

Holiday TV Special


If you missed the Holiday special on KATU, you can re-watch it here: Festival of Trees TV special!

Make a cup of cocoa and settle in for a cozy hour of holiday delight. You’ll see the trees, hear how decorators create the magic that brings the festival to life, and reminisce on festivals of the past.

About Festival of Trees

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By giving generously, you will help sustain and advance specialized programs for children and families at Providence. Proceeds benefit our Children's Health Area of Greatest Need fund, which helps support many programs and services within our hospitals and clinics.
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Committee & Designers
Festival of Trees is made possible by the volunteers who give generously of their time throughout the year to bring the Festival to life.
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Elf Academy
Kids will have a chance to learn what it’s like to be one of Santa’s elves at Elf Academy at the Festival!
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Gala Dinner & Auction
Kick off the holiday season in style on Dec. 1 at Portland's premier holiday event. This year's gala will feature a re-imagined experience as we celebrate the 40-year Portland tradition and its impact on the community. Join in all the gala fun this year and support vital programs and services for children - especially children with special health care needs.
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Festival of Trees Holiday Special
Tune in Wednesday, Dec. 7 for an up-close look at this year's Festival trees and special highlights from Festivals gone by. Share holiday magic with your family - and enter to win this year's raffle tree! Join us on KATU Channel 2.
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Christmas Tree decorated with a zoo theme
This holiday tradition would not be possible without the support of our generous sponsors. We would like to especially thank our presenting sponsor, Safeway Foundation for their generous support of Providence Festival of Trees.
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More than 1,000 people volunteer for Providence Festival of Trees each year, contributing about 30,000 hours annually to make the event possible. We are happy to be welcoming back our volunteers this year. Please check back in a few weeks to see what opportunities are available.
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