Safeway | Providence Festival of Trees


A Portland tradition for more than 40 years, Providence Festival of Trees features an elegant Gala and an inclusive community celebration at the Oregon Convention Center. This year's festivities are moving to the beautiful Oregon Ballroom. This magical setting is the perfect place to kick off the holiday season! Proceeds benefit Providence Children's Health.

Festival for All Public Show Tickets


KATU will broadcast live from Festival of Trees on Thursday, Nov. 30!

  • AM Northwest at 9 a.m.
  • Afternoon Live at 2 p.m.
Be sure to tune in to get a sneak peek of the trees and learn more about the Festival.



Public Show: A Sensory-Friendly Holiday Experience

Friday, Dec. 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Oregon Convention Center

Oregon Ballroom

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Cast your ballot for your favorite tree! 

You could win a $50 Safeway gift card for participating!

Three lucky winners will be randomly drawn upon the conclusion of voting.

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Online Auction


The 2023 Safeway | Providence Festival of Trees Online Auction includes beautiful mini trees, holiday decor and gifts.

Bidding starts at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 14  and is open through 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1.
You will need to create a bidder account to participate.

For more details and to start bidding, click the button.

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Gala Dinner and Auction

Friday, Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m.
Oregon Convention Center
Oregon Ballroom

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 women's and children's programs at Providence.
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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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Public Show: A Sensory-Friendly Holiday Experience
A morning of fun activities that are accessible to guests of all abilities including holiday entertainment, festive trees and more.

Tickets are $10, children 2 and under are free with an adult

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Lit hallway decorated with poinsettias leading into gala event
Gala Dinner & Auction
Kick off the holiday season in style on Dec. 1 at Portland's premier holiday event. Join in all the gala fun this year and support vital programs and services for women and children.

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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. Please check back in a few weeks to see what opportunities are available.
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Heritage Club Members: Join us for Hot Cocoa and Holiday Magic
As a small thank you for being part of our Heritage Club, we invite you and your guest(s) to a holiday event.
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2022 Festival of Trees


It was wonderful to see so many familiar (and new!) faces at the 40th annual Festival of Trees gala and public show in 2022. Thanks to your amazing generosity, we exceeded our goal of raising $1.2 million in support of Providence Children's Health.

Click the buttons below to see full galleries from the 2022 Gala and Elf Academy, as well as a collection of photos of the beautiful trees from 2022. Please feel free to download and share the photos however you would like, and you can also order prints if desired.

2022 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.