Woman’s Club Tree Festival Begins Tonight


Online Bidding for Christmas trees and wreaths begins tonight at 5:30 for the 4th annual Woman’s Club Christmas Tree Festival & Auction. The event continues Saturday with a Chili tasting contest and much more.

Your purchase of a tree or wreath directly supports area nonprofits, including Fort Myers Beach Art Association, Fort Myers Beach Community Foundation, Restore Fort Myers Beach Arches and Friends of Lovers Key to name a few.

You will be able to view and bid on the trees, HERE

The Festival is open to the public and free of charge.

VIP Tickets for Friday’s Event are $50 and include a meal ticket, two drink tickets and entrance to the VIP cocktail event. It also includes a ticket to Saturday’s Chili tasting event. Chili tasting tickets on Saturday are $5 and open to the public.

The Woman’s Club also asks that guests bring an unwrapped toy for the Beach Kids Foundation.

Friday night kicks off with a cocktail event featuring live music, cash bar and food trucks. A special VIP preview cocktail party will be available to the first 50 people who purchase a $50 VIP ticket. All auction items will be on display for preview and bidding though out the evening.

On Saturday, the festivities begin at 1 pm and feature a holiday vendor market and bake sale. The 4th annual Chili cook-off begins at 3:30 pm, and guests purchase tastes and votes for $5. The winner will be announced at 8 pm along with the final silent tree and wreath auction winners.