SVHS Festival of Trees with a Champagne Light Up Gala Night

November 22, 2011 (Tue) - November 27, 2011 (Sun)
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Bayfront Convention Cneter
1 Sassafras Pier
Erie, PA 16507

View Map  |   814-452-5359

Cost: Gala Night Admission is $50 - General Admission is $8 for Adults & 5 for Children 12 and under.

View more details below

Wine     Entertainment     Auction     Charity Fundraiser    

Saint Vincent Health Center Auxiliary invites you to our 27th Annual Festival of Trees located in the beautiful Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA.

Regular hours of admission are:

Wednesday, 11/23 from 10 AM – 8 PM
Thursday, 11/24 from 3 PM – 8 PM
Friday, 11/25 from 10 AM – 8 PM
Saturday, 11/26 from 10 AM – 8 PM
Sunday, 11/27 from 12 PM – 6 PM

Tickets are $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 and under.  Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network.

Special Events:

Light Up Night Gala: Tuesday, November 22 beginning at 6PM 
Tickets are $50 for adults only. Tickets for this Adult Only event are $50 per person
Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast at light-up.
Watch the 2011 Festival "light-up" with holiday magic and whimsy at our Gala Night.
This exclusive event features speakers representing the festival, Children's Miracle Network, and Saint Vincent Health System.  Listen to the musical entertainment of the Gem City Jazz Band, and dance to holiday favorites.  A cash bar will be offered throughout the evening.  Special lodging accomodations may be made at the Sheraton Erie Bayfront.

Breakfast With Santa: Saturday, November 26 with Seatings at 8 AM, 10 AM, and 12 PM - Tickets are $20 Adults and $15 for Children 12 and under.
Admission includes a delicious breakfast/brunchbuffet meal expertly crafted by the executive chef, David Robbinson from the Bayfront Convention Center.  Additionally, enjoy a professional puppet show, personal visits and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, over-stuffed gift bags, mascot autograph sessions, story-time, and general admission to the 2011 Festival of Trees.

At the Festival you will:

  • enjoy 60+ professionally decorated trees,
  • view the beauty of several nativity scenes,
  • visit with Santa in his very own castle,
  • enjoy North Pole fun for children,
  • listen to the Erie area's best entertainment
  • shop for unique gift solutions at the Holiday Marketplace featuring wineries tastings, artisians, vendors and more
  • try to win one of our several raffles opportunities including a Wine Tree with 125+ bottles of wine, Gift Trees valued over $500, or Baskets fromt he Avenue of Baskets valued betweeb $100 - $500.
  • Admission includes a chance to win $1000 (ages 18 and up).

Visit for more information or to purchase tickets for the festival or one of the special events.

Special guest rates are available for an overnight stay at the Sheraton located adjacent to the Bayfront Convention Center.  Visit for more information.