2022 Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees


Holiday Trees Enchant Aquarium Visitors, Ring in the Season 
Always anticipated and a favorite for holiday revelers, the 2022 Cape Fear Festival of Trees runs from Nov. 18-Jan. 2, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher. Sponsored by First Citizens Bank, the 2022 event will feature 54 trees beautifully adorned by  generous sponsors supporting Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation. During its run, the Festival of Trees will close only on the two days of the year when the Aquarium is closed—Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 
To sponsor a tree in support of the foundation, please contact Anne Hewett, Senior Fundraising Executive, Lower Cape Fear LifeCare Foundation. 
Touring the Festival of Trees is complimentary with an Aquarium reservation. Please plan ahead for this beautiful tradition by reserving your tickets. During holidays and especially for special events like Festival of Trees, the Aquarium can sell out. 
Please note that the Aquarium witll close early on Christmas Eve, Dec. 24 at 1 p.m. with the last ticket sold at noon. 

Jelly Fish Festival of Trees

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