7th Annual Sea Festival of Trees
The 7th Annual Sea Festival of Trees is open to the public from Saturday, November 23, through Sunday, December 8. It’s a 15-day holiday wonderland by the sea, located at the Blue Ocean Event Center on Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts. Get ready for over 150 sparkling holiday trees, holiday stage performances, Seaside Ice rink and skate rentals, visits with Santa and other fun characters, a giant gingerbread house, Santa’s Treetop Shop, and Festival Café. All the trees are generously donated by local individuals, businesses, and organizations and are beautifully decorated for your enjoyment. The trees will be raffled off to lucky winners. Proceeds benefit Salisbury Beach Partnership, Inc.’s Fund to Bring Back the Historic Carousel.
Plus, there’s plenty of other events, including:
Dec. 1 | Santa + The Grinch Naughty & Nice Holiday Brunch: A true Who-Feast with kid-friendly selections, sweet & sour ice cream bar, table visits from beloved characters, music, trivia, a scavenger hunt and the Dr. Seuss classic on the big screen. Santa arrives by fire truck. The $35 ticket price includes admission to the Festival of Trees. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dec. 8 | Polar Express Pajama Party & Brunch: Kids can use their imaginations to transport themselves to the eponymous train of Chris Van Allsburg’s “The Polar Express” at this Blue Ocean Music Hall event, where the classic book will be read to them alongside Alan Silvestri’s film score. A scavenger hunt will also take place. Parents have plenty to look forward to at Seaglass Restaurant’s brunch buffet. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Dec. 15 | Nutcracker Ballet Show & Brunch: From sugar plum fairies in the land of sweets to brunch by the sea with sundae treats, savor this holiday Nutcracker ballet event. Tableside character visits, kid-friendly food, 20-minute exclusive performance and admission to the Festival of Trees are included. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.