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Time now to join in Festival of Trees

Special to the Star

Local organizations and businesses are helping to transform the gallery at The Joe Center for the Arts into a holiday wonderland, at the second annual Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees.

It’s not too late to join the fun, but the deadline for being a part of this event is coming soon, on Thursday, Nov. 5.

Windolf Construction's Christmas tree was the 2019 festival's People Choice.
Forgotten Coast Festival of Trees

Last year’s festival was such a joyous event for the community, still recovering from Hurricane Michael. This year The Joe showing we can recover from the effects of the pandemic as well.

Beautiful Christmas trees, holiday displays including trains and villages this year, silent auction items and musical festivities will all be part of the fun. Three special performances of the Nutcracker are planned.

The Joe invites individuals, area businesses and organizations to participate in this event.

If you and/or your organization would still like to participate, please check out the different options on our website: These include a schedule, sponsorship forms, display and silent auction forms, and guidelines for displays.

The application(s) can be completed online or printed off and delivered to The Joe during open hours; or mailed to The Joe Center for the Arts, 201 Reid Ave., Port St. Joe, FL 32456.

If you have any questions, need more information or would like to offer a special activity for public enjoyment, please contact Marcy Trahan at for assistance.