View Full Version : “12 Days of Christmas Trees” in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin

12-13-2010, 10:54 AM
Come out and enjoy ten beautifully decorated Christmas trees on public display for 12 days as area non-profit organizations vie to win cash prizes for Best of Show and People’s Choice awards. “12 Days of Christmas Trees” is a Christmas tree decorating contest taking place at Grand Park in Grand Boulevard at Sandestin, Dec. 10 – Dec. 21, during which the public can vote for their favorite decorated tree.

The participating organizations are Emerald Coast Children’s Advocacy Center, Seaside Neighborhood School, Children’s Volunteer Health Network, Sinfonia Gulf Coast, American Cancer Society, South Walton Montessori Academy, Shelter House, Children in Crisis, Okaloosa AIDS Support and Information Services and Alaqua Animal Refuge.

The public is invited to attend the kick-off on Friday, Dec. 10 at 4:30 p.m. as all ten trees are “turned on” while Pro Arte Chorale performs Christmas music. The trees remain on display every day and night and the public can vote for their favorite tree at the Visitor Services Kiosk located at Grand Park. On Saturday, Dec. 18 at 2 p.m., the contest winners will be announced in Grand Park while Canterbury Brass plays Christmas music and hot chocolate and cookies are served. The public is invited to attend.

The trees will remain on display through Dec. 21 at Grand Park in Grand Boulevard.