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Take a walk in this dazzling forest of trees
A visit to the Christmas Tree Festival at Willunga is a beautiful way to start the season of advent. This year Willunga Uniting Church hosts its 14th annual Christmas Tree Festival on Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th November. This annual community event showcases the creativity of local groups and individuals who submit decorated trees.
Photograph of the old hay cart by Willunga Christmas Tree Festival. Willunga Uniting Church and Bethany Hall, in the background, are home to the Christmas Tree Festival.
The theme for this year is 'Hopes and Dreams'. Innovative themes from over the years have included: Past Present and Future, Christmas Around the World and Our Advent Festival. Over 50 decorated trees will be on display in Bethany Hall and the Willunga Uniting Church. The neighbouring Bell Paddock will be breaming with food and craft stalls on the Saturday. See the historic hay cart dating back to the 1800s.
Children can enter the colouring competition to win great prizes and follow the Kids' Trail. The sausage sizzle and Devonshire tea are popular with all ages. Pick up a voting slip to vote for your favourite tree. A cake stall will be operating offering lots of delicious Christmas baking to purchase.
Trees decorated and entered by local kindergartens.
Multiple entries from local kindergartens prove you are never too young to create a beautiful Christmas tree.
Admission to the Christmas Tree Festival is only $3 for adults and children are free. Money raised goes to the Christmas Bowl appeal for Act for Peace and Willunga Uniting Church projects. Entering a decorated tree is free. Use the contact details supplied below to enter.
Trees can speak simple beauty.
Trees can be elaborately elegant.
Bus tours are also catered for exclusively on the 30th of November and the 1st of December. Make an appointment for your social group to attend and enjoy an unusual outing and a beautiful start to celebrating Christmas this advent season.