Celebrate the Season with Us!

As per Government of Alberta: 
Vaccination: To enter spaces participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program, people ages 12 and older can provide proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical exemption.
* Sept. 20 to Oct. 25: proof of a single dose is considered acceptable as long as the dose was given more than 2 weeks before the time of service.
* After Oct. 25: proof of double vaccination is required.
Proof of Negative Test: To enter spaces participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program, people aged 12 and older can show proof of a negative test result.
* Tests must be privately-paid COVID-19 PCR or rapid tests completed within 72 hours.
Tests must not be from Alberta Health Services or Alberta Precision Laboratories
Special Festival Events & Tickets
Tree Viewing & Magical Candy Cane Lane
December 3-31
Come wander through the forest of trees and take in the splendour of Candy Cane Lane.
Gingerbread House Contest
December 3-31
Special categories from children to culinary professionals with gingerbread houses displayed during the month of December.
Sponsor Reception
Friday December 3
Noon to 2pm
By invitation only.
The Spirits of Christmas Tasting Experience
Friday December 10
7pm to 10pm
$75 per person

The Signature Tasting Event. Taste a selection of fine wines, scotch, spirits, and craft beers with curated hors d’oeuvres by Executive Chef Graham Smith.

Kids Holiday Extravaganza
Sunday December 12
10am to 3pm
Free Event
Registration Required
A festive day for the kids of all ages with crafts, goodies, games, stories and more. 
Seniors Christmas Tea
Wednesday December 15
1pm to 3pm
$20 per person 

A holiday reception for our seniors in the community with tea and desserts. Live entertainment & prizes will make it a festive event.

Breakfast with Santa
Sunday December 19
10am to Noon
$20 Adults | $15 kids
Free under 2 yrs

*Please note that photos with Santa will not be offered in 2021 (for health reasons)

The Classic Event: A buffet breakfast with a live band, dancing and a visit from Santa!

  • Any ticket refunds will include the ticket price less the Eventbrite fees (consisting of payment processing and service fee).
  • If an event is cancelled or postponed, refunds will be for the entire purchase price including the ticket price and Eventbrite fees.
About the Festival of Trees
The Rotary Club of Canmore and The Malcolm Hotel
 The 12th Annual Rotary Festival of Trees
Running from December 3 -31, the Rotary Festival of Trees is a community-based holiday celebration with decorated trees, wreaths, gingerbread houses, and special events and activities for the entire family. It is free to view and walk through the forest of trees and magical Candy Cane lane. 
Be inspired to attend or participate in the following special events.
Some special events require tickets - see the middle column of this page for a 'short list' of event descriptions and tickets.
Funds raised from the Rotary Festival of Trees will be contributed to The Rotary Club of Canmore’s numerous programs and services which benefit so many within our community and internationally. Your support in showing up at the event(s) and/or partnering as a sponsor in this fun community event is greatly appreciated.
We are excited to partner with The Malcolm Hotel as our title sponsor and special thanks go out to the Hotel and staff.
Positive partnerships have perks! 
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Thank you to our 2020 Festival of Trees sponsors: