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Festival of Trees Quick Facts

This Year's Cause

Every year, the Festival of Trees raises money for the University Hospital Foundation. This year’s cause is the Emergency Department at the University of Alberta Hospital – click here to learn more.


The Festival of Trees began 32 years ago, and has raised more than $20 million for the University of Alberta Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and Kaye Edmonton Clinic


In 2016, more than 38,000 guests visited the Festival site, more than any other year!


Over 2,000 volunteers work onsite during the 4 day event.

Performance groups

85 community groups and individuals entertain on the Festival stage each year.

Media Package

Download Graphics

The package includes the Festival of Trees logos (jpg, tif, png).

Download Graphics

The package includes the University Hospital Foundation logos (jpg, tif, png).

Media Contact

For media inquiries, please contact: Tonia LaRiviere, 780-964-1000,, or Nicole Merrifield,