Festival of Trees Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Missoula!

Creating festive holiday experiences for all in the heart of Downtown Missoula.

The festival has been a popular community event for over 20 years previously hosted by Mountain Home Montana.   We are excited to partner this year with Missoula Downtown Foundation for Tinsel & Tidings Tree Debut & Auction benefiting Missoula Downtown programs and activities.  This year’s festival takes place on the sixth floor of the Stockman Bank Building in downtown Missoula and offers a variety of activities for all ages including public display of locally designed and decorated trees and wreaths, Teddy Bear Teas and Merry Mimosa Brunches.  Thousands of Missoulians and visitors take part in this festival.

NEW THIS YEAR: Tour of Trees is FREE!

2019 Festival of Trees Schedule  

Thursday, December 5th
  • Tinsel & Tidings Tree Debut and Auction benefiting the Missoula Downtown Foundation I 5:30pm – 8:30pm I
Friday, December 6th
  • 1st Friday Kick off Tour of Trees I 12:00pm – 8:00pm I
Saturday, December 7th
  • Merry Mimosa Brunch 10:00am – 12:00pm I
  • Tour of Trees 12:00pm – 6:00pm I
  • Parade of Lights 6:00pm I
Sunday, December 8th
  • Teddy Bear Tea 10:00am – 11:00am I   &    I 12:00pm – 1:00pm I
Wednesday, December 11th
  • Tour of Trees 3:00pm – 6:00pm I
Thursday, December 12th
  • Tour of Trees I 3:00pm – 6:00pm I
Friday, December 13th
  • Tour of Trees  12:00pm – 8:00pm I
Saturday, December 14th
  • Merry Mimosa Brunch 10:00am – 12:00pm I
  • Tour of Trees 12:00pm – 6:00pm I
Sunday, December 15th
  • Teddy Bear Teas  10:00am – 11:00am I   &   I 12:00pm – 1:00pm I




This event would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors.

An elegant evening of holiday cocktails, mocktails and hors d’oeuvres with your friends and family in the top floor of Stockman Bank Downtown Missoula.  Be the first to see the over 30 beautifully decorated holiday trees, wreaths and items.  Support Downtown Missoula programs and projects with a live and silent auction.  Tickets $50, include drinks & hors d’oeuvres.

Tickets Here

Join in on the festivities happening this Holiday Season at the Missoula Downtown Association’s Festival of Tree’s main event; Tour of Trees. Kicking off on First Friday, December 6th from 12:00 – 8:00 pm, this free event features over 30 uniquely designed trees and holiday items from various Missoula businesses, organizations, and community members. Hosted on the top floor of Stockman Bank on 321 W Broadway, Tour of Trees is taking place on six different days of the two week festival to ensure you don’t miss out on the fun.

NEW THIS YEAR: Tour of Trees is FREE!

Tour of Trees

Friday, December 6, 12-8 pm

Saturdays, December 7, 12-6 pm

Wednesday -Thursday, December 11-12, 3-6 pm

Friday, December 13, 12-8 pm

Saturday, December 14, 12-6 pm

Teddy Bear Teas is an event most enjoyable for children 2-10 years of age. Children are encouraged to dress up and bring their favorite teddy bear or stuffed animal to this magical holiday tea party while they enjoy music, stories and a holiday craft. Special visits from Mrs. Clause & Santa! Teddy Bear Teas will be held four times this festival, but don’t wait to sign up as this event has limited spots and fills up fast. $5 per person.

December 8th 10am December 8th 12pm December 15th 10am December 15th 12pm

Take a break from shopping and attend a Merry Mimosa Brunch, held at Stockman Bank on 321 W Broadway from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Sip mimosas, enjoy catered brunch, and gather with friends in the enchanted forest with views overlooking all of Missoula. Tickets include brunch and one drink, $25. Cash bar available. Spots are limited so don’t wait, make your reservations today!

Saturday December 7th Saturday December 14th

Festival of Trees Designer Submission 2019

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Volunteer Sign Up Click Here!

Celebrate the holidays with a little giving of your time.  Engage with other volunteers and enjoy the Festival of Trees showcased in the top floor of Stockman Bank at 321 W Broadway. Sign up as an individual or as a group of employees. Wear your company logowear and make it a team-building activity. Assignments are varied, relatively short term (3-4 hours).