Festival of Trees

The Aspirus Health Foundation is excited to be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Festival of Trees in person at the Central Wisconsin Convention + Expo Center November 22-26!

We invite you to stroll through a glittering forest of over 100 trees, wreaths, mantels, holiday décor, baskets and specialty items decorated and donated by individuals, families, organizations and businesses for our progressive silent auction and raffle. 

  • Enjoy a complimentary cookie and beverage while you listen to a variety of local singers and musicians sharing their time and talents 
  • Bid on a tree or specialty item for your home, business, non-profit or as a gift
  • Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win fabulous prizes
  • Visit with Santa
  • Attend a Special Event - Opening Night Gala, Teddy Bear Blast

Your support through the purchase of beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, or holiday décor in our silent auction and raffles helps us provide compassionate care and services for the patients and families we serve.

Online Auction

The annual Festival of Trees silent auction will be online this year. Items will be displayed in the Central WI Convention + EXPO Center with numerous holiday items up for bid. The auction website which will allow you to browse, bid, and purchase auction items on your device. Go to the online auction.


Interested in decorating or donating an item?

Thank you for your interest. To decorate or donate an item, please click here

Interested in Volunteering?

As a volunteer, you will have a fun and festive part in the event. You greet and answer visitor’s questions, sell entry tickets or raffles, assist with setup and takedown. We have multiple shifts available to fit every schedule, plus volunteers who complete a full shift receive a FREE entry to the Festival of Trees. To view volunteer opportunities and register, click here 

Proceeds help support Aspirus Comfort Care & Hospice Services and the Aspirus Family House. Gifts will be used to help patients and families facing the end of this life’s journey, to cover the cost of bedrooms at Aspirus Hospice House for people who otherwise could not afford to stay at the Hospice House, and to offset costs for families traveling to Wausau for specialized care in need of a place to stay.  

Thank you to our sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:

General Admission

Tickets available at the door: 

  • $5 per person
  • Children 2 and under Free



Wednesday, Nov. 23
9am - Noon (Senior Stroll)
Noon - 5pm
Santa: 9am - Noon and 1 - 4pm

Thursday, Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving)
1pm - 5pm
Santa: 1 - 3pm

Friday, Nov. 25
9am - 5pm
Santa: 9am - Noon and 5:30 - 7pm

Saturday, Nov. 26 11am - 5pm 
Santa: 9 - 10:30am


Special Events

Butterfly Luncheon - Nov. 17
11am - 1pm

Opening Night Gala - Nov. 22
6 - 9pm

Senior Stroll - Nov. 23
9am - Noon

Teddy Bear Blast - Nov. 25 & 26
Nov. 25 - 5:30 - 7pm, Nov. 26 - 9 - 10:30am

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Contact the Aspirus Health Foundation at ahf@aspirus.org or call 715-847-2470.