Volunteers are needed during the week of Festival. To volunteer please complete the form below.


Loading: Friday, November 14 – We will need capable bodies to help load event materials out of storage at Sandhills Children’s Center at 10 a.m.
Setup: Sunday, Monday & Tuesday, November 16- 18 – We will need all hands on deck to help move all of the components of the event fromthe trucks to decorate the Carolina Hall on Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.  Monday & Tuesday, we need help making sure that all of the auction items are photographed and on the website, lighting the items and decorating.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Hosts/Hostesses: Wednesday through Sunday; hours vary daily 9:30 am – 8 pm (three hour shifts).
Bid Squad Experts: We will need a number of tech savvy individuals to be guides to patrons who need assistance bidding in our digital silent auction.
Musicians: Any person or group who plays piano, guitar, flute, violin, etc. for background music. Must be approved by Festival of Trees committee. Daily (one hour shifts).
Elves (High School Students): Young people needed to act as Santa’s helpers; days and times vary.
Festival Marketplace Setup and Breakdown: Saturday, November 22 we need some super setup and breakdown folks to help the vendors getinto and out of The Grand Ballroom.  Setup is from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. and breakdown is from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.                                                                                                                                  Breakdown: Sunday & Monday, November 23 & 24 – We will need all hands on deck again to help move all of the components of the event from Carolina Hall and back to storage.



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Pinehurst Accommodations
The 18th Annual Festival of Trees is taking place at The Carolina Hotel located at 80 Carolina Vista Dr., Pinehurst. Festival of Trees attendees will receive special resort-wide rates for the best available rooms: Single Occupancy - $109 plus service charges & tax per person per night; Double Occupancy - $65 plus service charges & tax per person per night. These rates include breakfast. Contact Pinehurst Resort at 855-235-8507 and reference Festival of Trees Rate.