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FOT Brown gold with ropeA Benefit Gala Event to Support Special Olympics Wyoming

The 29th Annual Festival of Trees promises to be an amazing holiday occasion again this year!

This event showcases some of the best food Casper has to offer, the talents of the tree designers and the generosity of the Casper Community.


Date of 2017 Event:

Tuesday, November 28th 
6:00 pm to 10:00 p.m.

Description of Event:

Festival of Trees – Our 29th annual event is an auction of fully decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, centerpieces, trips and items donated by individuals or local businesses, to be purchased by the public. The Christmas trees are live auctioned on Tuesday, November 28th in the Industrial Building at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds. It begins at 6:00 p.m. with a silent auction and cocktails. The live auction will begin at 7:00 p.m.

2017 Festival of Trees Fact Sheet


To raise much needed funds and awareness for Special Olympics Wyoming programs statewide while educating an audience of more than 400 guests about the mission of Special Olympics Wyoming.


$50.00 per person or two for $75.00. Tickets avaliable at First Interstate Banks, Jonah Bank, Special Olympics Wyoming office 239 West 1st Street

or to order online click here.


Sponsorships for this event range from decorating a Christmas tree up to a $25,000 Platinum level sponsorship. Trees are purchased and decorated by a company, organization or individual. Trees will be auctioned off to the highest bidder.


Central Wyoming Fairgrounds 
1700 Fairgrounds Road
Casper Wyoming


Guests arrive and are greeted by Special Olympics Athletes and register for an evening of entertainment, holiday hors d’ oeuvres, strolling among dozens of decorated trees and Silent Auction items.

Master of Ceremonies: 

Dustin Beck, Summit Title Service


Malik Hegge, Wyoming Signs


2017 Sponsors:

We thank the following generous sponsors  who support our efforts.


McMurray Foundation channel 13 k2 radio




First Interstate Bank The Eickoff Family

Zimmerman Family


star tribune casper


p hawk coffee flour bin eggingtons
 HGI Logo la cocina frosted tops
PNG Horizontal Color QDOBA hq bbq Jersey Mikes 
On the Border TExas Roadhouse Ramkota Logo 
C85 WonderBar MOD2017 C85 PumpRoom MOD2017  

Silver Medal Sponsors

Double 4 Foundation

Jonah Bank of Wyoming

The Martin Family

Central Wyoming Fairgrounds

Oil City News


Poplar Wine & Spirits

Stewart Moving

TW Foundation

Wold Oil Properties

Blue Ribbon Sponsors

Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

Goolsby, Finley, and Associates LLC


Laneige Bridal & Tuxedo

Lenhart, Mason & Associates


Mountain States Lithograph

Outlaw RV Repair



teddy bear teaTeddy Bear Tea

Date of Event:

Sunday, November 26th, 2017 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location of Event:

Industrial Building, Central Wyoming Fairgrounds

Description of Event:

An afternoon to bring children together to visit with and have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus; bring a new Teddy Bear for our traditional “Teddy Bear” tree; enjoy strolling among the decorated auction trees; sip flavored teas and eat warm cookies. Most of all, vote for your favorite tree. We have a special appearance from the Dream Upon a Princess team.


To raise awareness for Special Olympics Wyoming programs statewide, promote the Festival of Trees and determine the People Choice award.


The donation of one new Teddy Bear.

 2017 Teddy Bear Tea Sponsors

Foss Motors Inc.

American Title Agency

ANB Bank

Automation Electronics, Inc.

Craig & Susan Thomas Foundation 

Crum Electric Supply Co.

First American Title Insurance of
    Natrona & Converse County

Hilltop National Bank

Kirkwood Oil & Gas

Rocky Mountain Power


River Valley Builders

Williams, Porter, Day, & Neville, P.C.

Wyoming Machinery Company

Wyoming Medical Center


Help us fulfill a dream!

All athletes are able to participate free of charge thanks to the generosity of our supporters. Contributions are needed to offer athletic, developmental, health and social opportunities.