Festival of Trees

November 28, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Stowe Park & Historic Downtown Belmont

The 5th annual Festival of Trees kicks off on Monday, November 28th, following the annual tree lighting ceremony at 6:30 PM. This year, the festival will also feature a special display of "Oh Starry Night" - a luminary event presented by Strong Like AK located on the upper field of Stowe Park. Click the links below to learn about each.

Congratulations to the 2022 Festival of Trees Winners!


School Category 

1st place: Cramerton Middle School 2nd place: Belmont Middle School & W.A. Bess Elementary School 3rd place: Piedmont Community Charter Elementary School

Nonprofit Category

1st place: Gaston County Sheriff’s Office 2nd place: William Gaston Chapter DAR & In Memory of Justin Stewart 3rd place: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

For Profit Category

1st place: Carus LLC 2nd place: Tommy Bynum Heating and Cooling & Duren & Marsh Dentistry 3rd place: Buddy Harper Team Realty & Just Jeepin’ 4-A Cause Jeep Club

Downtown Merchant Category

1st place: NC Budo
2nd place: Primal Brewery
3rd place: Lyerly Agency

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