Dec. 6-7: Festival of Trees – three events to celebrate the holiday season

By on November 6, 2019

  • 31st Annual Outer Banks Hotline Festival of Trees
  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Party
  • Benefit Auction (ticketed event)

Festival of Trees is a unique community fundraiser that supports programming, services, shelter, training, information, and resources to address domestic and sexual violence in the Outer Banks.

Outer Banks Hotline 31st Annual Holiday Bazaar

Hosted by Outer Banks Festival of Trees and Outer Banks Hotline, Inc.
December 6 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
December 7 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Village Beach Club, 5805 S. VA Dare Trail, Nags Head


Bargains abound in the one-of-a-kind sale of holiday and festive items saved from Hotline Thrift Shops throughout the year. Fun shopping for unique gifts up to the afternoon of the Auction.

Festival of Trees brings together individuals, families, businesses, and organizations to celebrate the holiday season with twinkling lights, festive musical performances, punch and homemade cookies, and shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts.

All of the events are open to the public free of charge except Saturday evening’s Festival of Trees and Benefit Auction (see more information below), which requires the purchase of a ticket to attend.

There are a variety of ways to become involved in the Festival of Trees from sponsorship to donating a tree, to attending any one or all of the planned events. Below you can see how you can participate, volunteer, buy tickets and attend the festivities.


Friday night Ugly Christmas Sweater Party at 7pm

  • Featuring the Blue Crab Boys
  • Silent Auction, Raffles, Prizes
  • Light hors d’oeuvres with cash bar
  • FREE (donations encouraged)

Outer Banks Hotline Festival of Trees – Benefit Auction

Hosted by Outer Banks Festival of Trees and Outer Banks Hotline, Inc.
Saturday, December 7 from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Village Beach Club, 5805 S. VA Dare Trail, Nags Head

Festival of Trees and Benefit Auction is a ticketed event.
Tickets are $50 per person and will be available for purchase via our website www.obhotline.org  at our thrift stores and at the Door Saturday night.

Doors open at 6:30- Graham Outten will be performing Holiday Classics and heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served with a cash bar. Live auction will kick off at 8:00 pm.

The culmination of the Festival is an auction of donated, decorated Christmas Trees, and Artistic Masterpieces. Festival of Trees is fresh and new each year — a not to be missed Outer Banks holiday tradition!



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