It's time to save the date for this treasured holiday activity.

The 31st Annual Festival of Trees and Teddy Bear Tea is a local event that raises funds to support programs for Special Olympics Wyoming.

The Teddy Bear Tea is December 1st, 2019 2:00-4:00 pm at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds and Industrial Building.

Attendees get a chance to look at the decorated trees and wreaths and are asked to pick their favorite for the People's Choice Award. Families have an opportunity to have pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Refreshments and treats will be offered and there will be a special visit from Dream Upon a Princess.

The cost for this event is the Donation of a New Teddy Bear, Hats or Mittens.

The Festival of Trees is December 3rd, 2019 with doors opening at 5:30 pm and festivities begging at 6:30 pm. This event will be held at the Central Wyoming Fairgrounds and Industrial Building.

This event is an auction of fully decorated Christmas trees, wreaths, stockings, and other items donated by individuals and local businesses. The evening includes cocktails and food samples from a variety of local eateries. There will be both a live and silent auction and all of the proceeds go to the Special Olympics of Wyoming.

The cost for this event is $50.00 per person or $75.00 per couple.

If you want to make a contribution (a decorated tree or wreath, filled stocking or more) to the live or silent auction you can fill out this form here.

Sponsorships for this event range from the donation of an auction item up to a $25,000 Platinum level sponsorship. More than 50 individual and corporate sponsors are needed to support the event.

Special Olympics Wyoming is still looking for sponsors for this event.

Please reach out via phone (307) 235-3062 or email

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