Annual We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival now open at Markland Mall

2015 Trim A Tree Festival

The holiday season is quickly approaching! What a better way to get in the holiday spirit than a visit to the 23rd Annual We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival, currently underway now through November 15, 2015 at Markland Mall.

Dozens of beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths are lined throughout the mall and can be seen Monday -Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 12-6 p.m. The tree auction will be held November 15 at 5:00 p.m., with all proceeds going to We Care. Markland Mall is located at the corner of SR 931 and Markland Avenue in Kokomo.

Get in the holiday spirit at the 2013 We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival!

Where can you see 80 beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths in one place?  The We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival!  Originally started in 1993, this event has become an annual tradition in Kokomo for many families, businesses, and organizations.

The display is located at the Kokomo Town Center (1700 East Boulevard Street) and is open now through November 17, 2013.  Hours are Monday – Thursday 10am-7pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-9pm, and Sunday 12-6pm.  Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holidays, and vote for your favorite!  Admission is free.

All trees and wreaths will be auctioned off at 3pm on November 17th.  Proceeds will benefit We Care.  Below are a few of my favorites from this year’s festival!

2013 We Care Trim A Tree Festival

2013 We Care Trim A Tree Festival 2

2013 We Care Trim A Tree Festival 3

Tis the Season . . . for the 2011 We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival

2011 We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival

The We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival is going on now at the Kokomo Mall (located at the corner of U.S. 31 and Boulevard Street.)  Don’t miss the chance to see the beautiful trees on display and vote for your favorite (by putting change in the buckets!)  The Christmas trees and wreaths will be on display now through November 13, 2011.  The public can view the trees Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Sunday 12-6 p.m.  Admission is free.    

Great for the entire family, this annual event is a favorite among those that live in Kokomo.  If you plan to visit the Kokomo area, the tree display is a must-see!  The auction will be held on November 13, 2011 starting at 4:45 p.m at the Kokomo Mall.  Bid on your favorite tree and you may get to take it home for the holidays!  Proceeds from the auction will benefit We Care.  For more information, about We Care, click here.  

I always enjoy going to see the trees and the fun decorating themes each year!  I have posted a few of my favorites from this year’s display below.  Tis the season … to start making holiday memories!

A cozy Christmas setting!


For all those snowmen collectors (like me) this is the ultimate tree!


Angry Birds anyone? This tree is sure to be popular with the kids!


Very traditional and elegant!


IU fans will be in heaven with this creative tree!

2010 We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival

2009 Trim-A-Tree Festival photo

The annual We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival at the Kokomo Mall is in full swing.  A visit will definitely put you in the holiday spirit with 80 beautifully decorated Christmas trees and wreaths on display!  Each tree has its own individual theme, and all ages will enjoy looking at the trees and choosing a favorite.  To vote for a tree, pennies can be dropped in the bucket of your choice and proceeds will go to We Care

2009 Trim-A-Tree photo (one of my favorite trees!)

The tree display is open daily through November 14, 2010.  Admission is free.  The Kokomo Mall is located at the corner of U.S. 31 and Boulevard Street.  Display hours are Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. -9 p.m., and Sunday from Noon – 6 p.m.  The Trim-A-Tree Auction will be held on Sunday, November 14 at 4:45 p.m. 

In addition, the We Care Store is open in the Kokomo Mall during the tree display.  Holiday gifts, sweatshirts, cookbooks, ornaments, and other great We Care items are available.  For more information, call 765-459-4191 or visit the We Care website.

2009 Trim-A-Tree Festival Going On Now

2009 We Care Christmas Trees

2009 Trim-A-Tree Festival

The 2009 We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival is currently going on at the Kokomo Mall with a total of 81 beautiful trees and wreaths on display.  Every year local organizations, school groups, businesses, and individuals vie for the opportunity to decorate a tree or wreath of their choice in November.  Every one is uniquely themed and thoughtfully designed.  

2009 We Care Trees Firefighters Tree

I visited the Kokomo Mall today to take a look at the trees and wreaths on display this year.  Believe me, if you want to get in the holiday spirit, there is no better place!  The trees are simply breathtaking.  Each with a special theme, I saw trees covered with toys, cooking utensils, antiques, and even teddy bears.  Other trees are inspiring and decorated to support specific causes or in memory of loved ones.     

2009 We Care Trees Wreath

Each tree and wreath will be sold at the We Care Christmas Tree Auction on November 15 at 5:00 p.m. at the Kokomo Mall.  They will continue to be on display until the auction.  Hours to view the trees are Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. & Sunday Noon – 6 p.m.  You can vote for your favorite by dropping coins or dollars in each tree’s respective bucket.  The one with the most money will be given the People’s Choice Award.  All money collected will be given to support We Care

2009 We Care Trees Teddy Bear Tree

I collected teddy bears when I was younger, so I really enjoyed this tree!

The busy holiday season is soon approaching, so take time now to visit the Trim-A-Tree Festival.  It may even inspire ideas for your own holiday decorating.  Don’t miss this great annual event!  Visit their website for more information.   

2009 We Care Trees

Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

This weekend is the last chance to enjoy the We Care Trim-A-Tree Festival at Kokomo Mall.  Plan to spend some time as there are 80 trees and wreaths on display.  All are in creative themes that businesses, individuals, and clubs have decorated.  They will be auctioned off at Kokomo Mall on November 16 starting at 4:45 p.m.  Plan to come out to see the fantastic display or to purchase a tree for your own home or business.  It is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!  The event is free, but you can vote for your favorite with spare change.  Upcoming events to support We Care include:

  • We Care Christmas Concert featuring local singers, musicians, and dancers at Oakbrook Community Church on Nov. 21.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and concert starts at 7 p.m.
  • We Care Christmas Tree House at 1501 E. Sycamore Street in Kokomo.  Dozens of Christmas trees are displayed throughout the home, which is open Nov. 29 through Dec. 31.  Hours are Monday-Friday 5-9 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday Noon-9 p.m.
  • We Care Park Christmas Light Display open daily starting on Thanksgiving Day at 6 p.m.
  • 36th Annual We Care Telethon on Dec. 5-7