Bucks County Visitors Center Brings in Holiday Cheer with the 3rd Annual Holiday TreeFest

(Bucks County, PA) The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau spreads their holiday spirit with the announcement of the 3rd Annual Holiday TreeFest opening to the public on Tuesday, November 25th at the Bucks County Visitors Center in Bensalem.

Twenty-five uniquely themed trees will be on display though January 10, 2009 in the main gallery of the Bucks County Visitors Center. Each tree is decorated according to a specific theme individually sponsored by a member of the Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau.

The TreeFest kicks off to the public on Tuesday, November 25 from 5pm -7pm with live music from Bob Egan Entertainment. Don’t forget to bring the kids… Santa will be arriving on a fire truck with Mrs. Clause at 6pm and magically turn on all the Christmas lights to the tress with his magic dust!

Through January 10th, local musical talent including local school choirs, orchestras and harpists will join us in the celebration of the holidays. The fun will take place during regular business hours of the visitor’s center from 9am-5pm.

On specific Sundays, November 30th, December 7th and December 14th, Santa will join us for pictures from 1-3pm. All family members are invited! On December 14th, Santa will stay for an extra hour and half until 4:30pm to take pictures with your pet!

Each of the twenty five trees are sponsored by a BCCVB member or on behalf of a charity or non-profit organization, and each tree is decorated according to a theme. Below are some of the chosen themes and their hosts:

Golden Pheasant Inn on the Delaware “Dreaming of a White Christmas”
Bucks County Bed & Breakfast Association “Romantic Escape”
Philadelphia Park Casino & Racetrack “Thoroughbred Horse Rescue”
Fisher’s Tudor House- “Food- Always in Good Taste”
Washington Crossing Historic Park “Tidings from Taylorsville: 19th Century Christmas Traditions”
Bucks County Courier Times “News- Interactive Media”
Nottingham Fire Company “Dedicated to the Community”
Bristol Riverside Theatre “Broadway in York Backyard”
Executive Loan Center “A Toast to the New Year”
St Katherine Drexel Mission Center & National Shrine “Peace Around The World”
New Hope Chamber of Commerce “New Hope Lights up for the Holidays”
Sportsplex “It’s A Sports World After All”
Fox Chase Bank “Safe, Sound and Secure for 141 years, Fox Chase Bank”
St Andrew's School in Newtown “Phillies Win the World Series!”

**A Pre-Opening is scheduled for Monday, November 24th from 4:30-6:30pm for BCCVB and Chamber of Commerce members only. Bring business cards and mingle among a winter wonderland of fun!


About Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau (BCCVB)
The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau, Inc (BCCVB) is the official tourist promotion agency for Bucks County. The mission of the BCCVB is to increase visitation in Bucks County by effectively marketing its heritage and its diverse sites and attractions.  . For more information on BCCVB activities call 1-800-836-BUCKS, visit www.VisitBucksCounty.com or stop by the Bucks County Visitor Center located at 3207 Street Road in Bensalem (adjacent to the entrance to Philadelphia Park Racetrack). The Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. It is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike, Route 1 and Interstate 95.


Contact: Michelle Greco, Public Relations
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau
215 639 0300 x. 231