Bucks County Visitors Center Brings in Holiday Cheer with the
4th Annual Holiday TreeFest

(Bucks County, PA) The Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau (BCCVB) spreads their holiday spirit with the announcement of the 4th Annual Bucks County Holiday TreeFest opening to the public on Tuesday, November 24th at the Bucks County Visitors Center in Bensalem.

Twenty-five uniquely themed trees will be on display though January 9th, 2010 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 24th 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 5:30pm 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 29th, December 6th and December 13th, Santa will join us for pictures from 1-3pm. All family members are invited! On December 13th, Santa will stay for an extra hour and half until 4:30pm to take pictures with your pet! NEW this year, Jungle Joe of the Bucks County Zoo and Animal Junction will hop over on Sunday November 29th with his array of animals in hand to entertain the kiddies!

**A Pre-Opening is scheduled for Monday, November 23rd from 4:30-6:30pm for BCCVB and Chamber of Commerce members only. Bring business cards and mingle among a winter wonderland of fun!

This is a great community event that the BCCVB coordinates annually to give back to the community free of charge showcasing our local companies working together through the holiday season. The Bucks County Visitors Center is always a host location for Toys for Tots throughout the duration of Treefest. Visitors are encouraged to bring new unwrapped toys to the center to further spread holiday cheer!

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:

St. Katherine Drexel Mission Center & National Shrine “A Tree of Friendship”
Golden Pheasant Inn Bed & Breakfast “Hark the Herald Angels Sing”
Nottingham Fire Company “Bensalem’s Bravest”
Conifer’s Image & Abington Model Railroad “Picture Perfect Christmas”
Lower Bucks Chamber of Commerce “What’s Cooking in Bucks County?”
River Road Business Alliance “Snow Queen”
Craven Hall Historical Society “Hearth is the Heart of the Home”
Twining Village  “A Day in the Life”
Sadies Bridal “Christmas Bride”
The Sportsplex “Bucks for Bucks”
Applebee’s Bensalem “Helping Out in the Neighborhood”
Carriage House Spa & Salon “Pamper Me”
Christian Life Center “Jesus is the Reason for the Season”
Bucks County Conference & Visitors Bureau “50th Anniversary Celebration!”
Philadelphia Museum of Art “Fairmount Park Houses Holiday Tours 2009”


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

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.