Cape Fear Festival of Trees: Nov. 19th -Dec. 30th

The Cape Fear Festival of Trees returns November 19, 2018 – December 30, 2018, as one of the most heart-warming holiday traditions in our area.

During the two-week festival, you are invited to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance.

Glittering trees decorated by local businesses, various organizations and individual artists transform the aquarium space into an enchanted forest for all to enjoy. In addition, enjoy performances by local musical groups and artists.


Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell and ukulele choirs, A Capella singing and more. This is the perfect way to kick off your holiday celebrations!

Set amidst the inspiring and educational backdrop of the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher, this year’s Cape Fear Festival of Trees is sure to be one of the most unique festivities on the Cape Fear coast!

Hosted at the Aquarium, all visitors who purchase a general admission ticket to the Aquarium between November 19 and December 30 will also experience the Cape Fear Festival of Trees.


North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher
900 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449
(910) 796-8099 Ext. 6Visit The Website