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Festival of Trees

136 East Third Street, Davenport, IA 52801
563/324-FEST
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Ranked #7 of 20 Attractions in Davenport
Type: Aquariums
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- May 28, 2014
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Davenport, Iowa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I take my children to the festival of trees every year. They loving seeing the trees and also going and seeing Santa Clause in Santa's village where you can play games and make yummy snacks while awaiting Santa's arrival. You wont be disapointed with this attraction as long as you enjoy everything Christmas. There are trees, trains, ginger bread houses,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Grrr...not ba humbug..just frustrated with lack of effort from the FOT powers that be every year. This past Sunday was my first time back in 2 years..and of course I was bored with the same half attempts on trees and mantels. Don't even get me going on the "entertainment". I'm certain Sunshine Dance knows they will performing for the FOT..they... More

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Davenport, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This event takes place every year in Davenport. Its a very relaxing place to visit. There are a ton of beautifully decorated tress to see. They are also available to bid on.

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Clinton, IA, US
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A truly great way of kicking off the Holiday Season! We try to attend at least every other year - watching children, when they first get to see all these Christmas trees is simply precious! There always are other exhibits to admire also, for example decorated gingerbread houses - it's a delightful way of getting into the spirit of the... More

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Moline, Illinois
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

this beautiful holiday tradition only lasts 10 days. it costs $8 adults & $3 kids. SAVE by planning ahead! Hy-Vee grocery stores sell $1 off tickets & anyone with IHMVCU (a local credit union) accounts get in 1/2 price at the door(BOGO) by showing a membership card. TV stations are offering online BOGO tickets at $4 each 2 weeks prior... More

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Sherrard, IL
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74 reviews 74 reviews
37 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The concept is that people and groups decorate Christmas trees, and what a great variety are created by people who are very creative and others who are not. The ginger bread houses were a nice side exhibit. Great place to do some shopping for really unusual and sometimes unique items.

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Blue Grass, Iowa
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87 reviews 87 reviews
27 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

An annual event that begins Thanksgiving weekend. The event opening day features a Christmas parade through downtown Davenport. The River Center hall is filled with Christmas trees and wreaths decorated by local businesses, groups and individuals who compete for prizes. The trees and wreaths are raffled off at the end of the show to those who purchase special raffle tickets.... More

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

The festival is nice, but its the same thing every year- trees. They charge admission if your child performs there - that is probably the main source of revenue.

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Flagler Beach, Florida
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108 reviews 108 reviews
37 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I wanted to bring my mother to see it again this year. In the years past, she had been a regular contributor and was happy to see it again. Will be back. She (we) had a great time.

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Davenport, Iowa
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
400 helpful votes 400 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We go every year to see all of the decorations and there is a kids play area that is fantastic for the little ones! Santa is there every day for pictures as well.

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