The Franklin County Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Franklin County Festival of Trees raised $2000 for WellSpan’s Hennessy Home, Oncology Bridge, and other cancer support in Franklin County. The tree receiving the most votes and bragging rights as this year’s Best of Show Tree was The Great Neighbor Tree: Inspiring Hope and Health. The Best of Show wreath was decorated by Hamilton Height’s Elementary. Gnome/Home for the Holidays, decorated by Totem Pole Playhouse, generated the most funds in the silent/online auction. Decorators were the Chambersburg YMCA, Community Uniting, OSI (Occupational Services Inc.), F&M Trust, Save-A-Pet Save-A-Vet, Renfrew Museum & Park, Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Comemrce, Wellspan, Franklin County’s Certified Tourism Ambassadors (CTA), Greencastle-Antrim Chamber of Commerce, Marco Technologies Inc., Greater Waynesboro Chamber of Commerce, Holiday Inn Express, Chambersburg Quilt Guilde, Cub Scout Pack 125, Engraved Memories Plus, Hip Gypsy Emporium, Star Theatre, Cumberland Valley School of Music, Menno Haven Chambers Point Health Care Center and Assisted Living, Christian Missionary Alliance Kids Club, Will F Sellers Funeral Home, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Young Women, plus Friends of Franklin County Visitors Bureau. In all there, there were 30 wreaths and trees in the first Franklin County Festival of Trees.

More than 3500 visited the display. To view the trees or wreaths and the amount of the silent auction bid, please visit

Anyone wishing to reserve a tree for decorating in the 2020 Festival of Trees, can contact the Franklin County Visitors Bureau at 866.646.8060 or email . Plans for the 2020 event will begin in September 2020.