Decorating Your Tree

 

Decorating Dates

  • Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017, from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Take-Down Dates

  • Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Supplies Needed

  • LED lights ONLY (10-15 strings -- the more, the better)
  • One #12-gauge heavy-rated outdoor extension cord
  • Decorations for your tree (ones that can withstand Mobile’s rainy weather)
  • Zip-ties, string, pipe cleaners, or other ways to secure your decorations to the tree (NO ornament hooks)
  • Step ladder (to reach the top of your tree)
  • Drop cloth (for those planning to spray-paint their tree)

 

On the Day of Decorating

  • Check in with the Tree Tent.
  • Bring your LED lights, decorations, extension cord and ties.
  • After you have finished decorating your tree, your tree will be signed off.

 

Helpful Tips

  • The trees are out in the elements for 30 days.
  • Do not use water-soluble glue on ornaments.
  • Spray any fabrics with Scotch Guard to prevent mildew.
  • It is recommended that you check your tree periodically. We will have a volunteer check the trees too.

 

Decorating Ideas

  • Business-related
  • Characters
  • Tradition
  • Promote a cause
  • In memory
  • Favorite place
  • Mobile landmark

 

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