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Celebrate With Us!

Date: Saturday June 2, 2018
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Whitemud Park 

Have fun in nature and plant trees with us at a free, family event! Festivities will include a Tree-athlon, tree planting, tree giveaways, educational exhibitors, and more! The Root for Trees Fest is an annual event to celebrate trees in nature. This event will connect community members with ways to plant trees and engage with their natural surroundings.

Tree Planting

How many trees can you plant? Help the Community Greening Team plant over 1,000 trees.


The Tree-athlon is the only race of its kind in Edmonton! This tree-mendous race is for children 12 years old and under. Racers can register for a 0.5 km or 1 km race in which they will run, plant a tree, and water a tree before crossing the finish line and receiving their medal. Please note, registration for the Tree-athlon is limited and will start at 10am. 

On-site Registration: 10am

1 km Start Time: 11am

0.5 km Start Time: 11:30am

Community Displays

Visit a variety of displays set up by community groups. Whether you want to learn more about your community league or how to participate in Front Yards in Bloom, there will be something of interest to you.

Want to volunteer at Tree Fest?


For More Information


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-496-4978

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