We’ve got great ideas – do you have some too?

Thank you to our executive committee, headed by chair Roger Bradley for a great planning meeting last week. With all of the members’ great ideals it will make the 18th annual Fantasy of Trees one of the best events ever.  

Do you have a great idea? You can reach us at info@fantasyoftrees.ca – we’d love to hear from you. 


Fantasy of Trees 2017

Fantasy of Trees 2017

2017’s Fantasy is coming!

Welcome to the start of the Fantasy of Trees 2017 – November 24th – December 10th.  We encourage you to become a sponsor, donor, volunteer and participant – this is such a great event that everyone loves.  The Rotary Club of Grimsby is dedicated to the community and all the proceeds go to local and Rotary charities.  We are pleased to serve our community this way.

The Fantasy of Trees 2017

The Fantasy of Trees 2017


Our Fantasy Completes

Thanks to everyone who donated, supported, and came out to the Fantasy of Trees 2016!  Approximately $15,000 was raised for local charities.

Our People’s Choice Award was Jill Linkert & Judy Meldrum’s superb and glorious tree – The Magical World of Harry Potter.  The tree was sponsored by Tarbutt Construction.  Congratulations!

We’ll be back next year for the 2017 Fantasy of Trees.  And we’ll keep in touch during the year with our Fantasy activities.

Visit with Santa

It’s today 1:00 – 3:00pm along with Children’s Craft Play area


We are pleased to announce the recipient organizations for this year’s Fantasy of Trees.  

  • Big Bros/Big Sisters
  • The Fort                                            
  • Grimsby Life Center
  • McNally House Hospice
  • Special Olympics
  • West Niagara Second Stage
  • Community Living, Grimsby
  • Grimsby Affordable Housing
  • West Niagara Adult Learning
  • West Niagara Community Care
  • West Lincoln Memorial Auxiliary
  • St John’s Church- Meals on US
  • Student Programs
  • Rotary Scholarships

Thanks to our donors, sponsors and supporters who purchase raffle tickets and bid on silent auction items for making this possible.

Children have fun at the Fantasy of Trees

It was a fun time for these nursery school children as they checked out the tree.  Everyone’s favourite? It had enough balls under the tree for everyone!

Fun for Children

Fun for Children

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Decorators Day

Decorators came in Thursday November 24th for the day, decorating our 40 wonderful trees. They created themes, made ornaments and then decorated the trees to perfection. Thank you to our great decorators!

2016 Fantasy of Trees Decorators Day

2016 Fantasy of Trees Decorators Day

First 600 Visitors get a coffee coupon from Station 1 Coffee House

We are so very appreciative of Station 1 Coffee House for their very generous donation of coffee coupons for our first 600 visitors to the Fantasy of Trees.  

Station 1 is an important part of our community – with its beautiful decor, its warm surroundings and great food, and of course, fabulous coffee.  Station 1 has some Christmas community events coming up so take a look at their website.  Better yet, pop in to say hello to them and thank them for their great community spirit and support.



Our Fantasy Forest is Complete

Our Fantasy Forest is complete – we have 40 sponsored trees.  And there will be wreaths on the walls too!  This is going to be a great display inside and outside.  There are special outdoor lights on the tree and the tree lighting will be on Saturday November 26 at 6:00pm.  The outdoor display will include a reindeer family this year.  They are one of the special items in the silent auction.  You might want to take them home and give them a special place in your Christmas display.  


We’re all looking forward to the opening on Friday November 25th at noon.  Come be part of the fun of the Fantasy!