Macy Bollinger, 6, and her brother Luke, 5, and sister Zella, 2, took in the Festival of Trees with hundreds of others Friday night at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery in West Kelowna.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

Trees light up for the kids in West Kelowna

The inaugural Festival of Trees at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery will run to Jan 5

The Festival of Trees light up Friday night at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery in West Kelowna.

The festival, featuring 18 decorated and lit Christmas trees, is a fundraiser for the B.C. Children’s Hospital.

Winery owner Anthony Von Mandl said the event has already surpassed its goal of raising $25,000 for the hospital and he plans to make the festival an annual event moving forward.

The public can view the trees at the winery until Jan. 5 and, for a donation, can vote for their favourite.

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Mission Hill Family Estate Winery owner Anthony Von Mandle views one of the lit outdoor trees at the winery with Myranda Ng and his son Anthony Sebastian during Friday nights Festival of Trees light-up.—Image: Alistair Waters/Capital News

Bronson Radchenko, 5, chats with Santa during the Festival of Trees light-up at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery Friday night.—Alistair Waters/Capital News

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