PHOTOS: ‘Feztival of Trees’ at Bektash Shriners runs until Sunday

  • Two-year-old Alice Fontaine of Franklin looks over some of the 123 “Feztival of Trees” at the Bektash Shriners on Pembroke Road in Concord on Tuesday. The artificial Christmas tree showcase runs through Sunday. GEOFF FORESTER photos / Monitor staff

  • ABOVE: Ava Fontaine, 9, visits with Mrs. Claus and Santa on Tuesday, The 123 artificial trees are voted on Sunday, December 1st, the last day of the event.

  • Some of the Christmas trees at the “Fez-tival of Trees” at the Bektash Shrines event that will be run through Sunday. The event is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Monitor staff
Published: 11/29/2019 2:53:07 PM

The Bektash Shrine Center’s 19th annual Feztival of Trees is in full swing until Sunday, Dec. 1. This event is always a spectacle every year, with more than 100 elaborate, creative, funny and enticing artificial Christmas trees and gifts on display for all to see – and try to win.

The Fezitval – which derives its name from the iconic fez worn by Bektash Shrine members – has become one of the highlights of the holiday calendar in Concord, with between 10,000 and 12,000 attendees stopping by over the course of the week-plus it runs. We stopped by on Saturday to check out the selection, and we were not disappointed. 

The Bektash Shrine Center is at 189 Pembroke Road. Go to bektashshriners.org for more.




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