Trees of Hope

Trees of Hope Flyer 2020


  • Local businesses, religious organizations, non-profits, service clubs, and individuals/families are allowed to enter.
  • You must provide all decorations for your tree. Any lights on the trees must be solar or battery operated lights as electricity is not provided. No edible décor.
  • The Town of Hope Mills is not responsible for any damage to or items stolen from decorated trees.
  • You are free to express your creativity and originality, but we ask that your tree represent your business, organization, or family. We ask all participants wear mask and follow North Carolina Covid-19 social distancing recommendations while decorating their trees.
  • The Town of Hope Mills will provide signage for each tree.

 Decorating Procedures and Guidelines

For weather-related and environmental reasons, the following items are not allowed in tree decorating:

  • Berries, popcorn, dried fruit, etc.
  • Candles, aerosol snow or other flammable items
  • Flocking or tinsel
  • Paper, cardboard or any other material that may be damaged due to weather conditions (unless laminated to withstand possible weather conditions)

Trees must be picked up from Hope Mills Parks & Recreation Department no later than Friday, December 11th by 12:00pm.

Trees must be decorated no later than Monday, December 14th and must stay up until Sunday, January 3rd, 2021.

Décor and Ornaments must be removed no later than Monday, January 4th. Any décor left on trees on Tuesday, January 5th will be disposed of. HMPR will remove all trees Tuesday, January 5th.  


The public is invited to cast their vote for People’s Choice from Monday, December 14th through Saturday, January 2nd via Hope Mills Parks & Recreation Facebook Page. The people’s choice winner will receive a $200 gift card.