PHOTOS: West Coast Christmas Show winners

Restaurant competition and Festival of Trees champions crowned

Artisan Sharon Hubbard’s Sharing Trees drew huge interest and raised $450 for the Canadian Cancer Foundation.

The ninth annual West Coast Christmas Show saw a record turnout of over 18,000 visitors at Tradex in Abbotsford from Nov. 18 to 20.

A large number of visitors, plus various media representatives, took the time to vote for their favourites from among 18 participating Christmas trees – decorated by charitable organizations – in the Festival of Trees, as well as from among the local restaurants who participated in the Setting the Season Christmas-decorated dinner tables.

For more information on the event and the show, visit westcoastchristmasshow.com.

Photos from top to bottom:

1) Winner of the Setting the Season restaurant competition was Elisabeth’s Chalet in Cloverdale.

2) First-place winner of the Festival of Trees was the BC Lupus Society. Show management awarded a $500 cash prize to the society.

3) Second-place winner of the Festival of Trees was the Fraser Valley Brain Injury Society in Abbotsford. Show management awarded a $300 cash prize to the society.

4) The winner of the People’s Choice Award for the Festival of Trees was the Fraser Valley Humane Society in Mission. The society received a $400 cash prize.

5) Artisan Sharon Hubbard’s Sharing Trees drew huge interest and raised $450 for the Canadian Cancer Foundation.