The Carrollwood Cultural Center prepares for its annual Holiday Trees Display & Auction fundraiser all year. During the Holiday Trees Display & Auction, the community is invited to view and bid on various themed holiday trees displayed in the Center’s lobby. Winners of the auction will receive the tree, decorations, and items associated with the tree, with a few exceptions.
In preparation for the 2024 Holiday Trees Display & Auction, the Center asks the community for specific items to assist with a few displays. The Center is looking for the following new or gently used items:
Santa Claus/Mrs. Claus/North Pole decor and items
Shark-themed items (cartoon or realistic)
Anything related to the movie The Nightmare Before Christmas
Trains/Train Sets/Anything related to toy or real trains
Animal print decor (leopard, tiger, giraffe, zebra, etc.)
Donations can be dropped off at the main office inside the Center, located at 4537 Lowell Road in Tampa, on Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. or on Saturday between 9 a.m. and noon. The deadline to donate items is October 31.
(The Center reserves the right not to use donated items. Unused donations will be used for another purpose or taken to another charitable organization. Donated items will not be returned.)