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View the Capitol Christmas Tree this Weekend

Published: November 07, 2018

Three Locations in Lane County

Eugene, Ore. On Friday, November 2, the Capitol Christmas Tree was cut and prepared for the more than 3,000-mile journey. The 175th anniversary of the Oregon Trail inspired the theme and the tree will follow a reverse path of the trail on its way to Washington, D.C. 

A series of festive events will be hosted by local communities, including three in Lane County, at museums, main streets, city halls, state capitols, markets, retailers and high schools.

Attendees will have the chance to sign banners on the sides of the truck to wish the tree well, learn more about the Willamette National Forest and the great state of Oregon, purchase U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree merchandise and more.

Come see the tree this weekend:
Saturday, November 10: Cabela’s, 2800 Gateway Street, Springfield, OR 97477 (4:00 – 5:30 p.m.)
Sunday, November 11: Tokatee Golf Course, 54947 McKenzie Hwy, McKenzie Bridge,OR 97413 (10:30 – 11:30 a.m.)
Sunday, November 11: 48257 E. 1st, Oakridge, OR 97463 (2:30 – 4:30 p.m.)

For tour information, event details, news and updates, and to track the tree cross-country, visit or
Media Contact: Scott Owen
Forest Service
Pacific Northwest Region
Phone: 503-488-9573

Author: Andy Vobora

Vice-President of Stakeholder Relations, Travel Lane County
541.501.9398 | 541.743.8770

Travel Lane County markets and promotes the Eugene, Cascades and Coast region as a destination for travel, conventions, sports, meetings and events. It serves as a private, nonprofit association dedicated to economic development through visitor spending, which pumped more than $783 million into Lane County, Oregon's economy in 2019.