WELCOME TO SANTA CAUSE

SANTA CAUSE | WHERE THE SLEIGH MEETS THE BAY 

Santa Cause, The Christmas of Charities is a FUNdraising super charity of 3 community events for our 8 caring Walworth county charities.

THE MISSION| BeCAUSE we BeLIEVE in Santa CAUSE

Santa Cause believes Christmas is everyday for everyone. Our mission is to spread joy, kindness and fun beCAUSE we CARE. The annual Tree Festival, Freezin’ For A Reason, and Williams Bay Farmers Market, powered by SANTA CAUSE creates awareness, builds relationships, fosters engagement, feeds communities, supports local businesses, fuels our charities, and changes lives forever.

EAT. DRINK. Be Merry!

The 2022 ANNUAL TREE FESTIVAL by SANTA CAUSE + RAFFLE WINNERS LINK

The 2021 Charities of Christmas Tree Festival was a magical and fun holiday event, fantastic FUNdraiser and a fun raffle fun + run!

All the lucky winners have been contacted directly by the charity and all prizes have been delivered.  For a list of the charities and winners, click here.

The season of giving came to life @ The Winter Harbor, Gage Marine in The Wooden Boat House, 1 Leichty Drive, Williams Bay, WI 53191.  The Santa Cause Festival of Trees, FUNdraising event featuring the Santa Cause charities expertly designed themed Christmas trees, the famous Geneva Lake boat tours, fun-filled attractions, special events, shopping, and more was a heart-felt success.  Thank YOU!

  • The Tree Festival benefits the Santa Cause, The Christmas of Charities of Walworth County, WI., which provides essential services for adults and children in need and life-saving measures.
  • The Santa Cause mission is beCAUSE we beLIEVE in Santa CAUSE.  The Charities of Christmas Tree Festival, Freezin’ For A Reason, and Williams Bay Farmers Market powered by Santa Cause would like to thank all the founding families, contributors, individuals, volunteers, businesses, sponsorships, participants, and supporters for donating their time, talent, gifts, and financial support.
  • Santa Cause raised and contributed over a half million dollars to our eight caring Walworth county charities over the past four years.  Each of the charities participates in the Santa Cause fundraising events throughout the year to volunteer, create awareness, and fundraising efforts for the good of all charities.
  • Thank YOU so much to our amazing Presenting Sponsor, Gage Marine and Pier 290 for hosting the Santa Cause Tree Festival and Freezin’ For A Reason fundraisers!  Heavenly thanks to our Angel sponsor too.

We appreciate all the Santa’s Helpers and the Tree Festival village. Santa Cause + Charities of Christmas are grateful to all our business and restaurant sponsors!  Check all of our caring partners that are here to serve you.

Get your 2022 Santa Cause Charities of Christmas eBrochure for Tree Hunt for favorite theme and chance to win!

Meet us @ The Tree Festival…Where the SLEIGH meets the BAY!

 Join us in ‘beCAUSE WE beLIEVE IN SANTA CAUSE move-meant
to help people in need + change lives with
our eight Walworth County charities.

GIVING WAYS | SPONSOR. VOLUNTEER. CONTRIBUTE.

GIVE KINDLY. SUPPORT LOCALLY.

You can make a difference by beCOMING part of a CAUSE to enhance and saves lives with our eight caring charities that truly care about children, health + well-being of people in need, and saving lives.

Your kindness, engagement and gifts matter and makes Christmas every day for so many lives.  Santa Cause is grateful beCAUSE you CARE.  Please consider making a contribution today to Santa Cause.  Thank you!

GROW GLOBAL. CONNECT LOCAL.

Join the Move-Meant and support Santa Cause in serving our eight local Walworth County charities!   You’re invited to beCOME a corporate or business partner Santa Cause Sponsor + Supporter.

Expose your brand to the Santa Cause 35K+ community, employees, clients, new consumers to glow + grow.

The Santa Cause Charities + community will thank you in new business.  We beLIEVE in Santa Cause and you.  Ho Ho Ho!

SANTA CAUSE
CHARITIES OF CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL RAFFLE + SPONSOR SPOTLIGHTS

2022 TREE FESTIVAL BY SANTA CAUSE

WINNERS

CHARITIES

SPONSORS

The 8 Santa Cause charities created a winter wonderland of prize-filled, ready-for-raffle themed Christmas trees for girls and boys of all ages.

Thank you to all the visitors attending the Tree Festival for purchasing a sheet raffle tickets for all the “Great Eight Tree” raffle boxes and a chance to win big holiday prizes.  Every ticket was a chance to win the Charity’s grand prize or many other prizes.  Prizes included a Maui trip, Siesta Key, Florida, Mexico trip, 2023 Polaris ATV, His and Hers Scooters, Toys, Decor, Gift Card Galore and so much more!

Christmas Bonus: 100% of the Tree Festival proceeds go directly to the charities.

Check out the 2021 lucky Tree Festival Raffle Winners of the  Santa Cause Charities of Christmas:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of South-Central Wisconsin
  • Boys & Girls Club of Walworth County
  • Circle of Friends
  • Dan Green’s Touch a Life
  • Heal a Heart, Inc.
  • Inspiration Ministries
  • Norman Barr Camp
  • SMILES Inc.
  • Water Safety Patrol

Thank you to the Santa Cause Charities, volunteers, high school greeters and guests.  Special thanks to our host + presenting Sponsor, Gage Marine.  Everyone loved the Tree Festival in the gorgeous Gage Marine Boat Showroom.  We appreciate the support from all of our sponsors.  They care and share their brands, products and services with all Santa Cause Tree Festival visitors.  Many guests enjoy the tree festival and fabulous dining experiences at our Restaurant Sponsors establishments in Geneva Lake area.

Thank you and see you @ the 2022 Tree Festival!

HO HO  HO!

THE LOCATION

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | FREE ADMISSION

Gage Marine | Winter Harbor
The Wooden Boat Center 1 Liechty Drive
Williams Bay, WI 53191

Tree Festival Hours
November 25th – December 30, 2022
Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Friday + Saturday 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday + Tuesday | December December 19 + 20 and December 26 + 27

Raffle Tickets | 10 tickets per sheet | $20. 100% of all proceeds benefit Santa Cause ‘Charities of Christmas’ | 8 Walworth County Charities

The 2022 TREE FESTIVAL eBrochure

The magic of the season is the reason to beLIEVE in Santa Cause is @ your fingertips. Click the Tree Festival eBrochure above for your online Planner; Tree + Prize Guide, Sponsors and Locale info. Book your Santa Cruise boat ride around Geneva Lake for a Light Festival and F U N!

Our eight great Walworth County Charities designed and decorated theme-based, gift filled, ready-for-raffle Trees de-light boys and girls of all ages!

Get your Tree Festival Sheet-O-Tickets and enter individual tickets as many times as you like on your favorite trees.

Thank you to the Santa Cause Presenting Sponsor Gage Marine and all premier sponsors that care about our global vision and local charities.

See you @ the Santa Cause Winter Wonderland, where the SLEIGH meets the Bay! Enjoy all the holiday festivities, Tree Raffle and holiday boat cruise.

Come to Wooden Boat House before heading out for a 40-minute cruise around the lake. Plan a stroll around the Tree Festival 30-minutes before boarding your Geneva Lake Light boat tour.

HO HO HO!

The William’s Bay Farmers Market powered by SANTA CAUSE is a delicious and delightful FUNdraiser from Memorial Day to Labor Day.  Meet us @ the Williams Bay Farmers Market every Friday @ Edgewater Park by the lake for coffee, tea, breakfast or lunch. Shop local with over 50 vendors, farmers, bakers, and  makers every Friday from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm.  The Santa Cause charities thank you for your support all year long.

Meet us @ the Williams Bay Farmers Market in 2023!

Become A Vendor

Calling all local vendors with home-grown, home-made and hand-made foods and goods.

Interested in becoming a NEW Williams Bay Farmers Market Vendor to grow your local business and feed a community.

Get started as a small farmer, food maker, floral fanatic, craft vendor @ our unique boutique market, where the SLEIGH MEETS the BAY.  A special famers market powered by the super-charity, Santa Cause that caters to helping those in need in Walworth County, WI.

Please email Nancy.Waspi@santacauses.org to request a Qualifying Conversation and Vendor Application. 

Spread Cheer, Volunteer!

The Santa Cause Tree Festival is Open for Business and Volunteer Opportunities are available.

Please visit the Santa Cause Online Sign Up Sheet for details, 3:00PM – 9:30PM schedule, training info, and easy instructions via https://volunteersignup.org/Q9A3C.

Just click the link or copy the link into your web browser for speedy access.

Happy holidays and thank you for volunteering!

The 2022 SANTA CAUSE WALWORTH COUNTY CHARITIES

Please consider making a donation today. The Santa Cause is a super-charity that supports many charities throughout Walworth County. For more information on some of the charities we serve, please click the logos below.

SANTA CAUSE FOUNDING FAMILIES

Anonymous

Copper Sponsorship

The Gage Family

Platinum Sponsor

The Nelson Family

Copper Sponsorship

The Stellato Family

Copper Sponsorship

The Keegan Family

Bronze Sponsorship

The Kunes Family

Bronze Sponsorship

2022 SANTA CAUSE TREE FESTIVAL SPONSORS

Angel Sponsor | $7500

Snowman Sponsor $5000

 

Crystal Sponsor | $2500

Icicle Sponsor | $1000

 

Snowflakes Sponsor | $500

 

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