Arbor Day - 2021

  • Date: Saturday, February 27, 2021 (rain or shine)
  • Time
    • 8:00 AM - Registration begins
    • 8:50 AM - Door Prize Giveaways (must be present to win)
    • 9:00 AM - Tree Distribution begins
    • 11:00 AM - Event Ends
    • Please arrive early to get a number as it is a first come first served event.
  • Location: Veterans Park (inside the Maintenance Building) located at 7305 Highway 119
  • Event: There will be 120 trees and 200 saplings distributed free of charge to Alabaster residents and businesses. 
  • Special Guests: Smokey Bear will be visiting this year from approximately 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM, and he'll be happy to pose for pictures!
    • Andrew Nichols, the Shelby County Forester for the Alabama Forestry Commission, will be on-site around 9:00 AM to answer any questions regarding Trees, Beetles, etc.
The following types of trees will be given away:

(Subject to change depending upon availability from vendor)

  • Jane Magnolia - 10
  • River Birch - 20
  • Sugar Maple - 20
  • White Dogwood - 20
  • Pink Dogwood - 15
  • Red Dogwood - 15
  • Corkscrew Willow - 10 
  • Red Crape Myrtle - 15
Trees in Veterans Park
Arbor Day is celebrated in Alabama the last full week of February. For more information about Arbor Day, please visit the Arbor Day website.