Festivals and Outdoors

The 2.8-mile path around the lake is lit by dozens of luminarias. Enjoy live music while strolling the path.

 

It’s like caroling on a huge floating Christmas ornament! On a ship aglow with festive lights, ride along with a choir and a storytelling Santa as you stop at various Puget Sound points in this two- to three-hour tour.  

 

Half a million lights transform the garden. 

 

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Meet some meerkats, climb aboard a camel and enjoy the animal light displays, including a 30-foot-wide underwater scene.

 

“The Most Festive Street in America” hosts a glittering nightly parade of ladies dancing, drummers drumming and who knows how many of the rest from The 12 Days of Christmas.

Historic downtown Snohomish sparkles during this annual solstice event, inviting revelers to join the caroling and stroll the beautiful Riverfront Trail, which will be aglow with light from hundreds of luminarias.

 

More than 600,000 lights set the zoo aglow. And don’t sit out the snowball fight in the Snowmazium!

Catch Santa and his reindeer one month early at Macy’s 27th annual Holiday Parade.

The 29th annual jazz expo celebrates the genre’s many expressions and features more than 50 concerts, panels and workshops, including a commemoration of Thelonious Monk’s would-be 100th birthday. 

Head over to Port Angeles to sample the Pacific Northwest’s famous crustacean in every form you can imagine—as crab enchiladas, crab cakes, crab mac ’n’ cheese, crab poutine, crab quiche and more.