Washington's Christmas and Holiday Event Guide!

From December 6th to December 24th, explore the unique events happening throughout Washington State. From the Winter Night Market in Bainbridge Island to the 12 Days of Holidays in Vancouver, there are winter markets, festivals, cruises, and bazaars to keep you entertained.

Winter Night Market, Bainbridge Island,WA

December 6, 2023 at 4:00pm
Head to The Island Gateway for an evening of excitement! With lights, music, food, and shopping, it's the perfect way to get in the holiday spirit. Enjoy performances, vendors from the Pacific Northwest, DIY activities, and holiday drinks for all ages. Also, don't miss the fire pits and a free movie in the BIMA auditorium.

The Christmastown Festival, Leavenworth,WA

December 6, 2023
Come to the Leavenworth Festhalle for a one-of-a-kind holiday experience! Enjoy live entertainment, meet holiday characters, take photos with Santa, create crafts for kids, and browse a collection of Santa costumes from around the world. Plus, take advantage of the free gift wrapping station and the gingerbread house exhibition! Make lasting memories this holiday season at the Leavenworth Festhalle.

South Lake Union Winter Market, Seattle,WA

December 7, 2023 at 10:00am
Head to Van Vorst Plaza in Seattle this December for a special South Lake Union Winter Market. With dozens of vendors displaying their unique products, you're sure to find something special. Spend the two consecutive days browsing the latest and greatest crafts -- all free to attend!

Holiday Maker's Market, Richland,WA

December 7, 2023 at 3:00pm
Uptown Theatre invites the whole community to join in on the holiday festivities at the Holiday Maker's Market this Thursday. Get ready to skip the malls and box stores and shop from local artists and makers. Entry is free, so make sure to stop by Uptown Theatre at 1300 Jadwin Avenue.

Holiday Light Fest, Yakima,WA

December 12, 2023 at 5:00pm
Take a festive drive through State Fair Park this December and get into the holiday spirit! Enjoy a beautiful 25 mile display of lights and themed scenes like Candyland with a festive gingerbread house, the North Pole with a mailbox for letters to Santa and the big man himself. Plus, all-new vignettes this year! Don't miss out on the 4th Annual Holiday Light Fest!

Northwest Winterfest, Spokane,WA

December 15, 2023 at 5:00pm
Witness a charming and cultural celebration at the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center. Tour dozens of authentically crafted lighted lanterns and enjoy live cultural entertainment, kid’s activities, great food, soft drinks, and hot beverages. Kids 10 and under get in free with a ticketed adult. Don't miss the enchantment of Northwest Winterfest!

Holiday Bazaar Angel of the Winds, Everett,WA

December 17, 2023 at 10:00am
Head over to the Angel of The Winds Arena this December to enjoy the Holiday Bazaar! Shop and explore over 80 local businesses featuring handmade, handcrafted arts and crafts, yummy holiday goodies, and even holiday decor. Perfect for finding something special for everyone on your list! Plus, entry and parking are free!

Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival, Seattle,WA

December 18, 2023 at 5:00pm
Visitors can experience the joy of the festive season at the Kirkland City Dock for the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship Festival. Onboard the decorated Spirit of Seattle, visitors will be entertained by the sounds of Vocal Vintage choirs and will be dazzled by hundreds of shimmery white lights. Don't miss out on the over 70 year old Northwest tradition!

Pop Shop Kenmore Winter Markets, Kenmore,WA

December 22, 2023 at 3:00pm
The sights and sounds of Pop Shop Kenmore Winter Markets are returning to Kenmore Town Square this December! Shop and support amazing and talented artisans from Kenmore and nearby cities with around 40 different vendors to choose from. Enjoy free giveaway drawings at every market and make a day of it and explore Kenmore's eating and drinking establishments.

12 Days of Holidays: Craft and Movie Night - Home Alone and Gingerbread House Craft, Vancouver,WA

December 24, 2023 at 12:00pm
Head over to the Vancouver Mall to join in on a festive holiday event! The MyPerks Lounge on the upper level of the Vancouver Mall will be hosting 12 Days of Holidays: Craft and Movie Night. Enjoy holiday activities like crafts, movies and more! Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate spooky season in Vancouver, WA.

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