Christmas Lighting Festival

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 11:00am


Schedule of Events

11:00am- 12:00pm:  Kristin Chambers
Kristin Chambers is a versatile songwriter, singer and recording artist. Her award-winning 2015 album, Snow Globe, was described as a ‘mesmeric collection of Christmas songs.

12:00pm: Arrival of Santa!
Meet us on Front Street as a cast of Christmas characters – including Father Christmas, Santa and Mrs. Claus – march from the Festhalle to the Gazebo with all the pomp & circumstance necessary to kick-off the festivities! Participate in this weekend’s theme by dressing in red and green!  Meet up at the Festhalle (1001 Front St) at 11:45am to be in the Santa Claus processional!

12:00pm-1:00pm: Bellevue Youth Choir
The Bellevue Youth Choir offers unmatched musicianship training, inspired performances, and a joyful, spirited community of girls and boys ages 8-18. The choirs have performed on KOMO TV for the Miracle Season, benefiting Children’s Hospital and the Heart of the Valley Choir Festival.

2:00pm-3:00pm: One Street Over
Originally from Nashville, this amazing Father-daughter duo features vocalist Bridgette Lewis with world class guitarist Michael Lewis.

3:00pm-4:00pm: Kristin Chambers
Kristin Chambers is a versatile songwriter, singer and recording artist. Her award-winning 2015 album, Snow Globe, was described as a ‘mesmeric collection of Christmas songs.

4:00pm-6:00pm: Mill Creek Chorale
The Mill Creek Chorale is a 60-member group of Adult Community Artists striving for vocal excellence and comprised of auditioned singers based in the beautiful Mill Creek neighborhood of Snohomish County, WA. Founded in August 2014, this ensemble is fast becoming the premier adult community ensemble within Snohomish County.

4:30pm: Christmas Lighting Ceremony!
Traditional alphorns kick-off the parade of stars & bells and the lighting of the Christmas Tree. Santa and a few local celebrities will lead the countdown to the lighting of the town and park with over half a million lights!  This is the moment we ‘ve all been waiting for!

6:00pm-6:30pm: Leavenworth Alphorns
The evening serenade is followed by a brief demonstration with information and fun facts about this fascinating alpine folk instrument.

6:30pm : Living Nativity
Enjoy the performance of the Nativity presented by local churches.