Experience Holiday Lights & Festive Cheer on the Olympic Peninsula - Olympic Peninsula

Experience Holiday Lights & Festive Cheer on the Olympic Peninsula

A Holiday Tradition Combines with Native Culture

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe Lights of Blyn I Late November – Early January

For the past 15 years the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribal residents of the town of Blyn put on an amazing display! The area, which is located on Highway 101 overlooking Sequim Bay, is already a picturesque sight with native carvings and totems located throughout the tribal campus. But during the winter holidays, it’s all lit up in a grand display of lights! Over 3 million lights will light up the town beginning Thanksgiving weekend.

Family Fun on the Port Angeles Waterfront

Port Angeles Winter Ice Village | November 22 – January 20, 2020

Glide through a Winter Ice Village at the Olympic Peninsula’s only outdoor covered ice-skating rink this holiday season. Skate rentals, fun skating aids for the little ones, beverages and hand warmers are available for purchase. Visit Santa at his cabin and pose for photos.

Local Tree Lightings & Santa Visits

Alderbrook Resort Tree Lighting, Union | November 29

A crowd of poeple standing near water with fireworks in the air

Launch the holiday season with a magical tree lighting ceremony at Alderbrook Resort & Spa when Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive on the Lady Alderbrook for the holiday festivities. You can watch as Santa ceremoniously kicks off the season by flipping the switch on more than 10 miles of lights, including a 35-foot holiday tree. In addition to the tree lighting, enjoy free hot cocoa, photos with Santa and spectacular fireworks. This is one tree lighting the whole family will never forget. Stop back on November 30 for photos with Santa.

Hometown Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting, Port Angeles | November 30

Join the locals in the heart of downtown Port Angeles for local musical talent, Santa’s arrival and the magical lighting of the Downtown Tree.

Hometown Holidays, Sequim | November 30

a red fire engine with Santa and people sitting in it waving

Join the fun for Hometown Holidays in Downtown Sequim. You never know how Santa will arrive! Enjoy festive music, have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and don’t miss the tree lighting and lighted tractor procession. Local businesses are all decked out for the holidays and look forward to your visit.

Shelton Holiday Magic | December 6-7

Bring the kids for a weekend of fun starting on December 6 that includes a snow globe search (with prizes!), a holiday movie, and of course the tree lighting with Santa and Mrs. Claus. On December 7, a lighted holiday parade rolls down Railroad Avenue at 5 pm.

Tree Lighting and Santa Visit at Haller Fountain, Port Townsend | December 7

carolers wearing Santa hats

Port Townsend’s Victorian charm always shines brightest during the holiday season. There’s caroling in the streets with the Wild Rose Chorale from 1-3 pm with in-store treats. Come to Haller Fountain for the annual community tree lighting at 4:30 pm and visit from Santa, who will be arriving via the Kiwanis Choo-Choo. [www.ptmainstreet.org]