Embrace the holiday spirit with festive events happening throughout the Valley all month long! Know of a community event we missed? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christmas Market Kick-Off Party
Friday, Nov. 29 | 6 – 9pm
New this year, Carnation Farms Christmas Market is open on Friday evening, Nov. 29, for shopping and festivities to kick-off the holiday season. Support a wide variety of local vendors, enjoy live music, and enter a raffle to win special items and gift baskets. Treats will be available for purchase, as well as a no-host bar.
Christmas Market at Carnation Farms
Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15 | 10am – 4pm
Inspired by traditional European Christmas markets, this event will take place in the historic Hippodrome, an ideal setting for a holiday market filled with seasonal foods, drinks, and artisanal gifts. The Christmas Market will also include festive entertainment, local vendors, free arts and crafts for children, and free photos with Santa!
New Year’s Eve Party
Dec. 31 | 7:30pm
Enjoy festive farm appetizers, a full bar, and dance to the sensational electro swing band Good Co Music. Complete the night with a complimentary champagne toast and a breathtaking fireworks show at midnight.
Saturday, Nov. 30 | 11am – 12:30pm and 1:30 – 2:30pm
Novelty Hill Farm
Visit the Novelty Hill Farm hay loft for a fun-filled, old-fashioned Christmas kick off. You will make colorful, hand-dipped candles using old world techniques. Magical metal ornaments will be created using traditional tools and unique materials just as artists have done through the ages to brighten the season. This class is for all ages.
Light Up Duvall Community Celebration
Friday, Dec. 6 | 6-7:30pm
Visit Duvall to grab a beverage, a bite to eat, and shop for a gift, then head to Main Street by 6pm for the big light up reveal, featuring Santa, Mrs. Claus, festive friends, and community groups. Then head to Depot Park where Santa and Mrs. Claus will light up the tree, and you can enjoy treats, free childrens’ activities, photo opportunities, holiday carols, performances, holiday sales booths, and more!
5th Annual Holiday Art & Craft Festival
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 12 – 5pm
Cherry Valley Winery
Enjoy handcrafted gifts, exquisite local art, samples from Cherry Valley Dairy and Brugge Chocolates, live music, QT Food truck, and wine tasting.
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 10am – 3pm
Chief Kanim Middle School – Commons
This arts and crafts festival features many handmade items for sale from local crafters and artists throughout the community. Pick up fresh wreaths, swags, and live poinsettias for your holiday decorating. Bring a friend and enjoy a cup of coffee, grab lunch, or a baked good. Kick off your holiday season with the sounds of lively and festive music and enter to win one of many unique raffle prizes. Head to Olive Taylor Quigly Park after the Holiday Market for the annual tree lighting ceremony.
Holly Days Old-Fashioned Downtown Festival
Friday, Dec. 6 | 5 – 8pm
Historic Downtown North Bend
Celebrate the lighting of the community tree, roast marshmallows, and visit a diverse array of organizations hosting old-fashioned crafts for children. Shop and dine with downtown businesses, while keeping an eye out for Santa, who will be at Singletrack Cycles taking free photos with children! Embody that holiday spirit by caroling with your community, and hop on the decked out RE/MAX Integrity North Bend tractor for a mini downtown tour, complete with music and good cheer.
Si View Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 9am – 4pm
Si View Park and Community Center
Celebrate the season with a full house of talented artisans with a variety of locally handmade goods, perfect for holiday gift giving. You’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts from custom wood creations, to paper crafts, baked goods, to fashion accessories, and enjoy meeting the artists! You will also be treated to a local entertainment line up with choirs, carolers, and youth performers.
Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 20, and 21
Northwest Railway Museum
Don’t miss your chance to experience this unique holiday tradition that has been going on in Snoqualmie for 50 years! Families can take a holiday train excursion to visit Santa Claus at the historic Snoqualmie Depot and enjoy music, fresh-baked cookies from coal-fired ovens, hot cocoa and fresh coffee, and a small gift for each child.
Heirloom Cookshop Holiday Winter Market
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 2 – 6pm
Bundle up and bring your family and friends to the Holiday Winter Market hosted by Heirloom Cookshop during Downtown Snoqualmie’s Winter Lights event on Saturday, Dec. 7, featuring handmade goods from local artists and makers as well as Snoqualmie partners and businesses. Stop in and eat, sip, and shop in a magical Euro style outdoor market with live entertainment and unique gifts for everyone on your list.
Snoqualmie Winter Lights Kick-Off Celebration
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 5 – 8pm
Historic Downtown Snoqualmie
Celebrate the traditions and magic of the season! Tree lighting at 6:30pm. Music, selfies with Santa, cookies, cocoa, ice carver demo, and horse-drawn wagon rides.
Snoqualmie Winter Lights
Nightly, Dec. 7 – Jan. 7
Historic Downtown Snoqualmie
Nightly lights will twinkle, sparkle, and delight! Enjoy nightly all month long. The holiday displays start at the Salish Lodge. Follow Railroad Ave/202 into historic downtown Snoqualmie, and stop along the way to pose for holiday photos.