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There's nothing quite like the holiday season. Something magical happens around this time of year that makes these cold, dark days seem like the warmest and brightest, and Everett is no exception to that magic. We go all-in to celebrate and make this season one to remember.

We've got a ho-ho-whole bunch of holiday happenings in Everett this season to help you and your crew celebrate safely. Before you order all your gifts online and spend yet another holiday binge-watching Netflix, check out all of the ways Everett's Wintertide season can bring you some holiday cheer.


Even more Wintertide Merriment

Check out even more of Everett's Wintertide happenings below to keep the celebrations and fun going all season long. Check back often as we'll add new things throughout the season.

Tree lightingTree lighting

Join us to kick off the holiday season at the annual tree lighting ceremony. Santa's rolling in to turn on the lights on Nov. 25. Learn more.

Wintertide_page-icons_SantaSANTA's cruises

Everett Fire is pretty tight with Santa and they've arranged to give the reindeers a few nights off.  Meet up with the big guy at one of his cruises  Thursday nights in December. Learn more.

Holiday marketMakers Market

Shop over 50 local makers and enjoy lots of other fun holiday happenings at the annual Wintertide Festival and Market happening on Dec. 10. Learn More.

Ice skatingIce skating

Look out Rockefeller Center! The Port of Everett is giving the big city a run for their money by offering a sweet outdoor skating rink. Skate, twirl, act out a scene in your favorite movie, there's no wrong way to enjoy the rink. Learn more.

A graphic image of three people with books in hand, singing together in a holiday motif Arts & Music

What's more cheery than a holiday concert or, the Nutcracker? Check out what's happening in the arts and entertainment scene this Wintertide. Learn more.

A illustrated pile of gifts with ribbons and bowsShop Local

Small businesses need support more than ever. If you plan to do any holiday shopping, try and do it with small local retailers. Find great gifts, save money and support local. Learn more.

Wintertide_page-icons_familyFamily fun

Looking for holiday activities for the whole family? Or a local event to stroll with your sweetie? Click here.

Wintertide_page-icons_lightsWINTERTIDE Lights

Fill a thermos with cocoa, grab your mask and come see lovely holiday light displays throughout the city. Find the lights here.


While a tropical paradise for the holidays sounds lovely, nothing says PNW winter like cozying up with a book in a room overlooking the Salish Sea. Make a weekend out of your Wintertide adventures.

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