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Lighted Boat Parade on Everett Waterfront Saturday

November 29, 2012

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lighted boat paradeAnnual tradition brings dozens of lighted boats between Everett and Mukilteo…

The Port of Everett has scheduled Holiday on the  Bay for  2-5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The traditional event includes a  tree lighting, choir music, Santa Claus, and gingerbread cookie decorating  for the children. The evening is capped with the lighted boat parade, an  annual tradition for the area boating clubs.

The day begins early with a Pancake breakfast, hosted by Fisherman’s Market & Grill and benefiting Imagine Children’s Museum. The breakfast is at  the grill at 9 a.m. It’s followed by a Children’s Art Show from 11 a.m. -2  p.m.

The Port is hosting free kids gingerbread cookie decorating, complete with a movie showing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The decorating runs from 2-4 p.m. and is followed at 4 o’clock with the tree lighting ceremony. The Mariner High School Choir will provide the music. Santa will show up about the time the yacht clubs of Everett, Mukilteo and Dagmar’s Landing, as well as the Milltown Sailing Association, gather at the marina for the annual lighted boat parade. Boaters from the area will light up their crafts in holiday splendor and travel from the Port of Everett to Mukilteo.

The Port festivities will be held downstairs in the Waterfront Center, with the tree lighting and ceremonies to occur at Fisherman’s Tribute Plaza, west of the center.

For more information, visit www.portofeverett.com. Families are  encouraged to register for the cookie decorating fun at the Port’s website  at ../home/index.asp?page=324.

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