Weekly Wintertide Wednesday Update (Sponsored Post)

November 30, 2022


Wintertide is your destination for Holiday Happiness in Everett, Washington!

Every Wednesday we’ll update you on the Wintertide happenings coming up as the City of Everett’s Wintertide Season gets underway.

Wintertide isn’t just one event and its not limited to downtown Everett but encompasses all the ways people in Everett, Washington can enjoy holiday cheer including Friendsgiving celebrations, special shopping opportunities, music, events, merriment, experiences and more lasting all the way into the New Year.

Don’t forget! Santa will be at Legion Park and Henry M. Jackson Park this Thursday, December 1. Santa will arrive on a fire engine to see all the good boys and girls, while firefighters collect non-perishable food and toy donations.
Last year, our amazing residents donated nearly 2,000 pounds of food to help members of our community. We would love to surpass that number this year!
🎄5-6:30 p.m. Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd.
🎄7-8:00 p.m. Henry M Jackson Park – 18th & Chestnut
You can also drop off any food or toy donations at any Everett Fire Station. 🚒🔥🚒
To make a monetary donation, visit voaww.org/donate or christmas-house.org/donate.
Click here for the complete schedule of Santa’s Neighborhood Cruises in December.
WINTERTIDE LIGHTS 2022 Free Event, Begins December 1st and runs through December 31st, 4-8 PM
Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens in Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd in Everett

Santa arrives by firetruck on Dec 1st from 5-6:30

Crafting for Little Elves, Saturdays, Dec 10 and 17, 4-6 PM in the classroom

Book Walk on the paths: “The Mitten” by Jan Brett

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens transforms into a wonderland of lights throughout December, free for everyone from 4 to 8 PM. This year Santa arrives by firetruck on December 1st from 5-6:30. On the weekends volunteers serve apple cider and candy canes. Crafting for little elves happens on Saturdays, Dec 10 and 17 from 4 to 6 PM in the Arboretum Classroom. A special Book Walk courtesy of Everett Public Library features “The Mitten” by Jan Brett. The Arboretum is located in Everett’s American Legion Park at 145 Alverson Blvd.
Friday December 2nd: Bayside Neighborhood Caroling in Clark Park 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
The Bayside Neighborhood is hosting its 2nd Annual Caroling in Clark Park Holiday event. Join us for an evening of festive holiday music by Everett High School, North Middle School Jazz Orchestra, Spare Hearts, Bible Way Victory Community Church Choir and Trinity Episcopal Church Choir. The park and gazebo will be aglow with lights and luminaries lining the paths through the park. Complimentary hot cocoa and falling snow provided by Bayside Neighborhood Association. There will be kettle corn from Kettle & Pop and yummy Paparepas food for purchase. Join us for this free festive family fun event!
Saturday December 3rd: Port of Everett’s Holiday on the Bay at Pacific Rim Plaza 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Click for a schedule and all the details.

Kids and adults alike will gather in and around the Port of Everett’s expansive outdoor Pacific Rim Plaza for the day’s activities, located adjacent to Hotel Indigo’s Jetty Bar & Grille.

Festivities include:

Pop-up holiday market featuring 20+ local vendors
FREE cookie decorating
FREE ‘deck the halls’ kids crafts in partnership with Imagine Children’s Museum
‘Touch-a-Truck’ and City of Everett Fire Department fire truck rides
A visit from Frozen-inspired “Ice Queens” with When You Wish Events
Holiday music and photo opportunities
NEW! Food Truck Alley from 12 – 7 p.m.
FREE holiday drive-in movies at Boxcar Park; (reservations required)
Marine Toys for Tots holiday toy drive
FREE face painting
Tree lighting ceremony & countdown at the ‘frozen fountain’ tree
Appearance by Santa and elves
Lighted boat parade organized by Mukilteo Yacht Club
Firepits and s’mores
Holiday specials at waterfront restaurants
Saturday December 3rd and Sunday December 4th Wintertide Festival at the Gipson Center
Dec. 3, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dec. 4, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Head over to Wintertide at Gipson Center for a ho-ho-whole bunch of free family fun including, Santa photos (this dude is everywhere!), holiday makers gift market, live entertainment, bingo and yummy goodies. The event is free and open to the public. Shout out to the Volunteers of America for throwing this awesome event.


10 a.m. Voyager Middle School Choir
11 a.m. Heatherwood Middle School Choir
1 p.m. Kamiak High School Barbershop
2 p.m. Evergreen Community Orchestra
3 p.m. Holiday Bingo begins

11 a.m. Eisenhower Middle School Symphonic Band
2 p.m. Marysville City Band
More info: voaww.org/gipson-center
Sunday December 4th: Everett Farmers Market Holiday Festival inside Edward Hansen Conference Center at Angel of the Winds Arena
Dec. 4
11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

The beloved Everett Farmers Market crew will be hosting an indoor Holiday Festival on Sunday, Dec. 4 at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. 70 vendors are set to participate. Load up on holiday treats, handmade gifts and enjoy other festive fun. While you’re there, take some time to admire the Pilchuck glass collection on display in the foyer – there are some amazing works from renowned artists like Dale Chihuly. Learn more here.

A reminder that Wintertide is guided by the City of Everett’s Department of Economic Development but carried out in partnership with multiple businesses and organizations. What is your vision for Wintertide? What do you want so see in Wintertide? The City of Everett’s Economic Development Department wants to hear your thoughts, ideas and opportunities. Contact Tyler Chism via email at tchism@everettwa.gov or call (425) 257-7107.

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