Despite Wacky Weather Wintertide In Everett, Washington A Winner (sponsored post)

December 28, 2022

Events in Everett, Everett

It was without a doubt a wacky weather Wintertide season in Everett, Washington from late November through the Christmas Holiday. The weather, however did not keep Wintertide events from happening or growing from what had been a one-day event a few years ago to a multi-week celebration of the season complete with ice skating, tree lighting, Santa sightings, live music, makers creating and crafting, lighted boats parading plus a stroll through a lighted holiday wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday sights.

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

Wintertide isn’t just one event and its not limited to downtown Everett but encompasses all the ways people in Everett, Washington enjoy holiday cheer including celebrations with friends and neighbors, special shopping opportunities, music, events, merriment, experiences and more. was excited to partner with the City of Everett’s Office of Economic Development to showcase Wintertide 2022. Here’s a look at just a few of the events we covered. Click photo to enlarge.

Wintertide kicked off the day after Thanksgiving with downtown Everett getting festive for the season.

Santa greets the crowd after arriving on an Everett Fire Truck.

Santa is ready to light the lights!

The tree is lit over Hewitt and Colby.

Selfies with Santa were a big hit.

On December 1st Santa was all smiles as he arrived at Legion Park where Wintertide lights were on display.

Lots of folks stopped by the lights before going to see Santa across the park.

Santa brought treats for the kids.

On Thursdays during Wintertide Santa cruised around Everett with firefighters collecting food and toys for local charities.

Smores at the fire pits were a big hit during Holiday on the Bay December 3rd.

A Holiday Market welcomed visitors with hand-crafted gifts and art.

Live music filled the air.

Katherine Hillman of South Fork Baking is looking forward to opening her new shop at Waterfront next year.

The crowd waits for Santa at Pacific Rim Plaza at the Port of Everett’s Holiday on the Bay celebration.

Santa arrives by boat for Holiday on the Bay at Port of Everett.

The lighted boat parade along the Everett waterfront.

Pacific Ice Community Ice Rink opened Nov. 18th and is welcoming skaters through January 9th at the Port of Everett.

Tents were set up on California street and also Wetmore to keep shoppers dry on Dec. 10th.

Dozens of Makers were in the two tents.

Free shopping totes from the Downtown Everett Association.

Another opportunity for selfies with Santa

A festive feeling as night fell.

The annual Farmers Holiday Market drew hundreds to the event center.

More than 40 vendors were on hand.

Again this was just a brief overview of some of the Wintertide activities and events this year. 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 2023? What do you want so see in the future for Wintertide? The City of Everett’s Economic Development Department wants to hear your thoughts, ideas and opportunities. Contact Tyler Chism via email at or call (425) 257-7107.

*The above is a sponsored post as part of an advertising agreement with the City of Everett Office of Economic Development. All editorial content is produced by*

About myeverettnews

My Everett News is a hyperlocal news website featuring breaking news and events in Everett, WA. We also cover City of Everett information and items of interest to those who live and work in Everett. It's written by Leland Dart a former Snohomish County based radio reporter born and raised in Everett.

View all posts by myeverettnews