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Local Holiday Activities


This holiday season there are many local indoor and outdoor activities to get in the holiday spirit, ranging from Santa pictures to wreath making. Starting November 10th and ending December 23rd, Historic Downtown Snohomish Association is hosting a “Santa’s Arrival & Tree Lighting” and “Santa in the Shops”. First Street is also hosting a “Winterfest” which is the weekend of December 8th through December 10th.

Winterfest Consists of many different festive activities such as, a Gingerbread house decorating party, breakfast with Santa, ice sculpting contest, and a wreath making workshop. There is also an opportunity to rent a life-size snow globe and enjoy food and drinks for an hour, prices start at $120.

The Gingerbread decorating party is $40 which includes a gingerbread house with decorations, four cups of frozen yogurt or hot chocolate, and other refreshments for separate purchase, it is hosted at Top It Yogurt Shop December 8,9, and 10, 12:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day.

Breakfast with Santa is hosted December 9 and 10 at 10:00 a.m. each day. The “breakfast” consists of a photo booth, crafts, games, a hot cocoa bar, and much more.

The ice sculpting contest is a longtime activity with local artists, sculptors, and tradespeople participating every year. This year it is held at the Gazebo on Avenue A in downtown Snohomish right off of first street. The contest starts at 12:00 p.m. and ends at 3:00 p.m., there are two prizes up for grabs, one is for the most votes and the other prize is for the most money raised. There will also be live music performances and a signature Snoho Mojo coffee cart with drinks for purchase.

Looking Glass Coffee hosts the Winterfest wreath making class on December 10th, 3 to 5 p.m.. With the purchase of a $40 ticket it includes instruction, materials, and tools to actually make the wreath. There is also food and drink for purchase up at the counter, however, only one wreath is included per ticket purchase.

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    Kelsey WhiteDec 11, 2023 at 10:40 am

    Great way to organize this “one-stop-shop” for information about holiday cheer! Thanks for this thorough list, Olivia!

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    Holly YoungDec 8, 2023 at 7:53 am

    Thank you for all the information on all the fun happenings in Town this Holiday season! I will definitely be going downtown for some Holiday Cheer.