for the Holidays
Whether it's the taste of your grandmother's famous pumpkin pie, the smell of a fresh cut tree from your favorite tree farm or the hoppy bitterness of a local craft beer shared with friends, we know that these are just a few of the reasons why you choose to come home to Snohomish for the Holidays.
So, if you are making your plans, then let us help remind you of the great restaurants, endless shopping, and the variety of small-town traditions that make Snohomish what it is.
Whether you choose to come for the day or for the season, we just want to say "Welcome Home."
Things to do to get you in the Holiday Spirit!
SNOHOMISH GIVING TREES
November 7th - December 13th
You may have noticed the brightly decorated holiday trees lining 1st Street in downtown Snohomish! They were donated by Dairyland Farms, planted by the Historic Downtown Snohomish Association (HDSA) and bedecked by a sponsoring downtown merchant, and each holds cards with ideas for donating essential items to a local charity. The Giving Trees are one way to help local Snohomish charities provide for the needy while ensuring that the gifts are delivered to the appropriate recipients. Details on how, when and where to drop off donated items are located on the 'A' boards that accompany each tree.
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
November 12th & 13th https://www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org/holiday-open-house
Holiday shopping in the Historic District has never been more fun! Come join us as Shops, Eateries and Wineries reveal their Holiday window and shop displays, offer specials, and best of all stay open until 8pm! We will also have voting open for the Historic Downtown Snohomish Holiday Window display contest for participating shops!
HOLIDAY WINDOW DISPLAY CONTEST
November 12th - 21st
Come on down to the Downtown Historic District from Nov. 12th – 21st for premium window shopping and vote for your favorite store window display. Ballots are available at participating shops, restaurants and eateries and may be turned in at one of the following:
Looking Glass Coffee at 801 1st St #201 - www.lookingglasscoffee.com
One Commons at 1003 First Street - www.herbalcommons.com
HERE COMES SANTA!!!
Santa will still be making his annual appearance in Historic Downtown Snohomish for one weekend only! The specifics have changed a bit recently so please read on.
SANTA RIDES INTO SNOHOMISH
Santa will be riding into town at 10:30am on Saturday 11/27 led by one of his elves and our local llamas. Kids make sure to wave as he cruses through town!
COME SAY HI! TO SANTA
Santa will then go to Riverfront Gazebo where he will be from 11:00am – 1:00pm on Saturday for pictures and greetings. Please dress appropriately and bring your camera.
CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
The Annual Snohomish Christmas Tree Lighting will be held at 5:00pm on 1st Street. There will be live holiday music provided by local musicians.
CHASE THE GRINCH OUT OF SNOHOMISH FUN RUN
December 5th https://www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org/grinch-run
The infamous Grinch has threatened to spoil all of the holiday merriment in our little town of Sno-Who-Mish!
Runners & walkers can help restore holiday order by Chasing the Grinch out of town on December 5th at 9:00am. The fun-run 5K and 10K routes start and finish at our "Cheermeister Village" at Averill Field next to Snohomish Boys & Girls Club at 402 2nd Street. The route takes you along the picturesque Centennial Trail. This fun & mostly flat 5K & 10K distance is a fully supported out-and-back course. Runners return to a festive & fun finish line with entertainment & photo ops galore!
Wear your most fun & festive attire to help spread holiday joy as we continue this yearly tradition in Historic Downtown Snohomish!
KIDS! HELP SANTA FIND HIS REINDEER SCAVENGER HUNT!
December 11th - 12th
Kids! Help Santa Find all of his reindeer before Christmas! Search the Downtown Snohomish Shops for all 9 reindeer, fill out where you found them, and return this form to Looking Glass Coffee at 801 1st Street, #201 or Proper Joe Coffeehouse at 1101 1st Street by 5:00pm on December 12th for a chance to win a fun prize!