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, special events, 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."

 

Events

Our downtown tradition for over 21 years! This is the original and official Snohomish event. Our downtown tradition for over 21 years! Santa's annual cruise down First Street starts at approx. 11:00 am. (Santa's short cruise begins at Avenue D and proceeds east the Avenue A Gazebo.) Afterwards, join Santa for live entertainment and ALWAYS FREE PHOTOS until 4:00 pm at the gazebo. BRING YOUR OWN CAMERA!  The Community Tree Lighting takes place at 5:00 pm near First Street & Avenue B. This year Tim Noah and Mayor Kartak will be lighting the tree. Immediately after the tree lighting, we will have community Christmas carols around the tree led by Tim Noah. Loads of Christmas fun for the whole family.
EVERYONE WELCOME!!!
(*Times approximate and subject to change without notice)

Here Comes Santa Claus!

November 30

11am - 4pm

Santa in the shops. Bring your camera and get a picture with Santa in some of our Downtown shops. We hear the Sno-Gnome may be making an appearance as well, keep an eye out to get a great photo op with him too!

Santa in the Shops

December 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22

12pm - 3:00pm

Stroll through 150 year old streets decorated for the holidays and bustling with shoppers. Surround yourself with history; encounter architecture and attitudes of yesteryear while strolling from shop to shop sampling delicious regional wines. A different local winery is featured in each participating shop. Find the perfect wine and gift for your holiday party in one of our local 1st street businesses. Must be at least 21 years old to attend and tickets are required.

Sippin' & Shoppin' Wine Walk

December 14

4:00pm-  8:00pm

Enjoy a candlelit walk on the river trail to celebrate the season. The luminaries will be lit at sunset, about 4pm, and will glow until 8pm. 

Winter Solstice Walk

December 21

4:00pm - 8:00pm

Historic Downtown Snohomish Association is partnering with Snohomish Boys & Girls Club to collect new and unwrapped toys during our 2nd annual toy drive. Please help us spread the holiday joy and bring a smile to the faces of our Boys & Girls Club members and the many Snohomish families in need.

Toy Drive

November 30 - December 20

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. NEW THIS YEAR! See the Grinch and friends for a special photo op on the race course at the Grinch's home on snowy Mount Crumpit!

Chase The Grinch Out of Snohomish Fun Run

December 8

9:00am

Historically, on the Saturday before Christmas, car clubs, truck groups, motorcycle clubs and individuals from around the area join the fun by driving decorated and lighted vehicles around the city, doing clockwise laps along First Street, Avenue D, Second Street and Cedar Avenue.

Freestyle Lighted Cruise through Snohomish

December 21

6:00pm - 7:00pm