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Holiday on the Bay December 3: Celebrate the holidays at the Port of Everett!

Date: Nov 10, 2016

Everett, Wash. – The Port of Everett invites the community to join us on the waterfront for a day of family-fun at our annual Holiday on the Bay event. 

The free community festival takes place Saturday, December 3 from noon – 6 p.m., with kids activities beginning at 1 p.m. Kids and adults alike will gather in and around the Port of Everett’s Waterfront Center for the day’s activities, located at 1205 Craftsman Way, Everett, WA 98201.

This year the event includes:

  • Everett Farmer’s Market holiday craft fair (Saturday & Sunday)
  • Face painting and washable tattoos
  • Holiday cookie decorating
  • Holiday craft hosted by Imagine Children’s Museum
  • City of Everett fire truck rides
  • Family photo opportunities
  • Holiday music and movies
  • Holiday drink specials at waterfront restaurants
  • Decorated wreath silent auction and toy donations in benefit of Toys for Tots
  • Tree lighting ceremony
  • Visit from Santa and elves
  • Viewing of the lighted boat parade

For a full schedule of the day’s events, click here.

Back again this year is the Marine Toys for Tots Decorated Wreath Silent Auction, which raised nearly $1,000 for the Toys for Tots cause last year. Those interested in donating a decorated wreath are encouraged to drop them by the Port of Everett Administration office by Monday, Nov. 21. The wreaths will be displayed at local waterfront restaurants for viewing and early bidding Nov. 22 - Dec. 2, with final bidding during Holiday on the Bay until 4 p.m. All proceeds will benefit Marine Toys for Tots. Click here to view flier with more information.

Toys for Tots is also accepting new, unwrapped toys for those in need this holiday season. Please bring gifts to the Waterfront Center drop box, located near the Scuttlebutt entrance now thru December 3. For more information about Toys for Tots, visit

For more information about Holiday on the Bay, visit or contact Lisa Lefeber, Chief of Policy & Communications at 425-388-0617 or by email at

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