Tree Lighting & WinterFest Weekend

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Name: Tree Lighting & WinterFest Weekend
Date: December 2, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM PST
Event Description:
Vashon's WinterFest Weekend is a relaxing and memorable way to kick off the holiday season!  Leave the noise and rush of the city and malls and enjoy Vashon's beloved holiday celebration.

Friday starts off with First Friday Gallery Tour and the 6th Annual Gingerbread House Tour.  This fun event features creative "houses" at Island businesses.  Get a map, take the tour and vote on your favorite! The winner gets a trophy! Your vote gets entered into a drawing from fabulous local prizes.  Friday night enjoying a warming drink, a yummy meal, some holiday shopping and visiting the gingerbread creations!

On Saturday, merchants will hold their traditional "Open House".  Visit Island shops for unique gifts, see the gingerbread houses (if you haven't done so) and enter to win wonderful prizes with the Beachcomber's merchant open house coupons.

On Saturday night, SANTA COMES TO TOWN!  The Santa parade starts at dark (which is around 5:30 pm).  The parade is starts at the IGA Parking lot and finishes at the new Christmas Tree on the corner between Saucy Sisters and the Presbyterian Church. The route runs east on Bank Road then turns south on Vashon Highway to roll through town. Santa will arrive at the stage where he will welcome everyone and special guests will help light the holiday tree!  Stay in town awhile to enjoy carols and more holiday cheer.
Various locations in and around Vashon Island.
Date/Time Information:
  • First Friday Art Walk
  • Gingerbread House Tour
  • Merchant Open House - all day (see coupons in Beachcomber for more details)
  • Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting Ceremony - 5:30 pm
All Weekend:
  • 7th Annual Gingerbread House Tour
  • Artist Studio Tour
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