Something for Everyone this Weekend in the Valley: A SUPER Holiday Weekend!

This is it! It is the first big holiday weekend, and there is again no shortage of ways to get your Ho Ho Ho on.

Check out our events calendar for all things jingly, and please send an email to if you have an event you would like to have included in a future article.

Holly Jolly Hands & Feet service at the Salish Lodge &Spa


6510 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie

Celebrate the Christmas season at The Spa with this seasonal treatment, and leave with a cozy pair of socks. Guests who visit in December can enjoy a glass of welcome bubbles and scent enhancements like cranberry and peppermint.

Snoqualmie Winter Lights 

Saturday, December 2, 4 pm – 6 pm

7971 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie

Santa will arrive at 5:30 pm to help Mayor Ross with the holiday tree lighting countdown in Railroad Park, 7971 Railroad Ave SE. Bring family and friends for live music on the main stage featuring SnoValley Winds, Dickens Carolers, and Snoqualmie Elementary School Choir. 

Drop off letters to Santa in the mailbox and take photos in the gazebo with the holiday tree. Santa will be available to listen to your wish list, and an ice carver will reveal winter creations. 

Warm up with cocoa, cider, and cookies. After the festival, stay downtown and dine, drink, and delight in the extensive holiday light display. Enjoy the lights in downtown Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge – see the map to both locations.

Fall City Holiday Market

Saturday, December 2nd, 10 am – 3 pm

32627 SE Redmond Fall City Road, Fall City

The 23rd annual Holiday Market will offer many handmade items for sale from more than 30 local crafters and artists throughout the community. Find gifts for friends and family. Pick up ornaments, fresh wreaths, and live poinsettias for your holiday decorating.

The Fall City Historical Society will have great gift ideas, including the 2024 Fall City Calendar, historic photo prints, magnets, wine glasses featuring a Salish salmon or Fall City’s latitude/longitude, pint glasses, our collector’s mug ‘Fall City – Circa 1906’, and of course, our books: Preserving the Stories of Fall City and Jack’s History of Fall City.

This year’s Bake Sale will be filled with delicious goodies prepared by the Fall City United Methodist Church’s United Women of Faith. They’ll also be serving breakfast and lunch items at the café, including coffee, tea, hot chocolate, holiday bread, quiche, soups, and chili. Bring your friends, enjoy a cup of coffee, and enter to win one of many unique raffle prizes. During the afternoon, Johann Sasynuik will play seasonal holiday music on the piano.

Si View Holiday Bazaar

Saturday, December 2nd, 9 am-3 pm

426 SE Orchard Dr, North Bend

We offer a full house of artisan vendors with unique holiday gifts and showcase entertainment! FREE – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
From one-of-a-kind gifts to tasty treats, the Si View Holiday Bazaar has something for everyone!
Gift wrapping service is available from Girl Scout Troop #45484!
Tandem Catering and Events Food Truck will be onsite from 11-2 for lunchtime sales!


  • 9:00 am-3:00 pm Holiday Bazaar hours
  • 9:00 am-2:30 pm Raffle sales – gift baskets of vendor gifts
  • 11:00 am-2:00 pm – BUDDY the ELF – Meet & greet/photo op.
  • 11:45 am-12:30 pm – Seattle’s DICKEN’S CAROLERS performance
  • 2:30 Raffle Winners announced – must be in person!

Holly days

Saturday, December 2nd, 5 pm – 8 pm

Downtown North Bend

Save the Date for the Annual Holly Days Old-Fashioned North Bend Downtown Foundation Festival & Tree Lighting! Join the NBDF for a heartwarming celebration of the season:

  • 3 – 5 pm: Start with a FREE community showing of ELF at the North Bend Theatre! Pre-registration is required as seats fill up fast!
  • 7 pm -Tree Lighting: The magical tree lighting will dazzle.
  • 5 pm – 8 pm Community Performance Stage presented by Simpson Group Real Estate
  • Crafting Booths: Enjoy creating holiday crafts with local non-profits.
  • S’mores and More: Roast marshmallows and enjoy s’mores at our street-side fire pits, presented by Vintage Baristas.

Simpson Group Selfies with Santa

December 2, 5-8 pm North Bend Holly Days Festival, a North Bend Downtown Foundation Event

December 3, 12-4 pm

December 9, 12-4 pm

December 10, 12-4 pm

202 West North Bend Way, North Bend

Bring the children, grandchildren, and pets to Simpson Group Real Estate for a photo with the big guy himself! They’re collecting for the Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank, so don’t forget a non-perishable food donation!

Photo options:

  • Take a digital photo with your personal camera or phone -or-
  • Receive a printed 5×7 photo upon request**

**Based on number of attendees and time permitting

Frozen Movie Sing-a-long

December 2nd 1:30 & 7:00 pm

8600 Schusman Ave SE, Snoqualmie

Join the MSHS Music Department for an amazing event. There will be two sing-a-long showings of Disney’s Frozen at 1:30 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday, December 2, 2023.

This admission-by-donation event will support the MSHS Music Department trip to Disneyland in 2024. With two showings and a break in between for local tree-lighting festivities, you can come in from the cold and make it a day to remember!

Annual Tree Lighting at Salish Lodge

Sunday, December 3; 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

6501 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie

Witness this fun and festive tradition at the Lodge with activities for all ages. Enjoy the magical tree lighting ceremony, hot chocolate, cider, cookies, Dickens Carolers and more! Santa and his reindeer, who will be on-site for photo ops, and guests can visit The Shop at Salish Lodge, formerly The Country Store, for early holiday shopping, enjoy a delicious meal in The Dining Room and take a trip down Candy Cane Lane to the Snoqualmie Falls Gift Shop and Visitor Center. 

A portion of the proceeds from the night will be donated to Encompass NW.

Santa Visits to The Dining Room

Every Sunday from December 3 – December 24, 10 am – 12 pm

6501 Railroad Avenue SE, Snoqualmie

These family-friendly occasions are a real treat for kiddos and adults alike! Santa will visit the Salish Lodge to spread the holiday cheer atop the falls. After sharing the season’s Christmas wishes, guests can indulge in delectable brunch delights in The Dining Room, where Pacific Northwest beauty harmonizes with the joy of the season.

Cookies and Candles for a Cure

Sunday, December 3rd, 3 pm – 5 pm

The Bindlestick 8008 Railroad Ave SE, Snoqualmie

December 3 is the 2nd anniversary of the day our beautiful, smart, funny son, Zander, left his earthly body after a courageous year-long battle with brain cancer. In Zander’s honor, the Bindlestick is hosting Carols & Cookies for a Cure.

Join us for an afternoon of cookies, cocoa, & carols as we celebrate the courage and strength of Zander and all children touched by childhood cancer.

Enjoy a free 45-minute live performance by the Dickens Carolers. Pick up some delicious baked goods for your holiday party, holiday treats for the neighbors, and yummy, healthy, homemade treats for your fur babies.

Proceeds benefit LiveGraysWay DIPG Foundation.

Holiday Sip & Shop at Sigillo Cellars

Tuesday, December 5th, 4 pm – 730 pm

8086 Railroad Ave, Snoqualmie

Get into the holiday season and join Sigillo for a Sip & Shop on Tuesday, December 5th from 4-7:30 pm in Snoqualmie!

They will be hosting Anne Written Art, Belgian Chocolicious Artisan Chocolates, NW Tranquility Glasses, The Hook & the Reed, and Tina Mix Ceramics!

Find the perfect gifts for your loved ones or yourself! Shop local, one-of-a-kind treasures while enjoying happy hour specials and mulled wine! And stock up on wine for the holidays at the same time.

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