The Splendor of Snoqualmie: A Winter Lights Tale

The Snoqualmie Winter Lights event is set to brighten Historic Downtown Snoqualmie on Saturday, December 2, from 4-6 p.m. at Railroad Park, 7971 Railroad Ave SE. This annual holiday tradition invites the community to gather for a festive celebration.

As the evening begins, excitement builds for the tree-lighting ceremony. Santa is scheduled to join Mayor Ross at 5:30 pm for the countdown, igniting the holiday tree in a spectacle of lights.

The event promises a lively atmosphere with live music. Performances on the main stage include the SnoValley Winds, Dickens Carolers, and the Snoqualmie Elementary School Choir, filling the air with festive tunes.

Snoqualmie, known for its vibrant yet small-town charm, transforms into a scene reminiscent of holiday movies. The light displays, described as magical and festive, are especially prominent on the Eastside. The event is positioned as an ideal holiday season day trip destination.

Attendees can enjoy various activities, including posing for family photos or selfies, shopping, sipping, snacking, and strolling along the light display route. This route starts at the Salish Lodge and Spa and winds down a pedestrian-friendly path along the Centennial Trail of holiday trains into historic Downtown.

At Railroad Park Gazebo, more photo opportunities await with the holiday tree, and children can drop their wish lists in the Santa Letter Box. The Snoqualmie Train Depot, a walk along the boardwalk, and views of snowcapped Mount Si add to the experience.

To add to the warmth of the event, cocoa, cider, and cookies will be available. Post-festival, the invitation extends to dine and enjoy the holiday light display throughout downtown Snoqualmie and Snoqualmie Ridge.

The Snoqualmie Winter Lights Tree Lighting Event is a hallmark of the season, inviting all to join in the festivities and celebrate the season’s magic in this unique and charming city.

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  • Snoqualmie continues with an excellent winter lights show that highlights the message of Christmas. Kudos to all involved and a note that whomever decorated North Bend’s trees this year also did an awesome job.

  • Living Snoqualmie