Holiday Events Dec 9th-15th


Enjoy Edmonds Holidays and Create Your Tradition. There is plenty going on this week in Edmonds, from holiday musical performances to the Christmas Ships. As always, the Saturday Holiday Market and the Free Holiday Trolley are a fan favorite.

Sunday, Dec. 9, Classical holiday favorites

Cascade Symphony Orchestra performs Holiday Pops, classical holiday favorites like Anderson-Trumpeter's Lullaby, Rafael Mendez-La Virgen de la Macarena featuring George Steward on Trumpet, Christmas At The Movies: Polar Express, Miller/Mulholland-Santa's Reindeer Team, A Christmas Story a NW Premier with Dave Dolacky as narrator plus many other holiday favorites. The Gold Medalist High School musicians will join CSO for this performance at 7:30pm.

The Phoenix Theatre’s Twist of the Magi, back by popular demand. The crowd-pleasing hit is a funny, fractured version of O’Henry’s classic tale “Gift of the Magi,” set in a 1940s radio station as a live on-air broadcast.  2pm matinee.

Catch the Edmonds Driftwood Players perform Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher, upending the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan), 2pm. at the Wade James Theater.

 Monday, Dec. 10: An evening of music

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church is sponsoring Stille Nacht (Silent Night), an evening of European- and Celtic-infused Christmas music, with proceeds benefiting Chase Lake Community School’s Safety Net Program. The performance features the international ensemble of Irish flutist Brian Dunning, German and American vocalists Marc Gremm and Janet Marie Chvatal ,with American keyboardist and vocalist Jeff Johnson. Donations of cash or non-perishable food are accepted at the door. 7pm at St. Alban’s, 21405 82nd Pl. W. in Edmonds.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra performs Holiday Pops, classical holiday favorites, one last night, 7:30pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

Tuesday, Dec. 11

If it’s time together the family is craving, then throw a ferry ride into the week. It’s only a six mile trip between Edmonds and Kingston, but the Washington State Ferry will get you there and back in a leisurely 55 minutes. For just $4.25 for kids and $8.25 for adults round trip, it’s a memory maker that won’t break the bank. Stop in at Top Pot Doughnuts before you hit the ferry as a walk-on passenger and enjoy the ride. When you get back, Salish Crossing by the ferry has plenty of dining options if you don’t feel like making dinner, including 190 Sunset, the new Thai by Day, Evviva Woodfired Pizza, and Spud Fish and Chips.

 Wednesday, Dec. 12: Christmas Ships Cruise

One day of the year, the Edmonds Marina hosts the Argosy Cruises Christmas Ship™ Festival, a ship-to-shore holiday celebration that has been a Northwest tradition since 1949. The Center for Spiritual Living Choir will perform on board.The first performance will be at the Edmonds Fishing Pier at 7:20pm, and the second at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park at 8:20pm.

Thursday, Dec. 13

Catch the Edmonds Driftwood Players perform Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher, upending the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan), 8pm at the Wade James Theater.

 Friday, Dec. 14

Join in this fun Edmonds tradition! Cline Jewelers is sponsoring free movie nights at the historic Edmonds Theater. Christmas Classics cartoons start at 4pm, followed by A Christmas Story at 5:30pm.

The Phoenix Theatre’s Twist of the Magi, back by popular demand. The crowd-pleasing hit is a funny, fractured version of O’Henry’s classic tale “Gift of the Magi,” set in a 1940s radio station as a live on-air broadcast.  Performance is at 7:30pm.

Catch the Edmonds Driftwood Players perform Tony-winning Peter and the Starcatcher, upending the century-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up (a.k.a. Peter Pan), 8pm at the Wade James Theater.

The Nutcracker is a holiday tradition for many! Enjoy the Olympic Ballet Company's performances and Create Your Holiday Tradition. 7pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

 Saturday, Dec. 15

Every Saturday till Christmas is an absolutely magical time to be downtown. From the holiday trolley and the outdoor market to theatrical performances, it’s the perfect Edmonds Holiday experience.

The Holiday Market has more than 40 vendors offering produce, preserves, edibles, holiday gifts and greenery, wines, ciders, baked goods, specialty gift items and more.  The Holiday Trolley rolls through town. The free trolley makes a loop between the historic downtown core and the Edmonds waterfront, giving shoppers a chance to rest their feet and tour the town. Kids love it!

 The Nutcracker has a matinee showing — great for families. Enjoy the Olympic Ballet Company's performances and Create Your Holiday Tradition. 2pm and 7pm at the Edmonds Center for the Arts.

The Edmonds-Woodway High School jazz ensemble “Four of a Kind” will be performing on the Red Twig patio from 2-3:30pm. Stop by and enjoy great music!

 For live theater, see the 8pm performance of Twist of the Magi by the Driftwood Players. This is a crowd favorite and returns by popular demand.

 while in edmonds, visit our unique local shops and  tasty restaurants!


There is plenty going on this week in Edmonds, from holiday musical performances to the Christmas Ships.


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