Holiday Tree Lighting

Saturday, Nov 25th
3:30pm refreshments / 4:00pm program begins with Santa to follow
5:30pm–7:00pm follow Santa to Canarino Gelato for photographs
Centennial Plaza

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It’s a classic small town scene, with community spirit shining in a big way: the annual tree-lighting festivities in downtown Edmonds bring out more than a thousand folks to sing holiday carols, see Santa ride in on a fire engine, and begin the countdown to the big lights display on the 60-foot tall tree.

“I’ve lived in other cities and towns and I’ve never experienced a tree-lighting like Edmonds has. It’s so incredibly festive and it really kicks off the holiday season for our family,” said Lisa Sale, a former Edmonds resident who just this past Spring moved with her family to Texas. “I’m in flip-flops here, but I still miss Edmonds. The sing-a-long with the holiday choir was my favorite part of the holidays downtown."

Mimi Jung to Emcee

Create Your Tradition at this year’s tree-lighting in Centennial Plaza. The event begins at 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 25. Mimi Jung, KING 5 News at Noon anchor and reporter for the top-rated KING 5 Morning News, will be the event emcee. 

Santa, Sing-a-Long and More

Maplewood band, Community Children's choir, and North Sound Mosaic Choir will sing carols and lead the sing-a-long. After the lighting, follow Santa downtown to Canarino Gelato for photos with Santa.

This event is free, but donations to benefit the community are accepted. Food donations will benefit the Nourishing Network, and Clothes for Kids will receive donations of children’s clothing.



“I’ve lived in other cities and towns and I’ve never experienced a tree-lighting like Edmonds has.”

Lisa Sale
Former Edmonds resident

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