Blaine's Annual Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Harbor Lights, Family Fun Run/Walk
Sail into the season in the seaside town of Blaine with holiday festivities all day Saturday, December 7th including a Holiday Art Market, Winter Booksale, Christmas Arts & Crafts Bazaar, Free Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, Holiday Lights Obstacle Dash, Karaoke & Caroling, A Performance by the Blaine School Band & Choir culminating with a Community Tree Lighting, a Visit from Santa and a Dazzling Boat Parade!
Shop for unique gifts Friday and Saturday from 9-4 pm at the Christmas Arts & Crafts Bazaar at the Blaine Community Center ~763 G Street or at the Blaine Library Winter Book Sale ~ 610 3rd Street, Friday 10-6 pm & Saturday 10-3 pm.
View art and buy unique home decor and gifts from local artists at the Blaine Holiday Art Market organized by the Blaine Harbor Art Gallery ~ 674 Peace Portal Drive, Saturday 10-7 pm and Sunday 12-5 pm.
Sprint to the finish at the Holiday Lights Obstacle Dash for all ages organized by Northwest Park and Recreation and sponsored by local businesses. The race starts at 2:30 pm from H Street Plaza and is followed by a chili feed.
Reminisce of an Old Fashioned Christmas and ride a Horse Drawn Trolley downtown (free) sponsored by the Blaine Chamber on Saturday, December 7th 4 to 6 pm.
Vote on your favorite decorated tree and show support for local businesses and community groups at the G Street Plaza community tree display. If you miss the tree display that weekend you can vote at the Blaine Visitor’s Center up to December 14th. The winning business will receive a gift basket with goodies from local businesses.
Come one come all to the Holiday Harbor Lights Community Tree Lighting at Harbor View Plaza at “H” Street and Peace Portal Drive on Saturday, December 7th at 4:30 pm with caroling, Karaoke by Thousand Trails, free refreshments sponsored by Tutor Doctor & Stafholt and the Blaine School Band & Choir playing in anticipation of Santa’s arrival. The Tree Lighting takes place at 4:30 pm and Santa arrives amidst sirens in a decorated fire truck at 5 pm. Santa will take time to visit with tots for pictures and free candy canes at the Blaine Pizza Factory ~738 Peace Portal Drive. Cash donations for visits with Santa will be accepted for Let’s Move Blaine. Peace Portal Drive will be closed to traffic from (4 pm-6 pm) from H and G Streets during the tree lighting festivities.
Marvel at a dazzling display of decorated boats which will sail through Drayton Harbor between 6 -7 pm. Watch the parade from the Blaine Harbor Public Pier and visit the boats before the parade at the Blaine Harbor Visitor Dock.
For more information about Blaine’s holiday festivities, please contact The Blaine Visitor Center at 360 332-4544 or www.blainechamber.com or Debbie Harger @ 360-543-9982.