6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
Saturday, December 3, 2016
4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Downtown Kenmore @ Kenmore City Hall and Kenmore Camera
The Tree Lighting Festival is fun for the entire family! This free community event is scheduled from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. in Downtown Kenmore at Kenmore City Hall and Kenmore Camera.
Welcome Santa to Kenmore with an exciting countdown during the lighting of the tree at 5:00 p.m. and enjoy free activities throughout the evening. Attendees are encouraged to donate nonperishable food and stuffed animals to support local families in need this holiday season. Food and stuffed animal drop boxes will be located at all event facilities. You can also donate tree ornaments for the City Hall lobby tree.
Schedule of events:
Kenmore City Hall (18120 68th Ave NE): 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.
- Entertainment Stage
- Arts & Crafts
- Holiday Cookie Decorating
- Face Painting
- Nonperishable Food & Stuffed Animal Drive
- Holiday Craft Market (vendor spots available; apply today)
Kenmore Camera (6708 NE 181st Street): 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
- Santa's toy box play area
- Santa’s Workshop – Arts and Crafts
- Free Santa Photos (5:30 - 6:15 p.m. and 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.)
- Food Trucks
Parking is available on-site and at Kenmore Village.
Light Up Kenmore Home Decorating Contest
Submissions accepted until Monday, December 12, 2016
Kenmore residents are encouraged to decorate their home and enter the inaugural Holiday Home Decorating Contest. Untangle those lights, pull out the inflatables, and get decorating! Categories will include Most Creative, Judge’s Choice, and Best Neighborhood Effort. Enter here.
- Participants' home must be located within Kenmore city limits.
- Contest Applications are due by noon on Friday, December 9.
- Judging will take place on Tuesday, December 13 after 5:00 p.m. Please make sure your lights and displays are turned on.
- Decorations must be visible from a travelable street, as judges will not exit the vehicle to view decorations.
- Addresses of all entered homes will be included on the Holiday Home Decorating Contest list.
- Winning homes will receive a decorative yard sign displaying the award category and a mention on our Facebook page.
Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors!