Tree Lighting Festival and Holiday Market

Tree Lighting Festival and Holiday Market

When: Saturday, December 7, 2019

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Where: Downtown Kenmore @ The Hangar,  Kenmore City Hall and Kenmore Camera (across City Hall), 18120 68th Avenue NE

Kenmore's Tree Lighting Festival & Holiday Market occurs annually on the first Saturday in December. The family-friendly event includes entertainment from local choirs and dance groups, arts and crafts, holiday market, and free photos with Santa. Santa surprises children with his arrival by fire truck.


Volunteers are still needed for this event!  Please fill out the volunteer intake form if interested!  




Kenmore City Hall
18120 68th Ave NE

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • Local dance and musical performances
  • Free family-friendly activities
  • Toy + Food Drive
  • Non-profit booths

5:30 p.m.

  • Tree Lighting Countdown & Santa Arrival in front of City Hall


The Hangar at Town Square
6728 NE 181st St

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

  • Holiday Market
  • Live music by Michael Good
  • Diva Espresso serving up drinks and treats


Kenmore Camera
6708 NE 181st St

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Stop by for your free Santa photo, courtesy of Kenmore Camera!
  • Each family will receive one 5x7” framed photo
  • Santa photo tickets will be handed out at the City of Kenmore table inside City Hall from 4:00pm - 5:30pm.
  • Starting at 6:00pm, Santa photo tickets will be handed out at Kenmore Camera. Quantities are limited.
  • Your ticket grants you access to the photo line at your ticket’s listed time.
  • Free family-friendly activities



Attendees are encouraged to donate nonperishable food and new toys to support Kenmore families in need this holiday season. The City of Kenmore is partnering with Cedar Park Northshore Church Food Bank to help fill the pantry. Drop donations off in designated  bins at Kenmore City Hall during the event, or weekdays 9am - 5pm from November 20th through December 11th



          Event parking is available in Downtown Kenmore, Cooley Smiles, and along 181st and 68th.



Thank You 2019 Event Sponsors!

Cooley Smiles,  Eastside Natural Medicine,  Kenmore Camera,  Kenmore Grocery Outlet,  Kenmore Pediatric Dentistry,  Kenmore Veterinary Hospital, LINQ Lofts + Flats,  Minahan Dental, Northshore Utility District, Republic Services, Seaplane Kitchen & Bar, Snapdoodle Toys, Spencer 68 Apartments + Lofts, The FlyWay Retail + Living, The Lodge at Saint Edward




Last updated: Wed, 11/13/2019 - 2:55pm