the unpredictable weather of a Washington winter, the holiday
season in the Evergreen State promises lots of warmth and good
entertainment spectaculars, festivals and seasonal events that
have, over the years, become annual Washington Christmas holiday
DID YOU KNOW? Washington State Christmas fun facts
Harvesting holiday fun at Sunnyside's
annual Lighted Farm Implement Parade.
• Love holiday lights? In Stanwood, WA The Lights of Christmas holds the record for the largest Christmas lights display in the Northwest boasting more than a million lights spread across 15 acres.
• In Yakima Valley, one of the Northwest's more unusual holiday celebrations is the Lighted Farm Implement Parade featuring more than 50 tractors, farm implements and other vehicles covered with festive lights parading down Sunnyside's main street on the first Saturday in December.
• According to the Guinness world records, the tallest Christmas tree ever cut was Douglas fir that stood 221 feet tall (about 20 stories high) that was displayed in 1950 at the Northgate Shopping Center in Seattle.
More information about Christmas in Washington State around the Web:
Winterfest - Featuring a giant lighted Christmas tree,
festive carousel, ice skating, showings of Christmas movies and
more holiday fun at the Seattle Center..
Ship Festival - A night of fun and festivities is planned with a
nautical parade of ships off Seattle's shores.
Revels in Tacoma - The annual free-for-all of community
players and professional actors put on a memorable holiday
celebration at the Rialto Theatre.
Tree Farms in Washington State - Check out an extensive list of
precut and cut-your-own Christmas tree farms throughout the state
with contact details, hours of operation, driving directions.