Holiday Events in Oregon & Washington
Happy holidays from your friends at Summit Mortgage Corporation! Here is our list of favorite holiday events happening in Oregon and Washington this season. Check out our events calendar for more information including locations, times, and any updated event information.
Download our HOLIDAY EVENTS 2017 guide for a printable list of events in Oregon and Washington and learn some of our favorite ways to give back to our community during the holidays.
Holiday Express – November 24–December 17
Take a magical holiday train trip with Oregon Rail Heritage on the Holiday Express! Travel on vintage rail cars from Oaks Park Station through the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge to the Springwater Trail and back. Be on the look out for a special appearance made by Santa Claus and his elves.
Christmas Tree Elegance – November 28-December 10
Eighteen beautifully decorated Christmas trees will be on display at the historic Davenport Hotel and River Square Park in Spokane during Christmas Tree Elegance. Raffle tickets to win the trees are available for just $1 per ticket. This annual fundraiser raffles the decorated trees to raise money for the Spokane Symphony Orchestra.
Hood River Holidays – December 1
Head to Hood River for the perfect holiday kick-off event – Hood River Holidays! Experience the charm and character of Hood River and celebrate the upcoming holiday season at the holiday parade and tree lighting. Hood River provides the perfect opportunity to get some holiday shopping done at their unique downtown shops.
America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar – December 1-3
If you’re looking for a truly unique shopping experience this holiday season, look no further than the America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar at the Portland Expo Center. Find gifts and treats for everyone on your list – many of them locally handcrafted.
Handel’s Messiah – December 8-11
The Christmas tradition of Handel’s Messiah is alive and well in Portland! Messiah, composed by George Frideric Handel, has become one of the most performed works of musical history and is most popular during the holiday season. Catch a live performance by the Portland Baroque Orchestra at the First Baptist Church this December.
Holiday Half Marathon & 5K – December 10
Get your blood pumping and kick your holiday spirit into high gear at the Holiday Half Marathon & 5K in Portland! The biggest holiday race in the region winds through North Portland and across the St. John’s Bridge, and concludes with a fun holiday celebration for all participants. After the race, treat yourself to some seasonal craft brew, holiday soup, hot chocolate, and other goodies.
Holiday Light Displays in Oregon & Washington
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for beautiful light displays. Head out to one of these favorites spots to check out some of the most spectacular holiday light displays in the Northwest. Check each website for more information about other fun holiday activities offered at each location.
Winter Glow Spectacular – November 22-January 1
Winter Wonderland – November 24-December 26
Christmas Festival of Lights – November 24-December 30
Christmas in the Garden – November 24-December 31
ZooLights – November 24-January 7
Christmas Ships Parade – December 1-21
Christmas Fantasy Trail – December 2-30
The Miracle of a Million Lights at the Victorian Belle – December 9-23
Peacock Lane – December 15-31
For a printable list of HOLIDAY EVENTS 2017 click below!