Bring on the holiday cheer and dazzling lights as the season of giving is before us. Brighten the holidays with one of Snohomish County’s 2022 Christmas light displays, sure to add joy to your annual festivities. Discover beautifully lit gardens, a drive-through light display, a holiday extravaganza on the scenic waterfront with lights, and more, all in the heart of Snohomish County. Whether looking for one night or many to light up your holidays, check out these fantastic light displays happening right in town.

Wintertide Lights 2022

Snohomish County’s 2022 Christmas light displays
Discover a beautifully lit scene at the Wintertide Lights 2022 in Everett. Photo courtesy: Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens
145 Alverson Boulevard, Everett

Open Thursday, December 1 – Saturday, December 31, 4 – 8 p.m. nightly

Join the Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens in Everett for Wintertide Lights 2022 this December. Running all month long, be sure to stop in and be amazed at the beautifully lit gardens featuring adorable scenes and twinkling colors. This event is free and accepts canned foods for the Food Drive so bring a can to donate if you are able to and enjoy this family-friendly event fit for all ages.

Plan your visit on one of two Family Fun Saturdays, held on December 10 and 17, in the Elves Workshop from 4 – 6 p.m. Uncover a Pacific Northwest-style winter wonderland of craft selections for children ready to be made into fascinating creations. Wintertide Lights 2022 is ready to provide a dazzling night out as you wander through Everett’s garden of magical winter escapes.

Holiday on the Bay 2022

Snohomish County’s 2022 Christmas light displays
Watch a parade of beautifully lit boats cross the water at the Holiday on the Bay 2022 event in Everett. Photo courtesy: Port of Everett

Pacific Rim Plaza
1028 13th Street, Everett

Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Head out to the Port of Everett’s Holiday on the Bay 2022, on Saturday, December 3, from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. for an all-day extraordinary extravaganza at Pacific Rim Plaza. Start your holiday shopping with the pop-up holiday market featuring a variety of local vendors offering fabulous handmade gifts and treats. You’ll also find a fantastic Food Truck Alley with all your favorite international flavors. Be sure to participate in all of the free family fun, including crafts for children, touch-a-truck, cookie making, face painting, music, and so much more.

Stay for the tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m., and you’ll even encounter a visit from Santa and his elves. Promptly following at 6 p.m. is the lighted boat parade featuring a colorful row of lights by boat. Ending this fantastic night are two drive-in movies at Boxcar Park. Make your movie reservations now and enjoy this incredible family-friendly event right in the heart of Everett. Holiday on the Bay 2022 will light up your December holiday season.

Evergreen Christmas Lights

Snohomish County’s 2022 Christmas light displays
Capture the moment in the stunning light tunnel at the Evergreen Christmas Lights in Bothell. Photo courtesy: Evergreen Church

Evergreen Church
3429 240th Street Southeast, Bothell

Open December 2 – 24, from 6 – 9 p.m.

Experience the wonder of Christmas through enchanting light displays and exciting festivities held at the Evergreen Church in Bothell at the Evergreen Christmas Lights. Embark on this annual tradition, proud to offer its 11th season, shining much-needed light and joy to the holidays. A free nightly show will offer magical lights and music on specified dates throughout December. Mark your calendar for these upcoming concert dates.

Dance the night away and be amazed at the charming lights on full display for your family’s enjoyment. Walk through the colorful light tunnel and be filled with holiday cheer. Take pictures and make fantastic memories as you take part in this free event with complimentary warm cookies to entice your sweet tooth. Evergreen Christmas Lights in Bothell will add holiday bliss this winter season.

The Lights of Christmas

Snohomish County’s 2022 Christmas light displays
Believe in the holiday magic as you encounter the beautiful Lights of Christmas in Stanwood’s drive-through display. Photo courtesy: The Lights of Christmas

20800 Marine Drive, Stanwood

Open November 25 – 27
December 1 – 4, 8 – 11, 14-23, 26 – 31

Load up the car and drive through the spectacular Lights of Christmas in Stanwood. Turn on the holiday music as you embark on a tour of glimmering lights with an assortment of charming holiday scenes. “Experience over a million lights, beautiful displays, wave to costume characters, and enjoy yummy snacks and more.” Purchase your tickets now, as advanced online admission is required for entry. Find a date and time that works for you as you encounter a unique drive-through-lighted experience without ever having to leave your vehicle. Set off on a holiday adventure drive-through style at the Lights of Christmas in Stanwood.

Embark on an exciting adventure around Snohomish County as you brighten the holidays with these fantastic light displays of 2022. From a captivating scenic drive-through experience of lights to a lit-up boat show on the water, Snohomish County is home to some incredible annual traditions. Bring the holidays to life as you set off to enjoy these colorful light shows and family-friendly entertainment. Sure to add joy and light this season, visit these nearby magical light displays.

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