Leavenworth Christmas Lighting Festival Day Trip

1 Day

Brimming with holiday magic and plenty of cheer, this is one festive event you will not want to miss! Hop aboard a deluxe motor coach departing from several locations around Seattle and enjoy a scenic ride across the Cascades to the Bavarian-themed town of Leavenworth.

Upon your arrival, the fun continues during the opening ceremonies as Santa Clause and other costumed characters parade into town at noon. Walk around town to shop at unique stores and galleries, take a sleigh ride, enjoy delicious German food and soak in the spirit of the season as the aroma of roasting chestnuts fills the air. At dusk, gather for the highlight of the day – The Lighting Ceremony – and join Santa in bringing the town to life with more than half a million sparkling lights and live music.

About This Trip

available

December 3, 4, 10 11, 17 and 18, 2016

duration

1 day

Overnight package with stay in Bellevue available

What’s Included

  • Round trip deluxe motor coach transportation
  • Personal breakfast box from the Clipper Café served on board the motor coach on the way up to Leavenworth, includes: Zoi Honey Greek Yogurt, Kind Oats & Honey Bar, Wilcox pack of two hardboiled eggs, two satsumas and 8 oz. water bottle
  • Snack on the return trip, includes: 1.5 oz. Erin’s Original Popcorn, two Andes mints and 8 oz. water bottle
  • Tour escort

notes

Departures available from Bellevue, Northgate, Downtown, Auburn, Lynnwood & Tacoma. Click here for directions to the departure locations.

*Sunday departures available from Bellevue & Auburn only

Special arrangements may be made for guests with limited mobility, please call for assistance

Tax not included

terms

Advance purchase required

Subject to change

day 1

Day Trip to Leavenworth

Your excursion begins when a motor coach picks you up the morning and your guide provides a personal boxed breakfast from the Clipper Café, for you to enjoy en route. The trip includes scenic views of mountains and forests as you travel over the Cascades to the Bavarian style village of Leavenworth. After arriving in the quaint town, you will have time to explore on your own, shop at unique stores and galleries, enjoy some German food, and enjoy a warm beverage. At dusk, you will experience the annual Christmas Lighting Festival with music, lights, St. Nicholas and other festivities before re-boarding the motor coach for your return ride.

Schedules (Click here for directions to the departure locations):

Bellevue
9:15 AM – Check-in at Red Lion (Red Lion Hotel Bellevue, 11211 Main St, Bellevue)
9:30 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:30 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to Red Lion
8:30 PM – Approximate arrival at Red Lion (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

Northgate
8:45 AM – Check-in at NSCC (North Seattle Community College; parking lot located on SE corner of campus off N. 92nd St.)
9:00 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:45 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to NSCC
8:45 PM – Approximate arrival at NSCC (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

Downtown (No free parking at this location)
8:45 AM – Check-in at Pier 69 (Pier 69 – 2701 Alaskan Way, Pier 69)
9:00 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:45 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to Pier 69
8:45 PM – Approximate arrival at Pier 69 (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

Auburn
8:45 AM – Check-in at All Saints Lutheran Church (All Saints Lutheran Church, 27225 Military Rd. S., Auburn, WA, 98001)
9:00 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:30 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to All Saints Lutheran Church
9:00 PM – Approximate arrival at All Saints Lutheran Church (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

Tacoma
8:15 AM – Check-in at 1-5/SR-512 Park-and-Ride (10617 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma)
8:30 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:45 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to 1-5/SR-512 Park-and-Ride
9:30 PM – Approximate arrival at 1-5/SR-512 Park-and-Ride (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

Lynnwood
9:15 AM – Check-in at Mountlake Terrace High School (Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Ave W, Mountlake Terrace)
9:30 AM – Bus departs for Leavenworth
11:45 AM – Approximate arrival in Leavenworth (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)
Dusk (over by about 5pm) – Village Lighting
5:45 PM – Bus departs for return to Mountlake Terrace High School
9:00 PM – Approximate arrival at Mountlake Terrace High School (depends on traffic, weather, putting chains on if needed)

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