Christmas Tree Farms & Winter Activities

 King County:

♦  Buttonwood Farm 14500 NE 116th St, Redmond 100% organic you-cut or white-glove delivery service, saws provided, hot chocolate and cookies

♦  Carnation Tree Farm 31523 NE 40th St, Carnation You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths, garlands, mistletoe, Santa visits, Christmas decorations, trees baled, saws provided, hay rides

♦  Cedar Falls Tree Farm 15200 Cedar Falls Rd SE, North Bend You-cut trees, wreaths, trees bagged & tied, saws provided, free hot cider, picnic area, porta-potties

♦  Christmas Creek Tree Farm 15515 468th Ave SE, North Bend You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, trees baled, refreshments, hay rides, Santa on weekends, picnic areas

♦  Coates Christmas Trees 17225 SE Green Valley Road, Auburn You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths, boughs, garlands, mistletoe, Santa, trees bagged and tied

♦  Country Tree Farm 18225 116th Ave SE, Renton You-cut trees, wreaths, holly, refreshments, Santa

♦  Crown Tree Farm 13005 424th Ave SE, North Bend You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths and boughs, decorations, saws provided, trees bagged, free tree trimmings

♦  Crystal Creek Tree Farm 23604 SE 192nd St, Maple Valley You-cut trees, saws provided, trees baled, cider, porta-potties

♦  Enchanted Winds Tree Farm 8021 Issaquah-Hobart Rd, Issaquah You-cut trees, wreaths, swags, boughs, holly, gifts, decorations, crafts, trees baled, tree stands, hay wagon, trailer rides, fire pit, hot beverages

♦  Hunter Farms Fresh Cut Trees 7744 35th Ave NE, Seattle Precut trees, mistletoe, holly, wreaths, flocking, restrooms, trees baled, fire retarding

♦  Keith and Scott Tree Farm 42999 SE 120th St, North Bend You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths, boughs, trees tied, baled and trimmed, saws provided, bonfires, refreshments, restrooms

♦  McMurtrey’s Red-wood Christmas Tree Farm 13925 Redmond-Woodinville Rd, Redmond You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, saws provided, wreaths, beverages, restrooms, wagon rides, tree stands

♦  Serres Farm 20306 NE 50th St, Redmond You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, saws provided, wreaths, free hot chocolate, restrooms

♦  Snow Valley Christmas Tree Farm 17651 W Snoqualmie River Rd NE, Duvall You-cut trees, pre-cut trees, wreaths, Santa appearances, decorations, free hot beverages, gift shop, porta-potties

è Snohomish County:

♦  Bowen Tree Farm 19301 95th Ave NE, Arlington You-cut trees, wreaths, decorations, free hot cider, gift shop, porta-potties

♦  Farmer Brown’s Tree Farm 12017 109th Ave NE, Arlington You-cut trees, saws provided, hot beverages, flocking, gift shop, restrooms

♦  Hemstrom Valley Tree Farm 4329 Robe Menzel Road, Granite Falls You-cut trees, saws provided, winter events, refreshments

♦  Holiday Forest 3125 280th St NW, Stanwood You-cut trees, wreaths, boughs, saws provided, winter wagon rides, snacks and refreshment stand

♦  Lochsloy Acres 5511 State Route 92, Lake Stevens You-cut trees, wreaths, boughs, saws provided, free coffee, cider & hot chocolate

♦  Paterson’s Lazy Acres Tree Farm 1315 188th St NE, Arlington You-cut trees, saws provided, trees baled, wreaths, decorations, refreshments

♦  Pilchuck Secret Valley Christmas Trees 9533 Mose Rd, Arlington You-cut trees, wreaths, swags, boughs, holly, picnic area, fire pit, hot beverages, restrooms

♦  Stocker Farms 8705 Marsh Rd, Snohomish You-cut trees, saws provided, warming fire

♦  Wintergreen Tree Farm 13606 S Machias Rd, Snohomish Precut trees, you choose and you cut trees, wreaths, boughs, garlands, decorations, Christmas festival, bonfires, free hot cider, gift shop, restrooms

Remember to always call the farm before you go to confirm their supply, hours, if they are allowing choose-and-cut or just pre-cut trees, and which attractions or winter activities are available. All of these things can change quickly during the short Christmas season due to weather, demand, and the farmers business conditions!

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Posted on December 3, 2018 at 9:59 pm
Kristine Stevens | Category: Living

Where to Celebrate NYE

New Year’s Eve 2018 is almost upon us, and if you are still looking for something to do, read on! There are lots of options in the greater Seattle area, whether you are looking for the biggest blow-out bash or an earlier, family-friendly event.

  1. New Year’s Eve Celebration at Seattle Center

There are actually two parties that will converge at midnight for the iconic Seattle fireworks show.

The Armory Stage will host rock band SWAY from 8pm until midnight. And at the International Fountain, you can dance the night away with live electronic music and video projection show (starts at 10pm). Tickets are required for both parties, however the big fireworks show is free to enjoy.

  1. SPECTRA: New Year’s Eve Under the Arches

The Pacific Science Center transforms on NYE with fire sculptures, drinks and live music. There will be special entertainment throughout the night, as well as the standard Science Center exhibits. At midnight, head outside for the Space Needle fireworks. Purchase tickets in advance.

  1. New Year’s Eve pARTy at Chihuly Gardens and Glass

Watch the Seattle Center fireworks from under the glass of Chihuly Gardens. The evening includes appetizers, desserts, live music and a midnight toast. Purchase tickets in advance.

  1. INDULGENCE New Year’s Eve Bash at MoPOP

Another Seattle Center option, the Museum of Popular Culture offers four 21+ parties in one. With live music on three performance stages, comedians, party favors, special VIP areas, more than 20 bars, and a special singles-only cocktail hour, this is one of the largest parties of the year. Museum access is included in the price of the party, purchase tickets in advance.

  1. Tacoma’s First Night

First Night is an all-ages, family-friendly celebration in Downtown Tacoma’s Theater District. The affordable admission price includes museums, music, art, drama, dance, and a whole day and night of activities. The cost of entry increases as the festival gets closer, so buy early to save!

  1. Nighttime Party for Families at Imagine Children’s Museum

The perfect NYE celebration if you have older kids, this pajama party features comedians, balloon makers, pizza, snacks, and educational, hands-on activities throughout the night. The fun culminates at 9pm with a ball drop.

  1. New Year’s Eve with Ivar’s Salmon House

Ivar’s on Northlake will host live music, tasty food and view of the fireworks without the crowds. Advanced reservations are required, and will range in price depending on your selections.

  1. Slamming’ Jammin’ New Year’s Eve Party

Ring in the new year with the latest in R&B, Old School, Jazz and Hip Hop music. This is a 21+, semi-formal event, and hotel packages are available with your ticket purchase.

  1. Resolution New Year’s Eve Party at WAMU Theater

A Seattle tradition for almost a decade, this 18+ party always brings a mixed crowd together for a night of dancing. This is one of the biggest EDM parties of the year.

  1. New Year’s at KidsQuest Bellevue

Celebrate the coming new year all day at KidsQuest! There are activities every hour from 10am to 4pm, including Bubble Wrap Stomp, New Year’s Hats, Storytime, glittery tattoos, and more. Admission is free with membership or museum admission.

Posted on December 3, 2018 at 9:45 pm
Kristine Stevens | Category: Living, The More you Know